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by Strike Team
Sat Jul 11, 2009 2:52 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: P25 repeaters
Replies: 75
Views: 102160

Re: P25 repeaters

Getting back to M3ECM's original issue - the desire to avoid talking to the multipolicity of fucktards on 2M, rather than splashing out on P25, wouldn't it be cheaper and simpler to get some 70 MHz rigs? A Philips FM1000 or Key KM-80, along with a CB dipole cut down for 70 MHz, would be a very cost-...
by Strike Team
Wed Apr 22, 2009 7:53 am
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: DV Dongle
Replies: 13
Views: 26534

Re: DV Dongle

escomm wrote:Wasn't aware TRBO was being marketed to hams.
Neither are Key, Motorola, Phillips, Simoco, P25, etc.
by Strike Team
Mon Apr 20, 2009 4:33 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: DV Dongle
Replies: 13
Views: 26534

Re: DV Dongle

They cost 200 pounds in the UK - around 290 US Dollars :anus: . IMO D-Star is a sack of shite. It's a closed standard and hardly appropriate to ham radio. The radio equipment is expensive, and unlike, Echolink where a PC, headset, free software and broadband connection are all that are needed, you n...
by Strike Team
Tue Mar 24, 2009 7:31 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Hack Green Bunker Communication/Militaria Sale, Nantwich, UK
Replies: 0
Views: 24501

Hack Green Bunker Communication/Militaria Sale, Nantwich, UK

M3ECM and I will be going to this radio/militaria sale at Hack Green Nuclear Bunker in Nantwich. SURPLUS SALES in the Hangar: In the newly constructed Hangar building outside the Hack Green Bunker, there will be held twice yearly sales of surplus communications & military equipment. The sales are op...
by Strike Team
Tue Sep 04, 2007 4:52 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Unofficial pics from this year's ottawa hamfest
Replies: 11
Views: 11414

Do I see a waker here:

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by Strike Team
Tue Sep 04, 2007 1:25 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Unofficial pics from this year's ottawa hamfest
Replies: 11
Views: 11414

Sadly all the good stuff goes on flebay now.

I think we should rename hamfests to shitefests, on account of all the shite on sale.
by Strike Team
Tue Aug 14, 2007 12:34 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: IMBE repeater on the cheap.
Replies: 25
Views: 23235

Passing everything it hears = no access control? Eek. I'm going to take a look at that repeater builder site and look into making one... just to play around with, but over here its VERY hard to put a repeater up on the ham bands (red tape). Not so hard now. There's an amateur near me who's got a li...
by Strike Team
Sat Aug 04, 2007 11:45 am
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: [b]SHELBY!!![/b]
Replies: 61
Views: 48991

The Amateur Radio Service for Emergencies will despatched to the event in their fast-response hamabouts.
by Strike Team
Tue Apr 04, 2006 7:56 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: WinDRM
Replies: 0
Views: 3630

WinDRM

This looks interesting. Its a hammified version of Digital Radio Mondiale. Anyone tried it yet? Amazingly the RSGB are doing news broadcasts on 80M using WinDRM. Mayber there's hope for the world of ham radio yet................ WinDRM digital audio news The experimental GB2RS WinDRM digital audio ...