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Review of Yaesu FT-2900R 75-Watt 2 Meter Radio

For 18 months, my only radios have been Ht’s from Yaesu and Baofeng. I had been wanting a more substantial radio for quite some time. I finally got around to getting one — the Yaesu FT-2900R. It’s a beefy radio, and I have no question about it’s longevity. When I first got the radio, I discovered a few potential Continue reading

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Mounting And Using My 2 Meter Antennas (Part 1)

Not including my not-so spectacular rubber duck antennas, I have two antenna types I use for 2 meter operation: j-pole made from copper pipe, and slim jim made from 450 ohm ladder line. I have two j-pole (both from KB9VBR) … Continue reading

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