Category: Electronics


The Kenwood TM-V71 is a great dual band mobile set that is at home in the car or the home shack. It’s packed full of great features and has a good power output of 50W on both VHF and UHF. I’ve owned Icom, Yaesu and Kenwood dual banders and I just love the TM-V71 so it’s no surprise that I snapped up an ebay bargain for a faulty one (dated 2009) when I saw it. View full article »



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A few people have asked me about the H250 adaptor box that I built to use on my FT-857 manpack. It allows the operator to switch between using the standard Yaesu fist microphone or an Ex MOD H250 handset.

I don’t have any build notes but here are a few images that may help anyone who wants to build one.



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Here’s a few pictures of how I added a simple 6 way socket to the back of a G-400RG rotator controller.

It’s an easy mod to do and makes it so much easier to connect up the controller.
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Some images taken whilst refurbing a Yaesu G-400 rotator. Just putting this here for my own reference but could be handy for others…


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It’s been a long time coming but now, it’s here!

Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the ArduFox V1!

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