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The amazing history of 73 and other prosigns

An Amazing History of 73 and Other Prosigns

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Spread the loveTweetGlen Zook, K9STH, posted this article about 73 to the Heathkit mailing list: Many amateurs already know that “73” is from what is known as the “Phillips Code”, a series of numeric messages conceived for the purpose of cutting down transmission time on the old land telegraph systems when sending text that is…

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Ferrell N4FRL Explains Loading the User Contact List on the TYT MD-UV 380/ 390

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Spread the loveTweetArticle submitted by Ferrell N4FRL You will need to be running Windows and Microsoft Office 2007 – 2013 to use these instruction. We are currently looking for a Linux solution other than Virtual Box I start off most of the time with a clean exported contact spreadsheet generated from the CPS. Click on…

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We are finally officially back in Business

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Spread the loveTweetIt is a great day here at Resonant Frequency: The Amateur Radio Podcast. We would like to thank evilroots over on Reddit for reminding us that tiny minded people permeate the The Amateur Radio Service especially when they can hide behind a CB handle. I prefer to make my opinions known out in…

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Contact update for Richard’s Radio Adventures, Resonant Frequency: The Amateur Radio Podcast and Strangely Enough

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Voice Communications — ITU Phonetics, WHY?

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Spread the loveTweetAdapted from an original article by D. W. Thorne, K6SOJ From the earliest days of radiotelephone communications, several different “official” phonetic alphabets have been used. During WW II the British used one version, while the U.S. had another. Other forces had yet even different phonetic alphabets. The use of ITU phonetics in both…

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