Hurricane season 2022

Hurricane season 2022: Marion County emergency management director talks about storm readiness

Five years ago, about a month before Hurricane Irma roared north up the spine of Florida, Preston Bowlin was named Marion County’s newest emergency management director and has been improving county plans ever since. It was, as some people described it, a baptism under fire. But that statement doesn’t quite fit Bowlin, who has spent … Read more

Yaesu FT-DX3000 discontinued

Yaesu FT-DX3000

Yaesu has just announced that the FTDX-3000 will no longer be produced after the current inventory sells out. This news comes from John Kruk, national sales manager for Yaesu USA. The FT DX 3000 exhibits phenomenal multi-signal characteristics first demonstrated in the top-rated FT DX 5000. Using the two signal dynamic range measuring method with … Read more

Free SWL and ham software

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Here is a nice list of software utilities for the shortwave listener and ham radio operators Most of this free software for amateur radio or shortwave runs on Windows platforms. RFSim99 – Free RF Design Software AppCAD – Free RF Design Tool WinSmith – Smith Chart software (for Windows 32-bit) TX-line – Transmission Line Calculator … Read more