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

The Fun Of Ham Radio DX

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There are many aspects to ham radio. This is just one of them, working DX (overseas) contacts for competition or just for a chat. This video shows you another ham radio operator (Larry) contacting a few stations at random. I realize a lot of these are just quick contacts but it feels nice to know … Read more

RS-918 failure and fix

RS-918 SDR transceiver

I have one of these RS-918 mcHF clones. Mine failed after a few weeks to power on. Watch these videos to see how I found a fix and repaired the SDR radio to its original capabilities. I hope this helps everyone who buys one of these SDR radios. FOr more info on the radio itself, … Read more