County Comm GP5/SSB

It finally arrived- my County Comm GP5-SSB shortwave radio. County Comm came through and shipped me one-direct after a misfire. This radio has the capability of receiving SSB whereas the Tescun PL-360 cannot. This County Comm SSB radio is very sensitive, and the speaker is very good for the size. Tuning is a snap with … Read more

How to set your Microphone Gain Control for SSB

Ever wondered how to set the proper mic gain on your SSB transceiver? You’d be surprised (or maybe not) how many hams have their audio controls for transmitting set incorrectly. Tyler, N7TFP, shows you how to properly set your microphone gain in this video. Note: ALC actually stands for Automatic Level Control