Introduction to Shortwave Radio

Shortwave Radio

Shortwave radio, also known as high frequency (HF) radio, is considered by some to be the “first internet.” Shortwave (3 – 30MHz) signals travel great distances (especially at night) and can be tuned to listen to broadcasts originating in other countries, earning shortwave radio the nickname of “world band radio.” Here’s a beginner’s guide to … Read more

Icom 9700 First Power-on

Icom 9700

Jarrad VK3BL, just got his hands on a brand new IC-9700! I’m going to help him get some more video views by posting it here. You’ll notice the menu differences but overall the interface should be familiar to anyone used to an IC-7300 or IC-7610. In his video, he covers the basics, such as the … Read more