Sunday, February 22, 2009


Up to my ears in ham radio gear reviews trying to figure out what would work best for communications when the fit hits the shan. My amateur radio license (Technician class) supposedly happens a bit after noon tomorrow, when it hits the FCC database. The Internet makes this both easy and hard... now that the Internet makes it so easy to sell used gear via eBay, for example, you can't get used ham radio equipment for cheap anymore :-(. Or at least not anything modern and functional. You want a 20 year old 2meter HT that's missing the rubber duckie and battery? Fine. You want something that, like, actually works? Might as well buy it new, you won't save much by buying it on eBay :-(.

-- Badtux the Hammy Penguin

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