Hy-Gain AV-18VS Vertical Antenna http://amzn.to/2ozWQXV

Hy-Gain AV-18VS Vertical Antenna – Hands on Review

A Hy-Gain AV-18VS Vertical Antenna — properly installed — can be a terrific antenna After being off the air for a few decades, I had installed a G5RV Jr. to get back on the air. I ran it from a…

Hands on Review: Transcend JetDrive Go - cheap external storage for your iPhone

Hands on Review: Transcend JetDrive Go – cheap external storage for your iPhone

Transcend JetDrive Go — a perfect solution for my storage problem. My 16GB iPhone 6 Plus had served me well for the last 18 months, but recently I had begun to run out of storage space. iPhone external storage made…

Tripp Lite surge strip TLP76MSG http://amzn.to/2mwP25G

Hands-On Review: Surge strip with individually controlled outlets

I have a handful of radios with rechargeable batteries, but each has different charging requirements. It finally dawned on me that I could plug each into a Tripp Lite surge strip with individually controlled outlets. Now it is much easier to charge…

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Hands-On Review Desk Fan

I wanted to provide extra air flow around my Internet modem and router. A simple solution…a personal desk fan. Actually, my first idea was to use a laptop cooling fan, but I couldn’t find one small enough to fit where…

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Hands-On Review APC Back-UPS 550

Huge APC Failure. I am not a happy camper. I have used APC universal power supplies for years to protect my delicate electronics including computers and rigs. The APC Back-UPS 550 sells at a good price point and it has…

CwType

Hands-On Review UA9OV’s CwType program

CW keying made easy If you need a simple way to key your transceiver via your PC’s keyboard, I can highly recommend CwType to you. CwType is easy to set up and use. I have been using it full time as…