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Preppers use of Ham Radio

HAM RADIO AS A PREPPER TOOL By Charles Henry, K4VUD, ham radio operator Many preppers want communications options during times of vast calamities that shut off normal cell phone and other means for a long time. Often, ham radio is … Continue reading

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Yaesu rotor Factory Message

YAESU FACTORY MESSAGE 2014   The grease that our technician uses to grease the bearings is Valvoline DuraBlend Synthetic Part# VV278.   In regards to replacing the pot, we strongly recommend that you send the rotor to us to have … Continue reading

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Repair of Yaesu Rotor model 2800dx

Under construction

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Yaesu rotor repair

Defective pot removed, note wire colors

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Yaesu rotor interior

Pulling defective pot from its position.

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Tsunami 2006: I was there

Tsunami 2006 Andaman Island The morning of December 26, 2006 a huge earthquake and following tsunami hit the whole Pacific rim.  The story of that event is well reported now.  However, I was on an Andaman Island when the whole … Continue reading

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