Getting started with ham radio repeaters

Amateur radio is a fun way to mess around with technology, meet new people, and communicate off the grid. Talking directly to another radio on a single frequency (also called simplex) is the easiest way to get started. However, it can be difficult to communicate over longer distances without amplifiers, proper wiring, and antennas. This is where a radio repeater can help. What’s in scope This post is focused on fairly local communication on VHF/UHF bands....

2018-12-13 · 6 min · Major Hayden