ARRL MentorFest 2017

On October 21st, The Amateur Radio Relay League, along with participation and support from several local radio clubs will be hosting an event called MentorFest at the Betcha Bingo Hall in Irving, Texas. What is MentorFest? It is a day-long event packed with...

Short Review: Baofeng BF-888S

Short Review: Baofeng BF-888S Let’s get the adjectives out of the way – inexpensive, available, simple, limited. Those words describe the Baofeng BF-888s, a 70CM monoband HT available from Amazon.com for $11.70 each. They are not field programmable (this is a plus in...