Amateur Electronic Supply Goes Out of Business, Sold to Ham Radio Outlet

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This week’s news came as (sort of) a shock to the amateur radio hobby community. It turns out that Amateur Electronic Supply (AES) suddenly announced that they would be ceasing all business operations at the end of this month. Many hams were up in discussion about why, but it’s sort of obvious. We’ve just confirmed ….read more

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Cell phone driving laws are based on junk science, ignore other distractions and drunk driving

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Are you one of a majority of Americans that regularly uses a cell phone while driving? Many lawmakers and media are citing misleading statistics about the effectiveness of texting/cell phone while driving bans. Advances in technology mean more potential life distractions, but distractions have always been around in our daily lives. Education seems to be ….read more

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More Turtles Hit Airplanes than Drones: Stop Baseless Fear and Ignorance

By Ben Alonzo 11 Comments

There were 198 airplane-and-turtle collisions, since 1990, according to the federal government’s own databases. Science and statistics (the facts) suggest that there is a wave of baseless mass hysteria articles trying to scare people about drones bringing down airlines. Many experts will also point out that all of the “near miss” reports remain unconfirmed and ….read more

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Are Identity Theft Prevention Services Legit? What Can I Do To Keep My Identity Safe By Myself (For Free)?

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Tech Security: Identity theft can be a nightmare, especially if you don’t catch it early. There are numerous “protection” services out there, but many have misleading marketing campaigns, often promising to keep you safe from identity theft. The truth is that you’re better off doing what you can to prevent it in the first place. ….read more

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The Easy Setup Guide for RTL-SDR Trunking with One USB Dongle

By Ben Alonzo 5 Comments

After researching the RTL-SDR software defined radio, we’ve determined the easiest way to setup the device on a Windows computer. There are multiple versions of the USB SDR, but this is the straightforward way to get the device working for digital trunking systems. It’s possible to turn a $20 device into a VHF/UHF scanner by ….read more

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