Using VHF/UHF Portable Radios

Often the newly licensed ham's first radio is a VHF or UHF portable (handi-talkie) radio.  Chapter 3.  VHF/UHF Portable Radio Operations will help you learn about repeater and simplex operation, how to set up your HT, and introduce some antennas that make you experience better than the simple flexible antenna that is often supplied with the radio. 

Short descriptions of some new digital radio modes introduce you to the what some think is the future of portable and mobile operations.

Fred Cady,
Nov 18, 2018, 6:58 PM