Category: Phone

Xiaomi MiJia HT for Ham Radio

The world’s third largest smartphone maker Xiaomi has launched the MiJia VHF/UHF handheld transceiver, Mingchuan Wei BG2BHC says it has generated much interest among radio amateurs The MiJia covers 136-174 MHz and 403-470 MHz, is capable of operating under standby for 8 days and costs around $35 (249 yuan). It features a built-in FM radio […]

via the ARRL: Sporadic E Provides Some Excitement on 2 Meters

July 12 brought exciting times to VHF enthusiasts, when strong E skip propagation and a maximum usable frequency (MUF) approaching 200 MHz opened things up on 2 meters. Often a good indicator of favorable propagation above 6 meters is changing conditions on the FM broadcast band. Signals of distant FM stations overtaking those of the […]

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