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A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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Equipment which measures standing wave ratio (SWR). See also [antenna-analyzer]. For questions about fixing “high SWR” problems, see [impedance-matching] instead.
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Analog audio signals and connecting or designing related equipment: transceiver mic/speaker ports, headphones, microphones, TNCs, computer sound cards. Closely related signaling such as PTT. See also:…
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Loading frequency memories and other settings into radios, typically using a computer and a special programming cable.
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Questions related to determining and improving the transmission distance of radio communications
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Questions related to operating on frequencies above 902MHz.
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Questions about safely installing and operating ham radio equipment in homes or vehicles.
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Techniques for testing the functionality of radios and other equipment. Do not use this tag for license examinations; use [license] instead.
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Use for questions about using antenna modeling software to simulate an antenna system and determine its gain and radiation pattern.
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Questions regarding devices for supplying power to electronics.
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Questions about linux in the context of amateur radio. Specifically ham-related software (logging, rig-control, etc.) and distributions that are particularly useful to hams.
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Questions about DC power supplied to equipment (typically 12/13.8 volts), power distribution, wiring, connectors.
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Amateur radio operation on the Internet-enabled D-STAR digital voice and data protocol.
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Questions relating to the remote control of radio equipment, including transceivers, rotators, and tuners, as well as remote control of equipment used specifically to facilitate radio communications.
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Questions related to fox hunting (chasing in some areas) and radio direction finding.
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Questions related to logging procedures, software and logging sites.
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Designing and using radio systems that involve battery power sources
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A voluntary, not regulated, division of an amateur radio band into sections for specific modes or types of operation.
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Tone squelch, or CTCSS (Continuous Tone-Coded Squelch System) is a mechanism by which the presence of a specific frequency in the transmitted audio is used to open a receiver squelch, rather than rely…
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Questions about digital signal processing, whether of RF, audio, or digital signals. For RF, consider [software-defined-radio].
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Questions about fox hunting - using radio direction finding to locate a hidden transmitter - including the rules and necessary equipment.