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Questions about identifying signals of unknown mode or origin.
Questions which may involve math, including calculations about signal levels, the math theory of certain modulations or modes, or anything else.
Use for questions about using antenna modeling software to simulate an antenna system and determine its gain and radiation pattern.
Loading frequency memories and other settings into radios, typically using a computer and a special programming cable.
Questions specific to rules, regulations, and practices in the United Kingdom.
Questions about safely installing and operating ham radio equipment in homes or vehicles.
UV-5R is a series of handheld transceivers manufactured by Baofeng.
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:…
Questions regarding devices for supplying power to electronics.
Techniques for testing the functionality of radios and other equipment. Do not use this tag for license examinations; use [license] instead.
Questions about digital signal processing, whether of RF, audio, or digital signals. For RF, consider [software-defined-radio].
Questions related to determining and improving the transmission distance of radio communications
Questions about DC power supplied to equipment (typically 12/13.8 volts), power distribution, wiring, connectors.
Citizens Band or CB radio is in the United States an unlicensed radio service operating on 27 MHz.
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.
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.
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…
Questions related to writing software (programming) for Amateur Radio purposes.
For questions specific to the FT8 mode
Questions related to logging procedures, software and logging sites.