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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.
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:…
Loading frequency memories and other settings into radios, typically using a computer and a special programming cable.
Questions related to determining and improving the transmission distance of radio communications
Questions about safely installing and operating ham radio equipment in homes or vehicles.
Techniques for testing the functionality of radios and other equipment. Do not use this tag for license examinations; use [license] instead.
Use for questions about using antenna modeling software to simulate an antenna system and determine its gain and radiation pattern.
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.
Questions about DC power supplied to equipment (typically 12/13.8 volts), power distribution, wiring, connectors.
Amateur radio operation on the Internet-enabled D-STAR digital voice and data protocol.
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 related to fox hunting (chasing in some areas) and radio direction finding.
A voluntary, not regulated, division of an amateur radio band into sections for specific modes or types of operation.
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 about digital signal processing, whether of RF, audio, or digital signals. For RF, consider [software-defined-radio].
Questions about fox hunting - using radio direction finding to locate a hidden transmitter - including the rules and necessary equipment.