My Kenwood TM-D710g can always hear APRS packets but sometimes for a few days won’t decode them or add them to the list of received packets. Then it just works. Seems to be an intermittent thing. Any thoughts?

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Hello all! Name here is Chris. I’m into VHF/UHF repeaters and simplex work. Also enjoy 10 meters. Recently added a Yaesu FT-2980 and a signalink for Winlink / Vara FM / APRS / FLDigi and 2M simplex. Also in the shack is a FTM-100d, FT-101 EE, FRG-7, RTL-SDR v3, RS DX-394, FT3D and FT-70. Antennas are a Diamond X-700 VHF/UHF. Cushcraft MA5V (20-10M) and a MFJ EFHW.

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Also - don’t miss the forum at - one of our awesome volunteers, Matt N3NWV will be presenting! If his name and call sound familiar, it’s because he’s the one who makes most of our official “how to” and POTA 101 type videos. That ham knows his stuff!

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I hope those that made it to the Hamvention today are having a great time! How are the crowds and the weather? What was coolest thing you saw? 73!

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A piece about wireless portable ops with the ICOM IC-705 on my my hugo page (which is not yet finished)

dl5gu.radio/blog/ic705mobile/

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I strongly recommend the following hashtags not only people. Following hashtags could help you find interesting stuff and people from other instances of

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@dug This image keeps popping up in my timeline to explain who sees what.

How are people using the "Federated" tab? Isn't it like getting the "twitter firehose" pointed at you?

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Since I've got a weird amount of ham followers here now compared to Twitter:

Is it worth it for me to get a used Xiegu G90, or should I just go new for the warranty? Thoughts and opinions welcome!

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