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01-20-2023 North Central Texas Simplex Net

01-20-2023 North Central Texas Simplex Net

Very rough atmospheric conditions, seems like, tonight. Not to be deterred, our little group set an all-time high check-in number (77 total), we also had an all time high NetLogger list of 32! I remember when this net was a rowdy bunch of 30 or so rag chewers. And now… look how much of Texas we cover! Wow!

Guide: Installing OpenGD77

Guide: Installing OpenGD77

Congratulations on your purchase of a GD-77. You’re here because you want to install the absolute best firmware for the radio, OpenGD77. Great choice. First thing you should actually do with the radio is slap that battery in there, flip it on, and mash that PTT a few times right? We all do it. Don’t lie. Ok, you got that […]

Review: Radioddity GD-77

Review: Radioddity GD-77

Manufacturer: RadioddityModel: GD-77Type: 2m/440 FM / 2 Timeslot DMR HT (OpenGD77 firmware adds 220 band)MSRP: $94.99 on Radioddity’s website TLDR – Outstanding, robust, and capable HT with OpenGD77 firmware I wasn’t asked by Radioddity to do this review. I’m just an average guy who wants to share his experiences. I was not compensated in any way for this review or […]

10-15 North Central Texas Simplex net

Propagation was weird tonight. Some stations were super loud and clear and others… I don’t know. Was a very weird evening. As always, click the pin to see details about that station or click the icon in the top left of the map to see all stations.

10-08 North Central Texas Simplex Net

The wiggles must have been working a little better tonight. Seems like I heard a lot more stations than I normally do. As always, click the markers to see more information, or click the icon in the top left corner to show the whole list.

10-01 North Central Texas Simplex Net

Kind of an interesting night, propagation wise. Heard some folks I usually can’t hear and couldn’t hear some I almost always hear. Weird. As a reminder, click the map pins to see my comments. Click the icon next to “10-01 Simplex Net” to show a list of all stations.