Author Archives: Scott Evans

About Scott Evans

Linux enthusiast, GEEK and Amateur Radio operator ... NISM ? Cancer survivor of 15 years and counting!

Got Packet Loss?

Well I’m pretty sure it’s time to get a new router! There shouldn’t be any red in this picture!

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Radioddity GD-73A

The GD-73A (TYT MD-430) is a low powered dual timeslot UHF DMR/FM radio that’s recently been released for the amateur radio use. I believe that the original purpose of this radio was to fill the Family Radio System or the … Continue reading

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Anna Calvi – Odeon Theatre Hobart

I first discovered Anna on YouTube back in 2012 where she did a series of songs in the “attic sessions” What caught my attention was the way she was playing the guitar that was almost like it was a harp … Continue reading

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Nextion 3.5 screen for Hotspots

I’ve used Pi-star now for around a year and a half. The first screen I used with the Zumspot was a 0.96″ OLED screen (I thought it was awesome!) but after a while I started seeing other amateur radio guys … Continue reading

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Yaesu FTM-7250D

New radio day (well two days ago) I’ve been lucky enough to have been bought (birthday) the Yaesu FTM-7250D to replace the Yaesu FT-90R that has been in the car for almost as long as I’ve owned it! So far … Continue reading

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Pi-star Facebook Group & Forum

*** Warning contains strong language and views *** Pi-star is a great hotspot operating system for the raspberry pi and a few other SoC (System on Chip) that has been embraced to pretty much be the standard for multi mode … Continue reading

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Baofeng UV5-RX3 From Radioddity

For those familiar with the UV-5xx series radio’s they are targeted for Amateur Radio use (that may change in the future) for both the 2m VHF and 70cm UHF bands however this model also includes the 220MHz 1.5m band (predominately … Continue reading

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GA-5S From Radioddity

I was lucky enough to be selected to review the GA-5S dual band FM Radio. I’ve never used or owned any of these entry level Chinese radio’s so I was interested to see how they compare to some other known … Continue reading

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Ten Years with WordPress!

So a thing happened… It all started from reading Linux magazine that had a feature article on WordPress and well I must liked it cause I’m still using it! Originally I was hosting my own website from home, but after … Continue reading

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