FT2DR, What can I do

Now that I have a Yaesu FT2D I wonder what could be done with a nice big touch screen. It as all the bells and whistles like VHF/UHF, GPS and Digital (Fusion). I wanted more… Here a a few of the Things that will be easier to do with the FT2 Winlink/APRS Link Allows you…

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The Solar Ham

The Solar Ham There doesn’t seem to be a lot of information regarding solar and amateur radio. It’s actually quite easy and fun to run solar. So I figured I’d put together a some how-to’s for my fellow hams, to show just how easy it is, and it’s not only QRP Here is some of…

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Wires-X with Zumspot

Here is a little tip for using wire-x with your Zumspot. When using your FT2D with a Zumspot. Click the X key then Menu and All. This will show you all the available Reflectors. Once you select one you want to connect to just click Back and your connected. This should work on other modles…

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Mobile Zumspot

Running A Zumpost as a mobile unit is great for staying connected while on a trip or on the road. The only limitation that I have found is with Pi-Star re-connecting to WIFI networks or re-connecting to a YSF or FCS room. Sometimes it does and sometimes it doesn’t. Plus the boot time is, way too…

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