Universal Radio To Close Store

Owners of Universal Radio decided to retire and our current location in Worthington will close on November 30, 2020.

CQ WW DX CW Contest 2020

The CQ WW is the largest Amateur Radio competition in the world. Over 35,000 participants take to the airwaves on the last weekend of November (CW) with the goal of making as many contacts with as many different DXCC entities and CQ Zones as possible.

Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 2029

An automatically tuned 7 to 30 MHz mobile antenna, Double Bazooka, High efficiency, legal limit, solid state linear HF amplifiers, Ham and CB Radio, Portable NVIS Loop for 80m to 40m, LUTZ-Electronics, Guide to HF Contesting, The NorthEast Wisconsin DX Association, W2NAP.com, Online Australian Repeater Maps,

OpenRepeater for Raspberry Pi

Software/Repeater Control
OpenRepeater is a low cost, low power, but feature rich duplex repeater controller suitable for setting up a temporary / emergency repeater systems with radios that can be run on portable power. Download the latest OpenRepeater software for your Raspberry Pi 2/3/3B+/4. This image contains everything you need to get up and running quickly.

Treehouse YSF reflector

Operating Modes/Digital Modes
The treehouse project is an YSF reflector with multiple rooms. You can change rooms via the dashboard or DGID on your radio. See radio model on the dashboard, Supports VW and DN mode,Change rooms on dashboard

Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 2030

Build the PAC-12 Antenna, Amidon ferrite toroids calculator, Morse Code Trainer Online, 1200z Time Explained, KMRover, Log Book MDB to ADIF utility

WiRES-X Bible

Operating Modes/System Fusion
The purpose of this book is to provide a common source for WIRES-X, gather information from manuals, experiences from the Amateur Radio Community, and the best practices from both the Amateur Radio Community and the Bakken Amateur Radio Society. To provide a platform for learning, experimentation, and advancement of Amateur Radio skills and art. A platform of Discovery and to have FUN. To encourage networking, sharing, and exchange of interesting technical information of WIRES X, where people are encouraged to help each other out.

Guide to QSLing

DX Resources/QSLing
What is a QSL Card and what should be the content of each QSL card, collecting cards, electronic QSL LoTW eQSL, QSL Bureau, and QSL managers.


IC-R20 by Icom. Wideband Receiver Professional radioreceiver, allow double receiver, from HF to Microwave, digital recorde, DTCS, Memories and 11 hours countinuous reception.

Soundmodem UZ7HO

Soundmodem is a free software defined dual-port Packet-Radio TNC that implement a soundcard as a modem and supports AX.25 protocol. Soundmodem has been tested on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 and has proved stable in operation. The Soundmodem may be used to build EMCOMM, APRS, BBS, Node station, for satellites

doozy DStar for Windows

With Doozy for Windows you can make QSO’s via your Windows PC on DSTAR ( DPLUS, DEXTRA, DCS and XLX ). There is no need for a hotspot. Just connect your ICOM IC-705 to your Windows PC with an USB datacable and connect it to your favorite DSTAR reflector/repeater.

About Digital Modes

Operating Modes/Digital Modes
This article is designed as an introduction to some of the more popular digital modes. From HSCW to FT8 and interesting article with detailed information on popular and historical amateur radio digital modes.

What is System Fusion

Operating Modes/System Fusion
System Fusion is a digital communications mode for voice and data, including pictures. It utilizes a customized, yet open, C4FM FDMA standard. An introduction to Yaesu System Fusion by Wireless Society of Southern Maine

BlueDV for Android

BlueDV Android is DMR/DSTAR and Fusion hotspot software for Android 4.x and higher. It supports DSTAR (DEXTRA, DPLUS, DCS), FUSION (YSF, FCS), DMR ( Brandmeister, DMR+)