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Yaesu VX8-DR GPS Revisited

A while back I made a GPS receiver module add on for the VX8-DR so that it could be used for APRS while on SOTA hikes. The module worked well although it was not that practical for portable operation because … Continue reading

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VX-8DR and GPS

I recently obtained a Yaesu VX-8DR, primarily for use on SOTA activations. ┬áThe radio has the six metre band, which is a bonus as SOTA is presently running a six metre challenge. It’s a nice little radio with lots of … Continue reading

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