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==Welcome to the [https://web.psrg.org/ Puget Sound Repeater Group] [[What is a Wiki?|<span style="color: red; text-decoration: none;">''Wiki''</span>]]==


Consult the [https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents User's Guide] for information on using the wiki software.
Here we will curate fantastic information for, and by, the ham community.
If you would like to contribute or make edits, please [[Special:CreateAccount|create an account]] or [[Special:UserLogin|login]] using your FCC call-sign.


== Getting started ==
Are you ready to contribute to the wiki but don't know where to start? See the list of [[:Category:Articles needing attention | '''articles needing attention.''']] If you've created a page and would like to see it linked from the Main_Page (this one), e-mail tech[at]psrg.org with a link to the article.
* [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Manual:Configuration_settings Configuration settings list]
 
* [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Manual:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
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* [https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-announce MediaWiki release mailing list]
==== New Technologies in Amateur Radio ====
* [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Localisation#Translation_resources Localise MediaWiki for your language]
* '''[[DMR Radio]]'''
* [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Manual:Combating_spam Learn how to combat spam on your wiki]
* '''[[D-Star Radio]]'''
* '''[[Yaesu Fusion Radio]]'''
 
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==== EmComm: Emergency Communications ====
* '''[[Learn about Winlink, FL-digi, APRS, and more!]]'''
* '''[http://seattleemergencyhubs.org/ Seattle Emergency Community Hubs home site]'''
* '''[[EmComm Groups in Western Washington]]'''
* '''[[GMRS and FRS Radio in Western Washington]]'''
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==== Popular articles ====
* [[New Ham Operator FAQ and Terminology|'''New Ham Operator Terminology''']]
* '''[[New Ham FAQ's (Frequently Asked Questions)]]'''
* '''[[Activities for Amateur Radio operators]]'''
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==== Repeater Features ====
* [[DVR_Playback|DVR Playback: Learn how to test your audio signal using the PSRG repeater's Digital Voice Recorder]]
* [[QTH|Site Tour: View some pictures of the PSRG repeater QTH (location)]]
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==== Anytone Radio Features ====
* [[Manually_Program_Anytone-D878|How to Program from the keypad (no computer needed)]]
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==== Baofeng Radio Features [FYI: "Bàofēng" &#26292;&#39118; means "Storm"]====
* [[Baofeng:_Time-Out-Timer|Extend the 'Time-Out-Timer (TOT)']]
* [[Baofeng:_Disable_Roger_Beep|Disable the 'Roger Beep']]
* [[Baofeng:_Disable_Site_Alarm_Transmit|Disable Site Alarm Transmit]]
* [[Baofeng_Manual_Programming|How to Program from the keypad (no computer needed)]]
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==== Yaesu Radio Features ====
* [http://rick.sparber.org/qs.pdf Quick Start Guide for the Yaesu FT-60R Handheld Dual-Band Radio]
* [http://rick.sparber.org/bg60.pdf Beginner's Guide to the Yaesu FT-60R Handheld Dual-Band Radio]
* [http://www.yaesu.com/downloadFile.cfm?FileID=8034&FileCatID=151&FileName=FT%2D60R%5FE%5FOM%5FUSA%5FEXP%5FEU%5FENG%5FEH017M209.pdf&FileContentType=application%2Fpdf| Official Manual for the Yaesu FT-60R Handheld Dual-Band Radio from Yaesu.com]
* [[Yaesu:_Disable_Wires|Learn how to ''disable'' WIRES (Yaesu beep-on-transmit problem)]]
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'''More!:'''
 
*'''[[:Category:Educational_Gatherings | See a list of all Educational Gatherings]]'''
 
*'''[http://www.n7cfo.com/ Find Local Ham Classes, Tests and Events at N7CFO.com]'''
 
*'''[[Some of our Members' Web Sites]]'''
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==== External Resources ====
* Bookmark and read the [http://www.hanssummers.com/k6lha-design-book.html '''Radio Hobbyist's Design Book'''].
* A good site for visualizing the wind/weather is [https://www.windytv.com/?47.621,-122.170,10 '''WindyTV.com'''].
* If you're new to the hobby and just got a Chinese HT, be sure to [http://miklor.com/ '''check out Miklor.com'''].
* Learn more about the hobby by subscribing to some [[Amateur Radio Media|'''amateur radio podcasts and YouTube channels''']].
 
===== Social Media =====
* [https://www.facebook.com/PugetSoundRepeaterGroup/ '''PSRG Facebook Page'''] - Official announcements and events: Hit "like" to subscribe
* [https://www.facebook.com/groups/ww7psr/ '''PSRG Facebook Discussion Group'''] - Closed group for discussion of anything remotely related to Ham Radio: Hit "join" and specify your call sign
 
===== Other Useful Ham Web Sites =====
* [http://www.arrl.org/ ARRL:] Many useful regulatory, educational, operating, and technical items and links
* [http://www.ac6v.com/ AC6V:] and [https://www.dxzone.com/ The DX Zone:] General-interest websites with many links on all phases of ham radio
* [http://www.qrz.com/ QRZ:] Call sign lookup service and general-interest ham radio portal
* [http://eham.net/ eHam.net:] News, articles, equipment swap-and-shop, product reviews, and mailing lists
* [http://prop.hfradio.org/ Radiowave Propagation Center:] Real-time information on propagation and solar data
* [https://www.swpc.noaa.gov/communities/radio-communications NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center:] Real-time information on space weather and radio communications
* [http://tapr.org TAPR:] Information on digital data modes and software-defined radio (SDR)
* [http://amsat.org AMSAT:] Main site for information on amateur satellites
* [http://www.contestcalendar.com/ WA7BNM Contest Calendar:] Contest calendar and log due dates
* [https://www.ham-yota.com/ YOTA:] World-wide group for student and young adult hams, based in Europe
* [http://dxmaps.com/ DXMaps.com:] Collection of real-time maps showing worldwide activity on any amateur band

Latest revision as of 15:21, 12 March 2020

Welcome to the Puget Sound Repeater Group Wiki

Here we will curate fantastic information for, and by, the ham community. If you would like to contribute or make edits, please create an account or login using your FCC call-sign.

Are you ready to contribute to the wiki but don't know where to start? See the list of articles needing attention. If you've created a page and would like to see it linked from the Main_Page (this one), e-mail tech[at]psrg.org with a link to the article.


New Technologies in Amateur Radio


EmComm: Emergency Communications


Popular articles


Repeater Features


Anytone Radio Features


Baofeng Radio Features [FYI: "Bàofēng" 暴风 means "Storm"]


Yaesu Radio Features


More!:


External Resources

Social Media
Other Useful Ham Web Sites
  • ARRL: Many useful regulatory, educational, operating, and technical items and links
  • AC6V: and The DX Zone: General-interest websites with many links on all phases of ham radio
  • QRZ: Call sign lookup service and general-interest ham radio portal
  • eHam.net: News, articles, equipment swap-and-shop, product reviews, and mailing lists
  • Radiowave Propagation Center: Real-time information on propagation and solar data
  • NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center: Real-time information on space weather and radio communications
  • TAPR: Information on digital data modes and software-defined radio (SDR)
  • AMSAT: Main site for information on amateur satellites
  • WA7BNM Contest Calendar: Contest calendar and log due dates
  • YOTA: World-wide group for student and young adult hams, based in Europe
  • DXMaps.com: Collection of real-time maps showing worldwide activity on any amateur band