ICQ Podcast Episode 289 – UHF/VHF Weekender Transceiver Kit Review

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL and Frank Howell K4FMH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is a review of the UHF/VHF Weekender Transceiver Kit by Martin M1MRB.

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One Response to “ICQ Podcast Episode 289 – UHF/VHF Weekender Transceiver Kit Review”

  • David WB4ONA:

    So WHERE is the link to the “UHF/VHF Weekender Transceiver Kit by Martin M1MRB”? This isn’t the first time I’ve asked a question like this about the ICQ Podcast. It seems like the ICQ Podcast puts a “Tease” topic in the title, then they DO NOT provide a link to the actual product/topic! Is this supposed to get us to listen/download the whole Podcast in order to get the actual content they tout in the title? If so, it’s really lame. If not, it’s just irresponsible publication.

    I believe this UHF/VHF Weekender Transceiver Kit is old news. It’s just a packaging of a DORJI818 type module from China(?) There are good and bad things about this module from what I’ve read in the years since it’s been out. Anyway here’s the Dorji link:

    http://www.dorji.com/

    It seems you can buy the kit here (I dunno if this is the developer’s site) for around $72 USD:

    https://english.svet-el.si/index.php/component/hikashop/product/74-kit-weekend-project-uhf-radio-station-all-components

    Anyway, my rant isn’t about the radio, it’s about the ICQ Podcast. If you’re going to publish a Podcast, the for goodness sake publish a complete list of links that go with it!

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