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What’s best, crimping or soldering. Should you use crimping? How is a good crimp done. Below are references that address these questions. Wikipedia Entry Crimping vs Soldering Advantages and Disadvantages Good and Bad RF Crimp Connections ARRL Instructions for Crimping RF Connectors How to Make a Quality Crimp More on Making a Quality Crimp (technical) Molex Crimping Manual (technical) TE Systems Crimp Chart Notes on crimping: It is always best to have the right tools. Make sure you use the Read more…


Yaesu does not provide a mechanism that allows the WiRES-X software to be controlled by another program, i.e., having another program switch to a certain Room when a net starts. Windows does, however, permit another program to send events to a program. Each window, menu item, and dialog in a Windows program has a unique identifier. It is possible to use these identifiers to send “message” to the WiRES-X software. The WiRES-X Automation Project’s purpose is to bring together people Read more…


This program uses a DV4mini to monitor over-the-air Fusion signals and display the meta data (does not display voice, pictures, messages, etc.) This version of the program will output a record when a station keys up and then another record when the station unkeys. I’ve done this so that the user doesn’t get overwhelmed with all of the meta data that is produced. You’ll need to review the Yaesu Digital Communication Standards document to understand what the different fields mean. Read more…