A step by step process to program the FT-8800R with Chirp.
Putting together a one ton erector set.
My journey down the tower zoning path.
Tower site preparation, foundation excavation and pouring.
County building permits and picking up the tower from the distributor.
An update on my repair attempt and my attempts to find parts for a 25 year old radio.
A simple sewing project to keep your radio in your tool bag.
With the tower requirements understood the next step is to identify the manufacturer and model.
Ok time to explore putting up a tower, starting the needs assessment and selection process.
Skeptical about the value of a $40 radio, a short high level functional review of the Baofeng BF-F8+