[Linux-ham] Advice for a new ham

Mike Coles bluelip at gmail.com
Mon Apr 7 13:32:52 EDT 2008

Any idea what bands and modes interest you? Where do you intend to operate?

For a blanket 'I prefer' statement:
logging software: jLog
HT : Kenwood
Desktop : Icom

2008/4/7 Daniel Bartholomew <plumcreek at gmail.com>:
> Hey everyone. I just received my Technician license in the mail last week,
> so I'm _very_ new to amateur radio. In fact, I don't even have a radio yet.
> I'm hoping to get one soon, maybe at RARSfest this Saturday and I had a few
> questions:
>  What would be a good first HT radio? I would like something Linux friendly,
> and not too hard to learn to program and use. I would also like it to be
> capable enough that I won't want to replace it in a year.
>  Also, what logging or other Linux software would you recommend? I've seen
> xlog, but I would like to know what more experienced Linux Hams use and
> would recommend.
>  Any other advice or equipment recommendations you may have for a new Ham
> with (currently) no equipment is welcome. After all, since I'm starting from
> scratch, I might as well start on the right foot. :-)
>  Thanks in advance.
>  --
>  Daniel Bartholomew - KJ4DAJ
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Mike Coles

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