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Top 5 CHEAP Ham Radios in 2024!

2 February, 2024 - Reading time: ~1 minute

Here is my listing of the top cheapest 5 ham radios you can buy to get you on the air as a beginner.


The Only Radio Cable You'll EVER NEED! AIOC (All in One Cable)

2 February, 2024 - Reading time: ~1 minute

This cable will enumerate itself as a sound-card, a virtual tty ("COM Port") for programming and asserting the PTT (Push-To-Talk) as well as a CM108 compatible HID endpoint for CM108-style PTT (new in firmware version 1.2.0) plus more!

Buy here 👉 https://hamradiodx.net/shop


Get Your Amateur Radio (Ham) License in the USA

2 February, 2024 - Reading time: ~1 minute

Pass your ham radio license with just a few hours of study using a easy and interactive course from Ham Radio Prep. If you don't pass the FCC exam on your first they will give you your money back AND pay for your exam fee.

📖 20% off Ham Radio Prep Courses - Use Coupon HAMDX https://hamradioprep.com/


Remote Control - Quansheng Dock (UV-K5)

11 January, 2024 - Reading time: ~1 minute

You can now remotely connect using your PC to your Quansheng UV-K5 radio using Windows and "Quansheng Dock". Not only does this allow you to do all the functions that the radio does, but it also includes the spectrum analzyer & audio in and out!

Firmware 👉 https://github.com/nicsure/quansheng-dock-fw

Software 👉 https://github.com/nicsure/QuanshengDock

AIOC Board 👉 https://github.com/skuep/AIOC

Buy a UV-K5 Here 👉 https://geni.us/zAzsjzh (Affiliate)


USB-C on the Icom IC-705

7 January, 2024 - Reading time: ~1 minute

One issue I have with the Icom IC-705 was the lack of a USB-C connector for charging and data transfer. In addition, the amplifier keying lines were a little underpowered with limitations in current draw. This upgrade fixes all of these issues.

👉 https://shop.ihelpu.tech/products/icom-ic-705-usb-c-control-board-upgrade