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Meet the Support Team

Meet the Support Team

PreppComm started out as an effort by one person, but was quickly supported by a number of other amateur radio operators.  Without that support, PreppComm would never have made it as a company.  Some of the support team helped with providing funding for components and...

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PreppComm Announces:  International Shipping

PreppComm Announces: International Shipping

We’ve taken notice of you international visitors to the PreppComm website and appreciate your interest in the DMX-40. Until now we’ve shipped only to the U.S. and Canada, but the level of your interest says it’s time to accommodate more operators. As of the end of May...

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New Receiver, New Relationship, New Name

New Receiver, New Relationship, New Name

The Development Journey, Part IV As I mentioned before, we could see that the receiver sensitivity in the small-scale QRP 40 meter radio stood to improve and that we could eliminate the inductor. Using a minuscule PCB for testing, we started on a receiver redesign in...

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The Saga of the Transceiver SMDs

The Saga of the Transceiver SMDs

The Development Journey, Part III Once we got past the decoding issue we were ready to complete the graphical user interface, build a cabinet, assemble the transceiver boards and address various issues around features and operations. Phew! At that point, we had named...

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A Morse decoder leaps into the fray

A Morse decoder leaps into the fray

The Development Journey, Part II Portable transceiver—check! Interactive screen—check! Everything was looking good so far. Our Arduino-based HF transceiver was into development. It was clear to me that the ham radio community needed a rig that would work under dire...

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The Origins of the Arduino-based DMX Ham Radio

The Origins of the Arduino-based DMX Ham Radio

The Development Journey, Part I I was born with an inquisitive mind and my parents let me run with it. Later, when I entered the work world, I began a prolific career, by many standards, of creating products. It has taken me to some interesting places and rounded me...

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