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The Phonetic Alphabet

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes The Phonetic Alphabet The Phonetic Alphabet was created to help people communicate more effectively in situations where there may be language barriers or other communication challenges. The alphabet consists of 26 letters, each one corresponding [Read More…]



Baofeng Handheld Settings

Estimated Reading Time: 14 minutes Baofeng Handheld Settings I recently got into ham radio and my starter unit is a Baofeng BF-F8HP.  I struggled a little bit with the various settings on this unit, trying to find that ‘perfect setup’.  [Read More…]


Ham Encounters Logo 2023


Welcome To Ham Encounters! A repository for anything ham radio related, but mainly geared more toward 2 meter and new ham users as we document our own journey into this fascinating hobby.  NOTE: This site [Read More…]