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  1. GPS mapping software

    After our exercise last evening using GPS mapping to identify the appropriate jurisdiction using GPS coordinates and mapping, I realized that although I am using a good Iphone app (IHikeGPS) which includes access to all USGS and USFS quads, on up to 250k USGS maps, it's not too helpful to locate the jurisdiction quickly and a little challenging to quickly input a GPS point. I decided to pull out my trusty Arizona Roads and Recreation Atlas to see if that would do the trick. It does to a large ...
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  2. Pause and Take a Breath

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    As a two-way radio professional, I have heard the question asked numerous times “Why does the first syllable of my conversations cut off when I am using the repeater?” and sometimes people even ask this question regarding direct (simplex) radio communication. This article explains why that occurs and while the title of this article may give you a clue as to the most logical solution, the full article goes on to provide you with a thorough understanding what’s behind ...
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