K4NHA Blog


TYT TH-9800 Mic Pinout

I’ve been thinking about the possibility of using a different mic with my TYT TH-9800 Quad Band Transceivers for a while now since the main¬†issue I have with the radio is how hot the...


Echolink Relay

I’ve recently been acquiring equipment and testing an Echolink relay to a local repeater. Overall building the relay wasn’t difficult but I did learn several things about transferring radio audio to a computer and...



Just wanted to add a link to a local HAM’s site here in North Alabama. Michael, KF4BOG,¬†has a great site containing weather information, Huntsville HamFest info and pictures, and community projects around the Huntsville...


FT-450D has Arrived!

After a month delay due to the strike in the port of Long Beach my first HF rig, a Yaesu FT-450D, has finally arrived! As long as the weather allows it I’ll be putting...


KF9F Stealth 2m Flower Pot Antenna

This has to be one of the stealthiest antennas I’ve seen yet. Watch out for RF burns when smelling the flowers!   http://www.hamuniverse.com/kf9f2meterflowerpot.html  


New Antenna Mast

I set out today with the intentions of simply adding a 3-element yagi to my existing mediocre antenna mast just to ensure I can get into one of my local repeaters until warmer weather...