Alfonso Faustino: Motorola XPR 7550 VHF Transceiver (K6ASF)

My collection of Motorola hand-held transceivers is complete with the Motorola  XPR 7550 VHF hand-held transceiver, shown in the picture, below. The Motorola XPR 7550 VHF transceiver will take the place of my Motorola Radius CP200, as shown in the picture, below.  I will either sell or use it as a back-up for VHF communications….

Alfonso Faustino: Motorola XPR 7580 Transceiver: 806-941 MHz (K6ASF)

An acquaintance gave me a Motorola XPR 7580, and his gift forced me to expand my knowledge and understanding of RX and TX operations in the 800 and 900 MHz frequencies with a hand-held transceiver. As I mentioned in my previous BLOGs, I’m really a believer in the Motorola transceivers for emergency preparations and social…

Alfonso Faustino: Yaesu VX-6R

My Yaesu Submersible VX-6R was my very first amateur HAM transceiver; and, it has been one of the best purchases I ever made with respect to Yaesu products. I bought this unit, brand new, 2017, and to this day, it works like brand new. For a HAM operator, this tri-band analog-only (no digital platform) Super…

Alfonso Faustino: Aviation Transceiver: Yaesu FTA-450L

7-Sept-2017, 2217 Hours PDT In this BLOG, I will detail my experiences with the Yaesu FTA-450L, which I really really dig. This transceiver satisfies my aviation ground ops; and, my PIC found this transceiver to excel in air:air ops with ATCs and the FBO or commercial airlines ground crew. Legend: transceivers = hand-held aviation transceivers…