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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lx6cm1rNDLM Packet Radio: Apocalypse-resistant internet]
 
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lx6cm1rNDLM Packet Radio: Apocalypse-resistant internet]
 
* [https://baofengtech.com/product/uv-5r/ Baofeng UV-5R radios]
 
* [https://baofengtech.com/product/uv-5r/ Baofeng UV-5R radios]
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* [https://ham.stackexchange.com/questions/6545/is-packet-radio-possible-on-baofeng-uv-5r-and-similar-hts Data APRS with Baofeng UV-5R]
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==Starter Project Ideas==
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* Get 2 Baofeng UV-5Rs
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* Program the channels using the USB cable so you have emergency channels ready
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* Write a waterproofed instruction card for how to use it and which channels to use to attach to it.
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* Get APRS data working with it
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* Set your neighbors up to know how to do it and exchange APRS data with you in emergencies
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=== Testing ===
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There is a [http://www.arrl.org/exam-practice HAM amateur radio license test] you should study for and pass to use radio channels responsibly and legally.
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* Study the HAM amateur radio test materials
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* Do practice HAM amateur radio tests
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* Take and pass the HAM amateur radio test!

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Hambridge works on radio hacking projects at Noisebridge to facilitate network connections that are resilient to Internet failure.

People

  • MAINTAINERS: X, lxpk, pyconaut

Resources

Packet Radio

Packet radio is a way of sending digital network traffic over analog radios.

Starter Project Ideas

  • Get 2 Baofeng UV-5Rs
  • Program the channels using the USB cable so you have emergency channels ready
  • Write a waterproofed instruction card for how to use it and which channels to use to attach to it.
  • Get APRS data working with it
  • Set your neighbors up to know how to do it and exchange APRS data with you in emergencies

Testing

There is a HAM amateur radio license test you should study for and pass to use radio channels responsibly and legally.

  • Study the HAM amateur radio test materials
  • Do practice HAM amateur radio tests
  • Take and pass the HAM amateur radio test!