‘Adler Power’ PSU evaluation

Today I am at the lab, testing a small SMPS (power supply) for LED applications. A quick search on the web revealed a company in Poland as the manufacturer of this PSU. I was quite interested to check the performance and to compare it with the advertised specifications. Although this…

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FT-897D repair

“The FT-897D went suddenly deaf on 2m!” At least that was the report from a good friend of mine that borrowed my rig for a few months to operate it. Back in my lab I went through every band and mode with the rig and tested its performance. Indeed, in…

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the strange red icon in DJ-MD5

I will start by saying this: I always “RTFM” . Always! I am the one that first reads the manual, then fully unboxes the toy. And this habit entitles me to be frank when it comes to a badly written user manual. This is the case with the user manual…

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DJ-MD5 trick

Do you find yourself struggling to access the micro-USB connector on your DM5 handheld? Did you know that the rubber cover can be rotated to get out of the way? 🙂

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