Martian Passport Bluetooth SmartWatch

There are plenty of Bluetooth Smartwatches out on the market today. Many of these either have tons of features and little style, or they are very stylish with limited features and difficult to use. The Martian Passport is a perfect mix of both. At first glance, it looks like a very stylish yet simple dress…

KN-Q7A SSB 20m Ham Radio QRP Transceiver Kit

Are you tired of building pixie kits, rockmites, and other entry level ham radio transceivers that just end up sitting on the shelf or junk box in your ham shack collecting dust? Take your kit building up a notch with the KN-Q7A SSB Transceiver from CRKITS, and build a radio that you will actually want…

Fenix HL60R 950 Lumen Headlamp

With the Fenix HL60R Headlamp, sundown will no longer slow you down on your next adventure in the great outdoors. This headlamp has it all: a super bright LED, durable high-grade aluminum housing, it’s USB rechargeable, and it even has a IPX-8 waterproof rating, which means it can be submerged 2 meters. The HL60R isn’t…

3 AWESOME Software Defined Radios

HackRF One Wide Band SDR Transceiver: First up is the HackRF One, an open source SDR. This device has some pretty impressive technical specifications. First off, this is not just one of your regular garden variety receive-only SDR; this bad boy can also transmit. On top of that, its transmit/receive frequency bandwidth covers an impressive…

Tracker2 Avalanche Emergency Transceiver

If you are an avid skier or snowboarder, then you know about the risk of an avalanche taking place. There are many safety tools that are effective at saving lives in the event of an avalanche. An avalanche transceiver such as the Tracker2 from BCA is one such emergency device. The Tracker2 transmits a beacon…

Magellan eXplorist 110 handheld GPS

When you need to navigate in harsh conditions, the Magellan eXplorist 110 handheld GPS receiver can easily handle the job while your iPhone stays safe at home or in your pack. The eXplorist 110 is rugged, waterproof, runs for 18 hours on a pair of AA batteries, has a bright 2.2” color transflective screen that…

Helios Smart Solar USB Battery Pack

The Helios Smart from Solpro is a compact USB battery pack that incorporates three fold out solar panels and a battery capacity of 5,000mAh. This allows you to harness the power of the sun in order to charge your smartphone, tablet, or other USB gadgets. This device really comes in handy for all kinds of…

Cobra Hand Held 40 Channel CB Radio

My review today will be covering the Cobra HH Road Trip 40 Channel Hand Held CB (Citizen Band) Radio Transceiver. This radio also incorporates a built-in 10 NOAA weather band receiver, which allows the user to stay up to date on local and regional weather conditions without any Internet or cellphone coverage. This can really…

Casio G-Shock Bluetooth Wristwatch

Bluetooth watches are all the rage these days. The problem with most of them is that they typically require recharging every 24-72 hours. On top of that, many are not designed to handle any exposure to water or impact. This is where G-Shock watches shine. Casio has been making G-Shock watches for decades, and I…

Voyager Multi-Band Emergency Radio

The Voyager KA500 by Kaito is a shortwave, AM/FM, and weather band radio receiver that’s built for emergencies. It’s certainly not just for emergencies though; I have brought it on several camping trips, and it really comes in handy to be able to hear the weather reports when you are out of cellphone signal range….

COGITO & COOKOO Bluetooth Watches

Have you ever experienced the frustration of missing an important phone call, text message, or email? Or even worse, have you left your phone behind at home, in your car, a taxicab, or restaurant? If any of these scenarios has ever happened to you or you want to prevent it before it does happen, then…

Cobra CXR 925 MicroTalk FRS Radios

Have you ever been on a camping trip or family vacation where cellphone service is either spotty or non-existent? If you answered yes, then you know how staying in touch with the other members of your family or group can quickly go from unreliable to impossible right when you need it the most. This is…

Aura Digital Night Vision Monocular

Do you enjoy camping, wildlife, boating, or any of the various other outdoor activities that inevitably take place at night? If so, then you know how difficult it can be to see in near or total darkness. You might say, “turn on a flashlight” if you want to see at night, and true, they are…