Communications

The Importance of being able to communicate starts with your instructor. You’ve got to hear him. Once you leave training and start flying with friends it’s more fun to be able to chat, safer, too

Bluetooth, cell phones, Ham radios, and other types of two-way radios call work but have trade-offs.


Radios for Powered Paragliding

Besides being a former PPG instructor, Robin Rumbolt is an electronics guru who used to do helmet repairs and has worked with several different radios. He has offered a few tips while acknowledging there are other good systems out there that he simply hasn’t had...

Paramotor Communications – M101 system

2019 Note: Bluetooth comm systems are becoming popular but have much less range unless you’re in good cell range. They have many advantages and a few drawbacks.  Staying in touch is always problematic. Finally, a solution.| Ham License in a Day | Home Built Comm...

Communications Troubleshooting

How to get radios to work with PPG gear, Thanks to Robin Rumbolt, Nick Scholtes and others It’s rarely plug and play, especially when mixing and matching radios and helmets. Robin Rumbolt is an electronics engineer who has done extensive helmet mods and created...