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On this episode, Christian K0STH conducts a portable antenna shoot out. Specifically, three kinds of home brew off center dipoles. We also take a walk on the dark side of ham radio. Hear how alpha hotels take a frequency hostage. Lastly, some important questions for our listeners. Your feedback is needed.... More...
Ted Okada K4HNL is FEMA's Chief Technical Officer. This isn't a deeply technical talk. Ted weaves ham radio in and out of a high-level overview of FEMA's work, and ends with a challenge to technically inclined hams to innovate - hardware, software and techniques to help FEMA accomplish... More...
Amateur Radio Newsline headlines for Ham Nation. October 26, 2016. ... More...
Ham radio station KB3MBS was a spotting station for the national hurricane center in miami florida. He was located in maryland accepting weather information from station in the effected areas of hurricane matthew.This was a great QSO while a cat-3 hurricane was taking place along the eastern shore of... More...
In the news this week we focus on radio nets with updates about the Shaver's Net, F-troop, the Southern Cross DX net, WICEN, the Australian Satellite Net and many others.We'll also have a WIA Directors report from Andrew VK6AS, news from the WA VHF Group, Roy's Helpline and news from... More...
Why do amateurs keep banging on about their antenna? What is there to learn that can't be described in the first 30 seconds of your on-air adventure?This week I look at what happens if you move the feed point in a dipole to get some insight into this seemingly crazy phenomenon.Foundations of Amateur... More...
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2034, October 21, 2016Amateur Radio Newsline Report Number 2034 with a release date of Friday, October 21, 2016 to follow in 5-4-3-2-1.The following is a QST. Colorado wildfires keep hams vigilant. Three deaths shake the global radio community -- and schoolkids enjoy a... More...
Here's the review of the Alpha Antennas Magnetic Loop. Stay Tuned for the big 3 way shootout with the Chameleon P Loop & the Alexloop. I'm visiting with Randy, K7AGE at Pacificon 2016 and we'll meet one of the guys who's going to decide who is going home with a free Elecraft... More...
In this guide we show you how to set up the WSPR Beacon app, with your Yaesu FT-817ND and WolphiLink audio interface on Android OS.At the moment, this is the most portable WSPR beaconing solution available, as it takes advantage of the Android Smartphone or Tablet you're already carrying.OH8STNSurvivalTech... More...
I got my hands on the much-awaited Baofeng DM-5R DMR radio today. The radio is based on the highly popular UV-5R model (and its variants). At $70 US, it seems like a bargain. A big advantage over other radios on the market, is that it is dual-band. A big disadvantage, however, is that it currently comes... More...
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