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Ham Radio Operators play a vital role during Hurricane Florence

A news clip from WBRC Fox6 News in Birmingham Alabama showing the vital role ham radio operators play during disasters such as Hurricane Florence. Jackson County Amateur Radio and Jackson County ARES/RACES: https://jcar.us Full credit and ownership of this video belong to WBRC Fox6 News Birmingham. https://www.wbrc.com/ Source

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HRN 298: Boy Scouts and Ham Radio on Ham Radio Now

HamRadioNow’s newish co-host David Goldenberg W0DHG wears many hats. One of them is Scoutmaster for Troop 22 in Woodland Hills, CA, where he introduces his Scouts to Amateur Radio, among many other life skills. Scouting is one of the most effective connections between Amateur Radio and young people. In this episode, David and Gary KN4AQ…

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YOTA Interviews at HAM RADIO 2019

What attracts us to ham radio? Why did you starts this wireless hobby? Great tips are here to invite new youngsters!! YOTA Japan made interviews to YOTA friends gathered at Friedrichshafen HAM RADIO 2019 from all over the world. —- [Produced by] YOTA Japan Web: http://jouban.jp/yota-ja/ Twitter: @hamyota_japan [Music] “Music Atelier Amacha” https://amachamusic.chagasi.com/ [Photo] Pictures…

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Amateur Radio’s Next Generation by N0SSC – Full Reupload

This is my presentation on youth in ham radio – how to get young people interested, what works, what doesn’t, game theory, and more. This was my first speech at a hamfest on this topic, and the livestream broke a lot, but luckily I had an audio backup at 30:34 (hence the change in how…

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Passing ARRL Field Day messages the easy way with packet radio

The annual ARRL Field Day event provides 200 bonus points for sending eleven messages offsite via RF: one to, for example, the local section manager and ten more NTS messages to anyone. The usual CW and phone traffic nets get clogged easily during this crush, but with packet radio you can egress the messages via…

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ARISS contact with WRC-15 and Institut Florimont

Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact with WRC-15 and Institut Florimont from the ITU amateur radio station 4U1ITU, at ITU 12.41 on 3 November 2015. Live – direct contact between the ITU radioamateur station 4U1WRC and ISS ARISS station OR4ISS operated by NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren KO5MOS. Source

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Running The Net Control Station (NCS): Amateur Radio Simplex

Running the Net Control Station for your local ham community is one way to keep your amateur radio simplex skills sharp. A weekly tradition for this preparedness net is testing new equipment and understanding propagation around the area. Working out the bugs in everyones station is a team effort. Drop a one-time donation through PayPal…

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Amateur Radio Emergency Service- stuff you don’t want to hear

TelescopeMan discusses ARES as it relates to local city and county emergency services. ARES- the Amateur Radio Emergency Service. This radio service is sometimes associated with SKYwarn where trained spotters track weather events and report conditions to the local weather bureau. A “sister” service is RACES, which is the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service. Amateur…

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Ham Radio Operators play a vital role during Hurricane Florence

A news clip from WBRC Fox6 News in Birmingham Alabama showing the vital role ham radio operators play during disasters such as Hurricane Florence. Jackson County Amateur Radio and Jackson County ARES/RACES: https://jcar.us Full credit and ownership of this video belong to WBRC Fox6 News Birmingham. https://www.wbrc.com/ Source

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Ham Radio Tilting Crank Up Tower and Mosley Antenna Install

This video presents how I installed my 40ft crank up tilting base station tower and Mosley TA-53M antenna. I am by no means an expert and may have missed a step or could have done some things better. I just tried to make a more complete tower install video to share my experience and or…

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Preppers BEWARE #3– your COMS need THESE ham radios

TelescopeMan encourages preppers to review the low cost used ham radio equipment available on today’s market. Lots of nice ham radios at great prices – including many HAM SHACKS IN A BOX! Radios that work on all amateur frequencies. 160-6 meters; and VHF UHF along with MARS frequencies (Military Auxiliary Radio System) if legally modified.…

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Preppers with a FCC Technician License – Beware

TelescopeMan discusses the new group to amateur radio – preppers. He encourages them to upgrade their FCC license and PRACTICE the HF bands especially the digital HF modes. Also includes a short discussion of EMP. Having ONLY a small hand held 4 watt radio and not practicing all of the various HF modes will serve…

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One Transistor Regenerative Radio Receiver

A one transistor regenerative receiver based on this design https://sites.google.com/site/ljgalasso/amregen.pdf with some modifications from Charles Kitchin’s simple regen http://www.arrl.org/files/file/Technology/tis/info/pdf/0009061.pdf to stabilize the transistor bias. Here is the schematic for my version http://i.imgur.com/pPXKP.png I’m documenting this in a video since I’ll soon be tearing this circuit apart to make something new. Source

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Episode 176: High Speed Networks on UHF and Microwave from HamRadioNow

From the 2014 ARRL/TAPR DCC. David Bern W2LNX is on a mission: High Speed digital networks on the Ham Radio UHF and Microwave bands, covering the country. Not kilobits… Megabits. In this talk from the DCC he looks at existing systems, and reviews some COTS (Consumer Off-the-Shelf) equipment that could be used to build new…

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Ham Nation 182: We Visit the American Legion Amateur Radio Club

Hosts: Bob Heil (K9EID), Gordon West (WB6NOA), George Thomas (W5JDX), Don Wilbanks (AE5DW), Valerie Hotzfeld (NV9L), and Amanda Alden (K1DDN) Guest: Marty Justis (K9TAL) Gordo sings at Quartzfest 2015, Amateur Radio Newsline is back, Don and George’s excellent Hamfest adventure and more! Download or subscribe to this show at http://twit.tv/hn. Thanks to Joe Walsh who…

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What the heck is a HAM RADIO NET?

TelescopeMan does a “listen-in” on the Garland Amateur Radio Club weekly radio Net. If you wondered just what ham radio operators talk about, then this is the video for you! Have fun on the radio- it’s like an old fashion telephone PARTY LINE, without any external infrastructure except the amateur radio operators equipment. W1XWX asks…

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Ten-Tec Eagle Amateur Radio HF Transceiver Review

I recorded this video when I bought this radio in the summer of 2014. Since then, the Ten-Tec name has been bought and sold and as of spring 2019, they aren’t yet back in production. I’m still using this fine radio, however! All of the bugs are worked out and its still performing well. Source

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HRN 276 Part TWO: Ham Radio 8.0 – Sunday Seminar from the 2016 DCC

Bob McGwire N4YH begins his portion of the Sunday Seminar from the 2016 ARRL/TAPR Digital Communications Conference. Bob reviews a lot of history as he lays the groundwork for his prediction of a major shakeup in communications (and Ham Radio) that he’ll detail in Part Three. http://HamRadioNow.tv Source

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Is This The Future Of Ham Radio?

Discount Link and Info: https://amzn.to/33T1aDo Company Website: https://www.ptalkie.com BDSTECHNOLOGYLLC.com for class information This week I’m reviewing something a bit different. This is the Power Talkie. It’s billed as an off grid communication device to connect mobile phones in a mesh network. I’m taking them off grid into an environment that I think a product like…

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Logging on Log Book of the World- LOTW- Part 2

This is Part 2 which discusses the ARRL, Log Book of the World, log matching software and website. It is not actually logging software, but a way to match contacts electronically and get amateur radio awards from the ARRL. You must wait for a postcard from the ARRL with your “code” before you can use…

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Pull Double Duty with your QRP Ham Radio| Xiegu XPA125B Review

See the Amp here: https://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=XPA-125B XCE-19 Data Port: https://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=XCE-19 Can The Xiegu XPA125B Amplifier compete with the king of QRP amps? We’ll look at both the Elecraft KXPA100 and this Xiegu to see what you get with each and how much it’ll cost you. Watch this video before you buy a QRP Amplifier. Source

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Amateur Radio: A Hobby for the 21st Century

Very well done video on Ham Radio by the RSGB: Amateur Radio: A Hobby for the 21st Century was produced by TX Factor for the RSGB and is intended as an introduction to amateur radio for young people. Credit: Amateur Radio: A Hobby for the 21st Century to the RSGB Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs license Amateur Radio: A…

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Amateur Radio Technician Test– suggested changes to VE test questions

TelescopeMan gives his thoughts on changes that need to be made to the amateur radio Technicians test. We are teaching the wrong subjects in the classes and many of the current questions are not appropriate and or useful to a new ham radio operator. This video is directed toward the VE teams that manage the…

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HRN 308 BS7 ARRL New Entry Level License Survey

The ARRL has launched a survey of members asking about maybe asking the FCC for a new Entry Level License. This show brings together a Pundit Panel of Podcasters (aka Herding Cats) to kick the ideas around. If Gary KN4AQ thought he had a plan for the show (and he sort of did), it fell…

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Ham Nation 156 The ARRL at 100

Hosts: George Thomas (W5JDX), Don Wilbanks (AE5DW), Dale Puckett (K0HYD) and Amanda Alden (K1DDN) Guest: Al Matthews (K1LTJ) and Mike Ferreira (WT6H) WRTC results, the ARRL centennial, George’s Field Day setup, and more! Download or subscribe to this show at http://twit.tv/hn. Submit your own video to Ham Nation! HamNationVideos@twit.tv We invite you to read, add…

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W3TUA Preparing for ARRL CW Sweepstakes 2011

Korey–W3TUA–makes sure his QRP (low power) amateur radio station is ready for the ARRL CW Sweepstakes contest start. The equipment used is the Ten-Tec R-4020 2-band QRP transceiver, N1MM contest logging software, K1EL WinKeyer, Begali CW paddles, and the Emtech ZM-2 antenna tuning unit. This station runs 5 watts into a homebrewed 1/4-wave vertical antenna…

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HRN 315 Do NOT Call CQ on Repeaters Click Bait

Hams have been complaining about lack of activity on repeaters for well over a decade. Way back in 2003 I created a cover of a magazine I was editing (the SERA Repeater Journal) that spoofed the ARRL’s Now You’re Talking license manual by changing the title to Now You’re Missing. See the art for this…

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The most versatile ham radio antenna system in my arsenal

A review of the Chameleon CHA-MPAS 2.0 complete system. Yes my trolls, I’ll explain why this may just be the most versatile ham radio antenna system available. Check it out at: https://chameleonantenna.com/shop-here?olsPage=products%2Fcha-mpas-modular-portable-antenna-system-20 Source

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GET a mobile amateur radio first

Then go and get an HT (handi talkie) SECOND. TelescopeMan discusses why in this video. He also recommends a Kenwood 281a as a low cost alternative for your first amateur radio. Some of the product links contained in the COMMENT section may direct you to associate marketing sites such as Amazon Associates, and Ebay Patners.…

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Ham Radio CLUBS- should you join

TelescopeMan gives 6 things that you should watch for when joining a new amateur radio club. New Technicians SHOULD join a club. However the first club may not be your FINAL club membership. Radio club membership is very important during your first few years of operation. Later you should join the club(s) whose members friendship…

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