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Monthly Archives: October 2012
Here’s your introduction to section 3.1 in the ARRL General Class License Manual for Ham Radio. The video provides background and some discussion of the material to help you understand section 3.1 better. In the video I mention that FCC … Continue reading
Here’s your video introduction to section 2.3 of the ARRL General Class License Manual for ham radio. This video introduces the section, provides some background information that can help you study with more comprehension, and is a fun way to … Continue reading
Reader Chris Foust, KDØTHV, who used this site’s Technician Class training material as part of his ham radio technician exam preparation, has created a social media site for hams. You can find it at www.hamcrowd.com. He bills it as “like … Continue reading
As an adjunct to the General Class Lesson 2.2 video introduction, I recorded a real QSO on PSK-31 so you can see what one actually looks like. I’ve narrated the 10.5 minute video to point out key features. The video … Continue reading
This is your video introduction to Lesson 2.2, Digital Modes, in the ARRL General Class License Manual for ham radio. There is a companion video to this one that records an actual on-the-air QSO. After you have finished the video, … Continue reading
I’ve been pretty unhappy with the way YouTube puts in crazy video “artifacts” and have tried several different upload techniques to avoid them—to no avail. So, I thought I’d try Vimeo. Well, Vimeo is like stepping off a flying broomstick … Continue reading
I received an interesting ham-radio-related query from Chuck Burton, K9CBX: I have a new Wouxun KG-UV6D and a TinyTrak4. My TT4 is setup to work with my Yaesu FT-8800 radio. Can you tell me how your TT4 JP8 jumper is … Continue reading
While it is true that it has nothing to do with this website, it certainly is right up my alley for my publishing website. I’m giving a hands-on writing workshop at the Montrose, Colorado, Public Library on October 16th and … Continue reading
Here are snippets of fall color video I took yesterday up in the Stealey Mountain Trail Complex. The trail complex is a large collection of ATV trails accessible from Vista Point, Stealey Mountain Trailhead, and an unmarked point further east, … Continue reading