Monthly Archives: March 2013

BaoFeng UV-5R+ ham radio — incredibly inexpensive dual-band handheld

I’m always on the lookout for inexpensive equipment to recommend to new hams, and the BaoFeng UV-5R+, at around $60 including shipping on Amazon, fits that bill. Here’s the review I wrote for Amazon: “I put my new Chinese Baofeng … Continue reading

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KE0OG’s Ham Radio General Class Lesson 6.5, Specialized Antennas

Here’s your video introduction to Section 6.5, Specialized Antennas, in the ARRL General Class License Manual for ham radio. Watch this 16 minute video prior to studying the section, and you’ll be prepared to understand terms such as NVIS, log-periodic … Continue reading

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Ham Radio General Class Lesson 6.4, Loop Antennas

Here’s KE0OG’s introduction to Lesson 6.4, Loop Antennas, in the ARRL General Class License Manual for ham radio. This is just the introduction—you need to study the book as well for the specific questions. The video is less than six … Continue reading

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