Monthly Archives: March 2015

QRP: What’s the Fuss?

Recently I ran across an old article I wrote for BARC’s Bark (Boulder, Colorado, Amateur Radio Club) in November 1994. Some things have certainly changed since then, but much may still be of interest. BARC’s BARK Volume 19 Number 11 … Continue reading

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Video Editing Class Charts

Here are the charts from the video editing workshop I taught at the Montrose, Colorado, Public Library on Monday, 23 March 2105. The presentation also including analyzing an excerpt from The Amazing Spiderman, looking at features such as establishing shots, … Continue reading

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Amateur Extra Lesson 8.3, Receiver Performance

Here’s your video introduction to Section 8.3, “Receiver Performance,” in the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. The material in the book is rather thorny, so I provide a short refresher on logarithms and decibels. I also provide … Continue reading

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Video Vocabulary: Handout for Video Editing Class

Here are some terms that beginning video editors will encounter, prepared for a class I gave on beginning video editing: Action camera. A video camera designed to capture action or high adventure from the point of view of the particpant. … Continue reading

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Slides from “Introduction to YouTube” Class on 16 March 2015

Here are the slides from the class I taught at the Montrose (Colorado) Public Library on 16 Mar 2015. The slides cover only part of the presentation; the rest of the material was in video format. I’ve been asked to … Continue reading

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Amateur Extra Lesson 8.2, Amateur Television

Here’s your video introduction to Section 8.2, Amateur Television, in the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. It covers both amateur fast-scan television (real-time images) and amateur slow-scan television (non-real-time transmission of still images). When you are finished … Continue reading

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Publishing on Amazon’s CreateSpace

Here are the charts I presented yesterday. The occasion was a class at the Montrose (Colorado) Public Library. The first several charts discuss the pros and cons of self-publishing and the benefits and limitations of CreateSpace. The rest of the … Continue reading

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