Monthly Archives: June 2015

Ask Dave – Episode 3 – Setting Up Your Home Station

Covers your home station from power through the coax. The antenna will be discussed in a separate video. If you’d like to toss something in the tip jar, it’s available in the right hand column or by clicking here.

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20-meter Band Graphic from Ask Dave 2

By request here is the band graphic showing where certain types of activity take place on the 20-meter band. This is by no means a complete representation, but highlights some of the more interesting features. This graphic was used in … Continue reading

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Ask Dave – Episode 2 – A Tour of the 20-meter Ham Band

This week’s installment is built around a response to a question from Justin Smith, AF7QN, who asked about calling CQ and where to listen for a response. That question sparked this tour of the 20-meter band for the new General … Continue reading

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Ask Dave – Episode 1 – Antenna Analyzers

New video series! Ask a question about ham radio and I’ll try to answer it in a video. Click here for the form. And, I love feedback, so be sure to comment either here or on YouTube!

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Amateur Extra Lesson 11.2, RF Exposure, and Parting Thoughts

Here it is: the last video in the Amateur Extra series! This is your video introduction to Section 11.2, “RF Exposure,” in the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. The material in the section is very similar to … Continue reading

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