Monthly Archives: February 2016

Ask Dave Episode 20: How Much Does a General Upgrade Cost?

The Ask Dave series answers your questions about ham radio, particularly for those new to the hobby. Episode 20 is a follow-on to Episode 19, and explains how much it costs to upgrade from your Tech license to a General … Continue reading

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Ask Dave Episode 19: How Much Does Ham Radio Cost?

Five years ago I posted an article about how much ham radio costs. Well, lots has changed in the last five years, so this video addresses the question again. The Ask Dave series answers your questions about ham radio. You … Continue reading

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Ask Dave Episode 18: Logging Your HF Contacts

The Ask Dave series answers your questions about amateur radio, particularly emphasizing the ones of interest to those new to the hobby. Episode 18 addresses log books and logging, and including when to log and not to log, plus introduces … Continue reading

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Ask Dave 17: Power For Your Amateur Radio Station

Ask Dave 17 delves into the mysteries of powering your amateur radio station. It covers both linear and switch-mode supplies. Also discussed are voltage drops in power cords, using 12v batteries to power your rig, and other topics. The Ham … Continue reading

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