Ask Dave Episode 22: What to Look For in an HF Radio

Are you in the market for an amateur radio HF rig? This video describes the various “must have,” “good to have,” and “nice to have” features. This is Episode 22 for the Ask Dave video series; the series is devoted to answering your questions about amateur radio, particularly those questions of interest to those new to the hobby.

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Tip jar (on my website): http://www.dcasler.com/tip-jar/ (describes both how to use the YouTube method and provides a method to use your credit card via PayPal
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Technician training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/training/
General training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/general/
Amateur Extra training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/extra/

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The ham radio part of my website (direct link): http://www.ke0og.net
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