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Once in awhile I like to step back and talk about the tools I use to put all my videos together. This video is my review of the excellent video editor, CyberLink PowerDirector, specifically v15. CyberLink’s website is www.cyberlink.com. You … Continue reading
The FCC has a seal as well as a logo. At the request of a viewer, this video explores the symbolism in the seal. You can see a list of Ask Dave videos by clicking here. You can ask a … Continue reading
I built the ZZRX-40, designed by AAØZZ and kitted by The Four State QRP Group. It’s a small “starter” kit for a 40-meter CW direct conversion receiver. Fun! You can get the kit at https://goo.gl/h7VDDN. To see the K7AGE tutorial … Continue reading
What kits are all about and how to decide if one is for you. You can see a list of Ask Dave videos by clicking here. You can ask a question by clicking here. You can go to my YouTube … Continue reading
Use your programming cable with CHIRP software from http://chirp.danplanet.com. I show how to download memories, change them, and upload. Also how to transfer from one radio to another. You can see a list of Ask Dave videos by clicking here. … Continue reading
Frustrated trying to get the programming cable to work with your Baofeng, TYT, or Wouxun handheld radio? Watch this for an approach that works, using the Powerwerx cable. You can see a list of Ask Dave videos by clicking here. … Continue reading
I’ve often asserted that the human ear is a frequency sensor, and phase changes or phase distortion don’t affect hearing. It’s high time for a demonstration! When Single Sideband (SSB) is implemented using the filtering method, the phase gets rather … Continue reading
The Baofeng GT-5TP is a new offering in the competitive dual-band ham radio handheld market. This Chinese-made radio has lots to offer for a very low price. To order this radio, if you order from this link, a little of … Continue reading
After quite a hiatus to update the Amateur Extra Class videos, I’m back to the Ask Dave series. Here’s Episode 26, which answers the question, “how does a J-pole work?”
Here’s your video introduction to Section 11.3, “Grounding and Bonding,” in the 11th Edition of the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. You can find a complete list of the Amateur Extra videos by clicking here, or click … Continue reading