Category Archives: Video

Understanding Oscillators: AD #45

Where do radio sine waves come from? From oscillators! This video delves into a simple audio phase-shift oscillator to see how they work. Included is a look at a breadboarded oscillator on an oscilloscope. You can see a list of … Continue reading

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Using Anderson Powerpole Connectors: AD #44

What are Anderson Powerpole connectors? They’re really popular for 12VDC power connections. This video explains how they work and shows how to mount the connectors properly for amateur radio. You can see a list of Ask Dave videos by clicking … Continue reading

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FAKE Amateur Radio News (for fun!)

All my videos are so serious. Let’s play for once! We hear so much about “fake news.” Here is your fake ham radio news. All fake, all the time. You can see a list of Ask Dave videos by clicking … Continue reading

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Overcoming “New Ham” Frustration: AD#43

Are you a new Tech and can’t find folks to talk with? This video provides several suggestions that can increase your satisfaction with your new hobby. You can see a list of Ask Dave videos by clicking here. You can … Continue reading

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How to build a J-pole with twinlead: Ask Dave #42

The Amateur Radio Supplies 2m/70cm Dual Band J-pole kit is the subject. This video takes you through the entire build process including testing. I ran into some issues, but fixed them. You can see a list of Ask Dave videos … Continue reading

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How to get on JT65: AD #41

JT65 is one of the most popular amateur radio digital modes. This video walks you through setting up the software and getting on the air. Good luck! 73, from Dave, KEØOG. You can see a list of Ask Dave videos … Continue reading

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Review of CyberLink PowerDirector 15

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

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Symbolism in the FCC Seal: Ask Dave #40

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

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Building the ZZRX-40 Kit: a KEØOG Kwikie

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

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Kit Building for the Radio Amateur–AD#39

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

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