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Amateur Extra Lesson 5.2, Display Devices, 11th Edition

Here’s your video introduction to Section 5.2, “Display Devices,” in the 11th Edition of the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. Topics covered include light-emitting diodes, liquid-crystal displays, and charge-coupled devices. Note that the old manual had material … Continue reading

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Amateur Extra Lesson 5.1, “Semiconductor Devices,” 11th Edition

Amateur Extra Lesson 5.1, “Semiconductor Devices,” in the 11th Edition of the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. The section covers semiconductor materials, diodes, bipolar transistors, field effect transistors, and RF integrated devices. You can find a complete … Continue reading

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Amateur Extra Class Lesson 4.3, Part 2, Principles of Circuits, 11th Edition

Here’s Part 2 of your video introduction to Section 4.3, “Principles of Circuits,” from the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. This section discusses resonance, Q (quality factor), Properties of components at RF and Microwave frequencies, and magnetic … Continue reading

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Amateur Extra Class Lesson 3.3, “Station Control”—Updated for 11th Edition

Here’s your introductory video to Section 3.3, “Station Control,” in the 11th Edition of the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. This lesson covers control operators, local vs remote control, methods of remote control, station location, automatic control, … Continue reading

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Amateur Extra Lesson 2.3 Part 1, Amateur Satellites—Updated for 11th Edition

Here’s your video introduction to Section 2.3, Part 1, Amateur Satellites, from the “ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio,” 11th Edition. This is part 1 of two parts. This video introduces the orbital mechanics part of amateur satellites, … Continue reading

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Amateur Extra Lesson 2.1: General Operating, Updated for 11th Edition

Here’s your video introduction to section 2.1 of the “ARRL Amateur Extra License Manual for Ham Radio.” The lesson covers “general operating” and includes material on DXing and contesting. I’ve updated sections to match the new 11th edition of the … Continue reading

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Amateur Extra Chapter 1: Updated for 11th Edition

These videos are updated for the 11th edition of the “ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio.” You can find this book on Amazon by clicking here, and on the ARRL website by clicking here. The errata page and … Continue reading

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Amateur Extra Course Introduction: Updated for 11th Edition

I am updating the Amateur Extra videos to conform to the 11th Edition of the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. This video is the overall course introduction. It talks about what it means to be an Amateur … Continue reading

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Amateur Extra Lesson 2.3, Amateur Satellites (Part 1)

Here’s your video introduction to the first part of Amateur Extra Section 2.3, on amateur satellites, covering from the start of the section through spin stabilization. (The second part, dealing with the telecommunications aspects of amateur satellites, is covered in … Continue reading

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Amateur Extra Video Introduction to Chapter 1

Here’s your video introduction for the first Chapter in the ARRL Extra Class License Manual. You can find the various URLs mentioned in the video by going to www.arrl.org/extra-class-license-manual. To see the complete list of videos, click here. You can … Continue reading

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