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How to Set Up for Digital Modes: Ask Dave Episode 25

Ham radio operators are having great fun with digital modes! These include “conversational modes” designed for hams to converse over the air, keyboard-to-keyboard. Many of these modes involve the use of a computer soundcard. This video shows how to set … Continue reading

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How and When to Use Your Amateur Radio Callsign: AD#23

This amateur radio video discusses how and when to identify your station with your callsign. Several scenarios, such as calling CQ, answering CQs, handovers during the middle of QSOs, and ending a contact, are addressed. Thank you for watching my … 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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Ask Dave Episode 14: The Anatomy of a CW QSO

The Ask Dave series answers your questions about amateur radio, with emphasis on those posed by newcomers to the hobby. This video breaks down a typical CW QSO of the type encountered by a CW beginner. Be sure to subscribe … Continue reading

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Ask Dave Episode 12: Radiosport!

The Ask Dave series answers your questions about ham radio, with emphasis on those new to the hobby. This video addresses the age-old question: “I got my license. Now what?” Specifically, for those who enjoy goals and measurable objectives, the … Continue reading

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Amateur Extra Class Lesson 7.3, Modulation Techniques

Here’s your video introduction to Section 7.3, “Modulation Techniques,” in the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. When you have finished viewing the video, read the section, and are comfortable with the related test questions, you can return … Continue reading

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Ham Radio General Class License 7.2, The Sun

ARRL General Class Study Guide Lesson 7.2 is titled “The Sun,” but a more accurate title would be “How the Sun affects HF Propagation.” When you have finished, click here to return to the list of General Class training videos. … Continue reading

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