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Amateur Extra Lesson 6.2, Signal Processing, 11th Edition

Here’s your video introduction to Section 6.2, “Signal Processing,” in the 11th Edition of the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. This lesson covers oscillators, frequency synthesis, mixers, modulators, detectors, and demodulators. You can find a complete list … Continue reading

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Amateur Extra Lesson 6.1, Amplifiers, 11th Edition

Here’s your video introduction to Section 6.1, Amplifiers, in the 11th Edition of the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. Topics discussed include discrete device amplifiers, op amp amplifiers, classes of operation, distortion and intermodulation, and instability and … Continue reading

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Amateur Extra Lesson 5.4, Optoelectronics, 11th Edition

Here’s your video introduction to Section 5.4, Optoelectronics, from the 11th Edition of the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. It covers photoconductivity, optoelectronic components, and photovoltaic cells. You can find a complete list of the Amateur Extra … 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 Lesson 3.5, Volunteer Examiner Program, 11th Edition

Want to be a volunteer examiner (VE)? This video introduction to Section 3.5, “Volunteer Examiner Program,” from the 11th Edition of the ARRL Extra Class License Manual describes how to do so, and how the VE program works. These videos … Continue reading

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Amateur Extra Class Lesson 3.2, “Station Restrictions”—Updated for 11th Edition

Here is your video introduction to Section 3.2, “Station Restrictions,” in the 11th edition of the “ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio.” This video discusses radio frequency interference (RFI), spurious emission standards, testing, location restrictions, FCC monitoring, and … 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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Logging and QSLing for the Radio Amateur in the Electronic Age

Here’s a presentation I gave last night at the February meeting of the Montrose (Colorado) Amateur Radio Club. I generated the presentation in response to a request to explain how to get the ARRL’s Logbook of the World (LOTW) to … Continue reading

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Ham Radio General Class Lesson 2.2, Digital Modes

This is your video introduction to Lesson 2.2, Digital Modes, in the ARRL General Class License Manual for ham radio. There is a companion video to this one that records an actual on-the-air QSO. After you have finished the video, … Continue reading

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