Field Day 2017 with Ian Kahn, KM4IK – ETH071

Everything Hamradio Podcast - Field Day

Want to Listen to this Later? Download It Here!Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In this episode we are going to talk about Field Day 2017 with Ian Kahn, KM4IK! Facebook Question of the Week: What Class Station Is Your Club or You Running? Field Day 2017 Dates Field Day is always the fourth full weekend of June, beginning at 1800 UTC Saturday and running through 2059 UTC Sunday. Field Day 2017 is June 24-25. If your club is not doing field day or you…

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ETH010 – Emergency Preparedness

In this episode we continue our emergency preparedness series. Last week we talked about different types of training that you should learn in order to prepare yourself for if or when you are ever involved in a major incident, today we are going to talk about things that you should do. We also talk about the Davie/Cooper City Amateur Radio Club in the Amateur Radio Club Spotlight a little later on. Show notes and further reading for this episode can be found at http://www.everythinghamradio.com/podcast/10/ Know Your Equipment Probably one of…

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ETH009 – Emergency Training

Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! This is Episode #9, we have past the infamous 7th episode that is the normal stumbling step for podcast and we are one away from double digits! Over the past 8 episodes, we have been talking about all things digital, but this week are going to change gears and start a short series about emergency communications. In part one of this series, this episode, we will be talking about Emergency Training, in part two, Emergency Preparedness and in the…

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Project 25

Hello everybody and welcome back to Everything Hamradio! This month we have been talking about digital voice communications with a little bit of digital data thrown in the mix. We have talked about DStar and Yaesu System Fusion, but today we are going to talk about something a little different. With our last two modes, it was for amateur radio, today’s topic, while it is a digital mode, it is for the public safety organizations. Namely, we are going to be talking about Project 25 or P25 for short. What…

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Setting up our new club System Fusion Repeater

Hello everybody and welcome back to Everything Hamradio. This is our third and final part of this series on Yaesu System Fusion. We have talked about what the system is, what the repeater is and does and what kind of radios and accessories there are. So what is left you ask? Well, you may remember that I mentioned that my club just got two new repeaters? Well I decided to do an unboxing and programming video and put it up here on my website. I actually took a short video…

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Technician Class – Conclusion

Hello everybody and welcome back to Everything Hamradio! Welcome to the final post of my Technician Class License Series! It has been a great series and I hope that you have learned at least a little something even if you already have your license. I did and I have been a ham now for about 20 years!  In this post we are going to talk about what to do after you have finished studying for your test and you are ready to go and take it. Finding a place to…

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Technician Class Series – Safety First!

Hello everybody and welcome back to Everything Hamradio! Today we are going to talk about the last section in our Technician Class License Question Pool! Today we will be talking about Safety. As always, the correct answers will be in bold. I also recommend that you only read the correct answers when studying for your test. If you do this, when you take your test and you see a question, there will be a better chance that the correct answer will jump out at you easier. Some say that this…

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RST Reporting System

Hello everybody and welcome back to Everything Hamradio! Have you ever talked to someone especially on an HF frequency and they say that “you are 59 here in where ever”? If you are new to the hobby, you might not know what they mean by saying “59”.  They are using the RST Reporting System. History of the RST Reporting System Many years ago, right around 1934 to be specific, an amateur radio operator by the name of Arthur W Braaten, W2BSR, made up the current reporting system that we use…

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Technician Class Series – Feed Me With Some Good Coax

Hello everybody and welcome back to Everything Hamradio! Today we are going to continue our series on the Technician Class License Question Pool! Today we will be talking about different Coaxes and SWR Information. As always, the correct answers will be in bold. I also recommend that you only read the correct answers when studying for your test. If you do this, when you take your test and you see a question, there will be a better chance that the correct answer will jump out at you easier. Some say…

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Technician Class Series – Antennas

Hello everybody and welcome back to Everything Hamradio! Today we are going to continue our series on the Technician Class License Question Pool! Today we will be talking about Antennas. As always, the correct answers will be in bold. I also recommend that you only read the correct answers when studying for your test. If you do this, when you take your test and you see a question, there will be a better chance that the correct answer will jump out at you easier. Some say that this approach is…

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