ETH093 – NASA On The Air(NOTA)

Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In this episode we are going to talk with Rob Suggs, KB5EZ, about NASA On The Air or NOTA for short. Tech Corner – NASA On The Air(NOTA) From the NOTA Website: 2018 is a big year for NASA anniversaries and we’d like for you to help us celebrate. NASA was created in 1958, the first manned lunar mission was in 1968, and the first elements of the International Space Station (ISS) were launched in 1998. The club stations…

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13 Colonies Special Event with Bob Josuweit, WA3PZO – ETH074

Everything Hamradio Podcast - Field Day

Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In this episode we are going to talk with Bob Josuweit, WA3PZO, about the 13 Colonies Special Event Station over the 4th of July week. Question of the Week: What is your favorite special event?   Tech Corner – 13 Colonies Special Event Bob Josuweit, WA3PZO – WM3PEN Bonus Station Call sign http://www.13colonies.net/index.html   The special event goes from July 1 at 1300 UTC through July 7 at 0400 UTC. However, please check the 13 colonies website for more…

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Field Day 2017 with Ian Kahn, KM4IK – ETH071

Everything Hamradio Podcast - Field Day

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5404700/height/90/width/450/theme/custom/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/88AA3C/” height=”90″ width=”450″ placement=”top”] 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…

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ETH038 – Can You Hear Me Now? The RST Reporting System

Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In this episode we are going to be talking about the RST Reporting System, the Moore County Amateur Radio Society and we are going to announce the winner of the Nanuk 904 case provided by Gigaparts.com. Tech Corner – 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 today.…

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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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ETH007 – Computers in Your Shack

Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In today’s episode we are going to be talking about different types of computers and their uses in your shack. In the world that we live in now, our lives are so intertwined with technology that it would only make sense that the amateur community would use computers in their shacks. Years ago, the hobby was more of just ragchew, two or more people talking, type hobby. Now, when I say that I mean it in the utmost respect,…

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What Are Some of the Uses or Functions of APRS

Hello everybody and welcome back to Everything Ham Radio. In my last post we touched a little bit on APRS. In this post we are going talk a little more about it and go into some other uses. APRS is a system with many uses and we were only able to talk about a few of them in Episode 6 of my podcast. APRSTT One of the uses that we didn’t talk about in my last post/podcast is the use of APRStt. APRStt is a system that allows the remainder…

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ETH006 – Automatic Packet Reporting System(APRS)

Hello everybody and welcome back to Everything Ham Radio! In this episode we are talking about the  Automatic Packet Reporting System or APRS for short. Last week we talked about Packet. APRS is alike in some ways, but different in others. While you can not talk keyboard-to-keyboard on APRS, you can send short message. You can even send a short email using APRS, which we will talk about a little later. HISTORY Over the years since APRS came about, I have heard different stories about how it came into being.…

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Digital Mode Radio

Hello everybody and welcome back to Everything Hamradio! Today we are going to be talking about the last major digital voice mode, Digital Mode Radio. Much like P25, DMR isn’t really used in amateur radio either. DMR is used primarily in commercial radios, but we are going to talk a little about them anyway. What is DMR? Digital Mode Radio, or DMR for short, is an open digital mode radio standard defined in the European Telecommunications Standards Institute Standard TS 102 361 parts 1-4 and are commonly used in commercial…

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Everything Hamradio Podcast – Ep 002 – Yaesu System Fusion

Hey everybody and welcome to another episode of the Everything Hamradio Podcast. This is episode 3 and today we are talking about the Yaesu System Fusion system. First off, what is Yaesu System Fusion? It is a Digital Communications System that works on both digital and analog voice communications It has automatic mode selection between Digital Voice, Digital Data, Digital Voice and Data and Analog FM It uses a narrower bandwidth at just 12.5 kHz Digital Voice Communications Clearer and crisper audio It is about the same range as Analog…

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