Why Should I Get My Ham Radio License?

I recently read a reddit post about a gentleman that was having a hard time thinking of why he should get his ham radio license. He stated that he had heard about just the talking aspect of it, but he couldn't “justify” doing the studying for the license and buying the radios just for talking and was asking what else the hobby had to offer. On one hand, I have to think to myself, If you have to talk yourself into getting a ham license or justify spending was is…

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Software Defined Radios with Ria Jairam, N2RJ- ETH076

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Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In this episode we are going to talk about Software Defined Radios with Ria Jairam, N2RJ. Question of the Week: How Was Your Fourth of July? Tech Corner – Software Defined Radios In this episode we talked with Ria Jairam, N2RJ about Software Defined Radios. SDR’s can view up to 30 MHz of bandwidth at one time. Some SDRs can show you a waterfall display for up to eight different frequency ranges at one time. Links mentioned in this…

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Field Day 2017 with Ian Kahn, KM4IK – ETH071

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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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ETH068 – Are You Weather Aware?

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Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In this episode we are going to talk about how to be Weather Aware, We talk about W5KUB and his Hamvention Marathon at Hamvention next weekend, we talk about some upcoming events/contests and hamfests over the next two weeks and wrap it up with some news from around the hobby! Facebook Question of the Week: Are You Going To Hamvention next weekend? Tech Corner – Are You Weather Aware? On April 29, 2017, about 100 miles east of me…

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ETH063 – Texas State Parks On The Air with Paul Estes, K5VOP

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Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In this episode we are going to talk about Texas State Parks On The Air, we talk about some upcoming events/contests and hamfests over the next two weeks and wrap it up with some news from around the hobby! Facebook Question of the Week: How long have you had your license? Tech Corner – Texas State Parks On The Air w/Paul Estes, K5VOP Website: Texas State Parks On The Air Website Facebook: TSPOTA Facebook Page Event Rules: TSPOTA Rules State Park Designators…

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ETH054 – Building Antennas

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Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In this episode we are going to talk about building antennas, we talk about some upcoming events/contests and hamfests over the next two weeks and wrap it up with some news from around the hobby! I would like to thank George Zafiropoulos, KJ6VU with Packtenna.com, Dan Romanchik, KB6NU and Scott Davis, N3FJP for donating items for give-away prizes for this episode. Winners: $100 gift certificate to Packtenna.com – Curtis Abma, AB4MA – Prize Claimed Any/all ebooks written by Dan,…

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ETH050 – Winter Field Day

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Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In this episode we are going to be talking about the cold season cousin of The ARRL Field Day, Winter Field Day and some of the challenges that come along with it, we talk about the Chesapeake Amateur Radio Service in our amateur radio club spotlight, we talk about some upcoming events/contests and hamfests over the next two weeks and wrap it up with some news from around the hobby! Donations Thank you to Brian Stanford for you $1…

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ETH049 – Merry Christmas

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Merry Christmas everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In this episode we are going to be talking about the some new scholarships that are available through the ARRL, My Christmas Wishlist and the latest episode of the Hamradio 360 Podcast, we talk about the St. Albans Amateur Radio Club in our amateur radio club spotlight, we talk about some upcoming events/contests over the next two weeks and wrap it up with some news from around the hobby! Tech Corner – Merry Christmas What a “wonderful” past…

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Propagation de K7RA

ZCZC AP51 QST de W1AW Propagation Forecast Bulletin 51  ARLP051 From Tad Cook, K7RA Seattle, WA  December 16, 2016 To all radio amateurs   Average daily solar indices over the past week were lower than the previous seven days, with average daily sunspot number declining from 40.9 to 13, and average daily solar flux dropping 10 points from 82.2 to 72.2. Geomagnetic indicators were higher, with average daily planetary A index rising from 4.9 to 13.3, and mid-latitude A index from 3.4 to 9. Predicted solar flux is 72 on…

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DX News – December 1, 2016

QST de W1AW   DX Bulletin 49 ARLD049 From ARRL Headquarters   Newington CT December 1, 2016 To all radio amateurs    This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. RODRIGUES ISLAND, 3B9. Olaf, G0CKV is QRV as 3B9HA and is active holiday style on the HF bands until December 12. He is also usually active on 160 and 80…

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