ETH097 – An Oopsy Causes A Big Scare!

Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! Tech Corner Hawaii’s recent ballistic missile scare    http://www.everythinghamradio.com/2017/07/ham-radio-license/   http://www.everythinghamradio.com/2018/02/contesting-killing-hobby/   Ham Radio 360 – All Good Things Must Come To An End   West Mountain Radio The Epic PWRgate is West Mountain Radio’s 3rd generation power gate product. It uses advanced technology to achieve a very low power loss and has maximum flexibility to charge modern batteries. Epic PWRgate is a 12 volt backup power system rated at 40 amperes continuous from either a Power Supply or…

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Arduino Projects for Amateur Radio with Glen Popiel, KW5GP – ETH072

Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In this episode we are going to talk with Glen Popiel, KW5GP, about all kinds of projects that you can do with an Arduino and about his two books dealing with the Arduino, Arduino for Ham Radio and More Arduino for Ham Radio. Facebook Question of the Week: Have you ever used an Arduino to build something? If so, what did you build? Tech Corner – Arduino Projects Glen Popiel, KW5GP author of Arduino for Ham Radio, More Arduino…

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ETH065 – Follow Up Classes After A Technician Class

Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In this episode we are going to talk about some ideas for follow up classes after you give a technician class, we talk about some upcoming events/contests and hamfests over the next two weeks! Facebook Question of the Week: What is the funniest phonetics you can think of for your callsign? Tech Corner – Follow Up Classes After A Tech Class In the last episode, one of the things that we talked about was since the class was only…

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ETH055 – Are You Ready For Storm Season?

Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In this episode we are going to talk about things to do to get yourself ready for storm season, 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! Giveaway Winners N3FJP Software Package Winner – Alan Meeker, KM4ZLD Any/all ebooks written by Dan, KB6NU on kb6nu.com – Eric Broyles, KJ4KEU Both of the above people, please send me a confirmation email to k5clm@everythinghamradio.com to…

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ETH046 – Storms Coming, Are You Skywarn?

Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In this episode we are going to be talking about Skywarn, we talk about the Sioux Empire Amateur Radio Club in our amateur radio club spotlight, we talk about some upcoming events/contests and Hamfests for the next two weeks and wrap it up with some news from around the hobby! Tech Corner – Skywarn Skywarn is a little different from ARES and RACES in that it is not as much of a club type organization like ARES and RACES…

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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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Here comes Hurricane Patricia

Hello everybody and welcome to Everything Hamradio! He in my home state of Texas, we had record rains back in May that filled up all our lakes to over capacity after a three year drought. Come June we were right back into the drought and had a BUNCH of fires including one about 150 miles south of me that, last I heard, had burned over 5000 acres! That all ended Thursday. In the past 48-56 hours, where I live, have gotten about 8 inches. About 60 miles south east of…

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Practical Examples of Frequencies

Hello everybody and welcome back to my blog. Last Thursday I posted a post about Frequencies and the Spectrum and Friday I saw a post on Facebook that I so wish I would’ve seen before the post so I could include it in it. So I decided to go a little further on the topic. This is what I saw in the post: Guitar Strings This video gives an awesome example of what a sound wave looks like. You will notice that the lower sounding strings(top) is at a lower…

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Has it already been a year?

Hello everybody and welcome back to my blog! A couple weeks ago, I was doing my normal morning routine, part of which is looking at facebook to see if there is anything that I find of interest. As, I’m sure, most of yall are aware of, Facebook recently started showing a flashback list of any post that you have posted. One of those posts was my very first blog entry. My first blog post was on June 11, 2014. I thought that I would go back and do a kind…

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Ham-Com 2015

Hello everybody and welcome back to my blog. This post we are going to talk about Ham-Com. Ham-Com is one of the major ham radio conventions and it based in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex. It is always on the second weekend of June, on Friday and Saturday. When I first got my license it was on Sunday to which was good because you could get those last night, don’t want to take this stuff home with me type deals at the swap meet part of it. Unfortunately, they no longer…

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