Amazon Prime Day 2019

Are you ready to get some great deals on ham radio stuff and a WHOLE lot more? Today and tomorrow, July 15th and 16th, is Amazon Prime Day! Don’t know what Amazon Prime Day is? Amazon Prime day is one day every year, this year it is actually two days, where Amazon will reduce the price of thousands of items. The only catch is you have to be an Amazon Prime member, but don’t worry I got you covered there too.  If you are not an Amazon Prime member, you…

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Icom IC-4100A Dual Band DStar Mobile Radio Overview

In this video we talk about the Icom IC-4100A Dual Band Mobile DStar Radio. VS-3 IC-VS3 Icom Original Bluetooth Pendant Earpiece/Microphone – $156.44 – https://amzn.to/30vmBYN ICOM IC-HM207S – $129.95 – https://www.hamradio.com/detail.cfm?pid=H0-015735 MBF-4 Mounting Bracket for ID-5100A Main Unit – $38.99 – https://amzn.to/2Jw3aJJ Icom MBF-1 IC-MBF1 Original Sunction Cup Mounting Base for Control Head – $67.25 – https://amzn.to/2LRhqyr Icom MBA-8 Controller Bracket for ID-4100A – $43.21 – https://amzn.to/2l58IBl Facebook: Facebook.com/Everythinghamradio Twitter: Twitter.com/k5clm Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/everything_hamradio/ Consider supporting my channel and blog by becoming a Patron on Patreon. For as little as $1…

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Overview of FT8 at the Hood County ARC Field Day 2019

This year for Field Day I visited the Hood County ARC Field Day Site. One of the stations that they had set up was an FT-8 station. I got to sit down with the President of the Hood County ARC and he showed me what the FT-8 crazy thing was all about. Do you want to learn more about FT8 or other Hf digital modes? Check out the ARRL book Get On The Air with HF Digital. https://amzn.to/2LLxdyM Please forgive the breath sounds on the recording. I, unfortunately, forgot my…

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Tape Measure J-Pole Antenna

This year, I visited the Hood County Amateur Radio Club Field Day Site and had a great time. They operated four stations, two voice stations, one full power and one QRP, a CW station and a FT-8 station. Last week, I posted a couple videos on Youtube about my visits at the Johnson County FD Site and the Hood County ARC FD Site. Check out my YouTube channel to check out those videos. While I was at the Hood County Site, I visited with Scot, KG5RKX, who was operating the…

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DX News – June 27, 2019

QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 26 ARLD026 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT June 27, 2019 To all radio amateurs SB DX ARL ARLD026 ARLD026 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. ITU HQ, 4U_ITU. Brennan, N4QX is in Geneva and QRV as both HB9/N4QX and 4U1ITU until July 4. QSL via operator’s instructions. UGANDA, 5X. Anders, SM0HPL is QRV…

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Hood County ARC Field Day – 2019

After checking out the Johnson County ARC Field Day Site, I decided to go over to the Hood County ARC Field Day site and check it out. I am glad I did because I learned a couple very interesting things while I was there. K5CLMCreator and Owner of Everything Ham Radio Owner of 2xC Products at 2xcproducts.com http://www.everythinghamradio.com

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How To Use The ARRL Field Day Site Locator

Here is a quick video on how to use the ARRL FD Site Locator. You can find it at http://www.arrl.org/Field-day-Locator K5CLMCreator and Owner of Everything Ham Radio Owner of 2xC Products at 2xcproducts.com http://www.everythinghamradio.com

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Field Day And Social Media

In this video give a shout out to the New North Texas Section Manager and his command staff. They are doing an awesome job and are very active on Facebook. Field Day is coming up this weekend. If you are attending a field day site or just working from your home, I would love to hear from you. Where are you at and what category are you running. Post a picture of your field day site on this post and let me see your setup. Also make sure you share…

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DX News – June 20, 2019

ZCZC AE25 QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 25 ARLD025 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT June 20, 2019 To all radio amateurs SB DX ARL ARLD025 ARLD025 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by AD8J, The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. SRI LANKA, 4S. Kamal, 4S7AB has been QRV using FT8 on 6 meters. QSL direct to home call. BELARUS, EW. Sixteen special event stations are…

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State Of The Hobby 2019 Survey Results!

The 2019 State Of The Hobby Survey Results Are In!!! There was a pretty good response this year, topping the total of last year by about 30%. The two graphs below show the response rate and times and the total number of people that responded to the survey. Just like last year, there was a lack of people that took the survey last year that took it this year. This kind of baffles me that there wasn’t more people that have taken the survey in the past that took it…

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