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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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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Alinco DR-638T Dual Band Mobile Radio Review

Hey everybody and welcome back to another review video. This time we are talking about the Alinco DR-638T Dual Band Mobile Radio. Buy from Ham Radio Outlet: https://www.hamradio.com/detail.cfm?pid=H0-013400 Purchase before 5/31/2019 and get it for $299.95!! Follow me on: Facebook: Facebook.com/everythinghamradio Twitter: Twitter.com/k5clm Instagram: Instagram.com/everything_hamradio If you would like to support this channel, consider becoming a Patron on Patreon at everythinghamradio.com/Patreon K5CLMCreator and Owner of Everything Ham Radio Owner of 2xC Products at 2xcproducts.com http://www.everythinghamradio.com

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Icom ID-5100A Dual Band DStar Mobile Radio Review

In this video, I talk about the Icom ID-5100a Dual Band DStar Mobile Radio and give my option on it. Radio – https://amzn.to/2LeesFz Bluetooth module – https://amzn.to/2WiZ9fQ Remote head holder – https://amzn.to/2LexBqQ Radio Manual – https://www.icomamerica.com/en/downloads/DownloadDocument.aspx?Document=671 K5CLMCreator and Owner of Everything Ham Radio Owner of 2xC Products at 2xcproducts.com http://www.everythinghamradio.com

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Getting loaded (antenna-wise, anyway)

A couple of years ago, I homebrewed a “Cobra” antenna. It’s a doublet antenna, meaning that it consists of two elements connected to a center insulator, where it connects to a feedline. The unique thing about the Cobra antenna is that each element consists of three parallel conductors connected in series. My antenna uses a lightweight, three-conductor rotor cable that used to be available from Radio Shack. The feedline is 450 Ω ladder line that connects to an antenna tuner to give me multi-band operation. Connecting the conductors in this…

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Are Ham Radio Clubs Dying?

Hey everybody and welcome back to Everything Ham Radio. This month I was able to go back to my ham club meeting for the first time in about three years. The last time I went to a meeting, we had about 10!people in attendance, which wasn’t great to begin with. This month when I went, I walked into two people at the meeting and another that joined us a little bit later. It’s really sad to see our membership dying like it it. When we started the club in 1995…

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