PARP 3 – How to get your amateur radio license

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Our Third Podcast – Podcast ver. 3.1 – May 18 2008 (10.6 MB, runtime 11:36)
This episode contains the continuation of a multipart feature about amateur radio.  We continue the discussion and provide information on what is required to become an amateur radio operator and touch briefly on a few different methods to accomplish this.  This multipart discussion session will hopefully answer many questions that someone interested in obtaining his/her license might have. 

We share the latest news from ARRL HQ about the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit China on Monday, May 12 at 0628 UTC. 

In our feature website segment we showcase the HFDX Forum and the Soldersmoke Podcast websites. 

We conclude the podcast with a new segment titled Ham Adventures.  Jerry discusses his plans to finish the last 500 sq. feet of his basement.  This will become the new ham shack for KD0BIK and the new home for The Practical Amateur Radio Podcast

All this and a little bit more from Jerry Taylor, KD0BIK.

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PARP 2 – The Radio Amateur’s Code

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Our Second Podcast – Podcast ver. 2.1 – May 9 2008 (7.84 MB)
This episode contains the first part of a multipart feature about amateur radio.  We discuss what amateur radio is all about and explain the amateur’s code by Paul M. Segal, W9EEA from his 1928 writing.  This multipart discussion session will hopefully answer many questions that someone interested in obtaining his/her license might have. 

We share the latest news from ARRL HQ about the proposed rate increase for vanity call signs.

In our feature website segment we showcase the website of WA5KUB and Tom’s trip from his QTH of Memphis, TN to the Dayton HamFest.  Tom’s website for complete information including a chat room, an APRS tracking map and streaming video can be found at http://www.wa5kub.com/

All this and a little bit more from Jerry Taylor, KD0BIK.

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PARP 1 – A new amateur radio podcast from KD0BIK

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Introduction to KD0BIK Jerry Taylor – Podcast ver. 1.1 – May 7 2008 (5.16 MB)
This episode is an introduction from Jerry Taylor, KD0BIK.  He provides information for the future of this podcast and a brief history of his amateur radio experience.

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