PARP 50 – Summits On The Air (SOTA)

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Podcast Number 50 – Podcast ver. 50.4 - December 21, 2011 (30.0 MB, runtime 26:15)

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In this episode of PARP, I discuss the Summits On The Air Program.  How to get started both as a chaser and activator are covered in detail.  The iP30 antenna analyzer is the featured gadget.  All this and just a little bit more.  Thank you for listening. 

  
Links of interest discussed in episode 50.
Summits On The Air – Main website for complete program information.
SOTA Watch – This site provides information on upcoming activations and spots for current SOTA ops.
SOTA Results and Database – Register for a free account and log your chaser and activator logs.
Google Map listing for SOTA summits – Search out all the qualifying SOTA summits.
HF Pack – Website devoted to portable operations.
QRP Spots – More spotting for QRP portable operations including some SOTA activations.
Buddipole Company – Quality portable antenna systems
Until next time…
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PARP 49 – Logbook Requirements

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Podcast Number 49 – Podcast ver. 49.4 - November 30, 2011 (28.0 MB, runtime 24:30)

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In this episode of PARP, I discuss logbook requirements (specifically for US amateurs).  Are they required?  Should you keep one?  What do you record in the logbook?  The Summits On The Air website is our featured website segment.  All this and just a little bit more.  Thank you for listening. 

  
Links of interest discussed in episode 48.
Until next time…
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PARP 48 – All that awaits those who upgrade to General

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Podcast Number 48 – Podcast ver. 48.4 - October 26, 2011 (40.0 MB, runtime 34:55)

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In this episode of PARP, I discuss all that awaits those technician class amateurs once they upgrade to general.  I also briefly discuss some important news taking place within the RSGB.  DXCoffee.com is our featured website segment and Tomas Mesta, K6THM is the featured Elmer in the PARP Elmer Connection.  All this and just a little bit more.  Thank you for listening. 

  
Links of interest discussed in episode 48.
Until next time…
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PARP 47 – Amateur Radio Club Attitudes

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Podcast Number 47 – Podcast ver. 47.4 - September 23, 2011 (23.8 MB, runtime 20:47)
 
In this episode of PARP, I share a letter written by Chris Seright, KE5ZRT to the radio amateur community along with a poem written by Eddie Phillips, N4EMP.  I hope you’ll listen and share this information with others.   
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PARP 46 – JT65 Digital Mode

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Podcast Number 46 – Podcast ver. 46.4 - September 14, 2011 (29.2 MB, runtime 25:32)

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In this episode of PARP, I discuss the JT65 digital mode along with JT65-HF software.   

Links of Interest discussed in episode 46
Until next time…
73 de KD0BIK
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