PARP 60 – A discussion about antennas and antenna restrictions

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Podcast Number 60 – Podcast ver. 60.5 - October 24, 2012 (36.9 MB, runtime 32:15)

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In this full-featured episode of the practical amateur radio podcast, I discuss antennas and antenna restrictions facing many hams today.  I mention the following links during my discussion.

Flag Pole Antennas – ZeroFive Antennas and TexasAntennas.com

PRB-1 Document

Bob Witte K0NR Blog Article regarding FCC Comments

DX Engineering PDF document about flag pole antennas

Poly-STEALTH wire from Universal Radio

YouTube video showing 10, 15 and 20m attic installation

ARRL document on indoor antenna installation

The Featured Gadget for this episode are the Rite in the Rain products.

All this and just a little bit more.  Thank you for listening. 

 
 
 
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PARP 59 – The Well Equipped Ham Shack

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Podcast Number 59 – Podcast ver. 59.5 - September 26, 2012 (31.8 MB, runtime 27:45)

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In this full-featured episode of the practical amateur radio podcast, I discuss ideas, tips and suggestions for the well equipped ham shack.  I mention the following links during my discussion.

Our Featured Website for this episode is the SouthCARS website. 

The Featured Gadget for this episode is the MFJ-4724 Desktop/Remote Antenna/Transceiver Switch.

All this and just a little bit more.  Thank you for listening. 

 
 
 
KD0BIK’s Website – General information about Jerry’s amateur radio activities
KD0BIK’s Blog - General Amateur Radio Content
KD0BIK’s SOTA Blog - Summits on the Air related content.
KD0BIK’s YouTube Channel
   
Until next time…
73 de KD0BIK
The Practical Amateur Radio Podcast Listener Line @ (307) 200-PARP
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PARP 58 – Your First QSO and Overcoming Mic Fright

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Podcast Number 58 – Podcast ver. 58.5 - August 24, 2012 (23.2 MB, runtime 20:18)

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In this full-featured episode of the practical amateur radio podcast, I discuss your first QSO and how to overcome mic fright.  I mention the following links during my discussion.

Standard ITU Phonetics
ARRL Band Plan Chart
Echolink.ORG

Our Featured Website for this episode is the HamTwit Net website. 

All this and just a little bit more.  Thank you for listening. 

 
 
 
KD0BIK’s Website – General information about Jerry’s amateur radio activities
KD0BIK’s Blog - General Amateur Radio Content
KD0BIK’s SOTA Blog - Summits on the Air related content.
KD0BIK’s YouTube Channel
   
Until next time…
73 de KD0BIK
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PARP 57 – Preparedness

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Podcast Number 57 – Podcast ver. 57.5 - July 25, 2012 (37.9 MB, runtime 33:05)

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In this full-featured episode of the practical amateur radio podcast, I discuss preparedness.  I read an email from a listener who has questions about amateur radio and his preparedness plan.  I also briefly review and discuss 2012 New Year Resolutions and both my own progress, but encourage listeners to keep on working on accomplishing those 2012 goals.

Our Featured Website for this episode is the Colorado 14er Amateur Radio Event website

Our Featured Gadget is a iPad app called Splashtop.  Link to the app and link to the website.    

KACommunciations eBay Store and non-eBay Store.

All this and just a little bit more.  Thank you for listening. 

 
 
 
KD0BIK’s Website – General information about Jerry’s amateur radio activities
KD0BIK’s Blog - General Amateur Radio Content
KD0BIK’s SOTA Blog - Summits on the Air related content.
KD0BIK’s YouTube Channel
   
Until next time…
73 de KD0BIK
The Practical Amateur Radio Podcast Listener Line @ (307) 200-PARP
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PARP 56 – All About Field Day 2012

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Podcast Number 56 – Podcast ver. 56.5 - June 14, 2012 (37.4 MB, runtime 32:38)

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All about Field Day 2012.  In this episode, I discuss the quickly approaching ARRL Field Day 2012.  I encourage all to view the 2012 Field Day Rules Packet and keep the Radio Amateur’s Code and the DX Code of Conduct in mind as they operate Field Day 2012.

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Our Featured Website for this episode is Club Log 

Our Featured Gadget is the Pigtail and HamLog.  I have also recorded a new YouTube video showing how I use Pigtail, HamLog and my KX3 for operating PSK31.    

All this and just a little bit more.  Thank you for listening. 

 
 
 
KD0BIK’s Website – General information about Jerry’s amateur radio activities
KD0BIK’s Blog - General Amateur Radio Content
KD0BIK’s SOTA Blog - Summits on the Air related content.
KD0BIK’s YouTube Channel
   
Until next time…
73 de KD0BIK
The Practical Amateur Radio Podcast Listener Line @ (307) 200-PARP
Email: kd0bik@arrl.net
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