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In-Depth Series: HAM radio

  • Number of episodes: 34
  • Open/closed: open
  • Date of earliest show: 2010-10-29
  • Date of latest show: 2024-05-21
  • Series RSS feeds: ogg, spx, mp3
A series about all things Amateur Radio/HAM Radio.

hpr4122 :: The Conference for Creative Use of the Radio Spectrum in Open Systems hosted by Ken Fallon

2024-05-21. 00:18:47. Clean.
spectrum24, FOSDEM, HAM, SmartCity, SDR.

A Call for Presentations for spectrum24 is open.

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hpr3922 :: Silent Key hosted by Trey

2023-08-15. 00:04:01. Clean.
morse code, cw, amateur radio, telegraph, memorial.

A brief history of the term "Silent Key" as applied to amateur radio

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hpr3742 :: Battery hosted by Ken Fallon

2022-12-06. 00:10:26. Clean.
battery, cell, ham, wikipedia.

The wikipedia article on the Battery

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hpr3661 :: Ham Radio testing hosted by Archer72

2022-08-15. 00:06:01. Clean.
ham radio, ARRL, testing.

Study and testing for the ARRL Ham license

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hpr3505 :: A DX with Hotel Bravo 9 Hotel November Tango hosted by beni

2022-01-07. 00:48:10. Clean.
Swiss, BAKOM, HamRadioTrainer, HB9.

Ken (PA7KEN) and Beni (HB9HNT) talk about getting your HAM ticket in Switzerland

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hpr3473 :: My journey into Amateur Radio hosted by thelovebug

2021-11-24. 00:10:16. Clean.
amateur radio, baofeng, rsgb, qso, cq, ham, ham radio, hf.

Dave explains his journey into Amateur Radio, initial setup and successes.

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hpr3454 :: Engineering Notation hosted by Ken Fallon

2021-10-28. 00:12:16. Clean.
giga, mega, kilo, milli, micro, nano, pico, SI, International System of Units.

Ken runs through the most common Engineering Notation used in HAM radio.

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hpr3087 :: Phonetic alphabet hosted by Klaatu

2020-06-02. 00:01:54. Clean.
nato, alphabet, communication.

The NATO phonetic alphabet recited once.

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hpr2867 :: The Kenwood TS940S Automatic Tuning Unit hosted by MrX

2019-07-30. 00:13:04. Explicit.
Amateur, Radio, Ham.

I cover the Automatic Tuning unit on my Kenwood TS940S, re comment from HPR2668

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hpr2688 :: Explaining the controls on my Amateur HF Radio Part 5 hosted by MrX

2018-11-21. 00:17:19. Explicit.
HF, Ham, Amateur Radio.

In this episode I cover the remaining Receiver section controls of the TS940S.

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hpr2678 :: Explaining the controls on my Amateur HF Radio Part 4 hosted by MrX

2018-11-07. 00:16:24. Explicit.
HF, Ham, Amateur Radio.

In this episode I cover the first four Receiver section controls of the TS940S

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hpr2668 :: Explaining the controls on my Amateur HF Radio Part 3 hosted by MrX

2018-10-24. 00:18:10. Explicit.
HF, Ham, Amateur Radio.

In this episode I cover the Main / sub displays meter memory and band keys of the TS940S.

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hpr2656 :: Explaining the controls on my Amateur HF Radio Part 2 hosted by MrX

2018-10-08. 00:14:04. Explicit.
Amateur, Radio, Ham.

In this episode I cover the mode and frequency selection controls of my Kenwood TS 940S

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hpr2648 :: Explaining the controls on my Amateur HF Radio Part 1 hosted by MrX

2018-09-26. 00:27:26. Explicit.
Amateur, Radio, Ham.

I attempt to explain the controls on my Kenwood TS940S HF Amateur Radio.

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hpr2499 :: Tuning around the HF 40Mtr band hosted by MrX

2018-03-01. 00:12:47. Explicit.
ham radio, amateur radio, radio, hf.

In this episode I give an example of what sort of things you can expect hear on the HF band

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hpr2486 :: Some stuff I bought at a recent amateur radio rally hosted by MrX

2018-02-12. 00:16:08. Explicit.
Amateur Radio, Ham Radio.

In this episode I talk about some stuff I bought at a recent amateur radio rally.

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hpr2418 :: What's in my ham shack, part 2 hosted by MrX

2017-11-08. 00:24:16. Clean.
Amateur Radio, Ham Radio.

A description of what's in my amateur radio shack

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hpr2414 :: What's in my ham shack, part 1 hosted by MrX

2017-11-02. 00:22:11. Clean.
ham radio, amateur radio.

A description of what's in my amateur radio shack.

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hpr2403 :: Amateur Radio Round Table #3 hosted by Various Hosts

2017-10-18. 00:59:10. Explicit.
ham radio, amateur radio, radio, antenna, rf, modulation.

Two guys try to answer Ken's questions about ham radio.

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hpr2383 :: What's In My Ham Shack hosted by Steve Saner

2017-09-20. 00:37:24. Explicit.
ham radio, amateur radio, radio, shack, equipment.

I describe the equipment that I have an use in my Amateur Radio station.

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hpr2335 :: Baofeng UV5R VHF/UHF Handset part 9 hosted by MrX

2017-07-14. 00:15:12. Clean.
Amateur Radio.

An in depth series about the Baofeng UV5R VHF/UHF hand-held transceiver.

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hpr2328 :: Baofeng UV5R VHF/UHF Handset part 8 hosted by MrX

2017-07-05. 00:13:50. Clean.
Amateur Radio.

An in depth series about the Baofeng UV5R VHF/UHF hand-held transceiver.

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hpr2321 :: Baofeng UV5R VHF/UHF Handset part 7 hosted by MrX

2017-06-26. 00:18:27. Clean.
Amateur Radio.

An in depth series about the Baofeng UV5R VHF/UHF hand-held transceiver.

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hpr2316 :: Baofeng UV5R VHF/UHF Handset part 6 hosted by MrX

2017-06-19. 00:15:41. Clean.
Amateur Radio.

An in depth series about the Baofeng UV5R VHF/UHF hand-held transceiver.

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hpr2311 :: Baofeng UV5R VHF/UHF Handset part 5 hosted by MrX

2017-06-12. 00:19:26. Clean.
Amateur Radio.

An in depth series about the Baofeng UV5R VHF/UHF hand-held transceiver.

Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format.

hpr2307 :: Baofeng UV5R VHF/UHF Handset part 4 hosted by MrX

2017-06-06. 00:15:42. Clean.
Amateur Radio.

An in depth series about the Baofeng UV5R VHF/UHF hand-held transceiver.

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hpr2301 :: Baofeng UV5R VHF/UHF Handset part 3 hosted by MrX

2017-05-29. 00:13:24. Clean.
Amateur Radio.

An in depth series about the Baofeng UV5R VHF/UHF hand-held transceiver.

Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format.

hpr2296 :: Baofeng UV5R VHF/UHF Handset part 2 hosted by MrX

2017-05-22. 00:12:04. Explicit.
Amateur Radio.

An in depth series about the Baofeng UV5R VHF/UHF hand-held transceiver.

Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format.

hpr2292 :: Baofeng UV5R VHF/UHF Handset part 1 hosted by MrX

2017-05-16. 00:21:46. Clean.
Amateur Radio.

An in depth series about the Baofeng UV5R VHF/UHF hand-held transceiver.

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hpr2071 :: Undocumented features of Baofeng UV-5R Radio hosted by MrX

2016-07-11. 00:08:51. Explicit.
Electronics, Amateur Radio, Open Source.

Follow on show about undocumented features I found on my Baofeng UV-5R radio

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hpr669 :: QSK Netcast 6: The Origin of Open Source hosted by KFive

2011-02-24. 00:46:06. Explicit.
Open Source.

The audio recording of KFive's talk at Ohio Linux Fest 2010

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hpr619 :: QSK: Episode 5: You're Driving Me Crazy hosted by KFive

2010-12-16. 00:43:11. Explicit.
driving.

Russ Woodman shares his pet peeves concerning drivers, driving, and traffic laws

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hpr603 :: QSK Episode 4: AM vs. FM hosted by KFive

2010-11-24. 00:24:33. Explicit.
broadcasting, radio.

A comparison of amplitude modulation and frequency modulation for radio broadcasts

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hpr585 :: QSK1: Devil in the Details hosted by KFive

2010-10-29. 00:23:55. Explicit.
devilspie, window manager.

The first QSK Netcast, a brief introduction, and information about devilspie

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