ARRL The Doctor is In

ARRL The Doctor is In is a podcast based on the popular QST magazine column "The Doctor is In." Hosted by QST Editor in Chief Steve Ford, WB8IMY, and columnist Joel Hallas, W1ZR, the podcast is a lively 20-minute discussion of a wide range of technical topics. Sponsored by DX Engineering.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 21m. Bisher sind 93 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast


SWR Simplified

A discussion of SWR -- Standing Wave Ratio -- can be complicated, but it really doesn't need to be.



Meet the Raspberry Pi

Become acquainted with the versatile Raspberry Pi microcomputer, and learn about our new podcast for beginning amateurs.



Are We Entering a Maunder Minimum?

We are at the bottom of the current solar cycle, but what are the long-term prospects for improvement?


 2019-02-14  n/a


Steve Ford, WB8IMY, provides an introduction to FT8, one of the most popular Amateur Radio digital modes ever created.


 2019-01-31  n/a

Life above 50 MHz

Steve Ford, WB8IMY, speaks with ARRL Radiosport Manager Bart Jahnke, W9JJ, about the fascinating world of VHF/UHF.


 2019-01-17  n/a

Log Periodic Antennas

These directional antennas may look like Yagis, but they are quite different. The Doctor explains!


 2019-01-03  n/a

Ground Plane Antennas

These antennas are everywhere, but how do they really work?


 2018-12-20  n/a

RF Safety

RF exposure is a concern for every amateur, but did you know that FCC Rules require you to make an RF safety assessment of your station? The Doctor explains . . .


 2018-12-06  n/a

Station Computers

Computers have become integral parts of most Amateur Radio stations, but the type of computer you choose depends upon the application.


 2018-11-22  n/a

External Speakers

Would you benefit by adding an external speaker to your radio? The answers may surprise you.


 2018-11-08  n/a