Foundations of Amateur Radio

Starting in the wonderful hobby of Amateur or HAM Radio can be daunting and challenging but can be very rewarding. Every week I look at a different aspect of the hobby, how you might fit in and get the very best from the 1000 hobbies that Amateur Radio represents. Note that this podcast started in 2011 as "What use is an F-call?".

https://podcasts.vk6flab.com/podcasts/foundations

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First Digital DX contact!


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What do you talk about?


When was the last time you told anyone anything about your...


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What's the point of this hobby?


One of the recurring questions in this hobby, technically...


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Homebrew radio for the 21st Century


The hobby of Amateur Radio is essentially one of...


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What is a repeater offset and how does it work?


Every week I run a net for new and returning amateurs. A...


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Your antenna is a filter (of sorts).


The single most discussed topic in amateur radio is that of...


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 2020-06-27  4m
 
 

If you WSPR and nobody hears you ...


The day came to pass when all my set-up and configuration...


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 2020-06-20  4m
 
 

Using something for an unexpected purpose can give you many great rewards.


The other day I was getting ready to go out when rain...


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 2020-06-13  4m
 
 

How to pick a field operating position?


Much of the operation that I've done as a radio amateur is...


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 2020-06-06  5m
 
 

The humble coaxial cable


If you've ever used a spray can of WD-40, you might have...


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 2020-05-30  4m