HamRadioNow: Hamvention Tour Part TWO

This wraps up our 2017 Hamvention Tour, recorded Friday, May 19. Gary checked out new stuff from FlexRadio (Gerald Youngblood K5SDR) and ICOM (Scott Honaker N7SS)… Marty was mad that Gary interviewed ICOM without him, but Marty was off exploring the hamfest.

Gary also serenaded Ward Silver N0AX, and caught up with his Indiana Stalker.

Our partner for the weekend was the PhasingLine Podcast. Marty (Chicken…

HamRadioNow: Hamvention Tour Part TWO
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HR2.0 Episode 98 – AREDN Forum at Dayton Hamvention 2017

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From the 2017 Dayton Hamvention, Andre, K6AH, from the AREDN Group, presents a forum about MESH networking using the AREDN firmware on various devices. MESH networking with AREDN is going to be one of my most talked about topics in upcoming episodes. This is really cool stuff. Give this video a look-see….

HR2.0 Episode 98 – AREDN Forum at Dayton Hamvention 2017
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MDSR Group Predicts second Sporadic E opening for 6m

Hi Everybody;

If you live in the southern USA, Africa and Europa the Sporadic E cloud that happened on the 26 of May was amazing. It opened up 6m for intercontinental communication!

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Every time the WSA-ENLIL Solar Wind Prediction predicts that the path of earth will cross the solar wind plasma stream from the sun Es will occur. The intensity of the Es cloud depends on how fast the space around earth…

MDSR Group Predicts second Sporadic E opening for 6m
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Heil Ham Radio Microphone Review & Testing

Reviewing & testing the Heil PR40, PR781 & PR77 Microphones.

Some great dynamic microphones available through Heil Sound. Bob, K9EID offered me the chance to test these out after a frustrating experience I had with a condenser mic!

Big thank you to Bob, K9EID, & Heil Sound!

Also another big thank you to my almost 500 subscribers – how cool?! – thank you so much!

73
K5ACL
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HR2.0: Episode 99 – Debut of the TYT MD-2017 Dual Band DMR HT

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FINALLY! It shouldn't surprise anyone that TYT was the first to respond to Amateur Operators worldwide who have been wanting a dual band DMR Radio. With the success of the MD380, it is a no-brainer to create such a model. And here it is – after being heavy into DMR for about 4 years myself, this is the first dual band radio I've seen. Take a…

HR2.0: Episode 99 – Debut of the TYT MD-2017 Dual Band DMR HT
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Mini60 Antenna Analyser Getting Started Guide

Hello operators
This isn't the video I planned to release this week. I had to put that aside a day or two to help a few operators having problems getting started with the MINI60 antenna analyzer. I thought the best way to help them would be to create a tutorial in English, since the user manual leaves much room for improvement.
in this video we go through:

  • Putting the MINI60 into Wireless link mode.
  • Pairing the Bluetooth antenna analyzer with your Android smartphone or tablet,…

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Foundations of Amateur Radio – Episode 103

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What if the radio spectrum was a data source?

The evolution of Amateur Radio is a constantly changing landscape. I've previously described the transition from spark-gap to surface-mount and the ongoing progression of inventiveness that brings this amazing hobby together with the leading edge of science and technology.

Foundations of Amateur Radio is a weekly podcast about the hobby of Ham Radio. Listen via iTunes by searching for my…

Foundations of Amateur Radio – Episode 103
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