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RRA EP 38 Vibrant Club

RRA EP 38 Vibrant Club

IntroductionNew ARES UnitNew ClubSocial Media Blitz for the club and ARESFacebookTwitterMeWeTumblrRedditNew RecruitsRecruited 13 members clubRecruited 7 members ARESWorking NetsDMR SadnessWe have a TG on TGIF 75142Discord for ARES and the Club11Update on the J-pole antenna at the studioHello Cedar Creek ARCHello Garland ARCTraining up ARESOnline Club management SystemIs Your Club VibrantYour club needs to be friendly and WelcomingAcknowledge the new guysOffer activitiesHelp the OM’s acclimatizeAmateur Radio FraternityThe Division of the HAM’sAlways looking for ways to get away from everybody elseThe Dreaded 501.C3Club members are customers of the ClubClub officers are the staff of the ClubLet the Elmers teach so the new guys can learnKeep you members engagedRecruit by VERecruit by ClassesMe, Me, Me Generation has made it into Amateur RadioMe, Me, Me Generation doesn’t to be Us, Us, Us and don’t want to Help, Help, HelpLooking forward to field day a bitThanks for listening

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RF Podcast EP 38 Reflective Retrospective

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RF Podcast EP 38 Reflective Retrospective

Episode 38 Show Notes

00:00 Theme:

00:53 Intro: This is a Reflective Retrospective, due to family and work obligations. We’ll try to have new content next month.

02:59 Song: “Beast of Burden” by Altered Five from the album “Bluesified”

07:27 Topic: Dipole antennas. (From episode 13)Half-wave dipole antennas. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dipole_antenna Some statistics say that 19 out of 20 new hams never get on the air. Is it because they don’t have an antenna? A half-wave dipole is inexpensive, easy to build, and quite effective. The formula for calculating the length of a dipole is:Length (feet) = 468 / frequency (MHz) or,Length (meters) = 143 / frequency (Mhz)Here are a few references to help get you started:http://www.k7mem.150m.com/Electronic_Notebook/antennas/dipole.htmlhttp://www.geocities.com/n2uhc/dipole.htmlYou may wish to try a G5RV antenna, which can be used on many bands. http://www.astrosurf.com/luxorion/qsl-g5rv-2.htm

40:30 Song: “Heaven” by Los Lonely Boys from the album “Live At Blue Cat Blues – Dallas Texas”

44:24 Topic: Dipole antennas, part 2. (From episode 14)Richard continues his discussion of dipole antennas, and introduces fan dipoles, long/random wires, and loop antennas.

1:17:44 Song: “Misunderstood” by Carolyn Wonderland from the album “Miss Understood”

1:21:11 Topic: Stealth antennas (From episode 18)Low profile, or stealth, antennas. Every situation is different, so think creatively. Remember, any antenna is better than no antenna.

1:49:57 Song: “Friday Night” by Los Lonely Boys from the album “Live At Blue Cat Blues – Dallas Texas”

1:53:07 Conclusion: Thanks for joining us for the Retrospective episode

1:54:16 Closing theme: “We Gotta Go” by David Henderson

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Exciting Times in Kaufman Texas

Welcome to the showUndisclosed location Sorry we missed the show / Home invasionExciting times in Kaufman CountyDecrease of visitors at the websiteSetting up member area on the websiteJoin Patreon at our website or look for us here www.patreon.comGoing to start on new articles for the website

Big things in Kaufman County TexasWe are starting a new club in our county for real this time.The Kaufman County Amateur Radio AssociationIf you want to be a member sign up now no membership feeWe have an Interim Constitution in placePresident is KB5JBVVice-president Sandor KG4FETThe Kaufman County Amateur Radio Association can be found hereWebsite (Still under construction) www.kcara.net Facebook www.facebook.com/groups/kcara/Discord https://discord.gg/xqh6Fz8vG9

Repeater free zone Repeater gone due to boycottRepeater on closed systemRepeater one 70 cm crippled but open for us to uselet me know if you want to put up a VHF repeater in Kaufman county

We have a DMR Talkgroup on TGIF Network for the clubTGIF Talkgroup 75142Praise for the TGIF NetworkWe will be looking to add more Talkgroupslooking into setting up an XLX reflector

Reinstated As Kaufman County ARES Emergency CoordinatorEC for the county 10 years agoPrevious group fell apart after the Forney TornadoEmail from the SEC Greg K5GTX Thanks you GregSneak Richard already setting it upKaufman County ARES on www.facebook.com/groups/kcares/

Welcome back Ray K5RCPRay has a 70 cm repeater in this county He is tuning it upmaking it prettyRay has offered to let us use his machineFreq. 441.675 Tone 110.9Fairly wide coverage

Ham Fest by the Hella Hams Hella Hams are a masonic GroupLocated in Garland Texasorganized by the same guy that organizes the Irving Hamfeston the banks of beautiful lake Ray HubbardAssociated with the Shrine Hospital for Crippled Childrenwe’re hoping for association

Home Invasion StoryThanks to the Terrell Police and Fire departments

The Wrap up

Read more about Resonant Frequency: The Amateur Radio Podcast at WWW.RFPODCAST.INFO

Check out our Glossary of Amateur / Ham Radio Terms used on the shows HERE

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RRA EP 37 Exciting Times in Kaufman Texas

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Exciting Times in Kaufman Texas

Welcome to the showUndisclosed location Sorry we missed the show / Home invasionExciting times in Kaufman CountyDecrease of visitors at the websiteSetting up member area on the websiteJoin Patreon at our website or look for us here www.patreon.comGoing to start on new articles for the website

Big things in Kaufman County TexasWe are starting a new club in our county for real this time.The Kaufman County Amateur Radio AssociationIf you want to be a member sign up now no membership feeWe have an Interim Constitution in placePresident is KB5JBVVice-president Sandor KG4FETThe Kaufman County Amateur Radio Association can be found hereWebsite (Still under construction) www.kcara.net Facebook www.facebook.com/groups/kcara/Discord https://discord.gg/xqh6Fz8vG9

Repeater free zone Repeater gone due to boycottRepeater on closed systemRepeater one 70 cm crippled but open for us to uselet me know if you want to put up a VHF repeater in Kaufman county

We have a DMR Talkgroup on TGIF Network for the clubTGIF Talkgroup 75142Praise for the TGIF NetworkWe will be looking to add more Talkgroupslooking into setting up an XLX reflector

Reinstated As Kaufman County ARES Emergency CoordinatorEC for the county 10 years agoPrevious group fell apart after the Forney TornadoEmail from the SEC Greg K5GTX Thanks you GregSneak Richard already setting it upKaufman County ARES on www.facebook.com/groups/kcares/

Welcome back Ray K5RCPRay has a 70 cm repeater in this county He is tuning it upmaking it prettyRay has offered to let us use his machineFreq. 441.675 Tone 110.9Fairly wide coverage

Ham Fest by the Hella Hams Hella Hams are a masonic GroupLocated in Garland Texasorganized by the same guy that organizes the Irving Hamfeston the banks of beautiful lake Ray HubbardAssociated with the Shrine Hospital for Crippled Childrenwe’re hoping for association

Home Invasion StoryThanks to the Terrell Police and Fire departments

The Wrap up

Read more about Resonant Frequency: The Amateur Radio Podcast at WWW.RFPODCAST.INFO

Check out our Glossary of Amateur / Ham Radio Terms used on the shows HERE

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RF Podcast EP 37 Beware Rude Hams

RF Podcast EP 37 Beware Rude Hams

Episode 37 Show Notes

00:00 Song: “Making Me Nervous” by Brad Sucks from the album “I Don’t Know What I’m Doing”http://www.magnatune.com/artists/albums/bradsucks-dontknow/ All of the songsin this episode are from this album.

01:20 Intro: Warning: Songs may contain offensive or explicit language. Richard has screenedthe songs for the show, but use discretion when playing the album among moresensitive listeners.

03:13 Feedback:

Noel, WB0VGI, offers to discuss space weather. He operates the site http://space.augsburg.edu/John, KD0FLF, enjoys the show, operates aeronautical mobile, and is happy with his FT-857 and Pac-12 portable antenna.Lance, K7LDS, says his club has encouraged him to return to ham radio and upgrade his license. He enjoys the show and appreciates the reinforcement of basic information. Lance also successfully completed his mobile HF radio installation.Derrick also appreciates the show and the variety of topics.Lance, K7LDS, suggests that mobile installation techniques might be a good topic for a future show. He’d also like more complete show notes.

17:37 Donations:

Mike of Syracuse, UT and Kirk of San Gabriel, CA made donations before the lastepisode. Thanks to Mike and Kirk and apologies for the late mentions.

22:11 Live Show: Richard asks for feedback about what sort of live show participation listenerswould prefer. One option is talkshoe, but he would like to know what you wouldlike to use.

24:26 Song: “Time To Take Out The Trash” by Brad Sucks.

27:12 Rant: Rude hams. Are we living in the age of the rude amateur radio operator?

42:11 Song: “Bad Attraction” by Brad Sucks.

45:20 Topic: Rapid chargers and wall warts.Rapid chargers are convenient, but may reduce longevity of the battery.Wall warts are slower, but, in theory, should allow for longer battery life.

1:02:00 Song: “Overreacting” by Brad Sucks.

1:05:30 Conclusion: Visit Magnatune (http://www.magnatune.com) for more great music.Contact info.

1:07:32 Song: “Work Out Fine” by Brad Sucks.

Visit our Youtube channel for videos on Amateur Radio www.youtube.com/c/RichardBaileyKB5JBV

Check out our Glossary of Amateur / Ham Radio Terms used on the shows HERE

Read More About Resonant Frequency: The Amateur Radio Podcast At www.rfpodcast.info

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