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RF Podcast EP 51 Memorizing the Test

Studying to the Test

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IntroWelcomeNo nag this timeMobile in the StudioMore mobile install to come… LaterI was getting clubs to send me a copy of their newsletterThe Ground Wire Tyler TX clubStudying to the TestDon’t learn it memorize itNot a new approachBeen that way since I was licensedNovice was pretty easyBeen messin with electronics since I was a kidRadios, Electronics, computers. Oh, my.I knew a little about propagationWe used to take the test, get our license and learn from thereWith the codeless license we feel down on Elmering”I need another antenna because the one I have doesn’t have enough SWR?”We couldn’t keep up because of the influx of new operatorsIt would be neat to be a hamFirst time renewal comes along their goneDon’t hide. ElmerThe folks that complain about the new guys. Came in the same way.This hobby is about Elmering Moaning about the good old days of amateur radioWe are having a hard time competing with Cell PhonesNothing wrong with studying to the test, if you don’t stop thereWe got rid of the code, what now?The people that said they would never use Morse code are all down on HF doing codeThank you Tyler amateur radio clubElmer, Elmer, ElmerThese guys are not LidsThey just need some Elmering

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RRA EP 49 Simple Mobile Power

RRA EP 49 Simple Mobile Power

IntroWelcomeNo feedbackCheck out our contact info at the websiteMore club meetingThe relaunch is comingNag, Nag, Nag, Donations

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Leaving the wife at home to go to work for AmazonSeguePower for your mobile operationsRichard was a Level Three Certified Chrysler TechnicianWeek in Las VegasViper!!!How do I get power to the radio in my car?Richards Story TimeRed wire is not always powerComputer on my car?Richards Story TimeDon’t use the network wiresConnect directly to the batteryNo more framesAGM (Absorbent Glass Mat)Lead acid batteries are big capacitorsStinky lead acid battery go boomhow do i get to the batteryGrommetComputer network is not 12 voltsDon’t mess with the trackerSecond battery is an optionTry not to put a second battery in the passenger compartmentAGM can be inside the car if properly installedHydrogen / rotten eggsBOOM!AGM’s can be vented and have minimal out gassingDeep cycle batteries are not for inside the carWhat if I hook them togetherBattery IsolatorDon’t be madBattery dead1st battery, 2nd BatteryI’m so confusedMore info to comeWe’ll see what we come up with next73

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RRA EP 49 Simple Mobile Power

RRA EP 49 Simple Mobile Power

IntroWelcomeNo feedbackCheck out our contact info at the websiteMore club meetingThe relaunch is comingNag, Nag, Nag, Donations

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Leaving the wife at home to go to work for AmazonSeguePower for your mobile operationsRichard was a Level Three Certified Chrysler TechnicianWeek in Las VegasViper!!!How do I get power to the radio in my car?Richards Story TimeRed wire is not always powerComputer on my car?Richards Story TimeDon’t use the network wiresConnect directly to the batteryNo more framesAGM (Absorbent Glass Mat)Lead acid batteries are big capacitorsStinky lead acid battery go boomhow do i get to the batteryGrommetComputer network is not 12 voltsDon’t mess with the trackerSecond battery is an optionTry not to put a second battery in the passenger compartmentAGM can be inside the car if properly installedHydrogen / rotten eggsBOOM!AGM’s can be vented and have minimal out gassingDeep cycle batteries are not for inside the carWhat if I hook them togetherBattery IsolatorDon’t be madBattery dead1st battery, 2nd BatteryI’m so confusedMore info to comeWe’ll see what we come up with next73

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RF Podcast EP 50 Quality Mobile Install 1

RF Podcast EP 50 Basic Mobile Install 1

70 cm band threatintroWelcomeFeedbackCory KB9JHU Podcast Ideas collegearc.comBill and Ray talking about videos Ray KO4RB Time is nil for radioTIm KI6BGEwhere is the loginnice layoutJerry KD0BIK Jerry great to find you back in my podcast feedBruce VE2GVIJoe NE3R comment on D-Star article, doesn’t like the codec, Why aren’t all hams using LinuxTim KI6BGE D-Star article WS4E Doesn’t want D-Star because it’s ICOMVideos on YouTubeDonationsTed N0CALLPaul KE5WMA

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Musical InterludeMobile Radio Installation PowerGet on the air and make it pretty laterMy first home made mag mount for 2 metersMake a plan for your installDo you want to run HF, VHF, UHF or What mobileBigger vehicles more radio room, smaller vehicles lessI wanted HF, VHF and UHF and a laptop in my old truckWhat do you need for your install. I hadPower Supply: 1996 Ford F-150 pickupHow much power do you wantMake sure you have good groundsHooking to the battery terminals is best or hook up as close as you canWatch out for the devices in the vehicle that emit stray RFadd a second battery if possible. Use a battery Isolator.Fuse the positive and negative leadsDo not tap into the fuse blockDo not put a lead acid battery inside the passenger compartmentBrad Sucks Rocks!HR 607 House of Representatives trying to take 70 cm bandPlease drop us a donation if you canMobile install series has been started Thanks for joining usWe’ll see you next time 73

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RRA EP 46 Essential Jargon

RRA EP 46 Essential Jargon

IntroWelcomeSide trip from the propagation seriesBeen super busyMore clubMoving at glacial speedElmering Whoo Hoo!Moving down to the relaunch of Resonant FrequencyTrying to figure out schedulingWhat is the future of Richard’s Radio Adventures?New job may throw a wrench in the worksWE NEED FEEDBACK10 meters is coming backBanned from RedditDonationsBridgecom Systems (DMR Radios and Hotspots)Patreon “Become a Patron Today!”By Me A Coffee (Tip Jar)PayPal (Our old faithful donation spot)TwaddleHamspeak / JargonRichard’s Story timeVisitor from the Planet of Jar-GonLowell K9LDW interpreterAmateur Radio Operators have JargonThe new guys don’t understand explain in plain English”Jargon” from middle English means GibberishThe new operators need time to acclimateRichard’s Story timeI’m the guy that learn it for myselfeverybody else are not that wayThey need helpRichard’s Story timewhen you brick a radioCPS?Ham Speak?Learning to the test was good when the Elmers weren’t hidingLearn the infoRichard’s Story timeIf you don’t understand ask for clarificationHam’s love to talkYou are not StupidLearn the material when studying for the testThe operators that are always negative with you don’t want them to help youRichard’s Story timeDon’t Be afraid”The only stupid question is the one that is never asked” it kind of defeats the purposeBoy he sure is full of himselfThe old ways are not workingAs Elmers we need to find a new way to help the new operators.73

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RF Podcast EP 49 Powerful Linux

RF Podcast EP 49 Powerful Linux

Mobile EpisodeIntroWelcomeVisit the website www.rfpodcast.infoDonationsBridgecom Systems (DMR Radios and Hotspots)Patreon “Become a Patron Today!”By Me A Coffee (Tip Jar)PayPal (Our old faithful donation spot)No feedback this timeTopic more LinuxLinux makes senseIt is not hard to work withHas more than one Great DesktopDifferent flavors of Linux are called Distributions The current focus is to make it more desktop friendlyWhyYou don’t always want to have your ham stuff on your everyday equipmentMakes older computers run greatCan be run from a thumb driveLive CD’sFreedomFree as in moneyOpen sourceThe other freeModify it if you wantMake it yoursShare it with your friendsIf I put it on my wife’s machine she wouldn’t know the differenceBest DistributionsLinux Mint (Debian Based)Ubuntu (Debian Based)Fedora ( Red Hat Based)Crunch Bang (Now defunct)Probably Not for the NoviceDebian but has a huge Amateur Radio RepoGentooArchRead about other Distros and see there top ten list at DistrowatchAmateur RadioAll the software is in one placelots of software in the repositoriesRig ControlPacketLoggingDigital Modes softwareCW TrainersSatellite SoftwareDX ClusterDid an interview with the writer of FLdigi onceFree Soft Ware like FlDigi Linux and WindowsCQRlogXDXDratsFeature Rich D-Star DataRichards Story TimeCrunch Bang Linuxon a 12 year old laptopA bunch of computer stuffUse Linux Mint and take a test driveI hate WindowsStarted on Windows 2.0 before that I was a DOS guyCheck out the Gal in the Heil headsetSEND ME YOUR FEEDBACK!Brad Sucks Rocks

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RRA EP 46 Basic Propagation 5 Solar Cycle

RRA EP 46 Basic Propagation 5 Solar Cycle

IntroWelcomeDonationswww.rfpodcast.info

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Doin’s in the clubStill working on ARES and ClubRatified club constitutionVoting on duessat around with some new club members and talked about radiosgo hang out at a local clubBorrowing a different repeater to improve coverageOur repeater ideas have fallen throughWe’ve been offered a 100 foot tower if we had something to put on itSimulate emergency TestW2CEW working on WinlinkSolar CycleSunspotsSolar Cycle runs about 11 yearsmore sunspots at the peak of the cycleThe sun is more active when the solar cycle is upmore radiation to creates charged particles in the ionospheredenser ionosphere means more refractionRichard’s Story TimeWhen it’s up it’s greatHigher ionization helps radio waves propagate more efficientlyMUF Maximum Usable FrequencySolar Flares and Coronal Holes are badProtons are charge killersEasy on the Jargon with the new guysGeomagnetic Storm bad too!It can even charge the D Layer and disrupt Lower HF FrequenciesNew Hams are getting frustratedYou can’t fight the sunMake sure your station is ready for when the cycle comes backWe are currently at Solar minimumNext Sunspot peak will max around 2023 -2026Usable propagation before themFlorida and California, Damn!Use WWV, International Broadcast, to get your receive up to snuffDon’t forget the dummy loadI hear snoringStay tuned for more to comeHe’s nagging again73 everybody

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RF Podcast EP 48 Superb Feedback

RF Podcast EP 48 Superb Feedback

introWelcomeWe are back in the studioGreat response at the websiteAdded Godaddy as a sponserWere not here to make a living

First hosting suckedVideos over at YouTubeBeen asked to show up at Dayton and BeltonThanks to Bill KA9WKA for being a tremendous job with show notesSend us your feedback, articles and audio it might end up on the showSorry for the long breakDon’t want to feed you crapand now for a musical interludeReturn of the feedbackfrom the website B.B. KC5PIYArmadillo IntertieWants input other Intertie websiteFrom the Website Rich KD0BJT at Low SRWProblem with the feed in GpodderDon K7IGKDon Thinks CW operators are nicer peopleWhy did you disappear from Itunes?DonationsJames WL7FCPaul KE5WMAFeedbackPaul KE5WMAComment on Riff RaffCodeless license has opened up Ham radio for the disabledAnother Musical InterludeDonationWoody KF4TQJEmail from WoodyFeedbackDon WS4EDo I need a paper logbookJames N2ENNHe was having a bad dayLikes the mobile episodesIan AK4IKSuccessful club meetingsBook a decent programActivitiesRegular NetsElmeringVE SessionsTeach ClassesWS4E DonPut all your ARES and RACES in one basketRay KO4RBWelcome back RichardWe are out73

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RF Podcast EP 47 Upbeat Update

RF Podcast EP 47 Upbeat Update

OpeningGreetings

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We are back, We have maximum backnessRichard’s Depression has liftedLast year was the year from hellTime for an updateIt is fantastic to be back with my My people, My Fans, My wonderful fansDid six episodes in one night and deleted this oneFeed is now working at ItunesWe are now available at Podcast AlleyEvil Feed Burner feedWe have revamped the website rfpodcast.infoBack on wordpressCharlotte got added to the banner and yes that is a Heil headsetDonations, Donations, DonationsWe got to pay the billsServer feesURL’sSuggested donationsend me a dollarIdiot Operator ErrorWe have been Busy, Busy, BusyMake comments on the Website or where ever you find the showa tribute to Bill KA9WKABlah, Blah, BlahWe in the loud rattly old truckmoving some contributing user stuff to main feedmore mobile episodes coming your way.Richard’s Story TimeIt’s been a year an I’m backMore Adventures of Richard KB5JBV to comeThanks for joining us for this update episode

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RRA EP 46 Basic Propagation 4

RRA EP 46 Basic Propagation 4

Sporadic E Propagation

IntroWelcome

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setting up a Patreon area at the websiteuncut episodesout takeswith music and without musicdifferent audio formatsassorted tracks that never made it into the showand exclusive access to the Patreon area on the discord serverBuy me a cup of coffeeBasically a tip JarPaypalone time donation or reoccurring donationWe are basically rebuilding the studio hereWe have become a Bridge Com Affiliateit works the same as Amazon did we get a percentage if you purchase using our linkGnorman and I were sitting around drinking and talking… :DThinking about doing a separate show for Digital Voice we’ll keep you postedMain topic Propagation 4Sporadic E Propagation6 meters is like HF and VHFHeavily ionized patches of the E LayerSeveral hundred miles to several thousand milesRefraction off the Ionized layerIt is sporadicI know a guy using WSPR to track sporadic ETropospheric DuctingOcean of airThe atmosphere is kind of acts like a fluidWeather can cause refraction of radio wavesLook up temperature inversionsThey can create a “duct”hundreds of miles to thousands of milesRichards Story TimeTrans-equatorial propagationStations equidistant on opposite sides of the equatorWorks better for lower latitudesMeteor ScatterBest during meteor showersPersiadsLionidsMeteors leave a dense trail of ionization as the burn up in the atmosphereGo out and read up on this stuffPreach the good news of Amateur radioSpend time with you familyWe’ll see you next time73

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