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What Should be your FIRST Ham Radio? | Getting Started in Amateur Radio

What Should be your FIRST Ham Radio? | Getting Started in Amateur Radio

With some many radios out there it can be confusing which one to know what to purchase? IC-7300, IC-7100, FT-991A? What do you need to get started? We’re here to help!

Please leave your comments below. What ham radio do you recommend to help new starters in their amateur radio journey? Comment below!

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⏱️TIMESTAMPS⏱️
0:00 What was your first ham radio?
0:30 My first radio that I bought
0:58 What do you recommend for starters?
1:23 Let’s help out those starting in amateur radio!

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Items I use in my shack:
📻–Radios–📻
Icom IC-7300:
https://amzn.to/3okOdMD (Amazon) https://ebay.us/5xixKM (eBay)
Icom IC-9700:
https://amzn.to/2JLZoim (Amazon) https://ebay.us/5FeEOX (eBay)
Icom IC-705:
https://amzn.to/3okFmuz (Amazon) https://ebay.us/VKI01X (eBay)
Yaesu FT-818:
https://amzn.to/3bbtFCH (Amazon) https://ebay.us/nzQzfS (eBay)
Yaesu FT-8900:
https://amzn.to/35ejsBL (Amazon) https://ebay.us/AIpJN1 (eBay)
Yaesu VX-8R:
https://amzn.to/3ndeEm8 (Amazon)
Baofeng UV-5R:
https://amzn.to/35gpBNB (Amazon) https://ebay.us/8EhkFW (eBay)

📶–Antennas–📶
DX Commander ABV (HF):
https://www.m0mcx.co.uk/store/products/
Diamond V-2000 vertical (6m/2m/70cm):
https://amzn.to/35bwKio (Amazon) https://ebay.us/NYYm2V (eBay)
Diamond X-50 (2m/70cm):
https://amzn.to/2Lmq4a6 (Amazon) https://ebay.us/PxNjJH (eBay)

–Test Equipment–
MFJ-259 SWR Analyzer:
https://amzn.to/3pLmsNI (Amazon) https://ebay.us/q5Rfnq (eBay)

⚙️–Other Shack Gear I Recommend–⚙️
Windcamp Icom IC-705 Bracket:
https://amzn.to/3b7mnjk (Amazon) https://ebay.us/Vard5I (eBay)
Yaesu G-1000DXA rotator:
https://amzn.to/394CXxE (Amazon)
Tigertronics Signalink USB:
https://amzn.to/3olHjqt (Amazon) https://ebay.us/Pj3iAb (eBay)
BG7TBL GPSDO module:
https://amzn.to/35cjKZy (Amazon) https://ebay.us/oNWA98 (eBay)

📷–Camera/Studio Gear–📷
Canon M50 w/15-45mm:
https://amzn.to/2MujrTs (Amazon) https://ebay.us/RRqo2G (eBay)
Blue Yeti Microphone:
https://amzn.to/392QRQR (Amazon) https://ebay.us/k8pQoG (eBay)
Sony MDRZX110NC Headphones:
https://amzn.to/3ol0gcO (Amazon) https://ebay.us/7B81Xi (eBay)
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