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Mailbag Monday #21 | Your’re Questions Answered…Poorleigh

This week we talk about In Line Watt Meters to Monitor your Battery, as well as Charging While Operating. Mr. DX Commander himself, Lord Callum joins us to talk about how many radials are enough. What is the Best EFHW Antenna in my opinion? And lastly, Should You Log Your Park to Park Contacts?
00:00 – Start
00:51 – Watt Meters For Batteries and Charging While Operating
06:37 – Counterpoise/Radials: How much is too much?
12:09 – Best of the Best EFHW Antenna
16:22 – Should You Log Your Park to Park Contacts?
18:57 – Outro
19:28 – Super Awesome K8MRD Jingle

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