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Amateur Radio On A BIG Budget!

I hear it from many in the comments! "Amateur Radio is TOO Expensive!" Lets talk about a budget options for those looking to get on the air without breaking the bank.

KI6NAZ AREDN Setup: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse?listId=Z646U92WT1EK&ref=idea_share_inf
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Helpful AREDN Links:
Working Hardware: https://www.arednmesh.org/content/supported-platform-matrix
AREDN Docs: https://arednmesh.readthedocs.io/en/stable/arednGettingStarted/installing_firmware.html
AREDN Map: http://usercontent.arednmesh.org/K/5/K5DLQ/livemap2.html#5/37.579/-105.601
Two-Way Link Mappper: https://link.ui.com/#

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Current Shack Config (includes affiliate links)
ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2PKBpmZ
SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-package/
ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg​
MFJ-4230DMP: https://mfjenterprises.com/products/mfj-4230dmp?_pos=1&_sid=6905628a7&_ss=r

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Chameleon CHA-RXL Stealth Receive Loop Antenna

Chameleon is releasing a new receive only loop, the CHA-RXL. Lets get it on the roof, test it out and talk about why receive loops can be pretty awesome.

Loop can be found here: https://chameleonantenna.com/shop-here/ols/products/cha-rxl

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Current Shack Config (includes affiliate links)
ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2PKBpmZ
SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-package/
ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg​
MFJ-4230DMP: https://mfjenterprises.com/products/mfj-4230dmp?_pos=1&_sid=6905628a7&_ss=r

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Podcast……………….► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/
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What is AREDN? Ham Radio Date Network?

Thanks to the Patrons, todays episode is on AREDN https://www.arednmesh.org/, the Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network. A show topic that I have been wanting to hit for a while. There has been a long road to get my station on the network and I’m going to share it all with you today!

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Current Shack Config (includes affiliate links)
ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2PKBpmZ
SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-package/
ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg​
MFJ-4230DMP: https://mfjenterprises.com/products/mfj-4230dmp?_pos=1&_sid=6905628a7&_ss=r

Connect with Ham Radio Crash Course
Website……………….► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com
YouTube………………► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse
Twitch………………….► https://m.twitch.tv/hamradiocrashcourse
Podcast……………….► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/
Discord………………..► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT
Tiktok…………………..►https://www.tiktok.com/@hamradiocrashcourse?lang=en
Facebook…………….► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ
Twitter………………….► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi
Instagram……………. ► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi
Physical Mail…………►Josh Nass P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101

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Ham Nation: Take A Walk On The YL’d Side

Thanks for watching the anual ladies night on Ham Nation! With special guests, Ann Finkelsen WA1S, Kay Craigie N3KN, Caryn Eve Murray KD2GUT (Amateur Radio Newsline), Ria Jairam N2RJ (ARRL Director Hudson Division) and Dr. Tamitha Skov WXSWW.
Links: for our guests:
www.SpaceWeatherWoman.com
Ria’s Shack Ham Radio https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX_KAHyGyPac3m5wy49w1lA

Big thanks to ICOM for providng bi-weekly and monthly giveaways for Ham Nation, see http://icomamerica.com/hamnation for more details!

Links for the show:
Amateur Logic TV: https://www.youtube.com/user/gthomas
Amateur Television Network: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYut14yhNVynXsNK-I_ySdA
https://www.netlogger.org/

QSO Party 2021


https://www.contestuniversity.com/

Afterchat will be on the Ham Radio Crash Course Discord: https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Do you have questions about the state of Ham Nation? Please watch this video, we might have answered them! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgL7u-lMjQE

Gordon West’s Study Material can be found here: https://www.gordonwestradioschool.com/
Don Wilbank’s Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHXqPB2Ya0yGTtZtfcO5avQ
Randy K7AGE: https://www.youtube.com/user/K7AGE
Dr. Tamitha Skove: https://www.spaceweatherwoman.com/
Amateur Radio Newsline: https://www.arnewsline.org/

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International Ham Radio – United Kingdom With Callum The DXCommander!

Callum M0MCX joins us on the Ham Radio Crash Course to talk about the United Kingdom amateur radio license system. Callum is the creator and manufacturer of the DXCommander antenna system and a Youtube creator: https://www.youtube.com/user/m0mcx

Find Callum’s antennas at https://www.m0mcx.co.uk/

Links from the show:
License/Testing Books: https://www.rsgbshop.org/acatalog/Online_Catalogue_Training_19.html
OFCOM Cheat Sheet: https://rsgb.org/main/files/2015/10/Foundation-SamplePaper-Two_v7.pdf
More OFCOM information on the foundation license: https://www.ofcom.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0026/109547/guidance-become-radio-amateur.pdf

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Current Shack Config (includes affiliate links)
ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2PKBpmZ
SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-package/
ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg​
MFJ-4230DMP: https://mfjenterprises.com/products/mfj-4230dmp?_pos=1&_sid=6905628a7&_ss=r

Connect with Ham Radio Crash Course
Website……………….► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com
YouTube………………► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse
Twitch………………….► https://m.twitch.tv/hamradiocrashcourse
Podcast……………….► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/
Discord………………..► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT
Facebook…………….► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ
Twitter………………….► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi
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Physical Mail………….►Josh Nass P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101

Music by Sonic D:
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Explaining Ham Radio Acronyms and Terms

A question I often get "Why are there some many acronyms in ham radio?" The short answer is because it would take a long time to explain anything without them. I recommend learning some of them and here is my best crack at explaining them.

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Current Shack Config (includes affiliate links)
ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2PKBpmZ
SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-package/
ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg​
MFJ-4230DMP: https://mfjenterprises.com/products/mfj-4230dmp?_pos=1&_sid=6905628a7&_ss=r

Connect with Ham Radio Crash Course
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YouTube………………► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse
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Podcast……………….► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/
Discord………………..► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT
Facebook…………….► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ
Twitter………………….► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi
Instagram……………..► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi
Physical Mail………….►Josh Nass P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101

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How To “Own” A Frequency When You Get On The Air!

True, no one person OWNS the freqeuncies, but when you set to make contacts on the air, you should control it to be effective and get your goals acomplished! Let’s welcome Matt AE4MQ of Ham Radio Adventures to explain how to be an effective opperator.

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Current Shack Config (includes affiliate links)
ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2PKBpmZ
SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-package/
ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg​
MFJ-4230DMP: https://mfjenterprises.com/products/mfj-4230dmp?_pos=1&_sid=6905628a7&_ss=r

Connect with Ham Radio Crash Course
Website……………….► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com
YouTube………………► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse
Twitch………………….► https://m.twitch.tv/hamradiocrashcourse
Podcast……………….► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/
Discord………………..► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT
Facebook…………….► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ
Twitter………………….► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi
Instagram……………. ► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi
Physical Mail…………►Josh Nass P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101

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Belka DX Shortwave Receiver – Closeest Thing To A Spy Radio?

Lets take a look at the Belka-DX a tiny shortwave receiver. This radio was developed by EU1ME and can be found on his website: http://belrig.by/belka-DX They are also available through Mobimax, but at a higher cost.

Speaker in the video is found here: https://amzn.to/2QysxRe

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Current Shack Config (includes affiliate links)
ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2PKBpmZ
SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-package/
ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg​
MFJ-4230DMP: https://mfjenterprises.com/products/mfj-4230dmp?_pos=1&_sid=6905628a7&_ss=r

Connect with Ham Radio Crash Course
Website……………….► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com
YouTube………………► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse
Twitch………………….► https://m.twitch.tv/hamradiocrashcourse
Podcast……………….► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/
Discord………………..► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT
Facebook…………….► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ
Twitter………………….► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi
Instagram……………..► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi
Physical Mail………….►Josh Nass P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101

Music by Sonic D:
Soundcloud.com/sncd
Twitter.com/sncd
Facebook.com/djsonicd

#HRCC #hamradio #amateurradio

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Explaining Ham Radio Acronyms

Tonight, lets tackle common acronyms people get caught up with when starting out in ham radio. We’ll cover handhelds, mobiles, HF and other ham radio terms.

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Current Shack Config (includes affiliate links)
ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2PKBpmZ
SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-package/
ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg​
MFJ-4230DMP: https://mfjenterprises.com/products/mfj-4230dmp?_pos=1&_sid=6905628a7&_ss=r

Connect with Ham Radio Crash Course
Website……………….► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com
YouTube………………► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse
Twitch………………….► https://m.twitch.tv/hamradiocrashcourse
Podcast……………….► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/
Discord………………..► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT
Facebook…………….► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ
Twitter………………….► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi
Instagram……………..► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi
Physical Mail………….►Josh Nass P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101

Music by Sonic D:
Soundcloud.com/sncd
Twitter.com/sncd
Facebook.com/djsonicd