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How Coaxial Cable Improves Antenna Reception

Comparing RG58/U, RG8X, Hyperflex 5, Ultraflex 7, & Hyperflex 10 What’s the difference?
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Cozumel, MX. POTA’s Newest Entity with Bob from RFinder

Bob and I talk about his newest obsession while living abroad in Mexico. Parks on the Air. We talk about his first activation, what it was like, and what he had to do to get parks added to the database.

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What is a Noise Blanker? Mailbag Monday #29

How to sort POTA Parks by Activation Status. What wire is good for Counterpoise? What is a Noise Blanker? What are my Favorite Bands?

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00:34 – Sorting POTA Parks by Activation Status
03:07 – Whay Type of Wire for Counterpoise?
07:16 – What is a Noise Blanker?
11:14 – What Are My Favorite Bands?
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Comet HFJ-350M Toy Box 9 Band Portable Telescopic Antenna

Testing the Comet HFJ-350M 160-6 Meter Toy Box Antenna for Portable Ham Radio.
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FT8 & Chill – or – My First Digital POTA Activation

My fist FT8 Parks on the Air Activation. Using the Xiegu G90 and Packtenna EFHW. How did it go? Join me and see!

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Can you Charge LiFePO4 from your car? Mailbag Monday #28

This week we learn how to wire a LiFePO4 Battery for Solar Charging. We also take a look at a few ways to Charge LiFePO4 from your car, including a new Mobile Lithium charger from Paradan Radio
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Xiegu G106 Firmware V1.1 Beta. Better or Worse??

Installing the latest firmware on the Xiegu G106 and testing spectral purity. Did they make it better or worse?
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Digirig, Xiegu G90, FT8 Fast & Easy

Installing the Digirig into my Xiegu G90 Go Box for Fast & Easy FT8 Communications. Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting. Xiegu G90 Locked on Transmit? This video is for you.
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00:00 – Pulp Radio Skit
04:22 – Download Flrig. It’s a must.
05:07 – Finding your Com Port
05:40 – *Flrig Settings
07:04 – Computer Audio Settings
08:54 – Radio Settings
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09:42 – WSJT-X Settings
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Xiegu G106 | They Sent Me Another One!!

Testing and Reviewing the Xiegu G106…Yeah, Radioddity sent me a second one. Let’s see how this performs.
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K8MRD Reads Mean Comments | Memoirs of the Sad Hams

Join me, K8MRD as I Read Mean Comments from viewers, er, sad hams, whatever. No one is safe!

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Icom IC-7300: https://amzn.to/3rBdQeT
Yaesu FT-891:https://amzn.to/2XaTkof
Xiegu X5105: https://amzn.to/2U4jrtM
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Bioenno BLF-1203W: https://amzn.to/3bXsRhP
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Bioenno BLF-1206A: https://amzn.to/2XaWQ1L
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Rich Solar 100 Watt Panel: https://amzn.to/3enp4vD
Carhartt Lunch Box: https://amzn.to/2xQfbGO
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