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ARRL’s biweekly Eclectic Tech podcast

ARRL’s biweekly Eclectic Tech podcast

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United States

Description:

ARRL’s biweekly Eclectic Tech podcast

Language:

English


Episodes

ARRL's Eclectic Tech - Episode 63

6/30/2022
The Carrington Event of 1859 ranks among the most intense solar eruptions in recorded history. As we approach the peak of the current Solar Cycle, which is estimated to occur in 2026, could it happen again?

Duration:00:17:38

ARRL's Eclectic Tech - Episode 62

6/16/2022
What's old is new again: Coherent CW. David Kazdan, AD8Y, explains how his research group at Case Western Reserve University is adapting this vintage mode for a 21st century application.

Duration:00:22:52

ARRL's Eclectic Tech -- Episode 61

6/2/2022
Hamvention 2022 roundup with Pascal Villeneuve, VA2PV, the QST magazine Product Review editor.

Duration:00:17:32

ARRL's Eclectic Tech - Episode 60

5/19/2022
Dr Brian Callahan, AD2BA, discusses a proposal to embed data into SSTV images. Also, "lens" antennas for UHF and above.

Duration:00:21:17

ARRL's Eclectic Tech - Episode 59

5/5/2022
ARRL's Radiosport Manager Bart Jahnke, W9JJ, describes a brand new on-the-air contest for digital communicators that will debut on June 4. Also, coming on the heels of 5G technology, 6G has appeared on the horizon.

Duration:00:20:02

ARRL's Eclectic Tech -- Episode 58

4/21/2022
Who was Wes Schum? According to Nick Tusa, K5EF, he was one of the unsung heroes of amateur radio. Find out why.

Duration:00:19:11

ARRL's Eclectic Tech - Episode 57

4/7/2022
Speaking with Carl Nord, WA1KPD, about using the Weak Signal Propagation Reporter (WSPR) mode at the nano-watt level. Also, what's driving the increasing number of FM broadcast translators?

Duration:00:21:23

ARRL's Eclectic Tech - Episode 56

3/24/2022
Chatting with Steve Allen, KC1SA, about the basics of circuit simulation software.

Duration:00:21:33

ARRL's Eclectic Tech - Episode 55

3/10/2022
A chat with Dave Slotter, W3DJS, the creator of HamPi, a collection of more than 100 amateur radio applications for the Raspberry Pi microcomputer.

Duration:00:22:05

ARRL's Eclectic Tech - Episode 54

2/24/2022
A conversation with Barry Feierman, K3EUI, about utilizing VARA FM software for digital communications using inexpensive VHF handheld transceivers. Also, the demise of Google's Loon project.

Duration:00:21:06

ARRL's Eclectic Tech - Episode 53

2/10/2022
ARRL Radiosport Manager Bart Jahnke, W9JJ, discusses the increasing weak-signal activity on the 222-MHz band.

Duration:00:22:24

ARRL's Eclectic Tech - Episode 52

1/27/2022
Sal Defrancesco, K1RGO, discusses his 630-meter receiving loop antenna design that was published in the February 2022 issue of QST magazine. Also, a quick look at the new Yubico Bio security technology.

Duration:00:18:02

ARRL's Eclectic Tech - Episode 51

1/13/2022
Speaking with H. P. Friedrichs, AC7ZL, about his new book “Marvelous Magnetic Machines” and the pleasures of extreme homebrewing.

Duration:00:20:47

ARRL's Eclectic Tech - Episode 50

12/30/2021
Chatting with Nelson Sollenberger, KA2C, about his ultra-sharp filters that allow two transceivers to operate in the same band at the same time. Also, a discussion of those mysterious computer "POST beeps."

Duration:00:18:25

ARRL's Eclectic Tech - Episode 49

12/16/2021
Discussing station grounding and bonding -- and the new edition of the book of the same title -- with Ward Silver, N0AX.

Duration:00:21:26

ARRL's Eclectic Tech - Episode 48

12/2/2021
Let's take a deeper dive into the 1921 Transatlantic Tests with Clark Burgard, N1BCG, and also discuss the on-air activities that will be taking place this month to celebrate the historic anniversary.

Duration:00:25:38

ARRL's Eclectic Tech - Episode 47

11/18/2021
A discussion of the 1921 Transatlantic Tests with Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA. Also, what's old is new again -- the chlorine battery.

Duration:00:19:01

ARRL's Eclectic Tech - Episode 46

11/4/2021
Everything you wanted to know about Beverage antennas with Ward Silver, N0AX

Duration:00:18:13

ARRL's Eclectic Tech - Episode 45

10/21/2021
Acoustic dampening with a clever screw design. Also, a conversation about the state of amateur television with Jim Andrews, KH6HTV.

Duration:00:20:18

ARRL's Eclectic Tech - Episode 44

10/7/2021
A conversation with Steve Allen, KC1SA, about the how the current semiconductor shortage is impacting the world in general and amateur radio in particular.

Duration:00:25:23