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Episodes

The Legendary G5RV Antenna

8/15/2019
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The Doctor separates myth from fact about this very popular antenna for the HF bands.

Duration:00:14:42

Noise Blankers and Noise Reduction

8/1/2019
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Different tools for different applications. The Doctor explains the differences.

Duration:00:15:19

Antenna Polarization

7/18/2019
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Your antenna's polarization can make a big difference in how well you can hear, and be heard -- especially on VHF and up.

Duration:00:16:10

Selecting Coaxial Cable

7/4/2019
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There are many types of cable for many applications. Which type do you need?

Duration:00:17:52

ARRL's The Doctor is In - Listener Mailbag

6/20/2019
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The Doctor answers questions from listeners!

Duration:00:15:20

ARRL's The Doctor Is In - Stringing Up Antennas

6/6/2019
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Trees make handy supports for wire antennas, but getting an antenna into a tree -- and keeping it there -- can be a challenge.

Duration:00:18:34

Do Dipoles Have to be Straight?

5/23/2019
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The answer to the question is an emphatic "no," and the Doctor explains why.

Duration:00:15:08

It's About Time!

5/9/2019
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A discussion of UTC as well as the importance of accurate time for a number of digital modes.

Duration:00:17:36

Handheld Transceivers

4/25/2019
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These little radios are packed with features, but which one is best for you?

Duration:00:16:47

Listening Outside the Ham Bands

4/11/2019
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Whether you own an HF transceiver, or a VHF/UHF handheld radio, there is much to hear beyond Amateur Radio frequencies.

Duration:00:22:02

The WSPR Heard 'Round the World

3/28/2019
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Are you curious about the mysteries of signal propagation, or maybe wondering how well your antenna is working? The answer may be just a "WSPR" away.

Duration:00:17:23

SWR Simplified

3/14/2019
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A discussion of SWR -- Standing Wave Ratio -- can be complicated, but it really doesn't need to be.

Duration:00:17:50

Meet the Raspberry Pi

2/28/2019
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Become acquainted with the versatile Raspberry Pi microcomputer, and learn about our new podcast for beginning amateurs.

Duration:00:22:42

Are We Entering a Maunder Minimum?

2/14/2019
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We are at the bottom of the current solar cycle, but what are the long-term prospects for improvement?

Duration:00:11:42

FT8

1/31/2019
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Steve Ford, WB8IMY, provides an introduction to FT8, one of the most popular Amateur Radio digital modes ever created.

Duration:00:28:24

Life above 50 MHz

1/17/2019
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Steve Ford, WB8IMY, speaks with ARRL Radiosport Manager Bart Jahnke, W9JJ, about the fascinating world of VHF/UHF.

Duration:00:20:08

Log Periodic Antennas

1/3/2019
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These directional antennas may look like Yagis, but they are quite different. The Doctor explains!

Duration:00:18:56

Ground Plane Antennas

12/20/2018
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These antennas are everywhere, but how do they really work?

Duration:00:18:11

RF Safety

12/6/2018
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RF exposure is a concern for every amateur, but did you know that FCC Rules require you to make an RF safety assessment of your station? The Doctor explains . . .

Duration:00:20:57

Station Computers

11/22/2018
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Computers have become integral parts of most Amateur Radio stations, but the type of computer you choose depends upon the application.

Duration:00:20:11