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The Practical Amateur Radio Podcast is a show about Amateur (ham) Radio. Each episode we dive into any various topics related to the hobby of amateur radio.

The Practical Amateur Radio Podcast is a show about Amateur (ham) Radio. Each episode we dive into any various topics related to the hobby of amateur radio.
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The Practical Amateur Radio Podcast is a show about Amateur (ham) Radio. Each episode we dive into any various topics related to the hobby of amateur radio.

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English


Episodes

PARP 71 – Make Nature Your Shack

8/27/2016
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Podcast Number 71 – Podcast ver. 71.9 – August 27, 2016 (48.3 MB, runtime 42:12) Transcript PARP 71 – In this episode of PARP, our general discussion theme is “Make Nature Your Shack”. I discuss taking your ham station outdoors, the ARRL 2016 National Parks on the Air event and the Worldwide … Continue reading →

Duration:00:42:12

PARP 70 – Individual Preparedness for Emergency Communications

7/30/2016
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Podcast Number 70 – Podcast ver. 70.9 – July 30, 2016 (40.6 MB, runtime 35:27) Transcript PARP 70 – In this episode of PARP, I discuss the importance of our own individual preparedness when it comes to communicating during an emergency or when no other means of communications are available to us. I also … Continue reading →

Duration:00:35:27

PARP RSS Test

7/28/2016
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July 29, 2016 Hello PARP Fans. This is a just a brief message from me for the purpose of testing the RSS feed and the overall functions of the website. Yes, it does mean that I’m trying very hard to bring PARP out of the ashes. Stay tuned…thank you for … Continue reading →

Duration:00:01:03

PARP 69 – Antenna Analyzers and Tuners

8/23/2015
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Podcast Number 69 – Podcast ver. 69.8 – August 23, 2015 (30.6 MB, runtime 26:42) Transcript PARP 69 – In this episode of PARP, I discuss the practical use of antenna analyzers and antenna tuners. I also introduce you to the KB6NU website and the popular “No Non-Sense” Amateur Radio exam study guides. … Continue reading →

Duration:00:26:42

PARP RSS Test

7/26/2015
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Hello PARP Fans. This is a just a brief message from me for the purpose of testing the RSS feed and the overall functions of the website. Yes, it does mean that I’m trying very hard to bring PARP out of the ashes. Stay tuned…thank you for not deleting your … Continue reading →

Duration:00:00:52

PARP 68 – ARRL Centennial On-Air Events

4/27/2014
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Podcast Number 68 – Podcast ver. 68.7 – April 27, 2014 (40.1 MB, runtime 35:00) Transcript PARP 68 – In this episode of PARP, I discuss the ARRL Centennial on-air events taking place throughout 2014. This includes the Centennial QSO Party and the W1AW / Portable stations. I also introduce you to TJ … Continue reading →

Duration:00:34:59

PARP 67 – D-STAR, DVAP, DHAP and a slice of Pi

3/29/2014
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Podcast Number 67 – Podcast ver. 67.7 – March 30, 2014 (35.0 MB, runtime 30:35) Transcript PARP 67 – In this episode of PARP, I discuss D-STAR, DVAP, DHAP and serve up a slice of Pi (Raspberry Pi) and discuss how I’ve combined all the above into a portable and mobile solution. … Continue reading →

Duration:00:30:35

PARP 66 – Linux and Greyline Discussions

1/31/2014
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Podcast Number 66 – Podcast ver. 66.7 – January 31, 2014 (26.6 MB, runtime 23:12) PARP 66 – Linux and Greyline Discussions. In our first episode of 2014, Bill, NE4RD continues my discussion from episode 64 on using the Linux OS on a ham shack computer. Then Tom, AJ4XM provides an indepth discussion … Continue reading →

Duration:00:23:12

PARP 65 – Amateur Radio Goals for the New Year

12/21/2013
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Podcast Number 65 – Podcast ver. 65.6 – December 22, 2013 (37.5 MB, runtime 30:56) Transcript In our final episode of 2013, I discuss various amateur radio goals for the new year. Also known as New Years Resolutions. I also introduce you to the Ham Hijinks website and introduce you to Tom, … Continue reading →

Duration:00:30:55

PARP 64 – Windows XP End of Life

11/23/2013
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Podcast Number 64 – Podcast ver. 64.6 – November 24, 2013 (32.7 MB, runtime 28:33) Transcript In this episode I discuss the upcoming Microsoft Windows XP End of Life. I also introduce our new PARP Guest Hosts, Bill Stearns – NE4RD and Paul Griffith – KE5WMA. Finally I share upcoming information on the #WATwitter … Continue reading →

Duration:00:28:32

PARP 63 – Taking Amateur Radio Abroad

11/2/2013
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Podcast Number 63 – Podcast ver. 63.6 – November 3, 2013 (25.3 MB, runtime 22:04) Transcript In this episode I discuss taking amateur radio abroad. If you are interested in learning the rules and regulations of operating amateur radio equipment overseas, this episode should help you. All this and just a little bit more. … Continue reading →

Duration:00:22:04

PARP 62 – Importance of Elmering

8/14/2013
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Podcast Number 62 – Podcast ver. 62.6 – August 15, 2013 (24.3 MB, runtime 21:12) Transcript In this episode I discuss the importance of Elmering. All this and just a little bit more. Thank you for listening. Links to Websites discussed on this episode Video of BARC Jr. from Ham Radio School KD0BIK’s … Continue reading →

Duration:00:21:12

PARP 61 – Status and Future of PARP and more

7/21/2013
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Podcast Number 61 – Podcast ver. 61.6 – July 21, 2013 (13.3 MB, runtime 11:06) Transcript YES, PARP Lives!!! In this long awaited, but short episode of the practical amateur radio podcast, I discuss the status and future of PARP and provide an update on what I’ve been doing the past 6-7 months. All … Continue reading →

Duration:00:11:06

PARP 60 – A discussion about antennas and antenna restrictions

7/20/2013
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Podcast Number 60 – Podcast ver. 60.5 – October 24, 2012 (36.9 MB, runtime 32:15) Transcript In this full-featured episode of the practical amateur radio podcast, I discuss antennas and antenna restrictions facing many hams today. I mention the following links during my discussion. Flag Pole Antennas – ZeroFive Antennas and TexasAntennas.com PRB-1 Document … Continue reading →

Duration:00:32:14

PARP 59 – The Well Equipped Ham Shack

9/26/2012
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Podcast Number 59 – Podcast ver. 59.5 – September 26, 2012 (31.8 MB, runtime 27:45) Transcript In this full-featured episode of the practical amateur radio podcast, I discuss ideas, tips and suggestions for the well equipped ham shack. I mention the following links during my discussion. Our Featured Website for this episode … Continue reading →

Duration:00:27:44

PARP 58 – Your First QSO and Overcoming Mic Fright

8/24/2012
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Podcast Number 58 – Podcast ver. 58.5 – August 24, 2012 (23.2 MB, runtime 20:18) Transcript In this full-featured episode of the practical amateur radio podcast, I discuss your first QSO and how to overcome mic fright. I mention the following links during my discussion. Standard ITU Phonetics ARRL Band Plan Chart … Continue reading →

Duration:00:20:18

PARP 57 – Preparedness

7/25/2012
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Podcast Number 57 – Podcast ver. 57.5 – July 25, 2012 (37.9 MB, runtime 33:05) Transcript In this full-featured episode of the practical amateur radio podcast, I discuss preparedness. I read an email from a listener who has questions about amateur radio and his preparedness plan. I also briefly review and discuss … Continue reading →

Duration:00:33:05

PARP 56 – All About Field Day 2012

6/13/2012
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Podcast Number 56 – Podcast ver. 56.5 – June 14, 2012 (37.4 MB, runtime 32:38) Transcript All about Field Day 2012. In this episode, I discuss the quickly approaching ARRL Field Day 2012. I encourage all to view the 2012 Field Day Rules Packet and keep the Radio Amateur’s Code and the DX … Continue reading →

Duration:00:32:38

PARP Plus Edition – Introduction

5/19/2012
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PARP Plus Edition – Introduction – May 19, 2012 (7.12 MB, runtime 6:10) The new PARP Plus Edition is a weekly edition of the practical amateur radio podcast. Each week the PARP Plus Edition will deliver time sensitive information for the week and weekend ahead regarding upcoming contests, special event stations, ham fests and more. … Continue reading →

Duration:00:06:10

PARP 55 – Radio Programming made Easy

5/15/2012
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Podcast Number 55 – Podcast ver. 55.5 – May 16, 2012 (52.8 MB, runtime 46:00) Transcript Happy 4th Birthday to PARP! The Practical Amateur Radio Podcast hit the interwebz on 7 May 2008. I’m truly honored to have the opportunity to use new media (podcasting, blogging and video) to promote our wonderful hobby. To celebrate and … Continue reading →

Duration:00:45:59