Ham Fun Archive

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Dr. Michael Carper – WA9PIE – Ham Radio Deluxe


March 17, 2022 – Heatherly Takeuchi N6HKT – Smith Chart


February 24, 2022 – Bob Brehm AK6R Palomar Engineering – Solving RFI Issues

Palomar Engineering: http://palomar-engineers.com


January 20, 2022 – George Hunt N6GWH – Battery Box & Portable Power – “Watts in the Box” – Battery Box Thoughts


December 16, 2021 – Bob Brehm AK6R Palomar Engineering

Bob Brehm AK6R

Palomar Engineering: http://palomar-engineers.com


November 18, 2021 – DMR: Basic Information, Programming a Code Plug and Setting up a Hotspot

SBCARA878.RDT (Anytone 878 File)

SBCARA878.ZIP (CSV files from the Anytone 878 CPS for import into other radios)

October 21, 2021 – S Meter Readings; Debugging Station Issues; SDR Radio


September 18, 2021 – Field Logging Software; Contesting; California QSO Party

  • HAMRS logging app
  • Parks on the Air (POTA) – The link to the POTA website https://parksontheair.com/ I found this YouTube video gives a good summary of POTA from how to register an activation to what equipment you will need


July 28, 2021 – Antenna Fair / Demo

George Hunt, N6GWH
Photos & Videos
George Hunt, N6GWH
George Hunt, N6GWH
Antenna Set Ups
Bill Barrett, KF6JZL
William Barrett, KF6JZL and Brian O’Neill, K6DWD
Brad Webb, WD6BW
Ray Dzek, N6DZK
Tim Takeuchi, W6TST
Tim Takeuchi, W6TST
Tim Takeuchi, W6TST
Buddipole Dipole

Jun 17, 2021 – ALC/AGC; Field Day; Propagation – Jack Kirk (W6KRK)

For the propagation talk, advance to 5:37 (5 hrs 37 min) into this video.


April 18, 2021 – Mobile Radio Installations – Brian O’Neill (K6DWD)


March 18, 2021 – NanoVNA – Dave Andrus (K7DAA)

Suggested site for the NanoVNA by both Ed Fong and Dave Andrus: R&L Electronics


February 18, 2021 – Logging Software – Brian O’Neill (K6DWD), Ray Dzek (N6DZK)



November 18, 2020 – Talks on Shortwave Signal Propagation & CW Operating – Dave Andrus (K7DAA)


September 16, 2020 – Dual Band J-Pole and more – Ed Fong (WB6IQN)



December 2019 – Spectrum Analyzer – Wes Whitley (AJ6HP)


November 2019 – Traveling


January 2019 – APRS – Timothy Takeuchi (W6TST)


February 2018 – Amplifiers – David Andrus (K7DAA)


January 2018 – FT8 – Timothy Takeuchi (W6TST)


July 20, 2017 – QRP – Dave Andrus (K7DAA)

Dave Andrus (K7DAA)’s – QRP Links


April 2017 – ARDEN Network – Chris Dunn (KE6MTO)

AREDN Site – http://arednmesh.org


March 2016 – New DXers Handbook – Scott Richards (K6ASA)

“THE NEW DXER’S HANDBOOK” SECOND EDITION – Written by: BRYCE K. ANDERSON, K7UA