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Introduction to Shortwave,Ham, CB & Scanners

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    Wideband radio live YouTube show December 16th 2016
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    Let's talk about anything from The radio basement to the very high frequencies of the radio spectrum
     
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    TRRS #1055 - Antenna Testing with Many Mistakes
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    Published on Dec 16, 2016
    This morning I tried to test the long wire antenna that I showed in shows #2038,1044 and 1048. I made a number of mistakes but I think I got the point across.

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    TRRS #1056 - Tecsun PL-680 vs Sony 7600GR
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    Testing the reception of the Tecsun PL-680 vs Sony 7600GR on shortwave band.

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    TRRS #1057 - Antenna Analyzer as a Signal Generator
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    Published on Dec 16, 2016
    Someone suggested I try my antenna analyzer as a signal generator to test the dial calibration of my Realistic DX-200 shortwave radio.

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    TRRS #1058 - Using ATS Feature on Tecsun Pl-680
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    Published on Dec 16, 2016
    I got one comment that the ATS function on the Tecsun radios was not very effective finding stations versus just noise, so I thought I would give it a try. What do you think?

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    Tecsun PL-310ET: Radio Publique Africaine 11550 kHz, Talata-Volonondry, Madagascar
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    Published on Dec 16, 2016
    Hi there, another fine signal from across the globe with the wonderful little Tecsun PL-310ET portable. This is actually the first time I've copied Radio Publique Africaine, but I'm not sure it really counts as a PF since this TX site is the source of much programming. Anyway, another nice catch on this modestly priced portable. Recorded in Oxford UK on 12/11/16 at 18:31 hrs UTC using a 30 metre longwire. Thanks for watching.
     
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    All Hazard Comm Tech Deployment Kit, Part 1
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    Published on Dec 16, 2016
    Part 1, Base camp and Vehicle Comm support Module. When going to a SHTF deployment supporting communications, this is the kit I assembled. Backed up by 9 years of wildland fire support and USMC Marine Expeditionary Unit WestPac deployment for 3 tours. (pre-Iraq conflict, Desert Storm Vet) Not definitive but very adaptive to your situation.
     
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    Ham radio HF stealth dipoles ON-AIR test and review
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    Published on Dec 16, 2016
    By HAMS for HAMS Here are some super stealth ultra-lite HF dipoles made by N9SAD and some on-air testing. http://www.ebay.com/usr/timortiz?_trk... is where i bought it. I will be using this on QRP day 12/17/2016 in my go-kit.
     
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    Blown Finals! How to Protect your Transmitter
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    Blown final RF power transistors are every ham's nightmare. In this video, I will show you how to greatly reduce the chances of damage to your precious transceiver.
     
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    ZS6BNS South African ham station on 20 meters shortwave
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    Published on Dec 18, 2016
    Great day for African stations, another South African ham received today December 18th 2016 around 2000 UT
     
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    TV DX from South Florida 1: US Stations
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    Published on Dec 18, 2016
    These are TV DX recordings from Chris Dunne of South Florida. They are posted here for nonprofit educational purposes only.

    Stations included: W16CA, TV Marti, WDLP, W49AE, WVUE, WTVM, KETH, WJWB, WXXV, WFXL, WTEV, WGFL, WBPG, WGXA, WOLO, WVAN, WYES, WFNA, WGNO, WLOX, KGLA

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    Opening music is "Rico's Underground" (CC BY 4.0) by TeknoAXE. http://www.teknoaxe.com/

    For more information on TV DXing, visit my website. http://www.egrabow.com/dx/

    Chris's Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsTC...
     
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    V51WW Ham station Namibia on 20 meter band shortwave
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    Published on Dec 18, 2016
    Another Namibian ham received today December 18th 2016 around 1950 UT on the 20 meters ham band
     
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    ZS6TVB South Africa on 20 meters ham band
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    South African ham received on the 20 meter band around 1910 UT on December 18th 2016


     
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    V51WH amateur station from Namibia on 15 meters
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    Really was surprised to pick up this one, Namibia station on 15 meter band at 1630 UT on December 17th 2016
     
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    EMR via Nauen 18 12 2016 9475 kcs 08 10 UTC
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    Published on Dec 18, 2016
     
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    RMRC via Gavar 17 12 2016 6145 kHz 20 00 UTC
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    Published on Dec 17, 2016
     
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    Ham radio HF Go-Kit QRP contacts FT-817 portable communications
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    Published on Dec 17, 2016
    Here is a video about my go-kit with my FT-817 and making some contacts QRP. Videos on almost all items can be seen on my channel. In this kit i have everything from 80m - 70cm with battery and solar charging, 110v inverter, APRS, packet/Winlink, PSK31. Below are some links for some of the items and some discounted promo codes to use when purchasing.
    (10 watt handheld) https://www.amazon.com/LT-188H-VHF-Ha...
    (Tape measure antenna) https://www.gigaparts.com/radiowavz-a... (discount code HRCtape)
    (MFJ antenna used on beach) https://www.gigaparts.com/mfj-1899t.html
    (Stealth dipole, use promo code HRCdipole for savings) http://www.ebay.com/usr/timortiz?_trk...
    (solar charge controller and power distribution) http://ki0bk.no-ip.com/~pwrgate/LLPG/...
     
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    Old Father Christmas OF9X Arctic Circle Finland
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    Weak but Old Father Christmas station from Lappi Finland Arctic Circle received on December 18th 2016 around 2045 UT


     
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    Happy Christmas 2016
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    Published on Dec 19, 2016
    Happy Christmas from The Radio Workshop!
     
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    BBC Ulster on 1341kHz MW BCB DXing.
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    BBC Ulster on 1341kHz MW BCB DXing.
    Another medium wave broadcast band DXing video today and this one is from Northern Ireland.

    This one is a difficult catch where I live due to the short window of reception that is possible , combined with the interference from other stations on the same frequency.

    With patience though Medium Wave Broadcast Band DXing is possible.


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    BBC5 Extra on 1449kHz Medium Wave Band DXing.
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    BBC5 Extra on 1449kHz Medium Wave Band DXing.
    Today I got out of bed early , 7am , and found BBC5 Extra from the UK coming into my shack like a local station over here in Finland.

    In the lists 1449kHz comes up as being Radio 4 from Aberdeen Scotland with 2kw , so there must have been some program change for them to be playing Radio 5 Extra content.

    This program is their live coverage of a cricket match against India.

    This medium wave broadcast band signal comes from 1600kms away and at S8 to S9 is sounding perfect in my shack in Helsinki Finland.

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    Elad FDM DUO: Vatican Radio 5940 kHz huge signal in Oxford, UK
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    Published on Dec 19, 2016
    Hi there, a huge signal from Vatican Radio in Oxford a couple of mornings ago, with an audio bandwidth filter of 9.8 kHz. The Elad FDM DUO and Wellbrook combination performing very well and I think better audio from my new laptop (Lenovo versus Asus. Recorded on 16/12/16 at 01:56 hrs UTC using a Wellbrook ALA1530 active loop antenna (indoors). Thanks for watching.
     
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    Emisoras Pio XII 5952.45 kHz, Boliva, rare indoor reception in Oxford, UK
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    Published on Dec 19, 2016
    Hi there, this is a very rare, but welcome visitor to my shack. It's been 6 months since I last copied them at home - their signal is usually much stronger out on a DXpedition with the benefit of far greater signal-to-noise. A weak signal at home of course, but discernible audio and music...one for the hard-core DXer lol. Recorded in Oxford UK on 16/12/16 at 02:03 hrs UTC using an Elad FDM DUO and Wellbrook ALA1530 active loop antenna (indoors). Thanks for watching.
     
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    Tecsun PL-310ET: TWR Africa 9500 kHz, Manzini, Swaziland, wonderful reception!
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    Hi there, another brilliant performance from this little radio - I think this is my best ever reception of TWR Africa and when you consider the other receivers in my shack, well quite amazing for this modest, yet excellent portable. Recorded in Oxford UK on 12/11/16 around 18:10 hrs UTC using a 30 metre longwire antenna. Thanks for watching.
     
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    Yaesu 450d SSB Mobile In the UK United Kingdom
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    Published on Dec 19, 2016
    Yaesu 450d SSB Mobile In the UK United Kingdom.


     
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    CB Radio Mode ,SSB Ending transmission, passing the Mike.
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    CB Radio Mode ,SSB Ending transmission.
    Hi Guys, well this is more for New Stations really, but a tip all the same.
    In the video you will notice 2 people saying good bye, two things went wrong
    Firstly i never passed it to anyone, secondly both never waited to see who went first.
    No big deal as we are all radio friends, but should it have been a nice DX Contact it could be confusing for the station calling in.
    CB Radio is only a hobby and i just love it.
     
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    Amateur Radio Newsline headlines for Ham Nation. December 21, 2016.
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    Published on Dec 19, 2016
    Amateur Radio Newsline headlines for Ham Nation. December 21, 2016.
     
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    Frecuencia al Dia via IBC 19 12 2016 3975 kcs 20 00 UTC
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    Published on Dec 19, 2016
     
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    FM Kompakt im Radio via Gavar 18 12 2016 6145 kHz 20 12 UTC
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    Radio Klein Paris International via Rohrbach18 12 2016 6070 kHz 14 00 UTC
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    Published on Dec 19, 2016
     
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    SM Radio Dessau via Rohrbach 18 12 2016 6070 kHz 13 22 UTC
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    Radio Habana Cuba Tropical band on soft 66 SDR receiver
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    Received on the Soft 66 RTL2 at 0425 UT December 19th 2016
     
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    Radio Ukraine International 1998
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    April 1998 aircheck of Radio Ukraine International. 30 second clip. Broadcasting from Kiev. Received in Philadelphia.
     
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    WHYY-TV 12 Sign-Off
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    Re-upload in HD. Here is a 1992 aircheck of WHYY TV 12 signing off. VHS SP-mode local aircheck.
     
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    China Radio - Radio Kitaja on 1521kHz MW BCB DXing.
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    Published on Dec 21, 2016
    China Radio - Radio Kitaja on 1521kHz MW BCB DXing.
    This interesting station is the Russian service of China Radio , or CRI and this is being broadcast form Urumqi , Xinjiang, China.
    This is a distance of about 4700kms.
    The transmitter used has a whopping 500kW output power making this signal often heard well outside the intended target area.

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    MW DX with 200 m Beverage: Fox News 1450 kHz, presumed WILM, Wilmington, Delaware
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    Published on Dec 21, 2016
    Hi there, this weak signal is essentially a UNID, but the fact a Fox News ID is heard means it almost certainly has to be either WILM Delaware, or far less likely, KZNU, St. George, Utah. Recorded in Oxford UK on 10/10/16 at 02:57 hrs UTC using an Elad FDM DUO. Your views on this transatlantic conundrum are most welcome! Thanks for watching
     
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    MW DX with 200 m Beverage: 1480 khz WSAR Fall River, Massachusetts, clear ID
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    Published on Dec 21, 2016
    Hi there, nothing ambiguous about this pleasing catch - a very clear ID at the start of the video before the signal starts to fade away after a minute or so. Recorded in Oxford UK with an Elad FDM DUO on 10/10/16 at 02:57 hrs UTC. Thanks for watching.
     
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