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    Amateur Radio Roundtable 12 20 16
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    This week on Amateur Radio Roundtable (12/20) Joe Eisenberg K0NEB will be talking about more kits and some great new soldering stations. Tom will give an update on the new BITX40 SSB transceiver, the progress, adding an s-meter to the LCD and adding CW. Marty Marty S Sullaway, KC1CWF, will be talking about the upcoming ARRL kids day. Watch on W5KUB.com at 8:00 PM every Tuesday night. Send us your FCC questions for Riley Hollingsworth, retired FCC special counsel for enforcement, to answer This show is also simulcast on famous international shortwave station WBCQ on 5130 Khz. (international 0200 UTC Wed)

    Ham radio/shortwave radio show on w5kub.com every Tuesday night at 8 PM central. We are also on shortwave station WBCQ on 9330 from Monticello, Maine. Special remote guests, chat room, and call-in phone lines for our viewers.
     
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    Ham Radio 2.0: Episode 73 - Yaesu System Fusion - HRI200 Interface into WIRESx Demo
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    Published on Dec 20, 2016
    In this episode, I connect my HRI200 WIRESx interface box to my FTM-100DR Fusion radio and do some QSOs. There is a new room for North Texas repeaters that is being used for linking, so I display the connection to this room also.
     
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    QRP HAM RADIO: ON NATURE TRAIL
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    Published on Dec 14, 2016
    Went on a short walk on the nature trail. Took the X-108G and the Baofeng UV-5x and made some contacts on 14.300. Thanks for watching!!
     
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    African Pathways radio Madagascar on Coutycomm GP5 SSB receiver
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    Published on Dec 21, 2016
    Received on December 21st 2016 using the Countycomm GP5 SSB receiver using only telescopic antenna on 17640 Khz at 1840 UT
     
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    Quick look at my new Countycomm GP5 SSB portable shortwave receiver
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    Published on Dec 21, 2016
    Brand new shortwave radio is always fun, County Comm GP% SSB, is quite impressive, more videos coming and a full review in the next few days
     
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    WLO Maratime Weather broadcast 17362 Khz USB on GP5 SSB receiver
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    Published on Dec 22, 2016
    Receiving WLO maritime weather broadcast from Mobile Alabama on December 22nd 2016 around 1805 UTC with the CountyComm GP5 SSB receiver set to Upper Sideband
     
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    Shortwave radio Seasons Greetings and Happy New Year 2017
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    Published on Dec 22, 2016
    All the best to everyone, Seasons Greetings, Health, Happiness and Prosperous new year 2017 to all
     
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    Update on CountyComm GP5 SSB receiver and upcoming videos
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    Published on Dec 22, 2016
    Update on upcoming videos with the County Comm GP5 SSB receiver
     
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    Tecsun PL-310ET...more barbed wire DXing...AIR Thiruvananthapuram 5010 kHz
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    Published on Dec 22, 2016
    Hi there, a weaker signal than AIR Chennai that fades in and out, but what a great afternoon catch on the PL-310ET! I was amazed to hear this station at the time. Recorded in Oxford UK on 16/12/16 at 17:11 hrs UTC. Thanks for watching.
     
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    Tecsun PL-310ET: AIR Chennai 4920 kHz, India via another barbed wire antenna!
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    Published on Dec 22, 2016
    Hi there, another unexpected catch on the modestly priced Tecsun PL-310ET. Once again, I have the radio connected to a barbed wire fence via the external antenna socket and a crocodile clip. A very reasonable signal was heard on this capable little radio. Recorded in Oxford UK on 16/12/16 at 16:46 hrs UTC. Thanks for watching.
     
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    [MS] 93,5 MHz - Radio Rossii - Tver (608 km)
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    Published on Dec 22, 2016
    10.12.2016, 13:17 UTC
    QTH: Semiluki, Voronezh region, Russia
    Equipment: Degen DE1103, antenna built-in-whip
     
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    In pursuit of QSL cards....a DXer's dilemma....
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    Published on Dec 22, 2016
    Hi there, I'm very pleased to share with you my very small collection of QSL cards, all of which were obtained without having to post a (physical) reception report. Here I make my excuses lol and discuss what can be a never ending chase for the next reception verification. Thanks for watching.
     
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    Vintage Yaesu twins FR-101D & FL-101 HF & VHF transceiver
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    Published on Dec 23, 2016
    This is a demonstration of a vintage Yaesu "twin" HF SSB station, using the FR-101D HF-VHF receiver, and the FL-101 HF transmitter. This was basically Yaesu's "S" line. The receiver shown here has many options installed; Both the 6m (54MHz) and the 2m (148 MHz) VHF converters, the FM option as well as the digital display. Both the receiver and transmitter are in mint condition. Please see the video for all the details.
     
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    All Hazard Comm Tech Deployment Kit, Part 2 Wildand Fire Edition.
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    Published on Dec 24, 2016
    Part 2, Admin, more radio kits, personal extended stay shelter & clothing kits 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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    Season's Greetings! Here's what's coming in 2017 on Oxford Shortwave Log...
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    Published on Dec 25, 2016
    Hi there, may I take this opportunity to wish you all happy holidays and thank you for your friendship and support in 2016! Here's a quick update on what's coming up in 2017....73s from Oxford Shortwave Log
     
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    Cuban Numbers Station hm01
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    Published on Dec 25, 2016
    This is the Cuban numbers spy station on 11 145 megahertz. This is my realistic DX 150a doing the receiving. This radio is for sale by the way
     
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    Tecsun PL-310ET....even more barbed wire DXIng...RTM Sarawak FM 9835 kHz, Kajang, Malaysia
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    Published on Dec 25, 2016
    Hi there, I've only ever heard this station previously on the much higher-end Sony ICF-2001D and SW100 receivers, so this was a really nice catch to share with you. I believe their signal is directed towards Indonesia, which is why they're a rarer shortwave catch in Europe - and how nice to hear them this time on the modest PL-310ET! Never write off a barbed wire fence, that's what I say lol. Recorded in Oxford UK on 02/12/16 at 16:27 hrs UTC. Season's Greetings and thanks for watching!
     
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    Radio Aparecida 6135.2 kHz, Aparecida, Brazil, first indoor reception for 6 months
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    Published on Dec 25, 2016
    Hi there, such a difficult signal to hear well indoors and often requiring USB because of proximity to Radio Santa Cruz on 6134.8 kHz. Here is my first indoor reception with audio in 6 months and nice to have them back on the Elad spectrum. Recorded in Oxford UK on 22/12/16 at 03:41 hrs UTC using an Elad FDM DUO and Wellbrook ALA1530 active loop antenna. Season's greetings and thanks for watching!
     
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    Gander Radio Aero weather on GP5 SSB receiver 13270 Khz Shortwave
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    Published on Dec 25, 2016
    Received on December 25th 2016 on the GP5 SSB using only telescopic antenna
     
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    Radio announcer: I Have a Cold
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    Published on Dec 25, 2016
    Three airchecks I found in my collection of announcers struggling with colds.
     
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    CKOC aircheck - Awkward DJ moment
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    Published on Dec 23, 2016
    I picked up CKOC 1150 Hamilton, Ontario from here in Philadelphia back on August 30, 1983 at 4:17 a.m. Clearly an awkward moment for the DJ after he thought his joke was bad.
     
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    TV DX from South Florida 2: Cuba 1996-2004
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    Published on Dec 24, 2016
    These are TV DX recordings from Chris Dunne of South Florida. They are posted here for nonprofit educational purposes only.

    Stations included: CMBC, WMDH, WMDF, CMER, CMBR, CMBx

    Maps from Wikipedia, under Public Domain.
    Opening music is "Rico's Underground" (CC BY 4.0) by TeknoAXE. http://www.teknoaxe.com/
    Sound effect is from freesound.org user "Corsica_S"

    Call letters and transmitter coordinates come from dxinfocentre.com. All distances calculated from Geiger Key Marina, though some recordings were made at other sites. A few assumptions were made as to dates and channel numbers and the most likely stations on them, the graphics are as accurate as I could make them, but nothing is guaranteed. Call letters may not match other sources. They don't even match in my own logbook. :/

    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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    Ham College 24
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    Published on Dec 24, 2016
    Antennas and more questions from the Technician exam pool.
     
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    Tecsun PL-310ET.....more barbed wire fence DXing: Voice of Indonesia 9525 kHz, very nice signal
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    Published on Dec 24, 2016
    Hi there, I think this was their Arabic service and what a nice signal with the barbed wire fence again and the cheap, but very good Tecsun portable. Recorded in Oxford UK on 02/12/16 at 16:22 hrs UTC. Thanks for watching.
     
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    Tecsun PL-310ET...more barbed wire DXing...AIR National Channel 9380 kHz, Aligarh, India
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    Published on Dec 24, 2016
    Hi there, the azimuth of this signal is 188 degrees and thus whilst obviously not intended for an audience in the UK, it's also not intended for any listeners in this direction. Really pleased to hear this station, even with a fairly weak signal on the modest little Tecsun and barbed wire fence. Recorded in Oxford UK on 16/12/18 at 17:18 hrs UTC. Thanks for watching.
     
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    MW DX with 200 metre Beverage: Radio Rebelde 1180 kHz, Cuba, first reception
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    Published on Dec 23, 2016
    Hi there, my first reception of Radio Rebelde on 1180 MW. Previously I've caught them on 710 kHz and of course 1620 kHz. Once again, the Beverage pulls in a new signal for me and the Elad FDM DUO running via the FDM-SW2 software does an excellent job suppressing adjacent channel QRM and demodulating to provide decent audio. Recorded in Oxford UK on 10/10/16 at 01:59 hrs UTC. Thanks for watching.
     
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    MW DX with 200 metre Beverage: XEVOZ La Mexicana 1590 kHz, Mexico City, first reception
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    Published on Dec 23, 2016
    Hi there, another personal first reception - from the first night of testing the Beverage antenna and another from Mexico which is really pleasing. My thanks to Matthias (senderjaeger) for his assistance with the ID. Recorded in Oxford UK on 10/10/16 at 01:59 hrs UTC using an Elad FDM DUO. Thanks for watching.
     
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    MW DX with 200 metre Beverage: CJYQ 930 kHz, St. John's, N & L, first reception
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    Hi there, another personal first with the Beverage antenna - and a station I've been wanting to catch since I was a kid. My eyesight is so bad I actually thought this was 950 kHz CKNB lol! I had to employ ECSS LSB, due to heavy adjacent QRM on 936 kHz, but the resulting signal clarity was very good. Recorded in Oxford UK on 10/10/16 at 01:57 hrs UTC using an Elad FDM DUO. Thanks for watching.
     
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    Radio Habana Cuba French 15140 Khz on GP5 SSB receiver
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    Published on Dec 25, 2016
    Received on December 25th 2016 around 2100 UT with the CountyComm GP5 SSB receiver
     
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    NMN US Coast Guard Weather Chesapeake Virginia on GP5 SSB
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    Published on Dec 25, 2016
    Good reception of the Maritime weather broadcast from Virginia USA on the GP5 SSB December 25th 2016 around 2145 UT
     
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    Cordless Phone 1.7 MHz
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    Published on Dec 25, 2016
    September. 27, 1985. Ancient 1.7 MHz cordless phone. Man calls information and gets the phone number for pizza shop and then calls and orders food. He gives his address (redacted). Man is a distance of almost 1200 feet from my house. Then a nearby phone call. Shown is a Popular Science article from April 1984.
     
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    Ham Nation Day - Open House - Bob Heil
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    Published on Dec 26, 2016
     
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    Ham Radio 2.0: Episode 74: How To Program a DMR Codeplug for a Hotspot
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    Published on Dec 26, 2016
    Program your DMR codeplug for use for a DMR Hotspot. This question gets asked many times in the various Facebook groups for DMR, so I wanted to make a video that shows how to do this.
     
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    Radio Free Asia via Dushanbe 26 12 2016 9315 kcs 13 53 UTC
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    Radio Blacklake 26 12 2016 6335 kcs 12 29 UTC
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    TS950SDX noise blanker vs. Christmas Light QRM
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    Published on Dec 26, 2016
    The TS950SDX DSP beat the QRM
     
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    BITX40 testing. contact with South Africa
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    Published on Dec 25, 2016
    We are experimenting with the bitx40. Here it is with the arduino dds vfo using the si5351 board. Software changes and enhancements were done by Rob PA4FAT. This was my 3rd contact with ZS6CCY on a 40 meter inverted V antenna running about 5 watts. We have added an s-meter and are adding cw. join our facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/w5kub/ to follow this build and for information. watch our live ham radio show every Tues night at 8:00 PM Central time on w5kub.com (0200 UTC Wed)
     

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