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Introduction to Shortwave,Ham, CB & Scanners

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    New York Aero Volmet 10051 Khz Shortwave on Afedri SDR
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    Published on May 29, 2017
    New york on 10051 Khz also checking out the other frequencies 3485 6604 10051 and 13270 USB on May 29th 2017
     
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    WBCQ 5130 Khz Shortwave with Brother Stair going crazy with Internet going down
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    Published on May 29, 2017
    Brother Stair using some false panic news to try to say that the world will end soon
     
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    CF2RC Special 150th Anniversary Canadian Confederation station PSK31 14070 KHz
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    Published on May 29, 2017
    Located near James Bay in Northern Quebec, CF2RC ham station special event for Canada 150 Th received May 30th 2017 at 0010 UT on PSK31 digital mode
     
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    CB skip on 38 LSB - 27.385 MHz - Vintage Realistic TRC-451
    Carol inaPirate



    Published on May 31, 2017
    I noticed on my last video my Realistic TRC-451 needed a little cleaning. Now the smudges and dirt are gone. It looks much prettier on this video. Also a friend mentioned my TRC-451 was slightly off frequency, so I got out the service manual and my Protek B-818 1GHz frequency counter, and aligned the PLL section back to factory specifications. All reports so far indicate it is back on frequency. I really like this radio.
     
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    CCF pirate radio memories WS 19 set
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    Here are some CCF pirate memories on Delta Oscar and Tango Golf frequencies. Using a WS19 set, many pirates joined the CCF nets, the army combined cadet force, and enjoyed hours of fun. Dipole aerials were mainly used and covered the UK well.
     
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    Severe Weather Radio Net- June 2, 2017
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    Published on Jun 2, 2017
    TelescopeMan records the severe weather ham radio net in Hunt County, Texas.
     
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    New/Old Radio Night - 06/02/2017 - Uniden Bearcat 980SSB
    Carol inaPirate



    Published on Jun 2, 2017
    New/Old Radio Night - 06/02/2017 - Just out of the box Uniden Bearcat 980SSB with the stock handmic.
     
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    CB jammer "Blue Waffle" returns to CB 38 LSB using another ham's call sign
    Carol inaPirate



    Published on Jun 1, 2017
    CB jammer Blue Waffle returns to CB channel 38 LSB (27.385 MHz), and this time he is using another ham operator's call sign. The "Blue Waffle" is alleged to be Jerry Materne - KC5CSG in Copperas Cove, Texas.
     
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    RAE Argentina via WRMI 9395 Khz Shortwave at 0100 UT
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    Published on Jun 2, 2017
    Receiving RAE Argentina on June 3rd 2017 at 0100 UT using Afedri Software defined radio and HDSDR
     
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    CHU Canada time signal station back on 3330 Khz Shortwave
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    Published on Jun 2, 2017
    After many months off the Shortwave bands CHU time signal from Ottawa Canada is back on 3330 Khz
     
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    end part of Italian Broadcasting Corp Digital DX Italia bulletin MFSK32 WRMI 11580 KHz
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    Published on Jun 2, 2017
    Received on June 3rd 2017 around 0157 UTC
     
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    First Time decoding of JT9 digital mode using WSJT X software 10140 Khz Shortwave
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    Published on Jun 2, 2017
    Using WSJT-X software this is my first decoding of JT9 digital mode on the 30 meter amateur band
     
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    CB propagation in June 2017 | German and Spanish (26/28MHz)
    IZØKBA - Stay tuned!



    Published on Jun 3, 2017
     
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    CB Radio talk and disputes 1969 Philadelphia PA
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    Published on Aug 23, 2015
    Audio clips of CB, or Citizen Band Radio, as it was heard in 1969 in the Philadelphia PA area. The original tube CB radio that made these recordings is pictured in live video. The other pictures demonstrate examples of CB radios and accessories from the dominant players of the era. There were lots of independent manufacturers, especially for accessories. To adjust for inflation, multiply the prices shown by 6X to see what these items cost in 2015 dollars.

    In 1969, transistorized radios were inferior to tube sets. But the amount of labor required to hand wire tube radios will be evident in this video. Cheaper transistors and IC's would soon replace old fashioned tube radios.

    CB was originally intended for essential business and personal use only, but morphed into a free for all by the 1980s. But in the early days, CB was fairly civilized and "dirty words" were strictly forbidden by the FCC. Power output was limited to 5 watts, but Ham radio linear amplifiers were used illegally by some.

    There were no cell phones or internet, so CB was a companion to many, especially on the road. Strangers and friends of all ages and backgrounds chatted in groups on one of just 23 channels, later expanded to 40 in the 1970s. Because of the limited channels, people would sometimes get angry when others were talking on "their channel". A typical fight is heard here, but it was all bluster.

    I believe this is the oldest example of CB radio chatter on YouTube.
     
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    The Mighty KBC 9925khz 04/06/2017 00:18 UTC
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    Published on Jun 3, 2017
    Nice signal from The Mighty KBC as heard in Nova Scotia using the SDRPLay RSP1 60ft random wire and SDRuno software
     
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    Voice Of America VOA Radiogram on 5745Khz Shortwave Radio with SSTV
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    Published on Jun 3, 2017
    Here is my decode of the VOA News radiogram broadcast today on 5745Khz shortwave radio at 0230UTC in MFSK16, and 32, and with 4 SSTV images. There is news of new Hypersonic Space Plane, the longest bridge, Ethiopian internet and the Canadian C3 WSPR. Signal was very srong, mostly S9+20. The broadcast was received in Toronto on my Icom IC-R9500 radio and decoded with the Linux version of FLDIGI. Many thanks to Kim Andrew Elliot for another interesting broadcast.
     
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    Field Day 2014 - An Outdoor Home Station
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    Published on Jun 4, 2017
    While preparing for Field Day 2017, I found some of my "lost footage" from Field Day 2014. This was my first attempt to document a contest operation, before I started doing Field Day QRP style.
    I hope this is an encouragement to those who cannot get out to the field for themselves, but still want a taste of the experience.
    I ended up with a total of 135 contacts across 40, 20 and 15 meters.
    As always, feel free to leave your comments below.
     
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    29 MHz - Polish repeater SR5KP received in Italy
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    Published on Jun 4, 2017
    Polish repeater SR5KP (near Warsaw) on 29.680 MHz received in Aosta (Italy, loc. JN35pr) on 2nd June 2017, thanks to an Es opening. Received a QSO attempt between MW0CND and IW2LXD, as well as tried to call on the repeater (sadly without answer).
     
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    Radio Havana Cuba DXers Unlimited May 30 2017 on 15140Khz Shortwave Radio
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    Published on May 30, 2017
    It's very weak but, by request, here is the Racal RA-17 with today's mid-week edition of DXers Unlimited shortwave radio related program via Radio Havana Cuba on 15140Khz shortwave radio. This is a weekly program on Tuesdays at approx. 1940UTC. The broadcast was tuned in with my Racal RA-17 radio in Toronto.
     
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    Radio Havana Cuba DXers Unlimited Jun 4 2017 on 15140Khz Shortwave Radio
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    Published on Jun 4, 2017
    Here is my Hallicrafters SX-24 Skyrider Defiant with a very weak weekend edition of DXers Unlimited shortwave radio related program via Radio Havana Cuba on 15140Khz shortwave radio. This is a weekly program on Tuesdays at approx. 1910UTC. The broadcast was tuned in with my Hallicrafters SX-24 radio in Toronto.
     
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    Live Shortwave radio show Friday June 2nd 2017
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    Live Shortwave radio show from Montreal Canada


     
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    CB skip 06/04/17 - Ch 38 27.385 MHz - Realistic TRC-451
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    Published on Jun 4, 2017
     
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    CB Ch 38 27.385 MHz LSB skip - 06-03-2017 Uniden Bearcat 980 SSB
    Carol inaPirate



    Published on Jun 4, 2017
    CB Channel 38 27.385 MHz LSB skip - 06-03-2017 Uniden Bearcat 980 SSB. The receiver is located near Charleston, South Carolina U.S.A.
     
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    Ghostly Pirate on Medium Wave
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    Are there such things as ghosts? This video is about a pirate radio station transmitting on medium wave... with a ghostly twist!
     
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    Mini Whip Active Antenna - AM/MW DX of Radio Union CPAM 1410 from Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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    Published on Jun 6, 2017
    I'm using the RTL-SDR V.3 USB dongle with the NooElec Ham it Upconverter with HDSDR software connected to the Mini Whip Active Antenna about 30 feet above ground on my roof using 100 feet of RG-8X coax cable to my basement shack.

    Montreal, Quebec, Canada is about 363.9 miles or 585.6 kilometers from Yonkers, New York.

    Thank you for watching. :)
     
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    Mini Whip Active Antenna - AM/MW DX of Noti Uno Sur 910 AM WPRP @ 910 kHz from Ponce, Puerto Rico
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    Published on Jun 5, 2017
    Very weak signal, but audible toward the end where I can confirm the station ID in Spanish and through some checking some DX forums and various websites.
    I'm using the RTL-SDR V.3 USB dongle with the NooElec Ham it Upconverter with HDSDR software connected to the Mini Whip Active Antenna about 30 feet above ground on my roof using 100 feet of RG-8X coax cable to my basement shack.

    Ponce, Puerto Rico is about 1641 miles or 2640.9 kilometers from Yonkers, New York.

    Thank you for watching. :)
     
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    Mini Whip Active Antenna - AM/MW DX of Première Windsor CBEF 1550 from Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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    Published on Jun 5, 2017
    I'm using the RTL-SDR V.3 USB dongle with the NooElec Ham it Upconverter with HDSDR software connected to the Mini Whip Active Antenna about 30 feet above ground on my roof using 100 feet of RG-8X coax cable to my basement shack.

    Windsor, Ontario, Canada is about 627.7 miles or 1010.1 kilometers from Yonkers, New York.

    Thank you for watching. :)
     
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    Mini Whip Active Antenna - AM/MW DX of ESPN 1530 AM WCKY @ 1530 kHz from Cincinnati, Ohio
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    I'm using the RTL-SDR V.3 USB dongle with the NooElec Ham it Upconverter with HDSDR software connected to the Mini Whip Active Antenna about 30 feet above ground on my roof using 100 feet of RG-8X coax cable to my basement shack.

    Cincinnati, Ohio is about 655.9 miles or 1055.5 kilometers from Yonkers, New York.

    Thank you for watching. :)
     
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    Mini Whip Active Antenna - AM/MW DX of 1690 AM WPTX @ 1690 kHz from Lexington Park, Maryland
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    I'm using the RTL-SDR V.3 USB dongle with the NooElec Ham it Upconverter with HDSDR software connected to the Mini Whip Active Antenna about 30 feet above ground on my roof using 100 feet of RG-8X coax cable to my basement shack.

    Lexington Park, Maryland is about 290.8 miles or 467.9 kilometers from Yonkers, New York.

    Thank you for watching. :)
     
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    Mini Whip Active Antenna - AM/MW DX of The Word 1220 WHKW @ 1200 kHz from Cleveland, Ohio
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    I'm using the RTL-SDR V.3 USB dongle with the NooElec Ham it Upconverter with HDSDR software connected to the Mini Whip Active Antenna about 30 feet above ground on my roof using 100 feet of RG-8X coax cable to my basement shack.

    Cleveland, Ohio is about 473.6 miles or 762.1 kilometers from Yonkers, New York.

    Thank you for watching. :)
     
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    First QSOs with the Icom IC-718
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    Published on Jun 4, 2017
    Short video showing my first contacts with the Icom IC-718 HF radio. This radio is the prefect starter radio for folks just getting into HF communications for Amateur radio and prepping.
     
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    Common & Precious pirate beacon at 10237.6 kHz
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    Published on Jun 7, 2017
    "Common and Precious" pirate beacon, transmitting out of Berlin, Germany. I could not get a clean decode of the slow CW from this signal. But the text is: "JO62SK 5W DIPOLE JO62SK COMMON AND PRECIOUS." More info at: http://iz0kba.it/eng/commonandpreciou...
     
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    HF Aeronautical World Wide Route frequencies to listen to airplanes around the world
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    There is still time to listen to Airplanes on HF Frequencies, still a lot of traffic, check it out

    http://www.canairradio.com/hf.html
     
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    Roma Radio IAR, Marine Meteorological Broadcasts For Shipping, multiple frequencies
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    Published on Jun 7, 2017
    Hi there, this is sort of a PF for me as I've only previously heard this transmission once, on 1888 kHz and yet here, their signal was heard on multiple frequencies. I don't know much about them or where they TX from (perhaps there's a clue in the station name), but if anyone has some background, I'd be interested to learn more.

    Recorded in Oxford UK on 26/04/17 at 01:38 hrs UTC using an Elad FDM DUO and Wellbrook ALA1530 active loop antenna (indoors). Thanks for watching.
     
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    TRRS #1213 - Hangout Testing on New Computer
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    This was just a test of my new computer running a Hangout on the Air. Thanks for everyone who stopped by on such short notice. If you have comments please do so as I am looking for feedback on this setup.

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    Remember, I am no expert so take everything you see with that in mind.

    Thanks for watching.
     
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    CB Skip - 06/07/2017 - 36 LSB (27.365 MHz) Uniden Bearcat 980SSB
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    CB Skip - 06/07/2017 - 36 LSB (27.365 MHz) Uniden Bearcat 980SSB.
    Listening to "237 New Hampshire".
     
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    CB Skip # 2 - 06/07/2017 - CB 38 LSB - Uniden Bearcat 980 SSB
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    CB Skip # 2 - 06/07/2017 - CB 38 LSB - Uniden Bearcat 980 SSB
     

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