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    Radio Havana Cuba DXers Unlimited Oct 1 2017 on 15140Khz Shortwave Radio R8600
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    Published on Oct 1, 2017
    With much better propagation here is today's weekend edition of DXers Unlimited, a shortwave radio related program via Radio Havana Cuba on 15140Khz shortwave radio. This is a weekly program on Sundays at approx. 1910UTC. The broadcast was tuned in with my Icom IC-R8600 radio in Toronto.
     
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    BBC World Service via Ascension Island 11810 kHZ ICOM IC-R71A
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    Published on Oct 1, 2017
    BBC World Service broadcast through Ascension Island Relay Station on 11810 kHz, as received on an ICOM IC-R71A Communications Receiver 10/1/17
     
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    Shortwave Radiogram Oct 1 2017 on 11580Khz Shortwave Radio R8600 with SSTV
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    Published on Oct 1, 2017
    Here is my decode of the Shortwave Radiogram broadcast today on 11580Khz shortwave radio at 2030UTC in MFSK32 and with 6 SSTV images. There is news of a planned US/Russian Deep Space Gateway, 50 Hams deployed to Puerto Rico, New BBC Korean service, a high capacity Trans-Atlantic data cable and a photo of Anatoly Karpov with his SW radio. Signal was variable mostly S7-S9+. The broadcast was received in Toronto using my Icom IC-R8600 radio and decoded with the Linux version of Fldigi.
     
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    CB Radio - Southern Net 28/09/17
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    Published on Oct 2, 2017
    Footage is SSB only on this one as we followed an enjoyable FM net with, from 9pm an even more enjoyable SSB net.
     
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    Solar Activity and Propagation observations for Week of October 2nd 2017
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    Published on Oct 2, 2017
    Solar flux is high enough to support higher frequencies and there should be quiet geomagnetic field this week
     
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    Spain with President speech on the Catalan Referendum received 15520 Khz Shortwave
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    Published on Oct 1, 2017
    Received on October 1st 2017 on 15520 Khz Spanish National radio
     
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    Testing CW Skimmer software for decoding ham radio morse code signals
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    Published on Oct 1, 2017
    It is one of the best Morse code decoders I have used, but it is way too expensive at $100
     
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    Ham Radio Basics--Converting A Computer Power Supply--Don't Buy A Tinker Board
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    Published on Sep 30, 2017
    How to convert a computer's power supply into a ham radio power supply. It is a very simple process. Also, don't buy a Tinker Board until you watch this video and a followup video.
     
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    Sunday Morning on Ham Radio
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    Published on Oct 1, 2017
     
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    Amateur Radio Roundtable
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    Streamed live 8 hours ago
    Next Tues we see Ameritron, hygain, cushcraft, and the metal shop and Martin Jue is with us again.
    Tues night (Oct 3) 8 PM central on W5KUB.COM is a special show on MFJ. Join us as we go through every MFJ company. See the process, meet the people. If you did not make it to the MFJ 45th anniversary, you will see it here. Martin F.Jue will be our special guest. Phone lines and chat will be open for your questions. We will give out prizes to some lucky viewers. This program audio is also simulcast on famous international shortwave station WBCQ on 5130 Khz. We invite you to join our facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/w5kub/
     
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    Mighty KBC 5960khz 01/10/2017 01:14 UTC
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    Published on Oct 3, 2017
    The Mighty KBC on their new frequency of 5960khz as heard on the SDRPLAY RSP1 and Wellbrook ALA1530 loop antenna in Eastern Passage Nova Scotia.
     
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    Jil FM Algeria on 549khz MW 27/09/2017 22:24 UTC
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    Published on Oct 1, 2017
    Really enjoying the mw dx.

    Heard on the SDRPLAY RSP1 and Wellbrook ALA1530LN in Eastern Passage Nova Scotia.
     
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    PBS Xinjiang 6190khz 27/09/2017 02:10 UTC
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    Published on Oct 1, 2017
    PBS Zinjiang as heard whilst using the Wellbrook ALA1530 with the SDRPLAY RSP1 in Eastern Passage Nova Scotia .
     
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    Radio Medi 1 Morrocco 171khz LW 27/09/2017 23:28 UTC
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    Published on Oct 1, 2017
    Heard on the SDRPLAY RSP1 and Wellbrook ALA1530LN in Eastern Passage Nova Scotia.

    Thanks to fellow dxers i removed the Presumed label in the title.
     
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    Ham Radio 2.0: Episode 114 - Introduction to an Allstar Node
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    Published on Oct 3, 2017
    Setting up my first Allstar node with a modified Baofeng UV-82. In this episode I talk about which hardware is needed, and which OS I currently use.

    http://livefromthehamshack.tv
     
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    TH-D74 VHF/UHF Dual Band Handheld with GPS Webinar | Kenwood HAM Radio
    Kenwood Electronics UK



    Published on Oct 3, 2017
    The TH-D74 is Kenwood’s latest hand held transceiver. It offers a wide range of features including digital (D-STAR), 2m/70cm analogue FM, APRS as well as receive on SSB/CW from HF through to UHF. It has Bluetooth capability, a high speed GPS, colour screen and voice announce.

    This transceiver has a high quality finish with an easy to use menu system – just as you would expect from Kenwood. Enjoy this superb radio now by purchasing from any of our approved dealers!

    More info:
    http://kenwoodcommunications.co.uk/am...

    UK & Eire Dealers:
    http://kenwoodcommunications.co.uk/co...

    Parts of Europe, Russian Federation, Middle East & Africa Amateur / Ham Radio Dealers:
    http://kenwoodcommunications.co.uk/co...

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    Hallicrafters SX-42 Beautiful Audio
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    Published on Feb 2, 2016
     
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    sx42 completed.MP4
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    Published on Jul 30, 2011
    This SX42 was in sad shape. I replaced 32 caps and 14 resistors as well as tubes to get it back in working order. Seen here with the matching R42 reproducer speaker.
     
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    Hallicrafters SX-42 and SX-62
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    Published on Jun 6, 2016
    Two high end receivers from the late 1940s.

    Both cover AM.
    FM.
    And everything in between.

    Each 75 pounds.

    Hence the thick plywood shelves they sit on.

    Freshly restored.

    I take them through their paces.
     
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    K1OIK demonstrates the Hallicrafters HT-37
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    Published on Apr 22, 2012
     
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    Hallicrafter SX-110 demonstration.
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    Published on Nov 12, 2012
     
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    Laser Hot hits euro pirate 6205 Khz Shortwave
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    Published on Oct 8, 2017
    Received at 0035 UT on October 9th 2017 with Icom IC R8500 Receiver and sloper antenna
     
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    Iqaluit coast guard radiomaritime weather 6507Khz Shortwave
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    Published on Oct 8, 2017
    Received with good signal on October 8th 2017 at 2250 UT
     
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    African Pathways Radio via Madagascar MWV 17640 Khz Shortwave
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    Published on Oct 9, 2017
    Good reception of this station from Madagascar to Montreal, more than 13000 KM away on October 9th 2017
     
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    Radio Havana Cuba DXers Unlimited Oct 8 2017 on 15140Khz Shortwave Radio R8600
    TheScottytr6



    Published on Oct 8, 2017
    Weak and noisy here is today's weekend edition of DXers Unlimited, a shortwave radio related program via Radio Havana Cuba on 15140Khz shortwave radio. This is a weekly program on Sundays at approx. 1910UTC. The broadcast was tuned in with my Icom IC-R8600 radio in Toronto.
     
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    Shortwave Radiogram Oct 8 2017 on 11580Khz Shortwave Radio R8600 with SSTV
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    Published on Oct 8, 2017
    Here is my decode of the Shortwave Radiogram broadcast today on 11580Khz shortwave radio at 2030UTC in MFSK32 and THOR22 with 5 SSTV images. The THOR22 image did not decode. There is news of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, new BBC service in India and the 60th anniversary of Sputnik. Signal was variable mostly S9+. The broadcast was received in Toronto using my Icom IC-R8600 radio and decoded with the Linux version of Fldigi.
     
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    The Old Tube Radio Network LIVE October 7, 2017
    Boz oControl



    Streamed live on Oct 7, 2017
    Vintage Tube-Type CB Radios (1958-1978) on the air LIVE from Central California on 27.085MHz CH.11 8-10pm PDT. Join us on the air at 27.085MHz or listen from anywhere to the live audio stream at: http://oldtuberadio.net/#liveShow
     
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    RCA RAL-7 Regenerative Receiver
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    Published on Mar 13, 2016
     
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    Siemens E311e HF Receiver
    Peter Stanford



    Published on Mar 25, 2016
    This is a Siemens E311e HF receiver as manufactured in the 1960-70's. Used a lot in ground and maritime radio. It was an excellent performer for its time. Allowing any frequency to be set to within +/-50Hz. Stability was due to temperature control of critical oscillators. This example was restored at VK4GXC, Ovens needed repair, some cosmetic work and a full realignment returned the unit back to fully operational condition.
     
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    Ham Nation 321: Pineboard, Puerto Rico and Happy Birthday Amanda!
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    Jamboree-on-the-Air, incorporating Hams in disaster planning in India, testing your pineboard, MFJ 45th anniversary celebration, wishing Amanda a happy birthday and more!
     
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    PowerFilm F15-1200 Portable Solar Power for Ham Radio
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    Published on Oct 8, 2017
    In this video, we will have a very close look at the PowerFilm F15-1200 Solar panel, then field-test it along with the DIY 10Ah lithium iron phosphate battery pack. Finally, we'll also discuss the pros and cons of the PowerFilm panels over other variants, and give you some tips on getting the most out of this lightweight portable panel.

    Previous episodes in this series:
    - Solar powered gokit: https://youtu.be/1_-Q0ORT93M
    - 10Ah Battery Pack LiFePO4: https://youtu.be/SJGKuriGRok
    - QRP Battery pack Li-Ion: https://youtu.be/Fdjn1nSrkkY

    Episode notes for the PowerFilm F15-1200 can be found here:
    You can also find me at: http://oh8stn.org/blog/2017/06/16/por...
    The introduction the the Portable Power for ham radio series can be found here. Its a great read, which goes into the background work and methodology that went into putting the entire series together: http://oh8stn.org/blog/2017/07/05/man...

    In the third video in this series, we will build a 5Ah lithium iron phosphate battery pack based on A123 cells. That fact will be especially interesting for the SOTA operators, qrp campers & hikers, looking for a lightweight renewable power source for the summit or the trail.

    - If you found this episode useful, consider dropping a buck in the tip-jar here: https://paypal.me/oh8stn/1USD

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    Ham Radio 2.0: Episode 115 - Bound for Belton 2: Texas Nexus and MJARS 200
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    Published on Oct 9, 2017
    Another "on the road" video, once again driving down to the Belton HamExpo, the only Hamfest in Texas to support 2 shows each year. This is a great tailgate event that is enjoyed by many in this area.

    On this trip, I get to catch up with a few guys from the MJARS club on their newly updated 220MHz BridgeCom Repeater, and I also have a few QSOs on the Texas Nexus WIRESx room with Yaesu System Fusion.

    http://livefromthehamshack.tv
     
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    Solar activity is down with no sunspots and Coronal hole creating G1 Storms October 11th 2017
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    No sunspots and a Coronal Hole on the sun means that Shortwave propagation might suffer somewhat in the next few days
     
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    Nice 10 meter band opening to south America on FT8 Digital mode 28074 Khz Shortwave
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    Great opening to South America around 2100 UT on October 14th 2017 with the 10 meter amateur radio band
     
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    Voice of America english from Botswana relay 6195 Khz Shortwave
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    Published on Oct 14, 2017
    Received at 2040 UT on October 14th 2017 with Afedri SDR and 22 meter long sloper antenna
     
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