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How does a J-pole antenna work? AD#36
 
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Find out how a J-pole amateur radio antenna works! Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaBtYooQdmNzq63eID8RaLQ. Ask Dave Playlist: https://goo.gl/inaQeB. To learn more about me, visit: http://www.dcasler.com/about/ Tip jar (on my website): http://www.dcasler.com/tip-jar/ (describes both how to use the YouTube method and provides a method to use your credit card via PayPal) To pose an Ask Dave question: http://www.dcasler.com/ask-dave/ or http://www.ke0og.net/ask-dave/ To order the old Technician videos on DVD: http://dcasler.com/how-to-buy-technician-videos-on-dvd/ Technician training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/training/ General training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/general/ Amateur Extra training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/extra/ List of the Ask Dave videos, see http://dcasler.com/ask-dave/#askdavelist My primary website: http://www.dcasler.com The ham radio part of my website (direct link): http://www.ke0og.net My publishing website: http://www.mtsneffelspress.com, where you can find my fantasy and science fiction books, as well as some local history books I publish for the Ridgway Railroad Museum and the Ouray County Historical Society My Amazon author page, which lists my print and Kindle books: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00471I0Q4. And I'm now reading (producing) audiobooks! See my first effort here: https://goo.gl/0GTHsW I'm often asked what equipment I use to create the videos. The devices include the Panasonic DMC-G7 camera, Panasonic HDC-TM90 video camera, Tascam DR-05 audio recorder, Audio-Technica ATR-3350 lapel microphone, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560 digital camera, the Kodak Zi-8 video camera, my iPhone 5S, and Pentax K100D DSLR. Software used: CyberLink PowerDirector 13 on a Toshiba S55-A5294, also using Smoothdraw 4.0.5.0, FastStone Image Viewer 5.3, FastStone Capture 8.0, Audacity 2.1.1, LibreOffice 5.0.4.2, and Ink2Go 1.7.2. You can see how my studio is set up by viewing https://youtu.be/wFSQ8vtNA5A. Twitter: @dcasler
Views: 91092 David Casler
Ask Dave Episode 1: Antenna Analyzers
 
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New series! Ask your questions about ham radio. Designed especially for new hams. This week's episode explores antenna analyzers and things you can do with them, including measuring coax loss, distance to fault (coax length), velocity factor, and trimming a six-meter (52 MHz) dipole for lowest SWR. Ask your questions at www.ke0og.net/ask-dave.
Views: 89680 David Casler
Using a Manual Antenna Tuner: Ask Dave Episode 5
 
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Manual antenna tuners are less expensive than the automatic ones, and are perfectly okay for your station. This video shows how to tune a manual antenna tuner, both with an external SWR meter and with the SWR meter built into your transceiver.
Views: 47646 David Casler
Lesson 5.5 RF Grounding
 
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Video introduction to Lesson 5.5 in the ARRL Ham Radio License Manual. For details, see www.ke0og.net/training
Views: 36714 David Casler
Station Grounding for Amateur Radio: Ask Dave Episode 8
 
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This Ask Dave episode focuses on grounding your amateur radio station, a topic of interest to many hams!
Views: 68758 David Casler
Ask Dave 14: The Anatomy of a CW QSO
 
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The Ask Dave series answers your questions about amateur radio, with emphasis on those posed by newcomers to the hobby. This video breaks down a typical CW QSO of the type encountered by a CW beginner. Be sure to subscribe for notification of future videos! You can pose a question either via a comment to this video or by using the form at www.ke0og.net/ask-dave/
Views: 15556 David Casler
Highlights of the 20-meter band: Ask Dave Episode 2
 
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This week Ask Dave! looks at the 20-meter ham band. The episode is motivated by questions from Justin Smith, AF7QN, who wants to know where to call CQ and how to find the responses. You can get the key graphic of the 20-meter band by going here: http://dcasler.com/2015/06/23/20-meter-band-graphic-from-ask-dave-2/
Views: 28767 David Casler
Setting Up Your Home Ham Station: Ask Dave Episode 3
 
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Ask Dave Episode 3, on setting up a ham radio station in your home. You can submit questions at www.ke0og.net/ask-dave. There's a tip jar there too.
Views: 51274 David Casler
Technician Lesson 2.2 Modulation
 
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Continuing the course, with a video introduction to Lesson 2.2 on Modulation. I let you hear what different types of modulation sound like.
Views: 40940 David Casler
Installing FLDIGI for amateur radio digital modes: AD#26
 
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FLDIGI installation and connections to your radio. FLDIGI is free software that amateur radio operators can use for digital modes such as PSK-31, RTTY, Olivia, and so on. The video covers downloading and installation on a Windows machine, plus setting up the audio levels for your radio and how the software can control your radio. Thank you for watching my videos! My channel, "Ham Radio Answers," is here to help you become an active, on-the-air amateur radio operator! I am unique in that I provide the only set of YouTube training videos that accompany the ARRL license manuals, section for section. I try hard to answer every Ask Dave question individually if I can. Credits: Music (Sour Tennessee Red) courtesy YouTube Audio Library: https://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary/music. I use graphics from openclipart.org -- a great source! I also frequently use photos and videos from http://www.nasa.gov. I'm often asked what equipment I use to create the videos. The devices include the Panasonic HDC-TMT90 video camera, Tascam DR-05 audio recorder, Audio-Technica ATR-3350 lapel microphone, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560 digital camera, the Kodak Zi-8 video camera, my iPhone 5S, and Pentax K100D DSLR. Software used: CyberLink PowerDirector 13 on a Toshiba S55-A5294, also using Smoothdraw 4.0.5.0, FastStone Image Viewer 5.3, FastStone Capture 8.0, Audacity 2.1.1., and LibreOffice 5.0.4.2. You can see how my studio is set up by viewing https://youtu.be/wFSQ8vtNA5A. To learn more about me, visit: http://www.dcasler.com/about/ Tip jar (on my website): http://www.dcasler.com/tip-jar/ (describes both how to use the YouTube method and provides a method to use your credit card via PayPal) To pose an Ask Dave question: http://www.dcasler.com/ask-dave/ or http://www.ke0og.net/ask-dave/ To order the Technician videos on DVD: http://dcasler.com/how-to-buy-technician-videos-on-dvd/ Technician training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/training/ General training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/general/ Amateur Extra training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/extra/ My primary website: http://www.dcasler.com The ham radio part of my website (direct link): http://www.ke0og.net My publishing website: http://www.mtsneffelspress.com, where you can find my fantasy and science fiction books, as well as some local history books I publish for the Ridgway Railroad Museum and the Ouray County Historical Society My Amazon author page, which lists my print and Kindle books: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00471I0Q4. And I'm now reading (producing) audiobooks! See my first effort here: http://www.audible.com/search/ref=a_search_c4_1_1_1_srNarr?searchNarrator=David+Casler&qid=1460859406&sr=1-1 Twitter: @dcasler
Views: 45686 David Casler
Ask Dave 13: The CW Renaissance
 
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The Ask Dave videos answer your questions about ham radio, particularly questions from those new to the hobby. This video explores CW--the Morse Code. It's coming back into vogue! Learn how to learn the code, ARRL "Morse Code Operating" book can be found at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1625950020. My channel, "Ham Radio Answers" also includes training videos that follow the ARRL manuals for Tech, General, and Amateur Extra. Be sure to subscribe.
Views: 25214 David Casler
CW Zero-Beating - Ask Dave Episode 4
 
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Here's episode 4 of Ask Dave, which covers tuning in a CW (Morse Code) signal and setting your transceiver up to answer it on the proper frequency.
Views: 17693 David Casler
Which is better: Vertical or Dipole? (#106)
 
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Vertical or dipole? Which is better for you? Antenna modeling software (EZNEC+) helps answer the question!
Views: 69993 David Casler
Ham Radio Technician Class License Course Chapter 1
 
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Ham Radio! Haven't you always wanted your license? Here's how--this video is the introduction to an on-line/self-study course using the ARRL Ham Radio License Manual. To get the most from this, go to to www.ke0og.net/training.
Views: 129164 David Casler
KE0OG Lesson 6.4 Loop Antennas
 
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KEØOG's introduction to Lesson 6.4, Loop Antennas, in the ARRL General Class License Manual. See www.ke0og.net/general for more information and a complete list of the General Class ham radio training videos. There's a comparable set of videos for Technician Class at www.ke0og.net/training.
Views: 18070 David Casler
Ham Radio General Class License Introduction
 
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This is the first in a series of videos that guide you through the sections in the ARRL General Class License Manual (GET THE 8TH EDITION, NOT THE 7TH!). Each video is an introduction to the section, which you then study. After that, try the questions associated with that section at the back of the book. If you run into any difficulties, post a comment! The main website where this material is organized is www.ke0og.net/general.
Views: 49405 David Casler
Lesson 7.3 Bands and Privileges
 
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Video introduction to Lesson 7.3, Bands and Privileges, in the ARRL Ham Radio License Manual. For full details, see www.ke0og.net/training. NOTE: The link for the band chart has changed. See comment below. This is my second upload - the first one was truncated for some unknown reason. And, I think I've conquered the white balance problem by using a fixed white balance in my Panasonic HDR-TM90 camera. I'm still too close to the green screen (the room isn't big!) and the green reflects on my hair and clothing. Gotta figure out a way around that! When there isn't a green fringe, the chroma key feature in CyberLink PowerDirector works fine.
Views: 7823 David Casler
Digital Hotspots for DMR, D-Star, and C4FM (#141)
 
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Digital hotspots make it possible for you to participate in your favorite UHF/VHF digital voice modes without having to have a nearby repeater. I use the SharkRF Openspot as an example to show what can be done. Subscribe: https://youtube.com/davidcasler. Ask Dave Playlist: https://goo.gl/inaQeB. Tip Jar: http://ke0og.net/tip-jar To learn more about me, visit: http://www.dcasler.com/about/ Tip jar (on my website): http://www.dcasler.com/tip-jar/ (provides a method to use your credit card via PayPal, Also describes Patreon) To pose an Ask Dave question: http://www.dcasler.com/ask-dave/ or http://www.ke0og.net/ask-dave/ To order the old Technician videos on DVD: http://dcasler.com/how-to-buy-technician-videos-on-dvd/ To order the most recent and up-to-date Amateur Extra videos on a thumb drive: http://dcasler.com/aevids-on-stick/ Theme music is "Sour Tennessee Red," by John Deley and the 41 Players, courtesy YouTube Music Library. I use drawings from OpenClipArt.org, including the "walking man" Technician training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/training/ General training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/general/ Amateur Extra training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/extra/ List of the Ask Dave videos, see http://dcasler.com/ask-dave/#askdavelist Thanks to my sweet wife, Loretta, KBØVWW, for both audio and video assistance! (Her website is www.aldea-art.com.) My primary website: http://www.dcasler.com The ham radio part of my website (direct link): http://www.ke0og.net My publishing website: http://www.mtsneffelspress.com, where you can find my fantasy and science fiction books, as well as some local history books I publish for the Ridgway Railroad Museum and the Ouray County Historical Society My Amazon author page, which lists my print and Kindle books: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00471I0Q4. And I'm now reading (producing) audiobooks! See my first effort here: https://goo.gl/0GTHsW I'm often asked what equipment I use to create the videos. The devices include the Panasonic DMC-G7 camera, Panasonic HDC-TM90 video camera, GoPro Hero2 HD camera, Tascam DR-05 audio recorder, Audio-Technica ATR-3350 lapel microphone, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560 digital camera, the Kodak Zi-8 video camera, my iPhone 5S, and Pentax K100D DSLR. Software used: CyberLink PowerDirector 13 on a Toshiba S55-A5294, also using Smoothdraw 4.0.5.0, FastStone Image Viewer 5.3, FastStone Capture 8.0, Audacity 2.1.1, LibreOffice 5.0.4.2, and Ink2Go 1.7.2. You can see how my studio is set up by viewing https://youtu.be/wFSQ8vtNA5A. Twitter: @dcasler
Views: 15567 David Casler
Ham Radio General Lesson 2.1
 
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Here's your video introduction to section 2.1 of the ARRL General Class Ham Radio License Manual. For more information see www.ke0og.net/general. Sorry about the length, but there's gobs of material in the section and lots to talk about. Truly this video provides an introduction and some great background that helps understand what's written.
Views: 27229 David Casler
Using CHIRP to Program your Handheld Ham Radios, AD#38
 
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Use your programming cable with CHIRP software from http://chirp.danplanet.com. I show how to download memories, change them, and upload. Also how to transfer from one radio to another. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaBtYooQdmNzq63eID8RaLQ. Ask Dave Playlist: https://goo.gl/inaQeB. This video is not sponsored. To learn more about me, visit: http://www.dcasler.com/about/ Tip jar (on my website): http://www.dcasler.com/tip-jar/ (describes both how to use the YouTube method and provides a method to use your credit card via PayPal) To pose an Ask Dave question: http://www.dcasler.com/ask-dave/ or http://www.ke0og.net/ask-dave/ To order the old Technician videos on DVD: http://dcasler.com/how-to-buy-technician-videos-on-dvd/ The music is "Sour Tennessee Red (Sting)," courtesy of YouTube Music Library, by John Deley and the 41 Players. Technician training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/training/ General training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/general/ Amateur Extra training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/extra/ List of the Ask Dave videos, see http://dcasler.com/ask-dave/#askdavelist My primary website: http://www.dcasler.com The ham radio part of my website (direct link): http://www.ke0og.net My publishing website: http://www.mtsneffelspress.com, where you can find my fantasy and science fiction books, as well as some local history books I publish for the Ridgway Railroad Museum and the Ouray County Historical Society My Amazon author page, which lists my print and Kindle books: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00471I0Q4. And I'm now reading (producing) audiobooks! See my first effort here: https://goo.gl/0GTHsW I'm often asked what equipment I use to create the videos. The devices include the Panasonic DMC-G7 camera, Panasonic HDC-TM90 video camera, Tascam DR-05 audio recorder, Audio-Technica ATR-3350 lapel microphone, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560 digital camera, the Kodak Zi-8 video camera, my iPhone 5S, and Pentax K100D DSLR. Software used: CyberLink PowerDirector 13 on a Toshiba S55-A5294, also using Smoothdraw 4.0.5.0, FastStone Image Viewer 5.3, FastStone Capture 8.0, Audacity 2.1.1, LibreOffice 5.0.4.2, and Ink2Go 1.7.2. You can see how my studio is set up by viewing https://youtu.be/wFSQ8vtNA5A. Twitter: @dcasler
Views: 57341 David Casler
The Ham Radio Reverse Beacon Network, AD#32
 
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The amateur radio Reverse Beacon Network (www.reversebeacon.net) offers the opportunity to see where in the world your signal is being heard. The RBN listens for CQs on CW, RTTY, and PSK-31, and will tell you which reverse beacon listener heard your signal. A fascinating way to see how your station works. Thank you for watching my videos! My channel, "Ham Radio Answers," is here to help you become an active, on-the-air amateur radio operator! I am unique in that I provide the only set of YouTube training videos that accompany the ARRL license manuals, section for section. I try hard to answer every Ask Dave question individually if I can. Credits: Music (Sour Tennessee Red) courtesy YouTube Audio Library: https://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary/music. I often use graphics from openclipart.org -- a great source! I also frequently use photos and videos from http://www.nasa.gov. Several photos, such as the Concelman photo, the SMA male connector, and the Type N male and female connectors, come from https:www.wikipedia.org. The Quicksilver coax installation kit can be found at http://www.qsradio.com/shop-now.html#!/Deluxe-Coax-Crimp-Kit/p/50841245/category=13719028. Note that it doesn't include any connectors--you need to purchase those separately Also, see www.dxengineering.com for their pre-built cables. I'm often asked what equipment I use to create the videos. The devices include the Panasonic HDC-TM90 video camera, Tascam DR-05 audio recorder, Audio-Technica ATR-3350 lapel microphone, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560 digital camera, the Kodak Zi-8 video camera, my iPhone 5S, and Pentax K100D DSLR. Software used: CyberLink PowerDirector 13 on a Toshiba S55-A5294, also using Smoothdraw 4.0.5.0, FastStone Image Viewer 5.3, FastStone Capture 8.0, Audacity 2.1.1., and LibreOffice 5.0.4.2. You can see how my studio is set up by viewing https://youtu.be/wFSQ8vtNA5A. To learn more about me, visit: http://www.dcasler.com/about/ Tip jar (on my website): http://www.dcasler.com/tip-jar/ (describes both how to use the YouTube method and provides a method to use your credit card via PayPal) To pose an Ask Dave question: http://www.dcasler.com/ask-dave/ or http://www.ke0og.net/ask-dave/ To order the old Technician videos on DVD: http://dcasler.com/how-to-buy-technician-videos-on-dvd/ Technician training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/training/ General training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/general/ Amateur Extra training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/extra/ List of the Ask Dave videos, see http://dcasler.com/ask-dave/#askdavelist My primary website: http://www.dcasler.com The ham radio part of my website (direct link): http://www.ke0og.net My publishing website: http://www.mtsneffelspress.com, where you can find my fantasy and science fiction books, as well as some local history books I publish for the Ridgway Railroad Museum and the Ouray County Historical Society My Amazon author page, which lists my print and Kindle books: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00471I0Q4. And I'm now reading (producing) audiobooks! See my first effort here: http://www.audible.com/search/ref=a_search_c4_1_1_1_srNarr?searchNarrator=David+Casler&qid=1460859406&sr=1-1 Twitter: @dcasler
Views: 7644 David Casler
Amateur Extra Class: Chapter 1 - Revised for 11th Edition
 
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Here's your introductory video to Chapter 1 of the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. These videos are updated for the 11th edition of the "ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio." You can find this book on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/Extra-Class-License-Manual-Spiral/dp/1625950551, and on the ARRL website at http://www.arrl.org/shop/ARRL-Extra-Class-License-Manual-11th-Edition/. The errata page and the question set re-ordered to match the book can be found at http://www.arrl.org/extra-class-license-manual. You can go directly to the exam review website at http://arrlexamreview.appspot.com/. Thank you for watching my videos! My channel, "Ham Radio Answers," is here to help you become an active, on-the-air amateur radio operator! I am unique in that I provide the only set of YouTube training videos that accompany the ARRL license manuals, section for section. I try hard to answer every Ask Dave question individually if I can. Credits: "Deliberate Thought" courtesy YouTube Music Library. Creative commons: Deliberate Thought by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/?keywords=deliberate+thought Artist: http://incompetech.com/ I often use graphics from www.openclipart.org -- a great source! I also frequently use photos and videos from www.nasa.gov. Often photos come from www.wikipedia.org. I'm often asked what equipment I use to create the videos. The devices include the Panasonic HDC-TM90 video camera, Tascam DR-05 audio recorder, Audio-Technica ATR-3350 lapel microphone, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560 digital camera, the Kodak Zi-8 video camera, my iPhone 5S, and Pentax K100D DSLR. Software used: CyberLink PowerDirector 13 on a Toshiba S55-A5294, also using Smoothdraw 4.0.5.0, FastStone Image Viewer 5.3, FastStone Capture 8.0, Audacity 2.1.1, and LibreOffice 5.0.4.2. You can see how my studio is set up by viewing https://youtu.be/wFSQ8vtNA5A. To learn more about me, visit: http://www.dcasler.com/about/ Tip jar (on my website): http://www.dcasler.com/tip-jar/ (describes both how to use the YouTube method and provides a method to use your credit card via PayPal) To pose an Ask Dave question: http://www.dcasler.com/ask-dave/ or http://www.ke0og.net/ask-dave/ To order the old Technician videos on DVD: http://dcasler.com/how-to-buy-technician-videos-on-dvd/ Technician training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/training/ General training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/general/ Amateur Extra training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/extra/ List of the Ask Dave videos, see http://dcasler.com/ask-dave/#askdavelist My primary website: http://www.dcasler.com The ham radio part of my website (direct link): http://www.ke0og.net My publishing website: http://www.mtsneffelspress.com, where you can find my fantasy and science fiction books, as well as some local history books I publish for the Ridgway Railroad Museum and the Ouray County Historical Society My Amazon author page, which lists my print and Kindle books: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00471I0Q4. And I'm now reading (producing) audiobooks! See my first effort here: http://www.audible.com/search/ref=a_search_c4_1_1_1_srNarr?searchNarrator=David+Casler&qid=1460859406&sr=1-1 Twitter: @dcasler
Views: 18514 David Casler
Overcoming "New Ham" Frustration: AD#43
 
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Are you a new Tech and can't find folks to talk with? This video provides several suggestions that can increase your satisfaction with your new hobby. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaBtYooQdmNzq63eID8RaLQ. Ask Dave Playlist: https://goo.gl/inaQeB. Tip Jar: http://ke0og.net/tip-jar To learn more about me, visit: http://www.dcasler.com/about/ Tip jar (on my website): http://www.dcasler.com/tip-jar/ (describes both how to use the YouTube method and provides a method to use your credit card via PayPal) To pose an Ask Dave question: http://www.dcasler.com/ask-dave/ or http://www.ke0og.net/ask-dave/ To order the old Technician videos on DVD: http://dcasler.com/how-to-buy-technician-videos-on-dvd/ The music is "Sour Tennessee Red (Sting)," courtesy of YouTube Music Library, by John Deley and the 41 Players. Technician training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/training/ General training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/general/ Amateur Extra training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/extra/ List of the Ask Dave videos, see http://dcasler.com/ask-dave/#askdavelist My primary website: http://www.dcasler.com The ham radio part of my website (direct link): http://www.ke0og.net My publishing website: http://www.mtsneffelspress.com, where you can find my fantasy and science fiction books, as well as some local history books I publish for the Ridgway Railroad Museum and the Ouray County Historical Society My Amazon author page, which lists my print and Kindle books: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00471I0Q4. And I'm now reading (producing) audiobooks! See my first effort here: https://goo.gl/0GTHsW I'm often asked what equipment I use to create the videos. The devices include the Panasonic DMC-G7 camera, Panasonic HDC-TM90 video camera, Tascam DR-05 audio recorder, Audio-Technica ATR-3350 lapel microphone, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560 digital camera, the Kodak Zi-8 video camera, my iPhone 5S, and Pentax K100D DSLR. Software used: CyberLink PowerDirector 13 on a Toshiba S55-A5294, also using Smoothdraw 4.0.5.0, FastStone Image Viewer 5.3, FastStone Capture 8.0, Audacity 2.1.1, LibreOffice 5.0.4.2, and Ink2Go 1.7.2. You can see how my studio is set up by viewing https://youtu.be/wFSQ8vtNA5A. Twitter: @dcasler
Views: 20220 David Casler
Ask Dave 9: Assigning Amateur Callsigns
 
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KG7KCH, Pete, asks how amateur callsigns are assigned. This video provides the answers!
Views: 8516 David Casler
Antennas for Difficult Situations: Ask Dave Episode 7
 
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This episode explores HF antennas for those with less-than-ideal situations. The video includes three case studies. This video is a follow-on to Ask Dave 3, which describes setting up an amateur radio station.
Views: 87673 David Casler
Everybody's Trying the New FT8! (#104)
 
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FT8 is the newest weak-signal mode from Joe Taylor, K1JT, and friends. It operates very much like JT65 but is four times faster and more automated. Learn a little about the history of digital modes and conversational vs bare essential modes! Two sample QSOs!
Views: 34302 David Casler
Packet Radio Bulletin Board Demo
 
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Here's a quick demonstration of how a Technician Class ham radio operator can hook up a "terminal node controller" (TNC) to his/her radio. That turns a voice station into a data station - computer to computer. And communications doesn't have to happen in real time. In this demo, I show how to put a message up on a Bulletin Board System (BBS) and retrieve it.
Views: 25930 David Casler
Ham HF Bands: Introduction AD#29
 
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Ask Dave Episode 29 looks at the amateur radio high frequency (HF) bands and describes each. This helps hams new to HF to understand what bands will work best for them. For a PDF copy of the band characteristics chart, go to http://dcasler.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Band-characteristics-by-ke0og.pdf. The Ask Dave series answers your questions about ham radio. Thank you for watching my videos! My channel, "Ham Radio Answers," is here to help you become an active, on-the-air amateur radio operator! I am unique in that I provide the only set of YouTube training videos that accompany the ARRL license manuals, section for section. I try hard to answer every Ask Dave question individually if I can. Credits: Music (Sour Tennessee Red) courtesy YouTube Audio Library: https://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary/music. I often use graphics from openclipart.org -- a great source! I also frequently use photos and videos from http://www.nasa.gov. I'm often asked what equipment I use to create the videos. The devices include the Panasonic HDC-TM90 video camera, Tascam DR-05 audio recorder, Audio-Technica ATR-3350 lapel microphone, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560 digital camera, the Kodak Zi-8 video camera, my iPhone 5S, and Pentax K100D DSLR. Software used: CyberLink PowerDirector 13 on a Toshiba S55-A5294, also using Smoothdraw 4.0.5.0, FastStone Image Viewer 5.3, FastStone Capture 8.0, Audacity 2.1.1., and LibreOffice 5.0.4.2. You can see how my studio is set up by viewing https://youtu.be/wFSQ8vtNA5A. To learn more about me, visit: http://www.dcasler.com/about/ Tip jar (on my website): http://www.dcasler.com/tip-jar/ (describes both how to use the YouTube method and provides a method to use your credit card via PayPal) To pose an Ask Dave question: http://www.dcasler.com/ask-dave/ or http://www.ke0og.net/ask-dave/ To order the Technician videos on DVD: http://dcasler.com/how-to-buy-technician-videos-on-dvd/ Technician training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/training/ General training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/general/ Amateur Extra training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/extra/ My primary website: http://www.dcasler.com The ham radio part of my website (direct link): http://www.ke0og.net My publishing website: http://www.mtsneffelspress.com, where you can find my fantasy and science fiction books, as well as some local history books I publish for the Ridgway Railroad Museum and the Ouray County Historical Society My Amazon author page, which lists my print and Kindle books: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00471I0Q4. And I'm now reading (producing) audiobooks! See my first effort here: http://www.audible.com/search/ref=a_search_c4_1_1_1_srNarr?searchNarrator=David+Casler&qid=1460859406&sr=1-1 Twitter: @dcasler
Views: 29766 David Casler
Ask Dave 18: Amateur Station Logging
 
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The Ask Dave series answers your questions about amateur radio, particularly emphasizing the ones of interest to those new to the hobby. Episode 18 addresses log books and logging, and including when to log and not to log, plus introduces computer-based logging. Learn more about the rubber stamp I use by going to a post on my blog at http://dcasler.com/2016/03/16/rubber-stamp/. The Ham Radio Answers channel is devoted to helping people become amateur radio operators, both in the sense of having a license and in the sense of being active on the air. You can send questions to me simply by commenting on this video.
Views: 11151 David Casler
Amateur HF Transceiver Features Described and Sorted: AD #22
 
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Are you in the market for an amateur radio HF rig? This video describes the various "must have," "good to have," and "nice to have" features. This is Episode 22 for the Ask Dave video series; the series is devoted to answering your questions about amateur radio, particularly those questions of interest to those new to the hobby. Thank you for watching my videos! My channel, "Ham Radio Answers," is here to help you become an active, on-the-air amateur radio operator! I am unique in that I provide the only set of YouTube videos that accompany the ARRL license manuals, section for section. I try hard to answer every question individually if I can. Credits: Music (Sour Tenessee Red) and barking dog sound effect courtesy YouTube Audio Library: https://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary/music I'm often asked what equipment I use to create the videos. The devices are the Panasonic HDC-TMT90 video camera, Tascam DR-05 audio recorder, Audio-Technica ATR-3350 lapel microphone, and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560 digital camera. Software used: CyberLink PowerDirector 13 on a Toshiba S55-A5294, also using Smoothdraw 4.0.5.0, FastStone Image Viewer 5.3, FastStone Capture 8.0, and Audacity 2.1.1. You can see how my studio is set up by viewing https://youtu.be/wFSQ8vtNA5A. To learn more about me, visit: http://www.dcasler.com/about/ Tip jar (on my website): http://www.dcasler.com/tip-jar/ (describes both how to use the YouTube method and provides a method to use your credit card via PayPal To pose an Ask Dave question: http://www.dcasler.com/ask-dave/ or http://www.ke0og.net/ask-dave/ To order the Technician videos on DVD: http://dcasler.com/how-to-buy-technician-videos-on-dvd/ Technician training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/training/ General training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/general/ Amateur Extra training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/extra/ My primary website: http://www.dcasler.com The ham radio part of my website (direct link): http://www.ke0og.net My publishing website: http://www.mtsneffelspress.com, where you can find my fantasy and science fiction books, as well as some local history books I publish for the Ridgway Railroad Museum and the Ouray County Historical Society My Amazon author page, which lists my print and Kindle books: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00471I0Q4 Twitter: @dcasler
Views: 13969 David Casler
Ask Dave 11: Antenna Questions
 
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This Ask Dave episode addresses three common antenna-related questions. The first has to do with how to hang the coax from the center insulator in a dipole. The second deals with the inadequacies of rubber-duck antennas. The third has to do with materials for center insulators. Be sure to subscribe to receive notice of upcoming videos. The Ask Dave series answers your questions about ham radio, with emphasis on those new to the hobby. My channel, Ham Radio Answers, also includes a complete series of Tech, General, and Extra training videos that follow the ARRL license manuals.
Views: 11359 David Casler
Exploring the Yagi, Log Periodic, and Phased Array Antennas (#92)
 
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Discusses the difference between Yagi antennas, log periodic antennas, and phased array antennas. Also, I've picked up a sponsor, JLC Printed Circuit Boards, www.jlcpcb.com. This is the first time I've had a company sponsorship! Thanks to my wife, Loretta, KBØVWW, for reading the short advertising copy. Subscribe: https://youtube.com/davidcasler. Ask Dave Playlist: https://goo.gl/inaQeB. Tip Jar: http://ke0og.net/tip-jar To learn more about me, visit: http://www.dcasler.com/about/ Tip jar (on my website): http://www.dcasler.com/tip-jar/ (provides a method to use your credit card via PayPal, Also describes Patreon) To pose an Ask Dave question: http://www.dcasler.com/ask-dave/ or http://www.ke0og.net/ask-dave/ To order the old Technician videos on DVD: http://dcasler.com/how-to-buy-technician-videos-on-dvd/ To order the most recent and up-to-date Amateur Extra videos on a thumb drive: http://dcasler.com/aevids-on-stick/ Theme music is "Sour Tennessee Red," by John Deley and the 41 Players, courtesy YouTube Music Library. I use drawings from OpenClipArt.org, including the "walking man" Technician training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/training/ General training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/general/ Amateur Extra training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/extra/ List of the Ask Dave videos, see http://dcasler.com/ask-dave/#askdavelist Thanks to my sweet wife, Loretta, KBØVWW, for both audio and video assistance! (Her website is www.aldea-art.com.) My primary website: http://www.dcasler.com The ham radio part of my website (direct link): http://www.ke0og.net My publishing website: http://www.mtsneffelspress.com, where you can find my fantasy and science fiction books, as well as some local history books I publish for the Ridgway Railroad Museum and the Ouray County Historical Society My Amazon author page, which lists my print and Kindle books: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00471I0Q4. And I'm now reading (producing) audiobooks! See my first effort here: https://goo.gl/0GTHsW I'm often asked what equipment I use to create the videos. The devices include the Panasonic DMC-G7 camera, Panasonic HDC-TM90 video camera, GoPro Hero2 HD camera, Tascam DR-05 audio recorder, Audio-Technica ATR-3350 lapel microphone, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560 digital camera, the Kodak Zi-8 video camera, my iPhone 5S, and Pentax K100D DSLR. Software used: CyberLink PowerDirector 13 on a Toshiba S55-A5294, also using Smoothdraw 4.0.5.0, FastStone Image Viewer 5.3, FastStone Capture 8.0, Audacity 2.1.1, LibreOffice 5.0.4.2, and Ink2Go 1.7.2. You can see how my studio is set up by viewing https://youtu.be/wFSQ8vtNA5A. Twitter: @dcasler
Views: 10349 David Casler
Ham Radio General Class Lesson 1.3, The Upgrade Trail
 
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Introduction to Lesson 1.3, The Upgrade Trail, from the ARRL General Class Ham Radio License Manual. Too see the entire series and learn more about this project, please visit www.ke0og.net/general.
Views: 20269 David Casler
FCC Bombshell on Chinese Handhelds (#174)
 
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NOW CLOSED TO FURTHER COMMENTS. The FCC has issued a Public Notice called an "FCC Enforcement Advisory," Number DA 18-980, dated 24 Sept 2018. It essentially makes worthless nearly all Chinese-made UHF/VHF ham radio handhelds imported into the country over nearly a decade that can also transmit outside the ham bands (which is nearly all of them). Watch this video for details and an interim update. Subscribe: https://youtube.com/user/davecasler. Ask Dave Playlist: https://goo.gl/inaQeB. Tip Jar: http://ke0og.net/tip-jar To learn more about me, visit: http://www.dcasler.com/about/ Tip jar (on my website): http://www.dcasler.com/tip-jar/ (provides a method to use your credit card via PayPal, Also describes Patreon) To pose an Ask Dave question: http://www.dcasler.com/ask-dave/ or http://www.ke0og.net/ask-dave/ To order the old Technician videos on DVD: http://dcasler.com/how-to-buy-technician-videos-on-dvd/ To order the most recent and up-to-date Amateur Extra videos on a thumb drive: http://dcasler.com/aevids-on-stick/ Theme music is "Sour Tennessee Red," by John Deley and the 41 Players, courtesy YouTube Music Library. I use drawings from OpenClipArt.org, including the "walking man" Technician training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/training/ General training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/general/ Amateur Extra training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/extra/ List of the Ask Dave videos, see http://dcasler.com/ask-dave/#askdavelist Thanks to my sweet wife, Loretta, KBØVWW, for both audio and video assistance! (Her website is www.aldea-art.com.) My primary website: http://www.dcasler.com The ham radio part of my website (direct link): http://www.ke0og.net My publishing website: http://www.mtsneffelspress.com, where you can find my fantasy and science fiction books, as well as some local history books I publish for the Ridgway Railroad Museum and the Ouray County Historical Society My Amazon author page, which lists my print and Kindle books: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00471I0Q4. And I'm now reading (producing) audiobooks! See my first effort here: https://goo.gl/0GTHsW I'm often asked what equipment I use to create the videos. The devices include the Panasonic DMC-G7 camera, Panasonic HDC-TM90 video camera, GoPro Hero2 HD camera, Tascam DR-05 audio recorder, Audio-Technica ATR-3350 lapel microphone, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560 digital camera, the Kodak Zi-8 video camera, my iPhone 5S, and Pentax K100D DSLR. Software used: CyberLink PowerDirector 16 on a Toshiba S55-A5294, also using Smoothdraw 4.0.5.0, FastStone Image Viewer 5.3, FastStone Capture 8.0, Audacity 2.1.1, LibreOffice 5.0.4.2, and Ink2Go 1.7.2. You can see how my studio is set up by viewing https://youtu.be/wFSQ8vtNA5A. Twitter: @dcasler
Views: 74340 David Casler
Lesson 9.2 RF Exposure
 
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Video introduction to Lesson 9.2, RF Exposure, in the ARRL Ham Radio License Manual for the Technician License. For much more information, see my web site at www.ke0og.net/training.
Views: 6345 David Casler
WSPR - Weak Signal Propagation Reporter, AD #34
 
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Can you WSPR? This video is the fourth in a series about propagation beacons. The Weak Signal Propagation Reporter is a system designed by Joe Taylor, K1JT, a Nobel laureate, to study HF propagation. You can participate both by listening and transmitting. Thank you for watching my videos! My channel, "Ham Radio Answers," is here to help you become an active, on-the-air amateur radio operator! I am unique in that I provide the only set of YouTube training videos that accompany the ARRL license manuals, section for section. I try hard to answer every Ask Dave question individually if I can. Credits: Music (Sour Tennessee Red) courtesy YouTube Audio Library: https://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary/music. I often use graphics from openclipart.org -- a great source! I also frequently use photos and videos from http://www.nasa.gov. I'm often asked what equipment I use to create the videos. The devices include the Panasonic HDC-TM90 video camera, Tascam DR-05 audio recorder, Audio-Technica ATR-3350 lapel microphone, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560 digital camera, the Kodak Zi-8 video camera, my iPhone 5S, and Pentax K100D DSLR. Software used: CyberLink PowerDirector 13 on a Toshiba S55-A5294, also using Smoothdraw 4.0.5.0, FastStone Image Viewer 5.3, FastStone Capture 8.0, Audacity 2.1.1., and LibreOffice 5.0.4.2. You can see how my studio is set up by viewing https://youtu.be/wFSQ8vtNA5A. To learn more about me, visit: http://www.dcasler.com/about/ Tip jar (on my website): http://www.dcasler.com/tip-jar/ (describes both how to use the YouTube method and provides a method to use your credit card via PayPal) To pose an Ask Dave question: http://www.dcasler.com/ask-dave/ or http://www.ke0og.net/ask-dave/ To order the Technician videos on DVD: http://dcasler.com/how-to-buy-technician-videos-on-dvd/ Technician training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/training/ General training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/general/ Amateur Extra training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/extra/ List of the Ask Dave videos, see http://dcasler.com/ask-dave/#askdavelist My primary website: http://www.dcasler.com The ham radio part of my website (direct link): http://www.ke0og.net My publishing website: http://www.mtsneffelspress.com, where you can find my fantasy and science fiction books, as well as some local history books I publish for the Ridgway Railroad Museum and the Ouray County Historical Society My Amazon author page, which lists my print and Kindle books: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00471I0Q4. And I'm now reading (producing) audiobooks! See my first effort here: http://www.audible.com/search/ref=a_search_c4_1_1_1_srNarr?searchNarrator=David+Casler&qid=1460859406&sr=1-1 Twitter: @dcasler
Views: 14589 David Casler
General Class Ham Radio Training, Lesson 1.1
 
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General Class Ham Radio training Lesson 1.1. See www.ke0og.net/general for a complete list of videos and more information.
Views: 29313 David Casler
Ham Radio General Class Lesson 6.2, Dipoles, Ground-planes, and Random Wires
 
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Here's your video introduction to Ham Radio General Class Lesson 6.2, Dipoles, Ground-planes, and Random Wires from the ARRL License Manual. For details, please see www.ke0og.net/general.
Views: 25255 David Casler
MFJ Extends its Cobweb Antenna to 40 Meters (#114)
 
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Ask Dave 71 reviews the MFJ cobweb antenna, covering 20 through 10 meters. MFJ recently came out with a modification kit, adding 30 and 40 meters. This video covers construction notes and performance. Great antenna and a keeper! Subscribe: https://youtube.com/davidcasler. Ask Dave Playlist: https://goo.gl/inaQeB. Tip Jar: http://ke0og.net/tip-jar To learn more about me, visit: http://www.dcasler.com/about/ Tip jar (on my website): http://www.dcasler.com/tip-jar/ (provides a method to use your credit card via PayPal, Also describes Patreon) To pose an Ask Dave question: http://www.dcasler.com/ask-dave/ or http://www.ke0og.net/ask-dave/ To order the old Technician videos on DVD: http://dcasler.com/how-to-buy-technician-videos-on-dvd/ To order the most recent and up-to-date Amateur Extra videos on a thumb drive: http://dcasler.com/aevids-on-stick/ Theme music is "Sour Tennessee Red," by John Deley and the 41 Players, courtesy YouTube Music Library. I use drawings from OpenClipArt.org, including the "walking man" Technician training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/training/ General training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/general/ Amateur Extra training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/extra/ List of the Ask Dave videos, see http://dcasler.com/ask-dave/#askdavelist Thanks to my sweet wife, Loretta, KBØVWW, for both audio and video assistance! (Her website is www.aldea-art.com.) My primary website: http://www.dcasler.com The ham radio part of my website (direct link): http://www.ke0og.net My publishing website: http://www.mtsneffelspress.com, where you can find my fantasy and science fiction books, as well as some local history books I publish for the Ridgway Railroad Museum and the Ouray County Historical Society My Amazon author page, which lists my print and Kindle books: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00471I0Q4. And I'm now reading (producing) audiobooks! See my first effort here: https://goo.gl/0GTHsW I'm often asked what equipment I use to create the videos. The devices include the Panasonic DMC-G7 camera, Panasonic HDC-TM90 video camera, GoPro Hero2 HD camera, Tascam DR-05 audio recorder, Audio-Technica ATR-3350 lapel microphone, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560 digital camera, the Kodak Zi-8 video camera, my iPhone 5S, and Pentax K100D DSLR. Software used: CyberLink PowerDirector 13 on a Toshiba S55-A5294, also using Smoothdraw 4.0.5.0, FastStone Image Viewer 5.3, FastStone Capture 8.0, Audacity 2.1.1, LibreOffice 5.0.4.2, and Ink2Go 1.7.2. You can see how my studio is set up by viewing https://youtu.be/wFSQ8vtNA5A. Twitter: @dcasler
Views: 10757 David Casler
SDRplay RSP-1A and SDRuno Gen Coverage RX (#115)
 
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Wow! What a combo! The SDRplay is so much more than yet another SDR dongle, but has gobs of capability and up to 14 bits digitization. It makes an outstanding general coverage receiver, or a great panadapter to go with your HF rig. And the price is right, too! Subscribe: https://youtube.com/davidcasler. Ask Dave Playlist: https://goo.gl/inaQeB. Tip Jar: http://ke0og.net/tip-jar To learn more about me, visit: http://www.dcasler.com/about/ Tip jar (on my website): http://www.dcasler.com/tip-jar/ (provides a method to use your credit card via PayPal, Also describes Patreon) To pose an Ask Dave question: http://www.dcasler.com/ask-dave/ or http://www.ke0og.net/ask-dave/ To order the old Technician videos on DVD: http://dcasler.com/how-to-buy-technician-videos-on-dvd/ To order the most recent and up-to-date Amateur Extra videos on a thumb drive: http://dcasler.com/aevids-on-stick/ Theme music is "Sour Tennessee Red," by John Deley and the 41 Players, courtesy YouTube Music Library. I use drawings from OpenClipArt.org, including the "walking man" Technician training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/training/ General training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/general/ Amateur Extra training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/extra/ List of the Ask Dave videos, see http://dcasler.com/ask-dave/#askdavelist Thanks to my sweet wife, Loretta, KBØVWW, for both audio and video assistance! (Her website is www.aldea-art.com.) My primary website: http://www.dcasler.com The ham radio part of my website (direct link): http://www.ke0og.net My publishing website: http://www.mtsneffelspress.com, where you can find my fantasy and science fiction books, as well as some local history books I publish for the Ridgway Railroad Museum and the Ouray County Historical Society My Amazon author page, which lists my print and Kindle books: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00471I0Q4. And I'm now reading (producing) audiobooks! See my first effort here: https://goo.gl/0GTHsW I'm often asked what equipment I use to create the videos. The devices include the Panasonic DMC-G7 camera, Panasonic HDC-TM90 video camera, GoPro Hero2 HD camera, Tascam DR-05 audio recorder, Audio-Technica ATR-3350 lapel microphone, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560 digital camera, the Kodak Zi-8 video camera, my iPhone 5S, and Pentax K100D DSLR. Software used: CyberLink PowerDirector 13 on a Toshiba S55-A5294, also using Smoothdraw 4.0.5.0, FastStone Image Viewer 5.3, FastStone Capture 8.0, Audacity 2.1.1, LibreOffice 5.0.4.2, and Ink2Go 1.7.2. You can see how my studio is set up by viewing https://youtu.be/wFSQ8vtNA5A. Twitter: @dcasler
Views: 13551 David Casler
Lesson 3.3 Radios and Radio Circuits
 
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Amateur Radio technician class license course, introduction to section 3.3. This series is an introduction to the ARRL Ham Radio Study Guide - Technician License. The material to study is in the manual. This video is an introduction to that material.
Views: 19493 David Casler
Lesson 3.1 Regulatory Bodies
 
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This is your video introduction to section 3.1 of the ARRL General Class License Manual for ham radio. You can find lots more information by going to www.ke0og.net/training, which tells you what the videos are for, where to buy the ARRL manual, and how to prepare for your exam. The video introduces the material by providing background information that makes the section easier to understand. The royalty-free music comes via SmartSound.
Views: 11109 David Casler
How High Should a Dipole Be? A Look at Antenna Modeling (#100)
 
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How high should a dipole be? What happens if it's too low or too high? We turn to EZNEC antenna modeling software to see that the old rule of thumb of one half wavelength is correct. But there are lots of things going on! Learn about modeling and dipoles in this video. Subscribe: https://youtube.com/davidcasler. Ask Dave Playlist: https://goo.gl/inaQeB. Tip Jar: http://ke0og.net/tip-jar To learn more about me, visit: http://www.dcasler.com/about/ Tip jar (on my website): http://www.dcasler.com/tip-jar/ (provides a method to use your credit card via PayPal, Also describes Patreon) To pose an Ask Dave question: http://www.dcasler.com/ask-dave/ or http://www.ke0og.net/ask-dave/ To order the old Technician videos on DVD: http://dcasler.com/how-to-buy-technician-videos-on-dvd/ To order the most recent and up-to-date Amateur Extra videos on a thumb drive: http://dcasler.com/aevids-on-stick/ Theme music is "Sour Tennessee Red," by John Deley and the 41 Players, courtesy YouTube Music Library. I use drawings from OpenClipArt.org, including the "walking man" Technician training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/training/ General training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/general/ Amateur Extra training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/extra/ List of the Ask Dave videos, see http://dcasler.com/ask-dave/#askdavelist Thanks to my sweet wife, Loretta, KBØVWW, for both audio and video assistance! (Her website is www.aldea-art.com.) My primary website: http://www.dcasler.com The ham radio part of my website (direct link): http://www.ke0og.net My publishing website: http://www.mtsneffelspress.com, where you can find my fantasy and science fiction books, as well as some local history books I publish for the Ridgway Railroad Museum and the Ouray County Historical Society My Amazon author page, which lists my print and Kindle books: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00471I0Q4. And I'm now reading (producing) audiobooks! See my first effort here: https://goo.gl/0GTHsW I'm often asked what equipment I use to create the videos. The devices include the Panasonic DMC-G7 camera, Panasonic HDC-TM90 video camera, GoPro Hero2 HD camera, Tascam DR-05 audio recorder, Audio-Technica ATR-3350 lapel microphone, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560 digital camera, the Kodak Zi-8 video camera, my iPhone 5S, and Pentax K100D DSLR. Software used: CyberLink PowerDirector 13 on a Toshiba S55-A5294, also using Smoothdraw 4.0.5.0, FastStone Image Viewer 5.3, FastStone Capture 8.0, Audacity 2.1.1, LibreOffice 5.0.4.2, and Ink2Go 1.7.2. You can see how my studio is set up by viewing https://youtu.be/wFSQ8vtNA5A. Twitter: @dcasler
Views: 17403 David Casler
Waterfall Displays Explained: Ask Dave #21
 
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The Ask Dave series answers your questions about ham radio, with emphasis on those of interest to those new to the hobby. This video explores various types of "waterfall" displays. My channel, Ham Radio Answers, also includes training videos for the Tech, General, and Amateur Extra examinations. Please subscribe!
Views: 11014 David Casler
Ham Radio General Class Lesson 5.1, Signal Review
 
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Here's your video introduction to ARRL General Class License Manual Lesson 5.1, Signal Review. The section is primarily review, but let's spend a few minutes walking through the vocabulary so the concepts are firmly in mind before proceeding to the subsequent sections. This video covers continuous wave (with a brief excursion back to the spark era), carriers, modulation, modes, AM, and Single Side Band. Included is an actual on-the-air demo with a spectrum scope to look at an AM signal showing the carrier and both sidebands, and how each sideband contains all the information. A demonstration follows with just single sideband modulation. The video concludes with an introduction to angle modulation modes such as FM and phase modulation. You can see more about these videos by going to www.ke0og.net/general, where you will find a complete list of the videos that accompany the ARRL General Class License Manual for Ham Radio.
Views: 10826 David Casler
Lesson 6.5 Nets
 
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Video introduction to ARRL Ham Radio License Manual (Technician) Lesson 6.5. For details, see http://www.ke0og.net/training.
Views: 7949 David Casler
Amateur Extra Course Introduction: Updated for 11th Edition
 
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Here's your video introduction to the Amateur Extra self study of the 11th edition of the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. These videos are updated for the 11th edition of the "ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio." You can find this book on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/Extra-Class-License-Manual-Spiral/dp/1625950551, and on the ARRL website at http://www.arrl.org/shop/ARRL-Extra-Class-License-Manual-11th-Edition/. Thank you for watching my videos! My channel, "Ham Radio Answers," is here to help you become an active, on-the-air amateur radio operator! I am unique in that I provide the only set of YouTube training videos that accompany the ARRL license manuals, section for section. I try hard to answer every Ask Dave question individually if I can. Credits: "Deliberate Thought" courtesy YouTube Music Library. Creative commons: Deliberate Thought by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/?keywords=deliberate+thought Artist: http://incompetech.com/ I often use graphics from www.openclipart.org -- a great source! I also frequently use photos and videos from www.nasa.gov. Often photos come from www.wikipedia.org. I'm often asked what equipment I use to create the videos. The devices include the Panasonic HDC-TM90 video camera, Tascam DR-05 audio recorder, Audio-Technica ATR-3350 lapel microphone, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560 digital camera, the Kodak Zi-8 video camera, my iPhone 5S, and Pentax K100D DSLR. Software used: CyberLink PowerDirector 13 on a Toshiba S55-A5294, also using Smoothdraw 4.0.5.0, FastStone Image Viewer 5.3, FastStone Capture 8.0, Audacity 2.1.1., and LibreOffice 5.0.4.2. You can see how my studio is set up by viewing https://youtu.be/wFSQ8vtNA5A. To learn more about me, visit: http://www.dcasler.com/about/ Tip jar (on my website): http://www.dcasler.com/tip-jar/ (describes both how to use the YouTube method and provides a method to use your credit card via PayPal) To pose an Ask Dave question: http://www.dcasler.com/ask-dave/ or http://www.ke0og.net/ask-dave/ To order the old Technician videos on DVD: http://dcasler.com/how-to-buy-technician-videos-on-dvd/ Technician training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/training/ General training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/general/ Amateur Extra training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/extra/ List of the Ask Dave videos, see http://dcasler.com/ask-dave/#askdavelist My primary website: http://www.dcasler.com The ham radio part of my website (direct link): http://www.ke0og.net My publishing website: http://www.mtsneffelspress.com, where you can find my fantasy and science fiction books, as well as some local history books I publish for the Ridgway Railroad Museum and the Ouray County Historical Society My Amazon author page, which lists my print and Kindle books: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00471I0Q4. And I'm now reading (producing) audiobooks! See my first effort here: http://www.audible.com/search/ref=a_search_c4_1_1_1_srNarr?searchNarrator=David+Casler&qid=1460859406&sr=1-1 Twitter: @dcasler
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Lesson 6.2 Band Plans
 
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Introduction to Lesson 6.2, Band Plans, in the ARRL Ham Radio License Manual for Technician License. Discusses band allocations, shows where they are on ARRL website, and provides an introduction to your self-study.
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MFJ 1788 Loop Antenna Fixed (#65)
 
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After several videos and disappointments, the MFJ-1788 Hi-Q Loop Antenna didn't work on 40 m. Now it does! I took it apart to discover that the big capacitor was not fully meshing because of a mis-set limit switch. See how it works! Subscribe: https://youtube.com/davidcasler. Ask Dave Playlist: https://goo.gl/inaQeB. Tip Jar: http://ke0og.net/tip-jar To learn more about me, visit: http://www.dcasler.com/about/ Tip jar (on my website): http://www.dcasler.com/tip-jar/ (provides a method to use your credit card via PayPal, Also describes Patreon) To pose an Ask Dave question: http://www.dcasler.com/ask-dave/ or http://www.ke0og.net/ask-dave/ To order the old Technician videos on DVD: http://dcasler.com/how-to-buy-technician-videos-on-dvd/ To order the most recent and up-to-date Amateur Extra videos on a thumb drive: http://dcasler.com/aevids-on-stick/ Music is "Sour Tennessee Red," by John Deley and the 41 Players, courtesy YouTube Music Library. Technician training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/training/ General training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/general/ Amateur Extra training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/extra/ List of the Ask Dave videos, see http://dcasler.com/ask-dave/#askdavelist Thanks to my sweet wife, Loretta, KBØVWW, for both assisting and videography! (Her website is www.aldea-art.com.) My primary website: http://www.dcasler.com The ham radio part of my website (direct link): http://www.ke0og.net My publishing website: http://www.mtsneffelspress.com, where you can find my fantasy and science fiction books, as well as some local history books I publish for the Ridgway Railroad Museum and the Ouray County Historical Society My Amazon author page, which lists my print and Kindle books: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00471I0Q4. And I'm now reading (producing) audiobooks! See my first effort here: https://goo.gl/0GTHsW I'm often asked what equipment I use to create the videos. The devices include the Panasonic DMC-G7 camera, Panasonic HDC-TM90 video camera, GoPro Hero2 HD camera, Tascam DR-05 audio recorder, Audio-Technica ATR-3350 lapel microphone, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560 digital camera, the Kodak Zi-8 video camera, my iPhone 5S, and Pentax K100D DSLR. Software used: CyberLink PowerDirector 13 on a Toshiba S55-A5294, also using Smoothdraw 4.0.5.0, FastStone Image Viewer 5.3, FastStone Capture 8.0, Audacity 2.1.1, LibreOffice 5.0.4.2, and Ink2Go 1.7.2. You can see how my studio is set up by viewing https://youtu.be/wFSQ8vtNA5A. Twitter: @dcasler
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Ask Dave 17: Power For Your Amateur Radio Station
 
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The Ask Dave series answers your questions about amateur radio, particularly those of interest to newcomers. This video, Ask Dave 17, delves into the mysteries of powering your amateur radio station. It covers both linear and switch-mode supplies. Also discussed are voltage drops in power cords, using 12v batteries to power your rig, and other topics. The Ham Radio Answers channel includes training videos for the Technician, General, and Amateur Extra class licenses, as well as the Ask Dave series. Be sure to subscribe!
Views: 25231 David Casler