Resonant Frequency EP 25 The Mystery of PL Tones and Your First Radio

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The Mystery of PL Tones and First Radio

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Pl tone and Your First Amateur Radio
Your First Amateur Radio
  • PL tones
  • CTCSS
  • Sub Audible Tone
  • Tone squelch
  • 67 to 257 HZ
  • Helps sensitivity
  • Power Line noise

Glossary – See Glossary for terms used on the show.

  • First radio
  • My First New Radio
  • Roy Rabey Episode 5
  • 90% percent of hams licensed never key a radio
  • Most never renew
  • Top of the line radio is over rated
  • Low end radios are the key
  • Get on the air
  • The Humble Handy Talkie
  • Closed systems suck
  • Universal Green Stamps
  • Texas Towers Suck
  • Vertex VX-150
  • KDK-FM2030
  • Get on the air!
  • Add to you handy talkie a little bit at a time
  • Yeasu 209-RH for the first year and a half
  • 20 miles on a Ringo Ranger
  • 1/2 a watt
  • What about Mobile
  • If it works on you mobile it will work on your Talkie
  • Built my own mobile antenna
  • Improvise
  • Add an AMP, They are cheap
  • Viva La Hamfest
  • HTX-202
  • Consider the Humble Handy talkie
  • Vox is not HAM Friendly
  • Don’t over look used equipment
  • Get on the air! Get on the air! Get on the air!

Read More About Resonant Frequency: The Amateur Radio Podcast At www.rfpodcast.info

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About the Author

Richard KB5JBV has been an Amateur radio operator since 1988. He has held positions with the America Radio Relay League including but not limited to Assistant Section Manager, Official Observer, Official Relay Station, Official Emergency Station, ARES Emergency Coordinator for Kaufman County Texas, Volunteer Examiner and Technical Specialist in the North Texas section.

Richard has also served as RACES assistant radio officer for the city of Mesquite, Tx. and among numerous other duties Including club president for the HAM Association of Mesquite Texas.

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