Richard’s Radio Adventures Episode 17 I am my own reality show, Interference and Tales of the old OM’s

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Richard is his own reality show!

Chatting with an OM in Tyler Texas. Swapping stories with Mike N5OAR. Talking Antennas, Skills, Techniques.

Feedback, Interviews, ARRL Bulletins on the other show.

How my Baby Resonant Frequency evolved.

Wire antennas.

I don’t need no stinking AMP.

Packet on an HTX 202.

10 Meter FM Repeaters and skirting the rules.

100 watts and a wire.

My old Johnson White Face. 100 watts on AM

My Homemade Delta Loop antenna.

Homemade Balun.

Pros and Cons of Baluns and antenna Matchers (tuners)

468/F Mhz.

Lets not forget Skin effect.

Alligator clips or Anderson power poles are your friend

Build you antennas the right way.

Pi Network and Pi-L Network.

40 Meter Antenna on 15 Meters.

Long Wire antennas

Near Vertical Incidence Skywave (NVIS)

Chain Link Fence Antenna on 160 Meters

Skill Set

We gotta Go

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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.


    • Richard KB5JBV -

      Well look closely A) I have Kim Kardashians Boobys, B) The background appears to be ROME, C) Read the title (that pulls the joke together), D) Squelch that bug that is up your ass. Questions?

    • Richard KB5JBV -

      Do you think I should add some trannys to the site. My grandaughter / son is currently in transition. he / she picks a lot of the pictures. The rest are ladies I know.

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