Resonant Frequency: The Amateur Radio Podcast Episode 14 Show Notes

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Episode 14 Show Notes

Opening theme:00:00

Intro: 00:34

Frappr map: 01:00

Hello to KG4OLW, KE7EDW, KI4PLH, VK3UCR, N4PZA, Allen, and unidentified listeners around the country and around the world.

Feedback: 05:57

Grady, K6IXA, just discovered the podcast. He’s been a ham for 53 years, and passes along tips about BNC connectors and dipole antenna insulators.
Grady also sent some links that may be of interest:
For more info on Winlink

Randy, KE5JVH, enjoyed the segment on dipole antennas.

Donations: 15:30

Randy KE5JVH was our first contributor. Thanks, Randy! The podcast is free, but there are expenses. Please send along your contributions to help defray the costs. As little as a dollar will help. Visit the website and click the Donate link.

Help: 19:15

If you’d like to help out with the podcast, behind the scenes or as a co-host, doing research, finding guest interviews, amateur radio news items, or supply an audio segment, please get in touch.

D-Star: 24:30

Richard now has a D-Star radio. ( If you’d like to contact Richard on D-Star, connect to the NT5RN repeater, port B

Icom America website has a lot of information, too.

Song: 29:40

Nuclear – Flopsy

Buzzword: 30:44

Do I Need a Balun?
Sources: Universal Radio
MFJ Enterprises

Song: 44:45

Steam Train – John Williams from the album “Dusty Porch”

Topic: 46:10

Dipole antennas, part 2. Richard continues his discussion of dipole antennas, and introduces fan dipoles, long/random wires, and loop antennas.

Song: 79:31

Sweet Melissa – Chris Juergensen from the album “Big Bad Sun”

Conclusion: 81:29

Closing theme: 87:53 We Gotta Go – David Henderson at podsafe audio

Contact Info For Richard KB5JBV:

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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