RRA EP 32 Brutal Volume

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RRA EP 32 Brutal Volume

Cringworthy Volume
  • Intro by KB5JBV who seems to have a weather fetish
  • Skywarn
  • Contact us
  • Discord Server, Check the contact list
  • Oh, almost forgot Facebook
  • Let us know who is listening
  • We are listener driven
  • This time we talk about excessive volume due to microphone gain and other issues
  • CB Radio, Commercial Radio and Batman walkie talkies
  • Talking louder the Mic works on AM or SSB
  • on FM not so much
  • Clicks and P-Pops
  • Yelling at the radio on FM is Futile
  • Flat Topping?
  • Out of the passband
  • The Passband Filter
  • Flat Topping is similar to clipping in Audio
  • Digital Radio
  • Audio to Digital to Audio
  • Screaming at the radio
  • Handheld bouncing on the desk
  • Cliff W5PIX (internet superstar)
  • People tend to speak louder in high noise environments
  • Mic Gain is King
  • Monitor yourself
  • Mic gain (Volume)
  • in the menu
  • Echo, Parrot and the other one
  • Bleeding ears
  • HAM radio practice has slipped
  • Missing operators you used to talk to? could be your too loud
  • To quiet is just as bad
  • Get to know your radio
  • Come by the website and visit
  • For the love of god find the Mic gain

Find more Videos on DMR and Amateur Radio at our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/RichardBaileyKB5JBV

Glossary – See Glossary for terms used on the show.

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.

1 comment

  1. Michael D Bolton - Reply

    FM Overdeviation: Reminds me of a once-local op (now SK) who wired a CB “power mike” to his Realistic HTX-202 2m HT. Result, the transmitter was driven wide and his signal would chop and drop out of repeater receivers. Hilariously, he’d hold QSOs while dining at the local IHOP, and every tinkle and crash from the kitchen could be clearly heard. Too much Audio Swing! 馃槅

    Blasting Your Radio Off The Desk: Perhaps wiring two 1N4001 diodes back-to-back across the speaker might mitigate this somewhat. Of course the audio clipping so introduced might be another issue… 馃槻

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