RRA EP 45 Basic Propagation 3 Polarization

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RRA EP 45 Basic Propagation 2 Polarization

  • Intro
  • Welcome
  • Cold snap in Texas Fall is Falling
  • Rainy season in Texas
  • A little Housekeeping
  • Having to add 1 or 2 sponsors
    • Bridgecom
      • Losing Amazon
      • I'm a believer in their products
  • TYT Radios are Junk
  • Ken N2VIP Affiliated Club Coordinator for the North Texas Section of The ARRL
  • We are mobile now sort of
  • Billy AK5DX is a repeater GOD
  • Pick up a KCARA Flyer at Belton Hamfest
  • Shout out to Colten W2CEW and Sandor KG4FET
  • Really need a tone board the Yeasu FT-8100R
  • Cafe Press was a bust
  • Basic Propagation Part 3
    • The age old question Vertical or Horizontal Polarization
    • Vertical antennas are a space saver
    • Ground wave is usable
    • Spend a dollar on the Radio, spend two dollars for the antenna
    • Richard's Story Time
    • More power doesn't help you hear better
    • SSB on 27 MHZ and 2 Meters prefer horizontal
    • Richard's Story Time
    • Advantages of a horizontal antenna
    • Wire antennas are far more forgiving when installing
    • Man Made Noise
    • Natural Noise
    • Richard's Story Time
    • Tracking Down Noise
    • You can loose a lot of Man made noise by having your antenna horizontally
    • Loop antennas have far less noise like a Quad
    • Look into polarization
  • See Ya'll Next Time
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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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