Different soil types ...
What radio should I purchase?
Cabrillo and ADIF file formats
7Ps of Amateur Radio - be prepared
Tuning a dipole, bring your friends...
Hunting for the perfect SWR.
Delta Loop for Portable Operation
Radio Amateur - the local lunatic
Do your thing and find friends to play with
Names in Amateur Radio
1000 hobbies under one roof
What to say in a contest...
Every Antenna is a Compromise!
Propagation predictions and operating your radio
Use it or Lose it ... make a contact today!
Getting started with portable operation
Propagation and reality
Wet string and 10 Watts
How to get started in a contest
Change one thing at a time ...
Fieldstrength and Chickens
Radios are not quite appliances ...
Picking better language to talk about our hobby ...
We should stop requiring electronics to be amateurs.
SDR diversity and Ah-Ha!
Contesting, something for everyone ...
Have a look or search online at the previous editions of this podcast.
How to manage your first pile-up.
Reviewing the introduction of the Foundation License.
Where did all the amateurs go?
The humble dipole ... contraption.
What is the best antenna?
Experimentation is about failure ...
What's in a Repeater?
Lucky Lightning Escape
Coax impedence, 50 Ohm and 75 Ohm, why is it so?
QRP - When you care to send the very least!
What can you say on-air?
Logging software ... what to choose?
Lower and Upper Side Band, why is it so?
Harmonics and calling CQ
A surprise might be just around the corner...
How to get started ...
Training, Traumatic or Fun, you decide...
The logistics of being in a contest while mobile
How to make contacts during a contest?
After the contest ... the debrief.
Alternating Current and Direct Current are the same thing ...
How old is the mode you're using?
The band is dead and there are no contacts to be made...
Don't ever yell into a microphone and other neat things ...
The FM Capture Effect and other Amateur Radio magic...
Paper Logging tips and tricks ...
Learning from your mistakes ...
Unpredictable radio waves ...
What is station security?
Make your own propagation map!
The birth and legacy of IRLP.
Propagation is everywhere!
DX, common ground on a common term?
What happens if you move the feed point in a dipole?
Where do you start with this Amateur thing?
The joy of Amateur Radio
DTMF is something we use regularly ...
Amateur Radio Satellites ... more than two in the sky.
Messy shacks are the way we do things around here.
Manufacturer drivel and antennas ...
Coax vertical dipole and other musings ...
SOTA goat adventures ...
Do we really understand our hobby?
Tuning up strange antennas ...
More strange antennas!
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder ...
A nifty idea looking for a purpose in 1947 changes the world as we know it...
What does MARS have to do with Amateur Radio?
Sun-Spots and Amateur Radio
This hobby is dead ... NOT!
The spirit of our hobby ...
If they're shooting at you - you know you're doing something right!
Checking your On-Air signal...
Life's too short for QRP...
Adding a stroke to your callsign ...
An Amateur Radio Code of Conduct
Beauty is in the eye of the Beholder
Amateur Radio Community Standards
Things you can learn from a new operating environment ...
The evolution of our hobby is now ...
What if the Radio Spectrum was a data souce?
Getting an elusive contact ... fly-fishing style.
Using an Alex-Loop, very satisfying ...
Magic and Curiosity in Amateur Radio
Mobile experiments with high power.
Quick Fixes and Maintenance
Our Amateur License System is Obsolete
Qualifications for using a Digital Mode
How does PSK or Phase Shift Keying actually work?
Amateur Radio is about Experimenting and Trying!
Which antenna should I get first?
Amateur Radio Regulation and Enforcement in Australia is Broken
Storing your Amateur stuff ... everywhere.
Tropospheric Ducting explained
A transistor radio curve-ball ...
Organisation around your shack
Ladder Line is not Evil
What to pack for a Contest?
Radio signals don't travel in straight lines
Hearing very weak signals
What did you hear last week?
How does a Temperature Compensated Crystal Oscillator work?
How can you measure what frequency your radio is on?
Leave judgement outside the shack ...
60 years of amateur radio
How does Single Side Band work?
Amateur Motto: Do No Harm
No Onno, it's not slippery and other lessons ...
What is amateur radio?
Building a better community?
Just enough radio ...
Antenna gain and polar chart magic
How should I promote my contest?
What do you know now that you would have liked to have known when you started in amateur radio?
What criteria do you have for your ideal shack?
What improbable antenna solution works?
eBook Volume 4 - short
Amateur Radio Minimalism
Coax Loss vs Connector Loss
eBook Volume 5 - short
Coax Loss vs Connector Loss - now with more coax
eBook Volume 6 - short
Experience comes from doing ...
Shakespeare and Coax Stub Filters
Preparation for an outing ...
How does a waterfall display work?
How to find other Amateurs on Air
The Internet of Digital Radio
Logging of a Different Kind
Get a Contesting Buddy
The Power for your Radio
How to get the best Amateur Radio gear?
Which repeaters should I put into my hand held radio?
Programming Repeaters ... Revisited.
The Contesting Coin Toss for the rest of us
Heated Elements and Circuit Boards
Water and Electronics a match made in hell ...
The mysterious three phase power ...
How to start your own net ...
Nothing like the standard of Morse Code ...
How can I talk to my friend?
Cloud Warming in style or what is NVIS?
Antenna Polarisation and you
Is man-made noise really vertical?
Random bits of wire ...
Everything you know about dipole (calculators) is wrong ...
Get on air and make some noise ...
Everything you wanted to know about amateur radio but were afraid to ask!
The Golden Age of Amateur Radio is Now
When failure doesn't matter ...
When does knowing more make it harder?
How do I get a better antenna?
Contest Headphones and glorious HF SSB
What are you proud of?
QRP EME project update #1
Empirical evidence and the scientific method
The reported death of Amateur Radio due to FT8 is an exaggeration
How to select a mobile operating location
How effective is your station?
Modern Tools for a Modern Hobby
All the power in the world and not enough battery!
Creativity comes with practice
Overcoming Microphone Anxiety
When you hear a distress call ...
Fragility of Communication
Antennas out of sight and out of mind ...
How does a Software Defined Radio or SDR work?
Software Defined Radio is fundamentally a different way of looking at radio spectrum
SDR Sample Rates: How fast is fast enough?
SDR: How many colours inside a Software Defined Radio?
Digital Origami in Software Defined Radio
Software Defined Radio offers another path to the same information.
When digging gives you more understanding, the magic of software.
Milking Software Defined Radio
From Milk to Direct Conversion in a Software Defined Radio
The Software Defined Radio vs. Traditional Radio choice
Your Software Defined Radio around the home
What's allowed on our bands?
How far can I talk on radio?
It broke and now what?
New Entrants are Everywhere
Gate-keeping, special people and bullies.
Planning for an outing
Leave some bread crumbs behind
How to make contesting interesting to an audience?
World Wide Radio Operators Foundation
In pursuit of a challenge
Putting a radio in a car.
The SDR earthquake will change our hobby forever
How did you get here?
Lamenting the decline of the hobby.
What does Amateur Radio mean to you?
The lessons we teach.
Is this frequency in use and other lies we tell ourselves.
How I host a weekly amateur radio net for new and returning amateurs
How I care for my connectors
Exploring an understanding of filters and circuits.
The chicken and the egg, which comes first, the antenna or the radio?
The impersonal nature of digital and other myths
All bands + All modes + All countries
On the shoulders of giants we stand.
What level of preparedness are you at?
Listening from the ground up
Breaking the isolation one QSO at a time.
When was the last time you played?
First ever digital contact!
Permission to be curious
So, you want to be an amateur?
How much is a bit worth?
Buying and using pre-loved equipment
The antenna and coax you use matter.
The humble coaxial cable
How to pick a field operating position?
Using something for an unexpected purpose can give you many great rewards.
If you WSPR and nobody hears you ...
Your antenna is a filter (of sorts).
What is a repeater offset and how does it work?
Homebrew radio for the 21st Century
What's the point of this hobby?
What do you talk about?
First Digital DX contact!
How much do you really know about your radio?
After channelling your RTTY ...
When you run into a pounce ...
What is so different about using software for signal processing?
Simplicity among the complexity ...
New day, new mode ... SSTV
csdr will rock your world ...
An ionospheric monitoring service at home
The making of a Crystal Radio
Antenna testing in the field.
The excitement is palpable ...
It lives ... crystal radio with three components
For that one special event ...
When one WSPR receiver just isn't enough
Prior Planning Prevents Poor Performance
2m reciprocity and other assumptions
If you want to do HF in an apartment, where do you start?
When will it ever end?
Testing a link, on a band, at a time.
The other radios in the world ...
The APRS of it all ...
Changing of the guard ...
What's in a prediction?
Running out of things to do ...
You Can't Always Get What You Want
How many hops in a jump?
Word of the day: software
Portable experiences ...
When you just have to try things ...
The dynamic nature of your shack
The massive physics phenomenon just over eight minutes away ...
How much bandwidth is there?
Ergonomics in your shack
Getting started on WSPR with a PlutoSDR
Soldering Irons and Software
Streaming a dozen repeaters with an RTL-SDR dongle
Bringing chaos into order
What radio should I buy as my first one?
Removing technology for a change
Here be Dragons, venturing into uncharted territory ...
When you share the hobby grows ...
What Open Source means to our hobby and why it's important.
How are contests scored?
The diversity of our hobby is breathtaking.
All the things that aren't amateur radio...
Being an equipment custodian
Taking your shack mobile
The Fox Mike Hotel Portable Operations Challenge
We need more glue in our hobby ...
The sun shines on our hobby in unexpected ways.
You in the community ...
Standard Information Exchange in Amateur Radio
The inherent redundancy of a compromise antenna
How to run an SSB contest without using your voice ...
The Ripple Effects of making change ...
What have you been up to in Amateur Radio lately ... Gary VK2OVA
Defeating the Pitfalls of Predicting HF Propagation
The Rebirth of Homebrew
One Timezone To Rule Them All
Amateur Radio and the art of getting started ...
Getting Amateur Radio propagation data at home
How does your gear measure up?
What testing equipment is essential?
Leaving the hobby ...
Products made from unobtainium
When I said Parrot Repeater ... I likely had a different picture in mind.
Bringing an upconverter into your life
Testing your radio's audio frequency response
Pictures can say more than words
How to compare radios
What happens when you plug it in?
Introduction to the terms of contesting
Why do we communicate?
Planning for an emergency...
In the beginning there was chaos...
After the chaos ... building the ideal shack
The art of troubleshooting the digital world.
The Science of Amateur Radio
Augustin-Jean Fresnel, Zeppelins and a picket fence ...
When should I go on air?
The Thunder and Lightning that destroyed my station ...
What are the rules for calling CQ on a repeater?
Can you build an all HF band concurrent WSPR transmitter?
Smith, the chart to end all charts ...
How to isolate and by how much?
If you had money, what would your amateur adventure look like?
Defining a standard on Contest Scoring
The power supply connector dance contest...
Take a long hard look at our community ...
What's with the repeater offset again?
The microphone gain game ...
Consideration in Amateur Radio
Loyalty in Amateur Radio
Progressiveness in Amateur Radio
Being friendly in Amateur Radio
Finding balance in Amateur Radio
The Patriot in Amateur Radio
The Amateur's Code for future generations...
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Setting a little personal challenge ...
The sedentary myth of radio.
A plan for distributed SDR decoding
The nature of learning things...
Attenuators, the missing link...
Morse is dead ... long live Morse!
What's the weakest signal that WSPR can decode?
Where does propagation data come from?
What should we be learning?
What is the difference between handheld, mobile and a base radio?
Path loss and very small numbers ...
The evolution of software in radio ...
Do you really know when the best time is to go on air?
Some Amateur Radio ABCs ...
Are all spiky antennas the same?
Antenna Testing Day ...
Acronym not found ...
What's with a negative SNR?
The Contester In Me...
How much antenna is enough?
Why is radio regulated?
Doing the same thing over and over again ...
Propagation during the 2023 Solar Eclipse
Measuring the Solar Flux Index at home ...
Considering the language of our community ...
A Linux contest logger ...
Accolades in Amateur Radio?
Where is your community and how resilient is it?
Planning and making lemonade
Asking a professional in the community...
The nature and ownership of information
Adventures with Morse Code
Is Morse really built around the most popular letters in English?
Will the real inventor of Morse code please stand?
How fast is Morse code?
Jumping into the unknown ...
Gathering Data rather than Opinions ...
Starting to measure spurious emissions ...
How much attenuation is enough?
Checking attenuation numbers ...
Wet and Blue adventures with coax ...
Between decibels and milliwatts ...
All the power in the observable universe expressed in milliwatts ...
How much does your coax and antenna matter?
Let's talk about noise ...
Let's talk about gain ...
Let's talk about reciprosity...
Let's compare the same antenna in different locations...
Failure to simulate ...
Spontaneously getting out and about ...
What about promoting the hobby?