VE2DPE's Ham Radio Blog

This ham radio blog is not a "traditional" blog. What gets posted here is permanent in nature, rarely "time sensitive".

You will find here, in addition to amateur-radio-related news and events, posts about ham radio equipment such as: transceivers, receivers, antennas, software and more.

In other words, anything I find worthy of note about amateur radio.

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Folded Dipole Homemade Ham Radio Antenna

NOTE: important corrections have been made on June 16, 2019 to the following text. I have just put up a homemade ham radio antenna. It's a folded dipole

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Ham Radio - Amateur Radio Fascinating Secrets

Ham radio or amateur radio has fascinated generations. This Web site reveals the secrets behind its enduring popularity and usefulness.

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My Dream SDR Receiver

Just ordered a WiNRADiO WR-G313e/180 SDR receiver. Looking forward to do some serious listening with it on HF and 6M. Will let you know all about it soon.

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WARD

April 18 is World Amateur Radio Day (WARD)! The theme this year is: “Celebrating Amateur Radio’s Contribution to Society”.

So Let's celebrate this on the air and everywhere!

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The Off-Center-Fed Dipole (OCFD)

The off-center-fed dipole is a remarkably versatile multiband HF antenna when properly fed. Understanding how it works can pay big dividends. Here is what you need to know.

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Ham Radio License Introductory Information

A ham radio license is easy to obtain when armed with the necessary info. Who to contact? Where to look? What it takes? What to expect? It's all here

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Listen To Ham Radio Online Live

Want to listen to ham radio online? Frustrated by dead links? You will only find live links here!

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HF Antenna Wire

What is better to use for antenna wire: aluminum ground wire, old coax, or stranded #12 or #10 copper? I have used all successfully, but I wonder about

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Upcoming OCF Article

I am in the process of writing an article on Off-Center-Fed (OCF) HF dipole antennas. Its depth of detail and novel coverage will be unique! I should be able to post it on HamRadioSecrets.com in March 2019. Look for it.

Now Also On Google Books

As requested by some, Amateur Radio HF Antennas series of (ePUB) eBooks is now also available on Google Books.

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This Ham Radio Blog
Is Yours Too!

For those of you who like to be able to intervene and share something of significance with the other ham radio enthusiasts who visit this Web site by the hundreds each day, there is a very unique way of doing that here!

See the instructions and entry form on this page.

A blog post and a Web page! Yes. You get double and permanent exposure to our hundreds of visitors daily! Free of charge, of course.

After your text has been approved the "nutshell" version of your text will be posted in this blog. It will consist of your title and a short description. Your complete text will be posted on its own permanent page on this Web site. Your blog post will have a live link to it.

All our readers who subscribe to our RSS feed will be instantly alerted of your post.

Make your intervention significant and it will be noticed! It will never get buried under hundreds of other posts. I guarantee it!

This Amateur Radio Blog's
Role

This ham radio blog plays an essential role in my "triple action" communication strategy.

This Web site is especially designed to assert itself among amateur radio related Web sites. (How? See the "Powered by..." at the bottom of each page).

This blog, on the other hand, is designed to offer an extra access to the Web site's content (through RSS feeds), thus augmenting its "visibility" on the Web.

Last, but not least, this blog also enables me to publish special timely posts containing my comments on amateur radio related news and events, as they happen.

In other words, I am using every available channel of communication, on the Web, to make my information accessible to the largest audience possible.

A Proven
Infopublishing Technique

This blog is part of a unique "infopublishing" process that I use to give widespread access to my website's content.

Why use both a Web site and a ham radio blog to reach essentially the same audience?

Why not? It works!

Like so many other things in this world, amateur radio is changing.

This blog's mission is to help you stay tuned to the frequency of exciting changes that are occurring in amateur radio!



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Claude Jollet
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