VE2DPE's Ham Radio Blog

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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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February 13 is World Radio Day

This year's theme is, "A Century Informing, Entertaining and Educating." Let's celebrate by getting on the air and by making contacts in great numbers, on as many bands as possible. 73

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Ham Radio License Study Guide: A List of Trustworthy Books

When you are looking for a ham radio license study guide, you want to know which are the most noteworthy and trustworthy books out there. Here is such a list.

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Ham Radio License Test Online and Preparing for It

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Here you will find out where you can take your ham radio license test online. But, before you do, make sure you are ready! Do not take the test unprepared!

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Amateur radio license

Enough procrastinating! It's now easier than ever to obtain a ham radio license. Here is the first step to take.

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Listen To Ham Radio Online Live

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

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Ham Radio - Amateur Radio Fascinating Secrets

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

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Ham Radio Books - HF Wire Antennas

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HF wire antennas are not hard to understand when explained in simple terms as they are in these ham radio books and e-Books.

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Ham Radio Equipment Basics

Ham radio equipment can be new, used or in kit form. It can be yours or on loan. There is more than one way to get on the air!

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SDR Ham Radio Transceiver Hermes Lite 2

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Here is why I chose the Hermes Lite 2 (HL2) SDR ham radio transceiver as my main rig in the shack even if it is QRP.

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The Small Magnetic Loop Antenna as a Solution to Noisy Environments

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Here is what I found as I experimented with the electrostatic noise reduction property of the small magnetic loop antenna (SMLA).

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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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