The Ask Dave videos answer your questions about ham radio. This episode covers the processes of organizing, training, and equipping prior to deployment of you and your ham radio equipment. The time to prepare to help in an emergency is … Continue reading →
The Ask Dave series answers your questions about amateur radio, with emphasis on those posed by newcomers to the hobby. This video breaks down a typical CW QSO of the type encountered by a CW beginner. Be sure to subscribe … Continue reading →
The Ask Dave videos answer your questions about ham radio, particularly questions from those new to the hobby. This video explores CW—the Morse Code. It’s coming back into vogue! Learn how to learn the code, ARRL Morse Code Operating book … Continue reading →
The Ask Dave series answers your questions about ham radio, with emphasis on those new to the hobby. This video addresses the age-old question: “I got my license. Now what?” Specifically, for those who enjoy goals and measurable objectives, the … Continue reading →
This Ask Dave episode addresses three common antenna-related questions. The first has to do with how to hang the coax from the center insulator in a dipole. The second deals with the inadequacies of rubber-duck antennas. The third has to … Continue reading →
I answer three questions sent in by viewers. Peter Greene, KG7VXX, asks about radials for vertical antenna systems. Dick Jubinville, W1REJ, asks about how remote coax switches can work without a control cable. And Bill Smith, N5XVT, asks about finding … Continue reading →
KG7KCH, Pete, asks how amateur callsigns are assigned. This video provides the answers!
Ask Dave Episode 8 is about station grounding. Here is one of the sources for the Motorola R56 standard. Please note that the document is a Motorola proprietary document.
This episode explores HF antennas for those with less-than-ideal situations. The video includes three case studies. This video is a follow-on to Ask Dave 3, which describes setting up an amateur radio station. Many thanks to Lew French, KCØUER, Dick … Continue reading