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Oscilloscopes and Ham Radio

The need for a ham radio oscilloscope is not often discussed in the amateur radio community. The low cost of many modern digital signal processing (DSP) based equipment has made it possible to analyze signals without an oscilloscope. However, there are still occasions when an oscilloscope provides value that other instruments cannot provide. This article …

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Is Ham Radio Dead?

Ham radio has been around since the late 1800s. James Clerk Maxwell had a theory that communications could be improved utilizing the electromagnetic field. By 1901, Guglielmo Marconi had begun to communicate across the Atlantic Ocean utilizing his radio device with high power and huge antennas. Communications would continue to improve from there. In 1896 …

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how do ham radios work? A beginners guide

Ham radio is a great hobby for those who like to tinker and experiment with technology. It also offers the opportunity to help serve as an important resource during emergencies or disasters, when other communication systems might not be working. This guide will walk you through everything you need to know about getting started in ham radio.

How Many Watts Does a Ham Radio Use

There’s no hard and fast rule on what power you’ll need for your specific setup, but there are some guidelines we can give you based on how large your antenna is.

Ham Radio Antenna Placement (Explained!)

The placement of your Ham Radio Antenna is very important in amateur radio, you do not want to be wasting any of your ham radio equipment’s full potential and ham radio antennas are no exception.

Connecting Ham Radio to the Internet: Listening and Broadcasting

In the modern-day environment, everyday communication is pretty much ruled by the internet. However, it is possible to connect ham radios to wireless networks. In this article, we explore the various ways that you can listen to ham radio from your computer or phone.

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How Far Can a Ham Radio Reach

Ham Radio is a great hobby for those who love to talk on the radio. Whether you like talking to your family and friends or you want to make new connections, ham radio is an excellent way of doing so. In this article, we will discuss three different ranges, with some tips on how far each one can reach as well as what kind of equipment you need to use them effectively.