Episode 14: Having Fun on Field Day 2007

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It’s the Field Day Special! Join us as we visit with the Jackson Amateur Radio Club and learn all about Field Day.

Plus we’ve got two unique AmateurLogic spins on Field Day…
Jim’s poolside station set up is educational and entertaining.
George’s station uses a unique power generator many own, but don’t think of.

Peter visits the WIA (Wireless Institute of Australia) to discuss the new Foundation class license that’s adding significant numbers to the hobby downunder.

It’s 59:31 of prime AmateurLogic laughs, information and entertainment you don’t want to miss.

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Episode 13: The 2007 Dayton Hamvention

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At last, the long awaited Episode 13!

New gear, old junk, and interesting characters… Tommy and Jim visit the worlds largest amateur radio gathering and bring us back some great footage from the 2007 Dayton Hamvention. Meet Tom, WA5KUB and learn more about his live helmet cam.

In this episode we also introduce Peter from downunder, with hamfest coverage from the Moorabbin and District Radio Club Hamfest in Melbourne, Australia.

And our friend Foxx from the BSOD show stops by with a money saving tip on building your own Homebrew Crimpers.

It’s 50 minutes of Amateur Radio goodness…

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Episode 12: The Basic Stamp Microcontroller

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Jim discusses two Network Tools that everyone already has.

George digs into the junk box and comes up with a 9-volt battery clip tip.

Tommy talks about using the Burn and Dodge tools to get better detail out of your photos.

This month’s spotlight is on the Basic Stamp Microcontroller. We tell you what it is, and show you how to use it with a simple project.

Plus your viewer mail and other interesting bits.

It’s 55 minutes of Geek entertainment that’s sure to get the electrons flowing!

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FCC to Drop ALL Morse Code Examinations!

Morse Code KeyAccording to the ARRL website, “In an historic move, the FCC has acted to drop the Morse code requirement for all Amateur Radio license classes. The Commission today adopted a Report and Order (R&O) in WT Docket 05-235.” Public Notice

The FCC said, “This change eliminates an unnecessary regulatory burden that may discourage current Amateur Radio operators from advancing their skills and participating more fully in the benefits of Amateur Radio”.

Technician class licensees will automatically receive the same operating privileges currently held by Technician Plus licensees who passed a 5 WPM exam.

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Episode 11 is On-The-Air

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Just in time, Tommy brings us some Cold Weather Photo Tip. Jim shows us a unique method for salvaging electronic components from PC boards. And George demonstrates the electric Dixie Cups and String, a quick and dirty intercom you can build from household items.

Plus we cover some viewer mail in this episode.

The show runs about 42 minutes.

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Episode 10 is On-The-Air

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The Active Cantenna is Back! But this time we’ve added a Direct TV Satellite Dish to see what wifi improvements, if any, it makes.
Tommy brings us some cool night time photography tricks (or treats).
Jim finishes the Pudding Cup Capacitor in this episode.
And George found a neat Free PDF creation tool you just may want.

The show runs about 43 minutes.

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Episode 8 is On-The-Air

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It’s been a great summer and now we’re back to kick off season 2. In this episode Tommy brings us another great photo tip. This one’s about using your camera’s RAW mode.
Jim shows us part one of his recent capacitor building adventure.
And George demonstrates the weird ways that some devices receive their electrical power.
The show runs about 54 minutes.

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