Episode 559: FCC Notice Warns Against Using Radio Illegally And Wants to Charge $35 for Ham Radio YTB #23

After some events at the US Capitol the FCC issued a statement, warning us not to use airwaves for illegal activity. PLUS they want to start charging a $35 fee for Ham Radio Licenses. Today I meet with the YouTubers Bunch to discuss these new topics.

FCC Notice: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-73A1.pdf

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K8MRD Radio Stuff: http://youtube.com/k8mrdradiostuff
Kyle – AA0Z: https://www.youtube.com/kyleaa0z
SevenForty1: https://www.youtube.com/user/sevenforty1
DX Commander – https://www.youtube.com/user/m0mcx
Goodgame Ham Radio, Bees, and Outdoors – https://www.youtube.com/goodgamehamradiobeesoutdoors
Temporarily Offline – https://youtube.com/temporarilyoffline
Ham Radio TV – https://www.youtube.com/hamradiotv
K6ARK Portable Radio – https://www.youtube.com/user/Vector511c

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Episode 558: Texas Snowmageddon! Texas Winter Storm 2021 Lessons Learned for Prepping and Comms

This week was the Texas Snowmageddon – The first Winter Storm of 2021 and it was a record-breaking event for weather all across Texas. We saw record lows temps, record snowfall, and record outages of power, water and communications.

What did I learn? What can WE learn from this? Were we not prepared? How can we become more prepared for future events and more Self Reliant?

Tonight I will share my thoughts about this event, the Winter Storm 2021 experiences I had this past week, and how I plan to prepare for them next time. Your input and thoughts are welcome!

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Episode 557: Ham Radio Shopping Deals for February 19th

Thanks for stopping by! Here are the Weekly Specials and Shopping Deals for the weekend of Feb 19th, plus links to some important, upcoming events!
R&L: http://www.randl.com
MTC Mailer: https://tinyurl.com/yb94u7nw
American Radio Supply Coupon: https://tinyurl.com/yc6vo4cr
QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo: https://www.qsotodayhamexpo.com
K9JEB Kits: https://k9jeb.com
Bridgecom Giveaway: https://wn.nr/TYJMhz
MERCH and Antennas: http://shop.hamradio2.com

AA0Z for Ham Radio Trivia: https://youtu.be/fodci5Flk1Y

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Episode 556: Wouxun HT Models Comparison – Wouxun UV9D, UV9K, UV9T Differences

What are the differences between the Wouxun UV9(x) models of HT Radios for Ham Radio?

Wouxun Models: (Affiliate Links can earn commissions)
KG-UV8D: http://hr2.li/ml2ek
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KG-UV9D-MATE: http://hr2.li/jrvnx
KG-UV9P: http://hr2.li/guv3q
KG-UV9T: https://amzn.to/3pCgoGG
KG-UV9K: http://hr2.li/rg6yd
KG-UV8H: http://hr2.li/3x4ul

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Episode 555: Ham Radio vs CB | CB Ham Radio Combo – Comparison

Ham Radio vs CB, Citizen’s Band Radio – Ham Radio compared to CB frequencies and modes – which ones is better? Today let’s talk about both of them, how they compare, and the features of each.

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Episode 554: Using the Icom IC-705 and WSJT-x with Hayden from Ham Radio DX!

Tonight I welcome Hayden from Ham Radio DX onto the Livestream and we will be talking about connecting the Icom IC-705 to WSJT-x and using it with FT8. In the latest firmware update for the IC-705, which is version 1.20, there is a “preset” for FT8. Are you using it? What settings should be used on the IC-705 and WSJT-x itself? Let’s find out together.

Links for this episode:
Ham Radio DX on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/hamradiodx
Gospel Socks: https://gospelsocks.com
QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo: https://www.qsotodayhamexpo.com
KA6LMS Special Event: https://youtu.be/TsVlzBMJz2A

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