Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast

By Josh Nass KI6NAZ

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My name is Josh, I'm a dad living in Southern California with my wife and two sons. I'm an engineer and radio amateur. I've created the Ham Radio Crash Course to get people involved in radio and to help people keep learning!

Episode Date
Ham Radio Workbench Tools
04:10:24

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Ham Radio Workbench Tools

Show Topic: Ham Radio Workbench Tools (all listed here https://a.co/0D2IUQE)

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about getting Skywarn trained, interpersonal skills for preparedness, and ham radio workbench tools. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking…  Strawberry Orange Mango Pressed Juice, Coronado Brewing Co. Early Bird. 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Get Skywarn Trained

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on Apple Podcast for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: Interpersonal Skills for Preparedness https://www.kmaland.com/news/iowa-department-of-corrections-hosts-emergency-preparedness-exercise/article_cce95f22-d149-11ec-aa75-abaf5304301f.html

 

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

QSL Cards from Amanda Alden: https://www.qrz.com/db/K1DDN

 

K6ARK YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/K6ARKPortableRadio

 

Ham Solo Mother’s Day Activation: https://youtu.be/RTzjKmMcBX8

 

Tech Prepper YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/TheTechPrepper

 

Tank Radio YouTube: https://youtube.com/shorts/xFnk2ku9ldw?feature=share

 

Pommery Mustard: https://amzn.to/39ibV9z

 

Jake’s Radio Kit: https://amzn.to/3l94l46

Show Topic: Ham Radio Workbench Tools (all listed here https://a.co/0D2IUQE)

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

May 13, 2022
Telescopic Antenna Masts
03:57:59

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Telescopic Antenna Masts 

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about the difference between a balun and an unun, Amish Vacations and Telescopic Antenna Masts

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking…  Vodka and Pressed Juice. 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: What is the difference between a balun and an unun? 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on Apple Podcast for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: Amish Farm Stay Vacation - https://www.amishfarmstay.com

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

QSL Cards from Amanda Alden: https://www.qrz.com/db/K1DDN

 

New England QSO Party: https://neqp.org/

Show Topic: Telescopic Antenna Masts 

 

Sotabeams - https://www.sotabeams.co.uk

 

DX Commander - https://www.m0mcx.co.uk

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

May 06, 2022
High Speed Low Drag Ham Radio Kit
04:01:55

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): High Speed Low Drag Ham Radio Kit

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about learning ham radio jargon and acronyms, lightning injuries and minimalist radio kits

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Sugaree Maple Bourbon Pecan Pie Beer, Trader Joe’s Vodkas - Versatile Spirit from grapes, Art of the Still from corn, Monopolowa from potatoes. 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Learn the Jargon and Acronyms

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on Apple Podcast for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: Lightening Strike Injuries - https://www.merckmanuals.com/home/injuries-and-poisoning/electrical-and-lightning-injuries/lightning-injuries

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Radio Shack / Science Fair 150-in-1 electronic lab. https://www.radiomuseum.org/r/radio_shac_150_in_one_electronic_pro.html

LoRa devices for APRS on UHF Frequencies: https://youtu.be/wigWkOsL_xw

Show Topic: High Speed Low Drag Radio Kit

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

 

Apr 29, 2022
GMRS Radios Vs. Ham Radio & Onions
03:53:58

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): GMRS Radios Vs. Ham Radio 

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about how testing your stuff out, onions and GMRS radios versus Ham Radio.

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Figueroa Mountain Danish Red

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Test Your Stuff Out

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on Apple Podcast for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: Preparedness Onions - https://www.offthegridnews.com/how-to-2/12-unusual-off-grid-uses-for-onions-no-5-removes-splinters/

 

Michael Major’s No Grid Survival Projects. https://amzn.to/3JJhnPE

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Coax Calculator: https://www.qsl.net/co8tw/Coax_Calculator.htm

Show Topic: GMRS Radios versus Ham Radio

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

Apr 22, 2022
Advancements for Mac Using Hams and Quirky Tiny Radios
04:01:29

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Advancements for Mac Using Hams and Quirky Tiny Radios

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about how much of anything should you buy, the ultimate preparedness book, a tech win for Mac users and quirky little radios. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… from Jeremy in Alaska, Panty Peeler Belgian Style Tripper. Thank you for the special brews!

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Buying one? You should buy three

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on Apple Podcast for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: Michael Major’s No Grid Survival Projects. https://amzn.to/3JJhnPE

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Pofung website - https://baofengradio.ca/

 

Abree funny video - https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dCWHzzn1Ktk

 

MTEARS Repeater System - http://mtears.org/

Show Topic: Advancements for Mac Using Hams and Quirky Tiny Radios

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

Apr 15, 2022
Choosing a Portable Antenna
04:08:20

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Choosing a Portable Antenna

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about SMDs, Cybercrime Tips 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: SMDs are cool

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on Apple Podcast for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: Emergency Preparedness Cyber Security

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

WSU Creamery: https://creamery.wsu.edu/ferdinands-ice-cream-shoppe/

 

Ham Solo Videos: https://youtu.be/d8W5k9d4qDk

 

https://youtu.be/hCxuTbppPF4

 

Digirig: https://digirig.net/vhf-uhf-digital-modes-with-budget-hts/

 

For those who wish to donate, please consider making a donation to the Carbon Texas  Volunteer Fire Department.  You can do so by Venmo to @CarbonCommunityBaptist and put a note "Fire Department" or you mail a check to:

 

Carbon VFD

PO Box 607

Carbon, TX 76435

Show Topic: Choosing a portable antenna

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

Apr 08, 2022
TruSDX Build Woes And Get On 10 Meters!
03:37:06

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): TruSDX Build Woes

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about finding your yardstick, curing meats for preparedness and TruSDX Woes

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Samuel Adams Summer Pack

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Find your yardstick 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on Apple Podcast for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: https://nchfp.uga.edu/publications/nchfp/lit_rev/cure_smoke_cure.html

 

Charcuterie with Michael Ruhlman

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Check out #D Prints from Drew by contacting cotharyus@gmail.com

 

Michael’s No Grid Survival Projects: http://www.nogridsurvivalprojects.com/

 

Show Topic: TruSDX Build Woes

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

 

Apr 01, 2022
Telescopic HF Antennas - Friend or Foe?
02:40:47

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Telescopic HF Antennas - Friend or Foe?

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Mike Hess Hop Cloud and Mother Earth Vanilla Milkshake Ale

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Be Zen about your Antennas

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: Carbon fire department address

Carbon Volunteer Fire Department

PO Box 607

Carbon, TX  76435

 

Clearing brush with goats and sheep: https://www.cbs8.com/article/news/local/sheep-and-goats-clear-fire-fuel/509-89fd890f-869c-447a-bb07-0ea1a7f82c6c

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

National FFA Parliament Finals: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqOIIyOT3ZA&t=4205s

 

If anyone is interested in helping the World Scout Jamboree fundraising, they are selling them at £2.50 + postage.  Postage at the moment looks to be around £2.00 to the US. If anyone is interested the badges are embroidered and approximately 7cm in diameter and they can email me on scouts@barden.org.uk for further details.

Show Topic: Telescopic HF Antennas

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

 

Mar 25, 2022
How To Talk About Ham Radio
03:56:15

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): How to Talk About Ham Radio

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about receive antennas, ham radio drills and how to talk about ham radio.

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Guinness Draught Stout

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Receive Antennas

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: Ham Radio Drills https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2022/03/15/worst-case-scenario-these-amateur-radio-operators-could-offer-key-communication-lifeline/

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Sphere Standards: https://spherestandards.org/

 

Car bonding video: https://youtu.be/2DJdUfT_TnM 

 

The Story of Hello: https://www.npr.org/sections/krulwich/2011/02/17/133785829/a-shockingly-short-history-of-hello

 

Shamrock Marathon: https://www.shamrockmarathon.com/

 

Questionable ham radio article: https://www.mizonews.net/235677/info/what-is-a-10-meter-radio-everything-you-should-know/

Show Topic: How to talk about ham radio

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

Mar 18, 2022
Unicorn Highly Sought After Radios
03:34:00

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Unicorn Highly Sought After Radios

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about where to find used ham radios, money preparedness in wartime and highly sought after radios.

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… pineapple spritzers

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Where to find used radios online. 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: Money preparedness in wartime

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Backyard antennas: http://www.pc5e.nl/downloads/antennes/backyard%20wire%20antennaes.pdf

 

Dx.commander’s channel: https://youtu.be/K6CQHNQMtX4

 

Why you shouldn’t say “the” Ukraine: https://www.businessinsider.com/why-ukraine-isnt-the-ukraine-and-why-that-matters-now-2013-12?r=US&IR=T

 

Forestry service fee for ham radio information: http://www.arrl.org/news/arrl-seeks-exemption-from-proposed-us-forest-service-communication-facility-fees-comment-period-to-b

 

Ham Solo Videos: https://youtu.be/sc_Zv0FuPhA

 

https://youtu.be/Ea4nTJwFDfY

 

https://youtu.be/EV1XUA-OxLw

 

https://youtu.be/eG8aNdgAAhc

 

NPR link: https://one.npr.org/?sharedMediaId=1085173827:1085173831

 

Parry Sound Hamfest: https://hamfest.ve3rpl.com/

Show Topic: Unicorn Radios

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

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Mar 11, 2022
Simple Shack Series - Dipoles
03:56:46

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Simple Shack Series - Dipoles

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about antennas and what the UN thinks the Ukrainian people needed in a crises before the invasion.

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Ommegang OMG Series Keep It Crunchy Granola Stout

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Get an antenna, put it up and you tell me how it works. 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: What the UN thinks the Ukrainian people need in a crisis. https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/Ukraine%20Crisis%20Response%20Plan%202021%20-%202023.pdf

/

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Monitoring of Russian Bombers: https://t.co/4MlkLZafbR and https://twitter.com/te3ej/status/1498404411483246603?t=ZVJS2pmPdEYKl3VDttgCvA&s=03

 

BBC opens shortwave frequencies: 

https://twitter.com/KevinCore/status/1498742509027086340

 

https://swling.com/blog/2022/02/ukraine-bbc-adds-two-shortwave-broadcasts-nexus-adds-mw-service/

Show Topic: Simple Shack Series - Dipoles

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Mar 04, 2022
Amateur Radio Banned In Ukraine
04:14:27

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Amateur Radio Banned In The Ukraine

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about setting a goal and sticking to it, weather myths and the banning of ham radio in the Ukraine during the Russian Invasion. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… LaMarca Prosecco 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Set a goal, stick to it, seriously. 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: Hailstorm Preparedness - Weather Myths Discussed https://www.rd.com/list/weather-myths/

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Filip’s Podcast Listing: https://on7fd.net/podcasts/

 

Doug suggests visiting QRP ARCI FDIM: http://qrparci.org/fdim

 

Tribute Poem to Robin Williams provided by Nate: https://youtu.be/vwR3Fm2q_i0

Nick started a business to buy radio gear. If you’d like tag or morse code bracelets, his email address is nshopkins25@gmail.com.

 

Show Topic: Ham Radio Banned In The Ukraine

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Feb 25, 2022
Top 3 Hamfests
05:05:52

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Top 3 Hamfests

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about researching, reusing and refining your ham gear, hailstorm preparedness and the top 3 hamfests. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Chimay Grande Reserve

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Research, Use and Refine 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: Hailstorm Preparedness - https://www.thepersonal.com/blog/-/how-to-prepare-for-a-hailstorm

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Covid-19 Ham Portal: https://eindhoven.space/2021/01/24/packet-radio-covid-19-web-portal-and-introducing-other-non-standard-packet-based-services/

 

Civil Air Patrol: https://www.gocivilairpatrol.com/

 

Queen Stumpy’s Dog Rescue: http://www.queensbeststumpydogrescue.org/

 

FCC frequency info: http://fccid.io/

 

72 day candle: https://youtu.be/xnNHM4OLkvE

Nick started a business to buy radio gear. If you’d like tag or morse code bracelets, his email address is nshopkins25@gmail.com.

 

Show Topic: Which hamfest is right for you? 

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

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Feb 18, 2022
”How Can I Grow Ham Radio Tomorrow?”
26:17

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): How can you grow ham radio tomorrow?

Sorry for the shortest every HRCC podcast.  I am out on travel but I had a great opportunity to talk with my amatuer radio friends on how they think they thinks they could improve ham radio. 

Big thanks to!

David Minster, ARRL CEO: https://twitter.com/david_minster

Matt AE4MQ: https://hamradioadventures.com/

Jason KC5HWB: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKpVMjRE0m60lKCBWhIlo0A

Sterling Mann:  https://twitter.com/N0SSC?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

Zach KN4KVC: https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Frank, Tank Radio: https://www.youtube.com/c/TankRadio

Sean W9FFF Ham Radio Dude: https://www.youtube.com/c/HAMRADIODUDE

Ray Novak N9JA: https://twitter.com/n9ja

Mike K8MRD:  https://www.youtube.com/c/K8MRDRADIOSTUFF

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about CW Misconceptions, $2B in funds for disaster resilience infrastructure and chasing POTA. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… beers for K6ARK Coronado Early Bird and South Norte Pan A Flores. Thank you so much Adam! Check out his YouTube channel at https://youtube.com/c/K6ARKPortableRadio

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Chase the POTA

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: HUD is issuing $2B in funds for disaster resilience grants. Consider reaching out to your local governing bodies to get some of the funds put towards Ham Radio infrastructure. 

 

https://thehill.com/policy/equilibrium-sustainability/592284-hud-opens-access-to-2b-in-climate-disaster-resilience

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Wartime preparedness tweet suggested by James: https://twitter.com/leahmcelrath/status/1485837235941425154

 

What Tank Radio does in a Texas snow storm: https://youtube.com/shorts/U2FQBbUKiAk?feature=share

Nick started a business to buy radio gear. If you’d like tag or morse code bracelets, his email address is nshopkins25@gmail.com.

 

Giveaway link: https://forms.gle/P8mXovCRMj7B69VYA

Show Topic: Misconceptions about CW. 

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Connect with Us:

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Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

 

Feb 13, 2022
Misconceptions About CW & Morse Code
04:19:55

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Misconceptions About CW

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about CW Misconceptions, $2B in funds for disaster resilience infrastructure and chasing POTA. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… beers for K6ARK Coronado Early Bird and South Norte Pan A Flores. Thank you so much Adam! Check out his YouTube channel at https://youtube.com/c/K6ARKPortableRadio

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Chase the POTA

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: HUD is issuing $2B in funds for disaster resilience grants. Consider reaching out to your local governing bodies to get some of the funds put towards Ham Radio infrastructure. 

 

https://thehill.com/policy/equilibrium-sustainability/592284-hud-opens-access-to-2b-in-climate-disaster-resilience

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Wartime preparedness tweet suggested by James: https://twitter.com/leahmcelrath/status/1485837235941425154

 

What Tank Radio does in a Texas snow storm: https://youtube.com/shorts/U2FQBbUKiAk?feature=share

Nick started a business to buy radio gear. If you’d like tag or morse code bracelets, his email address is nshopkins25@gmail.com.

 

Giveaway link: https://forms.gle/P8mXovCRMj7B69VYA

Show Topic: Misconceptions about CW. 

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Connect with Us:

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Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

Feb 04, 2022
CW: Harder, Faster, Stronger
03:48:45

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): CW Harder, Faster, Stronger

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about more CW training and how to get together food preps within budget. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… California Roots Sauv Blanc. 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Thomas Witherspoon’s YouTube is great for CW Training. https://youtube.com/c/ThomasK4SWL

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: An idea on how to build out your food preps without food waste.

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Pocket Ref for all your quick reference needs: https://amzn.to/349MuVj

 

Desk Ref for all your bigger reference needs: https://amzn.to/3r6ayBj

 

Tony’s JD A Lawyer Explains Video: https://youtube.com/channel/UCp9Ta5CmQoTrS5C0mcKBQuQ

 

Colby recommends info on arc circuit breaker and RF: https://www.dxengineering.com/techarticles/lightningandrfiinfo/arc-fault-circuit-interrupter-rfi-problems

 

Don the RF Field Tech recommends this cable management video: https://youtu.be/OoIteYzBLL0

 

Russ mentioned a TR-7930 from http://www.rigpix.com/

 

Nick started a business to buy radio gear. If you’d like tag or morse code bracelets, his email address is nshopkins25@gmail.com.

 

Giveaway link: https://forms.gle/P8mXovCRMj7B69VYA

Show Topic: Listen to the exchange.

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Connect with Us:

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Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

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Jan 28, 2022
Ham Radio: No Time To Die
03:36:55

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Ham Radio: No Time To Die

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about what has tried to kill ham radio over the years, FEMA denying assistance and how to start learning Morse code. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… San Pelligrino Limonata and Tito’s.

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: How to Start Learning Morse Code. 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: FEMA denies assistance even after appeal.  https://www.wjhl.com/news/local/fema-denies-assistance-to-hurley-victims-despite-appeal/

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Mike suggests “The Unincorporated Man” book: https://amzn.to/33Egd91

 

Chuck suggests a short story called “Southerner Moves North”: https://www.cs.brandeis.edu/~hornby/amuse/story_snow.txt

 

Nick started a business to buy radio gear. If you’d like tag or morse code bracelets, his email address is nshopkins25@gmail.com.

Show Topic: Ham Radio Has No Time To Die. 

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

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Connect with Us:

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Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

Jan 21, 2022
I Brake For Morse Code
04:13:28

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): I Brake For Morse Code 

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about taking a break from it all to learn Morse code, heroes from the Kentucky tornados, and how CW is the most prepper of ham radio skills. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Mallort Coffee from Grimous and Freinext sparkling wine. 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: CW Hiatus 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: Veteran Jim Gordon is a hero - https://fox17.com/news/local/man-pulled-wounded-neighbors-into-his-basement-during-tornado-outbreak-hes-a-hero-dawson-springs-kentucky-code-red-weather-alert

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Oculus Quest 2: https://amzn.to/3qqRQUV

 

Andy Kirby’s Mini Ham Shack: https://youtu.be/h-O5Trb7wco

 

Don the RF Fieldtech’s Passive Repeater: https://youtu.be/Ct8aa3z7qz8

 

MOSFET Construction: https://youtu.be/Bfvyj88Hs_o?t=40

Show Topic: CW is the most prepper of ham radio skills. 

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

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Connect with Us:

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Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

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Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

 

Jan 14, 2022
Ham Radio Holodeck
02:57:34

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Ham Radio Holodeck

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about keeping an open mind about technology advancements in ham radio, preparedness for kids and how virtual reality has a place in Ham Radio.

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… & Turf Stillwater Artisanal from Grimous. 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Keep An Open Mind 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: Organizing your preps.  Preparedness for Kids: https://www.cdc.gov/childrenindisasters/children.html

 

 Colorado Fire Investigation: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/03/us/twelve-tribes-12-colorado-fire.html

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

New question pool - http://www.ncvec.org/page.php?id=373

 

Show Topic: Ham Radio virtual reality

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Jan 07, 2022
Ham Radio Etiquette Tips
03:34:19

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Ham Radio Etiquette Tips

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about not being a radio brand fanboy, organizing your preps and ham radio etiquette. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Estrella Jalisco Tropical Michelada. 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Don’t be a radio fanboy

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: Organizing your preps.  https://seedtopantryschool.com/11-tips-organizing-preps/

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Candlenights: https://mbmbam.fandom.com/wiki/Candlenights

 

Ham Solo catches Santa operating radio: https://youtu.be/hdJbTu7ieAg

 

Morse Code Ninja: https://morsecode.ninja

 

Nut milking exposed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJCTIPWPNtw

 

Nathan’s Souncloud of Ham Radio Parody Songs: https://m.soundcloud.com/svthr

 

Show Topic: Radio Etiquette 

 

Wilderness Protocol: https://tcares.net/the-wilderness-protocol/

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Connect with Us:

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Dec 31, 2021
Leah Finds A Ham Radio She Likes!
03:45:20

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Leah Finds A Ham Radio She Likes!

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about 3D printing for ham radio, Christmas disasters and the Icom ID-52. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Bourbon County 2021 The Cola Stout and other holiday craft beer.

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: 3D printing 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

Preparedness Corner: https://www.thisoldhouse.com/21018289/craziest-homeowner-holiday-disaster-stories

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Jerry recommends participating in Winterfire 2022. Www.Hamactive.com and here’s a video: https://youtu.be/m2M1uuyoCvo

 

Ham Solo’s channel is going to feature Santa using a ham radio and many other adventures: https://youtube.com/channel/UCbfKAB3z7-RjEcvvWusyq-g

 

Rob reminds everyone that the ARRL scholarship deadline is approaching. Find out if they know how to spell Amateur. https://www.arrl.org/scholarship-program

 

Rob also recommends some tornado safety tips for kids: https://www.al.com/news/2015/04/how_alabama_helped_make_helmet.html

Show Topic: Josh introduces Leah to the Icom ID-52

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Dec 24, 2021
Should I Make A QRP Crash Course? I Am Not So Sure
04:50:47

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Should I Make A QRP Crash Course? I’m Not So Sure. 

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about trying to make stuff into antennas, prepper games and whether or not making a QRP crash course is a good idea. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Beers from Jason at Ham Radio 2.0 https://youtube.com/c/HamRadio20

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Make stuff into antennas

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

 

Josh suggests DX Commander Nebula: https://www.m0mcx.co.uk/store/products/nebula-xtreme-dx-commander-18m-antenna-kit/          

 

Leah suggests using USPS. 

 

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Worst Case Scenario Game: https://amzn.to/32aS8Wa

 

Conflicted Game: https://amzn.to/30Dd3AW

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

If you are not familiar with "the Bripe", here's the store: https://briping.com/

And a review by James Hoffmann: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tltBHjmIUJ0

 

Tobe’s podcast about having Covid: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-renaissance-polymath/id1560917096

 

Documentary called "Last Voice from Kuwait" I found that goes along well with all sorts of themes that the podcast has covered.

 

https://www.winlink.org/content/last_voice_kuwait ( A short article on the Winlink website about the effort and the documentary)

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vdnNOKf3iM&t=14s (Direct Link. Best Quality. It's 30 Minutes in length)

 

Google Map created by WW2BSA of all known packet systems: https://tinyurl.com/mv7swxca

Show Topic: Should I Make A QRP Crash Course? I’m Not So Sure. 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

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Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

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Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

Dec 17, 2021
Big Trouble in Little Chinese Radios
04:48:58

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Big Trouble in Little Chinese Radios

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about setting a ham radio challenge for 2022, protecting your home while on vacation and big trouble in little chinese radios. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Jameson and Coke Zero

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Set a ham radio challenge for 2022.

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

 

Josh suggests FT5DR https://amzn.to/3pLxHqR

And Signal Stuff Glow Signal Stick: https://signalstuff.com/?ref=622 

 

Leah suggests a Theragun: https://amzn.to/3pQtClA

 

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Protect against burglaries when traveling

 

https://upgradedpoints.com/travel/protect-home-while-on-vacation/

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Ham Solo operates from a volcano summit: https://youtube.com/channel/UCbfKAB3z7-RjEcvvWusyq-g

 

The antenna Wes suggested: https://amzn.to/3dTyTTT

 

Wes’s custom leather shop: http://wccustomleather.com/

 

The battery Adam scored a great deal on: https://amzn.to/3DLJMBs

 

The ARRL Scholarship mentioned by Rob: http://www.arrl.org/scholarship-program

 

Winterheat 2022 Jeremiah emailed about: https://hamactive.com/

 

Show Topic: Big Trouble In Little Chinese Radios

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Connect with Us:

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Dec 10, 2021
How To Analyze Your Handheld Radio Antenna
03:46:47

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): How To Analyze Your Handheld-Handy-Talkie-Walkie (OK, all bases covered) Radio Antenna 

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about not getting too fancy, winter safety tips that aren’t so great, and how to analyze handy-talkie radio antennas. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Trader Joe’sTiramisu Pastry Stout. 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Don’t get too fancy.

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

 

Josh suggests Xiegu X6100: https://www.radioddity.com/products/xiegu-x6100

 

Leah suggests Advent Calendars. Radio advent calendar: https://amzn.to/3pnJpI7

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Be Prepared for Winter Driving 

 

https://www.nsc.org/community-safety/safety-topics/seasonal-safety/winter-safety/winter

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Tree Radiation Damage: https://ecfsapi.fcc.gov/file/1001669617135/RF-Radiation%20injures%20trees%202016.pdf

 

Repeaterbook.com: http://repeaterbook.com/

 

Flowerpot Antenna: https://vk2zoi.com/articles/dual-band-half-wave-flower-pot/

 

2m/70cm High Gain Antenna for $10: https://www.valley-ent.com/store/amateur-ham/

 

Marvel’s Worst Avenger: https://www.cbr.com/avengers-swordsman-hawkeye-forced-team-mandarin/

 

How Did Marvel redeem its worst Avenger: https://www.cbr.com/swordsman-hawkeye-avenger-redemption/

 

Is Hawkeye really the worst Avenger? https://screenrant.com/hawkeye-worst-avenger-insult-mcu/

 

Mac’s QRZ profile: https://www.qrz.com/db/ki5gyf

 

Ham Radio Crash Course: https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

 

Ham Radio Dude: https://www.youtube.com/c/HAMRADIODUDE

 

Ham Radio 2.0: https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadio20

 

Dave Casler: https://www.youtube.com/user/davecasler

 

OH8STN: https://www.youtube.com/c/OH8STN

 

Wes’s custom leather shop: http://wccustomleather.com/

Show Topic: It’s hard to analyze HT antennas, here’s how to try. 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Connect with Us:

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Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

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Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

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Dec 03, 2021
Welcoming Preppers Into Ham Radio
03:29:57

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Welcoming Preppers Into Ham Radio

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about factoring in the time it takes to radio, preparing for winter driving and welcoming preppers into ham radio. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Trader Joe’s Chocolate Babka Pastry Stout. 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Factor in the time it takes to radio. 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

 

Josh suggests PackTenna Mini: https://www.packtenna.com/store/p3/PackTenna_Mini_20m_End-Fed_Half_Wave_Antenna.html#/

 

 Rg 316 Coax Cable: https://www.packtenna.com/store/p9/20%27_RG-316_Coax_with_1_BNC_and_1_Right_Angle_BNC.html#/

 

Leah suggests inflatable Christmas decor. Like this animated Santa in an outhouse: https://amzn.to/3xpwcSD

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Be Prepared for Winter Driving https://www.nsc.org/community-safety/safety-topics/seasonal-safety/winter-safety/driving

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Mike Ham Solo’s YouTube Channel: https://youtube.com/channel/UCbfKAB3z7-RjEcvvWusyq-g

 

Trader Joe’s Song: https://youtu.be/OdB7GDZY3Pk

 

Show Topic: Welcoming Preppers Into Ham Radio

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Connect with Us:

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YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

 

Nov 26, 2021
Wasps, Snakes & Ham Shack Tools
04:58:53

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Tools For The Ham Shack

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about finding VHF/UHF on the air, year end preparations including free preps, and ham shack tools. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Sierra Nevada Slighty Sour Ale, Coconut Hiwa and The Bruery’s So Happens It’s Tuesday Bourban Barrel Aged Imperial Stout. 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Finding VHF/UHF on the air.

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

 

Josh suggests Shortwave Radio. 

 

Leah suggests Monopoly Deal (https://amzn.to/3nvMB4C) and Blockus (https://amzn.to/3nws5kH)

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Leah takes a look at preparing for holidays. Thanksgiving, camping trips and vacations. Walmart and Ibotta Free Thanksgiving. https://ibotta.onelink.me/iUfE/1005cd3f?friend_code=ddfvpnc

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Rocky Mountain Ham Radio: https://www.rmham.org

 

Karl VonDribble: https://youtu.be/Vn2ZyRUZ4-s

 

Alton Brown Egg Nog: https://altonbrown.com/recipes/aged-eggnog/

 

Ham Nation Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-nation/id440405696

 

Show Topic: Tools for the Ham Shack

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

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YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

 

Nov 19, 2021
Just Put The Antenna Up!
04:34:32

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Just Put The Antenna Up

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about salty hams, power grid failure preparations, and just putting up the antenna. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Cranberry Ginger Mules and Shell house Pumpkin Spiked Seltzer Water. 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Salty Hams

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

 

Josh suggests Rigexpert Stick Pro. https://www.gigaparts.com/rigexpert-stick-pro-antenna-analyzer.html?gclid=CjwKCAiAvriMBhAuEiwA8Cs5lXKBsMFnQ9eCUZmHG0OSUAIhy2s6Teo6bc4FYTsGbdeDB1hJcdtoaxoC700QAvD_BwE

 

Leah suggests ordering a turducken and a piecaken: https://www.talkable.com/x/GWvzEK

 

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Leah takes a look at preparing for a power grid failure. 

 

https://www.rpc.senate.gov/policy-papers/infrastructure-cybersecurity-the-us-electric-grid

 

https://commonsensehome.com/when-the-power-grid-fails/

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Exam study videos from another YouTuber: https://youtube.com/c/W4EEY

 

Ghost Town Living: https://youtube.com/c/GhostTownLiving

 

Australia Adventure: http://www.undara.com.au/

 

ARRL FCC Petition: https://www.arrl.org/news/arrl-renews-request-for-fcc-to-replace-symbol-rate-with-bandwidth-limit

Show Topic: Just put the antenna up. 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

 

Nov 12, 2021
What Are The Biggest Threats To Ham Radio?
05:05:41

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): What Are The Biggest Threats To Ham Radio?

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about putting your wishlist together now, tsunami preparedness and what the biggest threats to ham radio are. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Common Space Spooky Unicorn with Ghost Pepper

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Put your wishlist together now 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

 

Josh suggests Yaesu FT3DM: https://amzn.to/3wmqEb5

 

Xiegu X6100: https://www.radioddity.com/products/xiegu-x6100

 

Leah suggests fog machine and light ball. https://www.walmart.com/ip/Way-To-Celebrate-Halloween-Fog-Machine-with-Remote-400W/253296762?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId=0&wl13=2082&&adid=22222222227308461715&wl0=&wl1=g&wl2=c&wl3=390758082631&wl4=aud-1321539104537:pla-830175457850&wl5=9031067&wl6=&wl7=&wl8=&wl9=pla&wl10=8175035&wl11=local&wl12=253296762&veh=sem&gclid=Cj0KCQjwrJOMBhCZARIsAGEd4VEbeX6gE-U90VOZAZ7lBCD45J6pI6Z0824SKSlRnbB5YL0LWqgOKx4aApnXEALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds 

 

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Halloween-Lightshow-ShadowLights-Halloween-Scene/910641716?wl13=2206&selectedSellerId=0

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Leah takes a look at preparing for a tsunami. 

https://www.redcross.org/get-help/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies/types-of-emergencies/tsunami.html

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Dad joke link: https://youtu.be/mQ7DyX7Q6C8

 

2021 SPARK SET VIDEO:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxx0TMb6ZtI

 

Dave Casler’s Walking Man: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wpcIFucpRM

 

Shacking Off YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/ShackingOff

 

Nathan’s Southern Vermont Ham Radio YouTube Channel: https://youtube.com/channel/UCcvbSWxFngDIGvtTI10gSpA

 

Show Topic: What are the biggest threats to ham radio?

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

 

Nov 05, 2021
You Are The Driver of Your Ham Radio Journey
04:50:56

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): You Are The Driver of Your Ham Radio Journey

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about taking troubleshooting slow, how to stay safe in national parks and driving your own ham radio journey. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Trader Joe’s Coffee Peanut Butter Porter 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Take Troubleshooting Slow

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

 

Josh suggests TTGO Meshtastic T-Beam V1.1 ESP32 433/868/915/923Mhz WiFi BLE Lora ESP32 GPS NEO-6M SMA 18650 Battery Holder With OLED https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_9RmIP9

 

Leah suggests some gifts for your non-ham partner. 

Noise cancelling airpods, so they don’t have to hear you. https://amzn.to/3GxaL6t

 

Morse Code jewelry that says, “I love you” even though they can’t understand it. https://amzn.to/3pNz9L3

 

A recycled glass tumbler with reusable straw that you will always keep full for them with iced water. https://www.starbucks.com/menu/product/2123477/single?parent=%2Fmerchandise%2Fcold-cups

 

A new bag because you know you’ve spent more than a handbag in radios. https://us.burberry.com/grainy-leather-pocket-messenger-bag-p80422201

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Leah takes a look at staying safe in national parks. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/adventure/article/tips-for-staying-safe-in-national-parks

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Screenrant MCU Death List: https://screenrant.com/mcu-characters-could-die-phase-4/

 

The original snail question: https://youtu.be/ANRa29sY-TY

 

Xiegu G1M: https://www.radioddity.com/products/xiegu-g1m

 

Radio Nets and Caldor Fire: https://edcarc.groups.io/g/main/message/2644

 

Sara-n-tuned talks about giving it the beans: https://youtu.be/uicKRL95QJ8?t=304

 

Information on transparent aluminum: https://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=8095 and http://www.surmet.com/technology/alon-optical-ceramics/

 

Condor Pouch: https://amzn.to/31egu0P

 

Nathan’s Southern Vermont Ham Radio YouTube Channel: https://youtube.com/channel/UCcvbSWxFngDIGvtTI10gSpA

 

Show Topic: You are the driver of your ham radio journey. 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

 

Oct 29, 2021
How Cheap Can You Go With Ham Radio?
05:32:09

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): How Cheap Can You Go With Ham Radio?

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about how user interface matters, NOAA gives kidnapping preparedness advice and how low you can go with ham radio. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Rum and Coke and later NEgronis. 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: User Interface Matters

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

 

Josh suggests TTGO Meshtastic T-Beam V1.1 ESP32 433/868/915/923Mhz WiFi BLE Lora ESP32 GPS NEO-6M SMA 18650 Battery Holder With OLED https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_9RmIP9

 

Leah suggests a small propane grill: https://amzn.to/3C7HFYR

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Leah takes a look at kidnapping preparedness from a surprising source: https://www.wrc.noaa.gov/wrso/security_guide/kidnap.htm

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

ICOM IC-705 to Xiegu XPA125B amplifier keying cable w/ RBI-1 BUFFERED Interface https://www.ebay.com/itm/ICOM-IC-705-to-Xiegu-XPA125B-amplifier-keying-cable-w-RBI-1-BUFFERED-Interface-/143898454710?mkcid=16&mkevt=1&_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49286&mkrid=711-127632-2357-0

Washington State’s Ice Cream Shoppe: https://creamery.wsu.edu/ferdinands-ice-cream-shoppe/

 

Russ’s track system: https://www.strip-curtains.com/order/track_trolley_hardware.php

 

Don’s Video: https://youtu.be/11n4rsUtS6w

 

Nathan’s Southern Vermont Ham Radio YouTube Channel: https://youtube.com/channel/UCcvbSWxFngDIGvtTI10gSpA

 

Show Topic: How Low Can You Go With Ham Radio? 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

 

Oct 23, 2021
Why Is Amateur Radio So Complicated?!
03:46:22

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Why is Ham Radio So Complicated?

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about Ham Radio Kit Redundancy, PrepTok and low cost heating methods and the overcomplication of ham radio.

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Jameson and Ginger with a Twist

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Ham Radio Kit Redundancy 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

 

Josh suggests the GoRuck Plate Carrier (https://www.goruck.com/products/rucker-3-0), iPhone 13 (https://amzn.to/3DFCPCo) and IC-705 Tuner (https://amzn.to/2YP3uht). 

 

Leah suggests portable greenhouse (https://amzn.to/3lGyclb). 

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Leah recommends Preptok and thinking about how to reduce your heating costs this coming winter. Lupus Foundation has a list of organizations that will also help you with utility costs if you are in need: https://www.lupus.org/resources/housing-and-utility-assistance 

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Palomar Engineering Ferrite Core Products: https://palomar-engineers.com/ferrite-products/ Use HRCC73 coupon code to save on your purchase. 

 

Natalie Portman Raps (NOT SAFE FOR WORK!!) https://youtu.be/-A0iftflme4 (Apologies for the vulgarity.)

 

Nathan’s Southern Vermont Ham Radio YouTube Channel: https://youtube.com/channel/UCcvbSWxFngDIGvtTI10gSpA

 

Show Topic: The Overcomplication of Ham Radio

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

Oct 15, 2021
What Can Ham Radio Do For You During An Emergency?
04:06:19

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): What Ham Radio Can Do For You In An Emergency

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about Doomsday Radio, lightning safety tips, and what ham radio can do for you in an emergency. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Foggy Manchester 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Doomsday Radio

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

 

Josh suggests the Kenwood TH-F6, the mobilinkd TNC3, the Yaesu FT5D and the Geochron Atlas 2 4K. 

 

Leah suggests Cull Lobsters: Shop for Canadian cull lobsters for a case. Locally, they are only about $100 delivered for 12-15 whole lobsters and a great way to jazz up a celebration. 

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: The CDC has lightening safety suggestions. https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/features/lightning-safety/index.html

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Jeffrey suggests the entire collection of Foxfire Books: https://amzn.to/3BtaYog

 

Matt is going on a ham quest. Check out way to join his ham club focused on ham adventures. https://amzn.to/3BtaYog

 

Vic sends an old York Peppermint Patty Commercial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rj3dmK0Nktg

 

Rich tells us about Sandy Becker and the Dave Casper connection with info from http://nostalgiacentral.com/

 

General License Crash Course: Leah continues her General Studies and wraps up her recent practice test. 

 

Show Topic: 10 ways ham radio can help you in an emergency

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

Oct 08, 2021
Best Grab And Go Radio & Antenna?
04:18:56

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Go Radio and Antennas

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about radio programming, making a home forge and Go Radios and Antennas. 

 

Leah's Birthday Fundraiser: https://www.facebook.com/donate/386986513050252/

 

What we’re up to this week: Bulliet Rye and Veuve Cliquot 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Builliet and Diet Coke

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Radio Programming

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 5 Things For Your Significant Other

Favorite Drink: Bulliet Rye and Veuve Cliquot

Favorite Snack: Whisps Cheese Crisps (https://amzn.to/2YgieW3) and Smart Sweets Sour Patch Kids (https://amzn.to/2Ya4exk)

Favorite Color: Orange Pumpkin (https://amzn.to/3zT7ry5) and Grey Nail Polish (https://amzn.to/2Y7ecPj

Something Comfy: Lounge Shorts (https://amzn.to/3F3WtJX) and a Poncho (https://amzn.to/3oowCpS

Something That Reminds You Of The Other: Gold Accented Organizer (https://www.target.com/p/acrylic-round-desktop-organizer-project-62-8482/-/A-80706018?ref=tgt_adv_XS000000&AFID=google_pla_df&fndsrc=tgtao&DFA=71700000014804813&CPNG=PLA_Seasonal%2BShopping_Brand%7CSeasonal_Ecomm_Home&adgroup=SC_Seasonal_School/Office+Supplies&LID=700000001170770pgs&LNM=PRODUCT_GROUP&network=g&device=c&location=9031067&targetid=aud-1280395659027:pla-794640807315&ds_rl=1246978&ds_rl=1247068&ds_rl=1248099&gclid=CjwKCAjw49qKBhAoEiwAHQVTo5mareXd_mfU0XaPUf5CU99jeAWavBX2ALgPdX6jlT8qUc8e9NRpgBoCr_QQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds) and Andes Mints (https://amzn.to/3F3X26x)

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Think about a homemade foundry and other tools you don’t need electricity to use. https://www.instructables.com/How-To-Make-The-Mini-Metal-Foundry/

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Mobile Antenna Question items. 

Bingfu Vehicle Antenna: https://amzn.to/3D1iI13

DHT Electronics Handheld Antenna Cable https://amzn.to/2ZGV9w5

 

https://atontheair.com/

 

General License Crash Course: Leah continues her General Studies and is a week away from wrapping up another test.

 

Show Topic: Go Radios and Antennas

 

Yaesu FT3-5D: https://www.hamradio.com/detail.cfm?pid=H0-017648

IC-705: https://www.icomamerica.com/en/products/amateur/handheld/705/default.aspx

Xiegu G90: https://amzn.to/2WwWuEI 

Elecraft KX2: https://elecraft.com/products/kx2-ssb-cw-data-80-10-m-transceiver

Yaesu FT-891: https://amzn.to/2Y68vRI 

Yaesu FT-857: https://www.yaesu.com/indexVS.cfm?cmd=DisplayProducts&encProdID=8CBB7C4BDBAF40129AD4253A4987523C

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

 

Oct 01, 2021
Why You Should Own An ARRL Handbook
04:18:13

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): ARRL Handbook Review

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about chasing SOTA and POTA, 6 habits of highly effective prepper and the ARRL Handbook. 

 

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Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Mount Gay Rum and cream soda. 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Chase SOTA and POTA 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

Josh recommends the RigExpert Antenna Analyzer. https://amzn.to/2XVeuJx

 

Leah recommends raised garden bed blocks. https://www.homedepot.com/p/Oldcastle-7-5-in-x-7-5-in-x-5-5-in-Tan-Brown-Planter-Wall-Block-Pack-of-24-16202486/206942399?source=shoppingads&locale=en-US&mtc=Shopping-B-F_D28O-G-D28O-028_023_LAWN_ACC-NA-NA-NA-SMART-NA-NA-SMART_SHP&cm_mmc=Shopping-B-F_D28O-G-D28O-028_023_LAWN_ACC-NA-NA-NA-SMART-NA-NA-SMART_SHP-71700000063988474-58700005690512855-92700051915081058&gclid=CjwKCAjw7rWKBhAtEiwAJ3CWLBqNmqy1V4R2HCEQN8MWZviiRbZkLYj4imi-i9DjS7Ub3lHJrEPqaBoCsKQQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Habits of highly effective prepper. https://preparednessadvice.com/6-habits-of-highly-effective-preppers/

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fsn_(file_manager)

 

http://fsv.sourceforge.net/

 

https://github.com/mcuelenaere/fsv

 

http://www.sgistuff.net/

 

https://www.qrz.com/db/8J1RL

 

http://wx0mik.net/

 

https://www.riteintherain.com/

 

General License Crash Course: Leah continues her General Studies and you’ll have to listen to find out how she’s doing. 

 

Show Topic: Josh goes over the ARRL Handbook. 

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Sep 24, 2021
Why We Are In A Ham Radio Renaissance
03:58:53

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Why We’re In A Ham Radio Renaissance 

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about having a lot of items in the shack, go through an elementary school emergency kit and realize that we’re living in a ham radio renaissance. 

 

From our sponsor: We are teaming up with Db to exclusively offer our listeners 10% off your next purchase by using the code POD10 or going to this link: https://bit.ly/37cP8YP. Db, it's time to move on, time to get going!

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Mount Gay Rum and Common Space Chubby Unicorn Guava Milkshake IPA. We also try a TikTok alcohol hack. 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Have a lot of parts and accessories in your ham shack. 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

Josh recommends the Wagantech ionboost v10 https://wagan.com/products/ionboost-v10-torque

 

Leah recommends Bernie Bott’s Jelly Belly Beans: https://amzn.to/3kfdIiY

 

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: We go through a school emergency kit. 

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Gofundme for W2MMD, Gloucester County Amateur Radio Club:

https://www.gofundme.com/f/rebuild-club-station-w2mmd?utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1&utm_medium=email&utm_source=customer

 

FCC PRB-1: https://www.fcc.gov/wireless/bureau-divisions/mobility-division/amateur-radio-service/prb-1-1985

 

General License Prep: Leah continues her General studies and doesn’t know what an MMIC is. 

 

Show Topic: Why We Are In A Ham Radio Renaissance. 

 

Parks on the air: https://parksontheair.com

 

Adam K6ARK: https://youtube.com/c/K6ARKPortableRadio

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Sep 17, 2021
Portable Antennas For Everyone!
03:21:07

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Portable Antennas For Everyone

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about the virtues of antenna analyzers, National Preparedness Month and portable antenna options. 

 

Check out our sponsor Misen Knives at https://bit.ly/3mWH8UT

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Smog City Little Bo Pils

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Get an antenna analyzer. 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

Josh recommends the Buddistick Pro: https://www.buddipole.com/buddistick.html. Look out for the giveaway.

 

Leah recommends Bissell Pro-Heat 2x Revolution: https://amzn.to/3hhnVt6

 

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: National Preparedness Month. https://www.ready.gov/september

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Lofty Pursuits: http://www.loftypursuits.com/

 

Public DIsplays of Confection: https://www.pd.net/

 

Lofty Pursuits YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/LoftyPursuits

 

Charleston Chew online store: https://tootsie.com/candy/charleston-chew/

 

Andreas Spiess' LoRa videos: https://www.youtube.com/c/AndreasSpiess/search?query=LoRa

 

ThermoWorks Fridge/Freezer Thermometers: https://www.thermoworks.com/shop/products/Fridge-Alarms

 

ThermoWorks Fridge/Freezer Thermometer Selection Chart: https://www.thermoworks.com/pdf/master_fridge_freezer_thermometer_selection_chart.pdf

 

Nathan K1MAZ’s Southern Vermont Ham Radio YouTube Channel: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCcvbSWxFngDIGvtTI10gSpA/featured

 

On outdoor lighting: 

https://www.darksky.org/light-pollution/lighting-crime-and-safety/

 

https://www.darksky.org/light-pollution/wildlife/

 

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/article/nights-are-getting-brighter-earth-paying-the-price-light-pollution-dark-skies

 

http://www.darksky.org/

 

Cow Power: https://youtu.be/lVEEKadBQG8

 

6 year old ham on Letterman: https://youtu.be/8XGb1d8sjco

 

General License Prep: Leah continues her General studies more discouraged than ever. 

 

Show Topic: A Dizzying List of Portable Antennas. 

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

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Sep 09, 2021
Are All Antennas Compromised?
04:07:02

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Are All Antennas Compromised? 

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about a simple connect and go antenna, lighting around the house for preparedness and whether or not all antennas are compromised. 

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Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Simple Connect and Go Antenna https://tn07.com/my-go2-antenna

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

Josh recommends the TN07 My Go2 Antenna: https://tn07.com/my-go2-antenna

 

Leah recommends Simple Modern Water Bottle with a flip lid: https://amzn.to/3yI20RG

 

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Lighting Around Your House. As recommended by: Www.instagram.com/ontargetreviews

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

On the topic of hearing protection as recommended by Tobe: 

Peltor 500: https://amzn.to/3zJ0VdY

Battery Pack for Peltor: https://amzn.to/3gZgcQh

Peltor Gel Ear Pads: https://amzn.to/2WMoc02

Peltor Carrying Case: https://amzn.to/3zJ17tI

Walker’s Razor Ear Muffs: https://amzn.to/3BSc5Oj

Gel Pads for Walker’s Razor Ear Muffs: https://amzn.to/3t9HgBk

Walker’s Razor Walkie Talkie: https://amzn.to/2YpSLt9

 

Nathan K1MAZ’s Southern Vermont Ham Radio YouTube Channel: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCcvbSWxFngDIGvtTI10gSpA/featured

 

General License Prep: Leah continues her General studies more tipsy than she should be. 

 

Show Topic: Are all antennas compromised? 

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

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Connect with Us:

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Sep 03, 2021
What Should You Bring To A Hamfest?
03:46:34

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): What to Bring to a Hamfest

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about how size does matter, how to protect yourself with a flashlight and what to bring to a hamfest. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Black Box Malbec. 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Size really does matter. 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

Josh recommends Yaesu VX-3R: https://www.yaesu.com/indexVS.cfm?cmd=DisplayProducts&ProdCatID=111&encProdID=5CB596EBED9A3EE26635C7E1F02500D9

Leah recommends portable air purifier: https://amzn.to/3BmED29

Bento Box: https://amzn.to/3gEkVHb

Hot Logic Mini: https://amzn.to/3ymUvjc

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Tactical Flashlights. Thanks @ontargetreviews for the recommendation. Www.instagram.com/ontargetreviews

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Got to Superstition Superfest on December 4 in Mesa, AZ. http://superstitionsuperfest.com/

 

Check out Jason at http://hammockradio.com/

 

Cherry Poppin Daddies Count: https://youtu.be/jKWC5kqYJ3Y

 

Check out Jason at Ham Radio 2.0. Http://www.YouTube.com/hamradio20

 

RF Exposure Calculator: http://arrl.org/rf-exposure-calculator

 

General License Prep: Leah continues her General studies and starts a new exam and is as confused as ever. 

 

Show Topic: What to bring to a hamfest.

 

Pocket pal: http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=PAL

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

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YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

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Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

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Aug 27, 2021
Tips On Using ANY Ham Radio Handheld Effectively
04:08:56

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Tips on Using a Handheld Radio Effectively

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about packing just enough, making beef jerky and tips on how to use a handheld radio effectively. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Trader Joe’s Margaritas. 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Pack enough, a bit extra for fun, but don’t go overboard. 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

Josh recommends Apple MacBook Pro M1: https://amzn.to/2UwqwHw

 

Leah recommends Carvel Ice Cream Cake for all your celebratory needs: https://www.ralphs.com/p/carvel-round-happy-birthday-celebration-ice-cream-cake/0001626400600

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Leah recommends making beef jerky. Here is an easy seasoning solution: https://amzn.to/3k2RcZi

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Brysen mentions his love of tiger rice cookers. https://amzn.to/3D4Rp72

 

Doug’s Large Animal Rescue: http://nwart.org/ and his YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMWk0hemzZCdCc3aFzdmj7g

 

Bunny recommends a Zojirushi Drip Coffee Maker: https://amzn.to/37XohAb

 

General License Prep: Leah continues her General studies and finishes her exam. 

 

Show Topic: Tips on Using a Handheld Radio Effectively

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Connect with Us:

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Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

 

Aug 20, 2021
Yaesu FT-891 Vs. Xiegu G90 THROWDOWN
04:17:33

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Rig Comparisons

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about doing rig comparisons, preparedness cookware, and Josh gets really excited about Dave Canterbury. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… homemade mead. Here’s a link to a great mead making kit: https://amzn.to/3jLWqsa

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Do rig comparisons feature to feature before buying. 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

Josh recommends Olight Baton 3: https://amzn.to/3ixDMox

 

Leah recommends cast iron: https://amzn.to/3ADRKvf

 

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Leah talks about baseline fitness. 

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT: 

 

Chris talks about his tablet alternative. Phone: https://amzn.to/3lWix1S And talks about and off grid map app: https://osmand.net/

 

John talks coffee and recommends http://www.home-barista.com/ and a amateur astronomy website: http://www.astrobin.com/

 

Tank radio calls us out on how to pronounce a certain city’s name: https://youtu.be/FkCSo4u3DVM

 

General License Prep: Leah continues her General studies. It’s not advisable to study while drunk. 

 

Show Topic: Yaesu FT-891 vs Xiegu G90 showdown. 

 

Radioddity link: http://radioddity.refr.cc/hoshnasi

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

Aug 13, 2021
How to be a Good Steward of Ham Radio
03:09:09

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): How to be a Good Steward of Ham Radio

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about programming ham radios, getting a 4WD car for preparedness and how to be a good steward of ham radio. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Cutwater Tiki Rum Mai Tai and Mango Margarita.

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Ham Radio Programming Is a Pain, Use a Good Application. 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

Josh recommends Tactical Keychains TUKK XL: https://tacticalkeychains.com and on IG @tacticalkeychain. 

 

Leah recommends an Instant Pot: https://amzn.to/2TVIfb6

 

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Leah talks about getting a 4 wheel drive vehicle. 

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT:

 

Doug shares a great operating experience and will have videos. http://www.nwart.org/

 

Chuck’s art is amazing at http://chucktedeschi.deviantart.com/

General License Prep: Leah continues her General studies. Josh definitely helps too much this week. 

 

Show Topic: Being a good steward of ham radio. 

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Aug 06, 2021
How To Deal With Lids And Jammers
03:41:42

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): How To Deal With Lids And Jammers

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about getting an android tablet, flood preparedness and dealing with lids and jammers. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Summer Margaritas with a hot take on Grand Mariner. 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Get an android tablet. 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

Josh recommends an Android Lenovo tablet: https://amzn.to/3eO3Md4

 

Leah’s beloved arbor: https://amzn.to/2UVvmhZ

 

Solar powered ring: https://amzn.to/3l6SXXA

 

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Leah talks about CDC flood recommendations. https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/floods/readiness.html

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT:

New podcast is up!

We talk about Josh’s new Android tablet being a revelation for his ham radio use, CDC flood preparedness and how to deal with lids and jammers.

Aaron asks about how easy it is to connect the IC-705 to FT8.

Nick makes his first video about antenna mounting.

Derek sends in a CW audio drop that needs decoding. 

We talk more about a ham radio cruise.

Chaz offers a correction on split mode DX operation.

Scott explains the difference between soylent referenced in a book versus soylent green in the movie. 

Scott provides links. 

Estimating the Airspeed Velocity of an Unladen Swallow:

http://style.org/unladenswallow/

Make Room! Make Room!:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Make_Room!_Make_Room!

Drew explains what it means to “get down” and asks about what FM on 11m means for CB radio operators. 

Adam shares the keys to smoking cheese as we fish about Cougar Gold cheese.

Adam suggests this smoker for cheese smoking: https://www.cabelas.com/shop/en/a-maze-n-products-tube-pellet-smoker?ds_e=GOOGLE&ds_c=Shop%7CGeneric%7CAllProducts%7CHigh%7CSSCCatchAll&gclid=CjwKCAjwuvmHBhAxEiwAWAYj-J3KRPTNzijfacLmDN81guObhr1ovEEgYdCPsYydiwGTVsASF4NSoxoCsZwQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

 

Greg tells us how it’s possible for moms to go on vacation and actually relax. He also gets a new go box setup.

Douglas brings ham radio in TV back to the forefront with a scene from The Walking Dead.

Rob, honorary podcast Co-producer , wows is all with some Huntsville related audio drops and a care package.

Greg talks cow patties and moose poop and reminds Josh that he owes everyone a video of him eating balut with a suggestion of another food Josh isn’t comfortable trying.

Nathan wins final email, once again the reigning champ, and discusses his experience with the Raspberry Pi. 

 

 

General License Prep: Leah continues her General studies. It does not go well. 

 

Show Topic: Dealing with lids and jammers:

  • Don’t engage
    • They want to get a rise out of you
    • Hopefully they will move on
    • Find something ANYTHING else to do (HF, VHF Simplex?)
    • Don’t go on a tirade
    • In this case citing scripture didn’t bring the lid to Jesus
  • But what if they are doing it enough that you and the whole repeater has HAD IT
    • Learn the inverse trick on your radio
      • MONITOR IT, let the lid talk
      • Coordinate the effort OFF the repeater
      • Record the lid, determine who can hear them on the inverse
    • Use the inverse to pinpoint their location
  • The DFing can begin
    • You will need a yagi and possibly an offset attentuator
    • Multiple hams lightens the load.  Lots of people triangulating
  • You found them, now what?
    • Don’t want to knock on doors?
      • Send them a letter (include with FCC)
    • Notify the FCC
      • Hopefully you have recordings?
    • Figuring out their name from the address should be enough
      • Social media is always an option

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Jul 30, 2021
Ideal Ham Radio Vacation?
03:21:04

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Ideal Ham Radio Vacation

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah - KN6NWZ, Josh has a ham shack recommendation in the Ham Radio Minute, Leah offers up a blog post from survivalfrog about the best places to bug out in the  Emergency Preparedness Corner, and they both talk about planning the ideal ham vacation. 

The Email Correspondent’s Tower corrections came rolling in on how to pronounce Huntsville and on General Exam question explanations being not quite accurate last week. Thanks to Thomas and Cedric on info about filters and shift registers.

A debate over what to do with Russ’s 10x12 ham shack ensues, Charlie slips in some Fast and Furious, Greg asks why his IC-7300 shuts off when operating at over 50% power, Chris and Bunny share two sides of the same testing session (spoiler alert: Congrats  on your tech Bunny!). Bunny also suggests checking out Ham Village at DEFCON.

Rob, covert ECT co-producer, drops knowledge, as always, on an interesting ham related space topic: Apollo 11 fact checking. Dave talks about his QRP outing.

Kyle talks about the mesh network that is LoRa and gives a fascinating look at Hurricane preparedness for sailors. Greg talks about the importance of community in emergency preparedness. Gabriel recommends a video game hams might enjoy. Alex asks for recommendations on generators with low noise. 

James asks, “How did you get your wife to agree to the antenna on the roof?” Leah answers.

Gerald asks, “Does the thickness of a vertical antenna affect how much bandwidth it will be resonant on?  Second, do the radials need to be as thick?”

Nathan takes a look at the HRCC channel history and comes out with some questions about the origins of Baofeng Daddy. 

And the debate over York Peppermint Patty and cereal rages on. 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… High Noon Sun Sips. 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Soldering irons are a ham shack must have. Hakka Soldering Station: https://amzn.to/3Bz4vbK

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

Josh recommends buying a cheap android tablet to use android ham radio apps. Here’s an example: https://amzn.to/3eO3Md4

 

Shower nozzle adapter: https://amzn.to/3iE6GlL

 

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Leah talks about the best places to bug out according to https://blog.survivalfrog.com/states-best-bugging/

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT:

 

Russ mentions Northern Berkshire ARC in Adams, Massachusetts Hamfest:  http://www.nobarc.org/HAMFEST2021flyer.pdf

 

Bunny recommends the DEFCON Ham Village: https://www.hamvillage.org/dc29.html

 

Rob provides a ton of information about Apollo 11:

 

http://www.arrl.org/eavesdropping-on-apollo-11

 

http://rfcafe.com/references/electronics-world/communications-moon-electronics-world-august-1969.htm#:~:text=Communications%20on%20the%20Moon%20When%20men%20first%20walk,live%20television%20pictures%20over%20the%20vast%20translunar%20distance.

 

Kyle recommends Irmaggedon, a book that discusses what sailors experienced during Irma: https://amzn.to/3zpXqIK

 

Gregg recommends http://inhabit.global/

 

General License Prep: Leah continues her General practice exam and surprises Josh a couple of times. 

 

Show Topic: Josh and Leah talk about the ideal ham vacation. 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

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Jul 23, 2021
Cuban Communications Jamming
04:48:17

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Cuban Communications Jamming? 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughlybased on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from listeners, hosted by Josh Nass KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah KN6NWZ, we talk about bringing food along to activations , how much prepping is enough prepping and the Cuban “rum runner” radio jammer. We answer emails, talk about the HRCC Facebook Tea and how you might be able to score a free ride from the airport from your fellow hams. 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Mr & Mrs. T Margaritas. Here’s the ingredients:

Dolce Vita White Tequila: http://www.dulcevidaspirits.com/dulce-vida-spirits-home

Mr and Mrs. T’s Margarita Mix: https://amzn.to/36FQFX6

Grand Mariner: https://www.grandmarnier.com

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Bring food along to your activations. 

Portable Cook Kit: https://amzn.to/3B9bhVo and https://amzn.to/3koqFY8

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

What We Used This Week: 

Josh used the IC-705: https://amzn.to/3enmlVc

Leah suggests Outschool for homeschoolers and classes, including emergency preparedness courses for kids. https://outschool.com/?signup=true&usid=Ky7IVpLt&utm_campaign=share_invite_link

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

Preparedness Corner: Leah asks when is enough prepping enough? 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

Links mentioned in the ECT:

YYZ Song: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YYZ_(song)

Suggested Reusable Mesh Coffee Filter: https://amzn.to/3hIS7OH

Youth on the Air (YOTA): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1LVWge18cxFh0SnHemQ2zQ

https://youthontheair.org/

Mike’s Website: http://wx0mik.net/

Links from Tobe: 

ARRL Website Article from November, 2013: http://www.arrl.org/news/arrl-helps-manufacturer-to-resolve-arc-fault-circuit-interrupter-rfi-problems

ARRL Website Article Discussing GFCI and AFC: http://www.arrl.org/gfci-and-afci-devices

Eaton Breaker Replacement Contact Information:

1-877-386-2273, option 2, option 3, option 1.  Ask for Al.

Denali Ice Cream: https://kawarthadairy.com/project/moose-tracks/

Hurricane Laura Aftermath: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.632181727433939&type=3&__cft__[0]=AZVoz9ureZO6SO3j4D3HpPHGfTbdH88-qWl5a6GdfjT14xmgOfrToKp00isbyJxJY7f-MaiCAiXpEUv-SzTG2BffRGhRCABrrdRTfFFS-mjJToM6ESegFRndNyzXT_XLSLyVFoOufhtHCT3wwRlin0XBdcNJiScIomg3DlyrrRxQjAENWf5t4vHWaGsrW6WtPzwLLCCpVQ2y6bp9c8gM5Ki1&__tn__=-UK-R

K8MRD video: https://youtu.be/RcAxl7vc3a0

 

General License Prep: Leah takes the advice of an astute email correspondent and actually spends some time thinking about the questions. 

Show Topic: Josh and Leah discuss the Cuban communications jamming, specifically on the 40m bands. 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

Jul 16, 2021
Ham Radio Go Box Questions ANSWERED!
03:46:46

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Ham Radio Go Box Questions Answered

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about having a backup antenna, Leah suggests that you learn the things that you might typically pay someone to do for self reliance skills and Josh answers some questions and comments made about his Ham Radio Go Box. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Elysian Superfuzz Blood Orange Pale and Bud Light Seltzer Lemonade. We got great rebates on these drinks thanks to ibotta. Here’s a referral link: https://ibotta.onelink.me/iUfE/1005cd3f?friend_code=ddfvpnc

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Bring a backup antenna. Lessons learned while trying to covertly operate at a wedding. 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

Josh used a new camera for his YouTube content creation and loves it. It’s the DJI Osmo Pocket 2: https://amzn.to/3yECQ77

 

Leah fell in love with the Intex Pool Filter Pump to not only keep the kid’s Intex Inflatable Pool clean all summer but as an emergency preparedness item to filter large amounts of water in a distaster: https://amzn.to/3xvd0Cq

 

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Leah recommends learning how to do the things that you might often hire someone else to do as a way to build self reliance skills and a DIY mindset. 

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT:

 

As we’ve shared different emails our correspondents have provided about their homesteads, Thomas provided a link to his Pygmy goats: https://americangoatfederation.org/breeds-of-goats-2/dairy-goats/

 

Tom suggested a book series about a post disaster survival plot called Cascadia Fallen by Austin Chambers: https://amzn.to/3htQXq2

 

ECT Co-Producer Rob suggested this video titled Amateur Radio’s Newest Frontier about Amateur Radio in Space: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8cmUeUhdsI

 

Tobe provides a very detailed description of his ham shack and mobile rig:

 

Raspberry Pi 4 Kit: https://amzn.to/2TVDjTw

 

Raspberry Pi for the Ham Shack Video on HRCC: https://youtu.be/wzkDxKkjRXQ

 

ZUMSpot Nextion 3.5 HotSpot: https://www.hamradio.com/detail.cfm?pid=H0-017170

 

Ed Fong Base Station Antenna (DBJ-1 Ham): https://edsantennas.weebly.com/

 

Chameleon EmComm 2 Antenna: https://www.hamradio.com/detail.cfm?pid=H0-012754

 

Chameleon Coax with RFI Choke: https://www.hamradio.com/detail.cfm?pid=H0-013160

 

HOA Antennas 1 video: https://youtu.be/gbtdUfNOJrY

 

HOA Antennas 2 video: https://youtu.be/fKOf1J7u0Xs 

 

CompacTenna Vehicle Antenna: https://www.hamradio.com/detail.cfm?pid=H0-016475

 

Vehicle Magnetic NMO Mount with Coax: https://www.hamradio.com/detail.cfm?pid=H0-013618

 

Mobile Phone Magnet Mount and Plates: https://amzn.to/2TVuI3f

 

Harbor Freight Apache Hard Case: https://www.harborfreight.com/3800-weatherproof-protective-case-large-black-63927.html

 

Signal Stuff Signal Stalk Motorcycle Antenna: https://signalstuff.com/?ref=622

 

Motorcycle NMO Mount with Coax: https://amzn.to/3yD75Lv

 

FT3DR Battery Delete: https://amzn.to/3dZMaKG

 

Mike provided some answers about Minnesota life. Here’s his website: http://wx0mik.net/

 

Ryan’s club was featured in a Field Day piece in a newspaper: https://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2021/06/30/mgk-hamming-up-the-radio-waves-amateur-radio-enthusiasts-meet-for-annual-contest-in-st-george/#.YNze-MBOLDs

 

Eric brought up an SNL skit about “Almost Pizza”: https://youtu.be/KLHRjaUBb3o

 

Bare naked Ladies Crazy ABCs Song: https://youtu.be/_dvPhtNZCj0

 

Blues Traveler the Hook Song: https://youtu.be/pdz5kCaCRFM

General License Prep: Leah takes the advice of an astute email correspondent and actually spends some time thinking about the questions. 

 

Show Topic: Josh answers some of the questions and comments he got on his Go Box video and explains why it was the right setup for him. 

 

Here’s what’s in his Go Box: 

 

Weaver Leather Throw Weight: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07W4RRL2X?tag=onamzhrcc0f-20&linkCode=ic5&ascsubtag=amzn1.infl.us.product&creativeASIN=B07W4RRL2X&ref=exp_hamradiocrashcourse_dp_vv_d

 

Gator Case Pro 6U: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B003ELQ2Z4?tag=onamzhrcc0f-20&linkCode=ic5&ascsubtag=amzn1.infl.us.product&creativeASIN=B003ELQ2Z4&ref=exp_hamradiocrashcourse_dp_vv_d

 

Powerwerx Tri-crimp: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B083PR6F2J?tag=onamzhrcc0f-20&linkCode=ic5&ascsubtag=amzn1.infl.us.product&creativeASIN=B083PR6F2J&ref=exp_hamradiocrashcourse_dp_vv_d

 

Powerwerx Splitter: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B088LJXCJV?tag=onamzhrcc0f-20&linkCode=ic5&ascsubtag=amzn1.infl.us.product&creativeASIN=B088LJXCJV&ref=exp_hamradiocrashcourse_dp_vv_d

Powerwerx Connector Kit: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00AR089W4?tag=onamzhrcc0f-20&linkCode=ic5&ascsubtag=amzn1.infl.us.product&creativeASIN=B00AR089W4&ref=exp_hamradiocrashcourse_dp_vv_d

Rack Shelf: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B008I5RY8A?tag=onamzhrcc0f-20&linkCode=ic5&ascsubtag=amzn1.infl.us.product&creativeASIN=B008I5RY8A&ref=exp_hamradiocrashcourse_dp_vv_d

 

Rack Mount Shelf: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0060RUUUC?tag=onamzhrcc0f-20&linkCode=ic5&ascsubtag=amzn1.infl.us.product&creativeASIN=B0060RUUUC&ref=exp_hamradiocrashcourse_dp_vv_d

Powerwerx 30 amp Power Supply: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0794JW84Q?tag=onamzhrcc0f-20&linkCode=ic5&ascsubtag=amzn1.infl.us.product&creativeASIN=B0794JW84Q&ref=exp_hamradiocrashcourse_dp_vv_d

 

Map Lamp: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0000AYAEV?tag=onamzhrcc0f-20&linkCode=ic5&ascsubtag=amzn1.infl.us.product&creativeASIN=B0000AYAEV&ref=exp_hamradiocrashcourse_dp_vv_d

 

Powerwerx Terminal Connector Kit: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0889KD1C9?tag=onamzhrcc0f-20&linkCode=ic5&ascsubtag=amzn1.infl.us.product&creativeASIN=B0889KD1C9&ref=exp_hamradiocrashcourse_dp_vv_d

 

Mobile Mounting Bracket: 

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00AR08YJC?tag=onamzhrcc0f-20&linkCode=ic5&ascsubtag=amzn1.infl.us.product&creativeASIN=B00AR08YJC&ref=exp_hamradiocrashcourse_dp_vv_d

 

Powerwerx Cigarette Lighter Socket: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08DCN721Q?tag=onamzhrcc0f-20&linkCode=ic5&ascsubtag=amzn1.infl.us.product&creativeASIN=B08DCN721Q&ref=exp_hamradiocrashcourse_dp_vv_d

 

Powerwerx Battery Switch: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08D54XGVQ?tag=onamzhrcc0f-20&linkCode=ic5&ascsubtag=amzn1.infl.us.product&creativeASIN=B08D54XGVQ&ref=exp_hamradiocrashcourse_dp_vv_d

Powerwerx Zip Cord: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0794D1Q4N?tag=onamzhrcc0f-20&linkCode=ic5&ascsubtag=amzn1.infl.us.product&creativeASIN=B0794D1Q4N&ref=exp_hamradiocrashcourse_dp_vv_d

 

Powerwerx USB Panel: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0875R5QGC?tag=onamzhrcc0f-20&linkCode=ic5&ascsubtag=amzn1.infl.us.product&creativeASIN=B0875R5QGC&ref=exp_hamradiocrashcourse_dp_vv_d

 

Powerwerx Panel Mount: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B077VWXXYG?tag=onamzhrcc0f-20&linkCode=ic5&ascsubtag=amzn1.infl.us.product&creativeASIN=B077VWXXYG&ref=exp_hamradiocrashcourse_dp_vv_d

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

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Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

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Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

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Jul 09, 2021
How To Get More Out Of The Technician Exam Questions
03:54:17

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): How to get more out of the Technician exam questions

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about giving the Technician exam a second look, Leah recommends getting First Aid, CPR and AED certifications and Josh talks about exploring Bluetooth on ham radios. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Elysian Space Dust IPA and Lagunitas Super Cluster in keeping with the ISS SSTV themed drinks leftover from the livestream. 

 

For anyone using the ibotta app, Target was running a rebate on Elysian Space Dust. Ibotta referral link here: https://ibotta.onelink.me/iUfE/1005cd3f?friend_code=ddfvpnc

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Explore Bluetooth on your ham radios, it’s more than just audio. 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

Josh bought a portable podcast studio and loves it for all the surprising sounds he can throw at Leah. He is now using a Zoom Podtrack P8 which can be found on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2Ulejox

 

Leah bought a game for date night called Unsolved Case Files. They come one case in a box and the one she bought is called “Who Murdered Harmony” and can be found here: https://amzn.to/3dyJxPO

 

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Leah recommends getting First Aid, CPR and AED certified for baseline medical self reliance.

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT:

Luke writes in and talks about firearms in self defense, medical supplies accompanying firearms and growing the hobby with young STEM minds. 

 

We hear multiple Field Day reports from first timers that are fantastic. 

 

Don the RF Field Tech recommends the following Times Microwave Connectors: 

Times Microwave Connector LMR400: https://amzn.to/2TjKS6t

 

Times Microwave Connector LMR240: https://amzn.to/3hnhHY2

 

2 Blade Rotary Coax Stripper: https://www.showmecables.com/2-blade-rotary-coax-stripper-tool-for-lmr-100-lmr-195-lmr-200-lmr-240-rg174-rg316-rg58-rg59-rg62-rg6?gclid=CjwKCAjwoNuGBhA8EiwAFxomA6xMOO5sK7G1BOGPCVZQbIVZH-cd7WZqFW4itbOvNqEDmar046q5JxoCmjQQAvD_BwE

 

Ron enjoyed Field Day with http://www.harc.net/

 

Tobe sees a resemblance between Ted Mosby’s students of How I Met Your Mother and our very own HRCC podcast community every time Josh says “appreciable” in this clip from the show. https://youtu.be/N-YCbHn2SZ4

 

General License Prep: Leah finishes her second General practice exam. Tune in to see how she did. 

 

Show Topic: As Josh is looking at the Technician exam again, he realizes there’s more than meets the eye in this test that many people seem to be frustrated with. 

 

Josh also mentions these videos in regards to tropospheric ducting and sporadic E. 

Hayden:  https://youtu.be/1q8rpDif8OQ

Gordon West: 

https://youtu.be/0-RclA8ssiE

https://youtu.be/-uv2fCUK-FA

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

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Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

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Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

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Jul 02, 2021
How to get ISS SSTV images using any budget
04:09:46

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): How to get ISS SSTV images using any budget

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, we talk about ISS SSTV, top disasters in US history and logging software. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Vodka club sodas with butterfly tea and Tito’s. Having a sodastream means never having to remember to buy club soda. And butterfly tea is mood enhancer and antioxidant that turns from blue to purple when lemon or lime juice is added. Fancy stuff here folks. 

 

Sodastream: https://amzn.to/35uCeV8

 

Butterfly Tea: https://amzn.to/3qnzHpa

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Get a logger. New logger on the market. HAMRS for POTA logs: https://www.hamrs.app

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

Josh has been complaining about poor sleep quality, blaming our bed as the cause. Enter the Saatva Bed: https://refer.saatva.com/Josh77 Hopefully, he’ll have more energy from better sleep to play more radio and create more content. Or spend more fun time with his family. You know, priorities. 

 

Go Box List: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse?listId=21QFLKES0VAI2

 

Camelcamelcamel.com to find out whether or not that Amazon deal is a good deal. https://camelcamelcamel.com

 

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Leah talks about the top disasters in the United States. Hurricanes top the list. 

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT:

 

Russ recommends Byonics MicroTrack AIO for tracking kids on a bike: https://www.byonics.com/aio . His wife recommends Left Hand Brewing for stouts. http://www.lefthandbrewing.com/ Thanks for the goodies in the mail Russ!

 

Dirk is operating with MVARA: http://www.mvara.club/about-us.html

 

Josh answers the questions:

How would an Icom 7300 pair with either a Chameleon Antenna F-Loop 2.0 Total Kit or a Wolf River Coils Silver Bullet 1000 Take it Along Kit? I was not sure how the 7300 would compare/perform relative to a Xiegu G-90 or Icom 705. 

 

  •         I noted you used a RigExpert AA-170 in your video on the Chameleon Wire Loop. My Internet searches reference an upgraded model - ZRE-230-Zoom. Would you recommend this model or have other suggestions?

 

  •         The ground radials on the Wolf River setup are 33 feet. Space in my yard is limited, will there be deterioration in performance if I am unable to extend out all 33 feet? Can they be laid out in other than a straight line?

 

  •         What coax would you recommend for a feed line for the Wolf River setup? Heat, humidity, and Sun are all issues here in central Florida. I am thinking 25 feet would be about the right length and cost is not much of a consideration.

 

  •         Are coax connectors all generic or are their specific manufacturers (and types) I should look for?

 

  •         In the most recent podcast, you mentioned an Anderson crimper tool. Any suggestions for a wire stripper tool?

 

  •         Last question, would a multimeter be a wise item to have to check installation? If yes, any recommendations?

 

Mike is a VE: http://wx0mik.net/

 

Congrats Nathan on winning the last email of the week for the majority of weeks over the past month. 

General License Prep: Someone suggested in the HRCC Podcast Channel in the Discord that if Leah gets more than 4 questions right, Josh has to eat a York peppermint patty. Does he eat one? Listen to find out. 

 

Show Topic: Josh talks about how to get ISS SSTV images during this week long pass. 

 

Tracking software: Skies above and Go sat watch for iPhone: https://gosoftworks.com/apps/gosatwatch/

 

App to decode. Black cat systems: http://www.blackcatsystems.com

 

RTL SDR dongle: https://amzn.to/3qpyPAm 

 

Nooelec dongle: https://amzn.to/3zX7eLy

 

MMSSTV software for windows: https://hamsoft.ca/pages/mmsstv.php

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

 

Jun 25, 2021
If I Had To Do It All Again? What Radios Would I Buy?
03:28:33

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, Leah asks why they don’t make class restricted radios.

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Vodka club sodas with Liquid IV and Tito’s. 

 

Sodastream: https://amzn.to/35uCeV8

 

 Liquid IV: https://amzn.to/35y87vX

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Pick a connector already. 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

Anderson Powerpole Crimper: https://amzn.to/2Sdp7EQ

 

Anderson Powerpole: https://amzn.to/3gB5kHi

 

Poppy seeds: https://amzn.to/3zyDOTD

 

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Early warning signs for natural disasters. https://www.science101.com/natures-warning-signs-danger-disaster/

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT:

 

Prepcomm DMX-40: https://preppcomm.com/dmx-40-transceiver-2/

 

Meat eater Podcast Laos Escape: https://www.stitcher.com/show/meateater-podcast-with-steven-rinella-hunting-fishing-wildlife/episode/ep-277-driving-squirrels-with-the-hmong-84695912

 

Audible: https://amzn.to/2TKdrtD

 

Michael Burnnet’s Fast Track Technician: https://amzn.to/2TE89Qe

 

Ham Radio for Dummies: https://amzn.to/3iRl7o8

 

Scout75 on YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/Scout75

General License Prep: Leah, upon the suggestion of Greg, actually takes a moment to think about the questions. 

 

Show Topic: Josh talks about what ham radios he would buy if he was starting at the beginning. 

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

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Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

Jun 18, 2021
Why Don't They Make Radios Like This!?
03:48:50

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, Leah asks why they don’t make class restricted radios.

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… The Dude’s D’Spare Imperial Stout Aged in Red Wine Barrels and Founders Brewing CBS Imperiod Stout Brewed with Chocolate and Coffee Aged in Maple Syrup-Bourbon Barrels. 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Be comfortable but set lofty goals for Field Day. 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

Nintendo Switch: https://amzn.to/35aP6Qc

 

Nintendo Labo: https://amzn.to/2ThVL8k

 

Katadyn BeFree Water Bottle: https://amzn.to/3iCB01I

 

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: What documents do you need to store in a fireproof safe for emergencies?

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT:

 

QRP Cricket Kit: http://www.4sqrp.com/cricket40.php

 

Hilltoppers CW Kit: http://www.4sqrp.com/Hilltopper-40.php

 

TN07 Eave Antennas: https://tn07.com/imd107-hoa-special-virtually-invisible-eave-antenna

 

Modulated Light: http://www.modulatedlight.org/

General License Prep: Leah listens to HRCC Discord member Gark and takes a shot of beer every time she gets a question wrong.

 

Show Topic: Leah ponders why they don’t make license class restricted radios and Josh initially disagrees, and like always, eventually realizes she is right. 

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

Jun 11, 2021
How To Score Bonus Points For Field Day!
03:51:54

Show Notes (contains affiliate links): Field Day 2021 Bonus Points

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, Josh talks bonus points and band plans for Field Day and Leah talks about frugal preparedness containers. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Uinita Brewing Peppermint Patty Limited Release Pastry Stout with Lactose. 

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Coordinate a band plan for Field Day.

Josh Hits up the HRO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-xG09Hhtpw&lc=Ugx7hzF9w-QFMKF0QSx4AaABAg

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

Inversion table: https://amzn.to/3uNFapR

 

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Where to get inexpensive water drums and other prep containers. 

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT:

 

Westerbilly ranch:  https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/25518211?source_impression_id=p3_1622221152_CA%2B%2FO6hnhnSqfT4E&guests=1&adults=1

 

GPS track and lessons learned from Kim’s trip at https://cary.cx

 

Ham-Solo: https://youtube.com/channel/UCbfKAB3z7-RjEcvvWusyq-g

 

Michigan Sauce Recipe: https://homeinthefingerlakes.com/northern-new-york-michigan-sauce-recipe/

 

Fort Wayne Radio Club website: https://fwrc.info/2021/05/21/two-meter-classic-sprint/

 

200 Meters & Down: The Story of Amateur Radio: https://www.thriftbooks.com/w/200-meters--down-the-story-of-amateur-radio_clinton-desoto/843213/#edition=3441606

 

Titan Missile Museum:  http://titanmissilemuseum.org/

 

Lindenblad Antenna for 2m: https://www.amsat.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/An-EZ-Lindenblad-Antenna-for-2-Meters2.pdf

 

Hammock Radio: www.hammockradio.com

General License Prep: Leah takes on the general test and doesn’t remember how to do math. 

 

Show Topic: Josh talks about Field Day bonus points.

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

Jun 04, 2021
Ham Radio Field Day Tips For Making Lots Of Contacts
03:16:15

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah - KN6NWZ, Josh talks Field Day tips, Leah talks about emergency preparedness drills with the family. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Ranch Water from long time HRCC friend Charlie! Thank you Charlie! 

Buy online here: https://loneriverbevco.com

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Logging on Field Day 2021. HMRS, N3JFP, Ham Radio Deluxe, N1MM. 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

We’re using Animal Crossing on the Nintendo Switch as a summer school homeschooling program. Fish, Fossils, Art, Reading, Math and Finance in a fun package. 

 

Nintendo Switch: https://amzn.to/3bX3lfe

Animal Crossing: https://amzn.to/3hU8rwu

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Run drills with your family, especially your young kids, for possible disaster scenarios. 

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT:

The Lakehouse in San Marcos, CA - https://www.lakehousehotelandresort.com

Stone Brewing Restaurant - https://www.stonebrewing.com/visit/bistros/escondido

Biosphere 2 - https://biosphere2.org/front-page

History of Kitazawa Seed Company - https://www.berkeleyside.org/2021/05/25/kitazawa-seed-company-oakland-asian-american-traditional-seeds

Buy Seeds from Kitazawa - https://www.kitazawaseed.com/

 

General License Prep: Leah takes on the general test and doesn’t know what the A-Index is.

 

Show Topic: Josh talks about Field Day 2021 tips. 

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi

Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi (Josh)

Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

May 28, 2021
Field Day Is Looming, Time To Get Ready!
03:19:38

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, Josh talks about building up towards field day, power supplies for ham radio and Leah talks about keeping critical documents. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… The Bruery’s Mischief Hoppy Belgian-Style Ale. 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Power supplies missing from ham radios and videos about them. 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week: 

Peak Design Bag - https://www.peakdesign.com/?rfsn=2689186.af2375

Virtual Timer: https://amzn.to/3vdeK1W

Dementia Clock: https://amzn.to/3ozBZkp

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Leah talks about securing critical documents in case of emergency. 

Fireproof Waterproof Document File: https://amzn.to/3v7DiJR

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

Links mentioned in the ECT:

Charles phonetic alphabet used by police/first responders (Linked here: 

https://www.police1.com/communications/articles/the-police-alphabet-an-important-language-for-leos-YEwuPNi2NsYGlvVh/

WWII-era US ‘Able-Baker’ phonetic alphabet (Linked here, note that it includes “sugar”: https://36thair3ad.homestead.com/PhoaneticAlphabet.html)

Veritasium made a video about "learned helplessness” https://youtu.be/YMPzDiraNnA

Frank, smoking master, of Tank Radio YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/TankRadio

Makeitnfixit: https://youtube.com/channel/UCFyT1Cn2GJcAdD2UOR1vE8w

Beepless Microwave: https://amzn.to/3oAXxgk

 

General License Prep: Leah takes on the general test and gets repeatedly stumped.

 

Show Topic: Josh talks ponders if ham radio needs to be rebranded. 

This topic was inspired by the ICQ Ham Radio Podcast: https://www.icqpodcast.com/download-the-show/2021/5/9/icq-podcast-episode-350-does-ham-radio-need-to-rebrand

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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May 21, 2021
Rebranding Ham Radio For The Future?
03:11:28

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, Josh talks about bags that work for multiple uses from radios to cameras and beyond, Leah talks about food dehydrators versus freeze dryers and Josh and Leah debate whether or not ham radio needs a rebrand.

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Lost Coast Brewery Imperial Stout Reserve and Wild Barrel Vice Mango Lychee Sour Berliner Weiss.

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Bags, bags, bags

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week (affiliate links): 

Peak Design Bag - https://www.peakdesign.com/?rfsn=2689186.af2375

 

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

 

Preparedness Corner: Leah talks about food dehydration versus freeze drying versus dehydration. 

 

Cosari Food Dehydrator (aff link): https://amzn.to/3w3xtwN

Harvest Right Freeze Dryer: https://harvestright.com

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT:

 

Asparagus Pie Recipe: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/220851/asparagus-pie/. Ham and Asparagus Pie Recipe: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/229837/impossibly-easy-ham-and-asparagus-pie/

 

Frank the Tank Radio YouTube Channel: https://youtube.com/c/TankRadio

 

Project Oscar: https://www.amsat.org/orbiting-satellites-carrying-amateur-radio/

 

Curt’s $299 Build List (includes affiliate links):

$25 Tram mag mount: https://amzn.to/33Fqf6f

$11 3/8 to NMO adaptor: https://amzn.to/3eHP1ZM

$7 BNC adaptor: https://amzn.to/3tUwCNP

$8 Sabrant USB soundcard (recommended for ground loop isolation): https://amzn.to/3y3ygzI

$8 headphone to headphone cable (3ft)(2pk) https://amzn.to/33H6w63

$34 40m Shark "hamstick": https://amzn.to/2SEzpNV

$34 20m Shark "hamstick": https://amzn.to/3flPy2J

$170 Venus DR4020 Digital-mode QRP radio (factory assembled)(also 

available as kit for less $): https://www.venus-itech.com/product/dr4020-digital-qrp-radio/

$FREE Old junker laptop you had laying around or your uncle has yet to 

discover is missing (hehehe).

TOTAL=$299

 

General License Prep: Leah takes on the general test and gets repeatedly stumped.

 

Show Topic: Josh talks ponders if ham radio needs to be rebranded. 

This topic was inspired by the ICQ Ham Radio Podcast: https://www.icqpodcast.com/download-the-show/2021/5/9/icq-podcast-episode-350-does-ham-radio-need-to-rebrand

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O. Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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May 14, 2021
Ham Radio Paradigm Shift
03:18:28

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, Josh talks about mobile radio installation and the paradigm shift in Ham Radio, Leah talks about preventing electrical fires in the home while Josh clarifies some finer points. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Laurent Duplanc Cotes-du-Rhône red wine and The Bruery Ruekeller Helles Style Lager.

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Josh talks about mobile radio install best practices. 

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week (affiliate links): 

Catan Jr. - https://amzn.to/3o3fTpZ

Sleeping Queens - https://amzn.to/3bbQvcF

Ticket to Ride First Journey - https://amzn.to/3vVJ8Op

Shady Pets - https://amzn.to/3evxWC6

Sushi Go! - https://amzn.to/3toGv60

Ham Radio Crash Course A-store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

Aredn Links Page: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse?listId=Z646U92WT1EK&ref=cm_sw_em_r_inf_list_own_hamradiocrashcourse_dp_slmDVcdIK8HKa

Preparedness Corner: Leah talks about how to avoid electrical fires inside the home and Josh adds his $0.02. 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

Links mentioned in the ECT:

Article on Great Auroral Storms: https://www.swsc-journal.org/articles/swsc/full_html/2021/01/swsc200106/swsc200106.html

 

Wikipedia IP over Avian Carriers article:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IP_over_Avian_Carriers

RFC 1149: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1149

RFC 2549: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2549

RFC 6214: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6214

Characterization of Organic Illumination Systems:

https://www.hpl.hp.com/techreports/Compaq-DEC/WRL-TN-13.pdf

Misc. YouTube electric pickle videos:

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=electric+pickle

The Fast Track to Your General Class Ham Radio License Part 1 by Michael Burnette (aff link): https://amzn.to/3etX6RJ

Fedco Seeds: https://www.fedcoseeds.com/

Elderly couple uses Morse code to escape assisted living facility: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/elderly-couple-use-morse-code-to-escape-assisted-living-facility/ar-BB1gfVsR?ocid=msedgntp

Golden Packed APRS: http://www.aprs.org/at-golden-packet.html

 

Sterling N0SSC YouTube and blog:

https://n0ssc.com

https://youtube.com/c/N0SSC

 

Adam K6ARK suggestions:

Helinox Ground Chair (aff link) - https://amzn.to/3tvcv8H

Thermarest Z Seat - https://www.thermarest.com/seating/seats/z-seat/z-seat.html

Remote Hams - http://www.remotehams.com/

YouTube Channel - https://youtube.com/c/K6ARKPortableRadio

 

Tactical Trashcan (Cheap EMP Proof Ham Radio Emergency Comms): https://youtu.be/3rx7VjhfoFU

General License Prep: Leah takes on the general test and learns about minimum power necessary and local oscillators. 

Show Topic: Josh talks about the paradigm shift in ham radio and advancing technologies in the amateur radio industry. 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Shop HamTactical: http://www.hamtactical.com Shop Our Affiliates: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com/affiliates/

Shop Our Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Connect with Us:

Website...................► http://hamradiocrashcourse.com

YouTube..................► https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse

Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/

Discord....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT

Facebook................► https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ

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Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

May 08, 2021
How I Built My First Dipole
02:35:03

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, Josh talks about a POTA/SOTA essential, Leah talks about her family’s survival history as refugees, and Josh talks about how he built his first dipole.

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Dragon’s Milk White Bourbon Barrel Aged White Stout, Sleepy Dog Brewing Wet Snout Peanut Butter Stout and ARound the Bend Beer Company Vera Pistachio Cream Ale. Thanks BR N2SNF for the brews!

 

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Josh makes a questionable suggestion for POTA and SOTA gear with a portable basic chair kit.  

 

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week (affiliate link): The Patreon newsletter went out this week. Thank you to all the Patrons and if you’re interested in becoming a patron, please visit: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

 

Leah suggests the 31 Days to Survival Book for those interested in becoming more prepared. https://amzn.to/3e3akV6

 

The family played Sleeping Queens card game. Highly recommend. https://amzn.to/3e3aoU

 

Preparedness Corner: Leah talks food preps and her family’s experience with survival as refugees. 

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT:

 

Duluth bag suggested by Thomas AD6TW: https://www.duluthpack.com/products/haversack

 

Hamdom Thoughts Podcast with Dennis AD6DM: https://www.audacy.com/podcasts/hamdom-thoughts-42195

 

Open Source Seed Initiative suggested by Chris KF0BRS: https://osseeds.org/

 

General License Prep: Leah takes on the general test and learns about ionospheric interference. 

 

Show Topic: Josh talks about his first dipole and how he built it. 

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Connect with Us:

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Apr 30, 2021
Off-Grid Power For HTs And How To Get On A Net
02:52:08

 

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah - KN6NWZ, Josh talks off grid power for handy talkies, Leah talks about fire prevention outside the home and Josh talks about how to check into a net. 

 

Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… the late 1900s classic, Crystal Light, with Sodastream club soda and vodka. Pretty good, to be honest. A great way to add flavor without calories to a cocktail.  

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Off Grid Power for HTs.

Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

What We Used This Week (affiliate link): Signal Stick has a glow in the dark antenna and Leah is going to bring it into the house despite saying she didn’t want any more antennas in the house. https://signalstuff.com/?ref=622

Preparedness Corner: Fire prevention outside the home. 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

Links mentioned in the ECT:

Bolognese with umami, good with Skyline Chili, recipe: https://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2014/12/the-best-slow-cooked-bolognese-sauce-recipe.html

Self Defense Suggestions:

https://www.kimberamerica.com/pepper-blaster

https://pblifelite.com

https://taser.com/products/taser-pulse-plus

https://byrna.com

Seed shops online:

https://www.seedsavers.org

https://www.kitazawaseed.com/

Zero noise floor campsite in Ramona, CA: https://www.hipcamp.com/en-US/california/websterbilly-ranch/ranch-camping-trails-views-animals

Article that might help you cook a hot dog:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microwave_oven

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dielectric_heating

Microgreens from a ham, Alex of @moonfarm.us on Tiktok: https://etsy.com/shop/moonfarmshop

Throwbag for getting antenna into a tree (affiliate link): https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0044U48HI?ref=exp_hamradiocrashcourse_dp_vv_d

Wire Winders (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/3sOKmJ3

General License Prep: Leah takes on 4 questions from the General exam before she gives up. What in the field effect transistor? 

 

Show Topic: How to check into a Net. 

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Instagram.................►https://instagram.com/hamtactical (Leah)

 

Apr 23, 2021
Cooking Hot Dogs on a Ham Radio Antenna Part 2 Electric Boogaloo
02:53:50

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly

based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from

listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah -

KN6NWZ, Josh talks Hot Dog Cooking 2 Electric Bugaloo. We introduce a modern preparedness corner where this week we discuss self defense items and Josh answers questions about firmware updates, mobile radio antennas and more. 

 

(00:08:50) Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… Back Patio Cellars 2016 Sangiovese on recommendation from Russ KC5CNT  https://backpatiocellars.square.site

 

(00:13:00) Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Get some toroids and ferrites. Josh recommends Palomar Engineers: https://palomar-engineers.com (Coupon Code: HRCC)

 

(00:17:00) Join the conversation by leaving a review on iTunes for Ham Radio Crash Course podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 and/or emailing Leah@hamtactical.com. Leaving a review wherever you listen to podcasts will help Ham Radio Crash Course reach more hams and future hams and we appreciate it!

 

What We Used This Week (affiliate link): Signal Stick has a glow in the dark antenna and Leah is going to bring it into the house despite saying she didn’t want any more antennas in the house. https://signalstuff.com/?ref=622

 

Preparedness Corner: Self Defense Equipment.

 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

 

Links mentioned in the ECT:

 

Audible link for audio books on Amazon (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/32nhDR3

 

Leah’s HamTactical Instagram to see images from emails: www.instagram.com/HamTactical

 

Learn with Leah as she talks about what she did with her Technician license this week and follow along as she studies for her General license exam. 

 

Technician Life: Leah programmed her radio with CHIRP, Josh gave some tips and they discuss weird things heard on ham radio. 

 

General License Prep: Josh admits he doesn’t know everything about the General Exam, Leah urges him to study as she answers a few more questions on the practice exam she’s already failed by Question 7. 

 

(02:48:00) Show Topic: Josh talks about his ongoing mission to cook a hot dog with RF.

 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!

 

Want to send us something? Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, CA 90703-5101 Support the Ham Radio Crash Course Podcast: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

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Apr 16, 2021
What Baofeng Should You Buy, We Finally Tried Skyline Chili and Giveaway Winner Announcement
02:09:06

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah - KN6NWZ, Josh answers one of his most asked questions, "What Baofeng Should I Buy?" Josh and Leah also share their experience having Skyline Chili for the first time, Josh learns that he's not that great at idioms, and Josh answers a question about what length you should cut your antenna to. We also completely forget to do the General Test Prep questions because we were so excited to talk about Skyline Chili but we shored it up to under 2.5 hours. This episode, we also announce the Chameleon Emcomm II Antenna Giveaway Winner! Ham Radio Minute: Get your radio set up to talk to the ISS. Link to how to contact the ISS: https://www.ariss.org/contact-the-iss.html Podcast Reviews: We, like, really like reviews. Thanks for those iTunes ratings. They help the podcast reach more people to grow the hobby! HRCC Email Correspondents' Tower: We answer emails. Yes, we know this is a long segment but we value our “field correspondents” because they correct Josh and that makes Leah so happy. Link to Dipole Calculator: http://www.westmountainradio.com/antenna_calculator.php Link to Baofeng UV-5R (Affiliate Link): https://www.amazon.com/dp/B074XPB313?ref=exp_hamradiocrashcourse_dp_vv_d You can email Leah if you want something discussed on the podcast at Leah@hamtactical.com. General Crash Course: We inexplicably skipped it this episode, so sorry! Show topic: What Baofeng should you buy? This one (affiliate link): https://www.amazon.com/dp/B074XPB313?ref=exp_hamradiocrashcourse_dp_vv_d Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us! You can email Leah with shirt ideas and show ideas at Leah@hamtactical.com. Want to give use a review?  Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 All things Ham Radio Crash Course: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content:https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/ Discord.....................►https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101

Apr 09, 2021
Top 10 Questions Missed On The Ham Radio Technician License Exam
02:46:21

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah - KN6NWZ, Josh talks about the top ten questions people get wrong on the Technician exam. We really shored it up this time, got it under 3 hours despite the many requests to make it longer. We honestly would but have you ever heard of this amazing thing called sleep? We recently found out about it and turns out, we love it. Don't forget the Chameleon EmComm II Antenna giveaway with a secret word hidden in the March 26, 2021 podcast. Giveaway ends April 8, 2021 5pm PST. Link to giveaway here: https://forms.gle/qxPD7BJmcaNaCz7T8 Link to the farm/ranch stay campsite that had a glamping tent as well as deluxe camp site and regular campsites in the Cleveland National Forest, owned by a ham. https://www.hipcamp.com/california/websterbilly-ranch/ranch-camping-trails-views-animals and https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/25518211?source_impression_id=p3_1617380481_YFsfp6CwgYPT2h%2Bk&guests=1&adults=1 Ham Radio Minute: Josh suggests that there's a time and place for antenna tuners. Drinks: We moved the drink review to the front. If you want to drink along with the podcast, we're having a Marshmallow Stout and a Porter, homebrewed by our friend, HRCC admin and organizer of hamradioadventures.com Ham Radio Club, Matt Q. Both excellent, thank you so much Matt! Podcast Reviews: We, like, really like reviews. Thanks for those iTunes ratings. They help the podcast reach more people to grow the hobby! Leah’s Email Second Story Addition That Makes Architects Cry: We answer emails. Yes, we know this is a long segment but we value our “field correspondents” because they add value. Turns out the www. portion of the web address is important. For online testing: www.w8wot.us ISS Frequencies: https://www.ariss.org/contact-the-iss.html Here is what the ISS QSL card looks like and Leah wants one. https://www.ariss.org/qsl-cards.html Check out Don KE5ADX's youtube channel! He just posted his first video. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Y25Wg0ldCn8 Links regarding the origins and meaning of 88. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wire_signal http://www.civilwarsignals.org/pages/tele/wurules1866/92code.html Check out Jeff KJ7UHH's YouTube channel Make it and fix it  where he does a lot of cool videos including bushcraft at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFyT1Cn2GJcAdD2UOR1vE8w Weathervane Rooster Antenna on QST: https://w6nbc.com/articles/2020-09QSTroostertenna.pdf Loma del Toro DX Club in the Caribbean: https://www.facebook.com/lomadeltoro/ Video on antenna placement, helpful for those who may be in an HOA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13mqK_nydUY&t=662s You can email Leah if you want something discussed on the podcast at Leah@hamtactical.com. General Crash Course: Josh gets tripped up again. Leah laments the difficulty of the General exam questions. Show topic: What are the 10 most missed questions on the Ham Radio Technician License Exam? Did you get them right? Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have a lot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us! You can email Leah with shirt ideas and show ideas at Leah@hamtactical.com. Want to give use a review?  Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 All things Ham Radio Crash Course: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content:https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP Podcast...................► https://hamradiocrashcourse.podbean.com/ Discord.....................►https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101

Apr 02, 2021
Why Is The General License Exam So Hard And Antenna Giveaway-Closed
03:23:45
On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah - KN6NWZ, Josh talks about 3 antennas to try, Leah starts studying for her General, and as always, lots of emails. We really shored this one up.   We wanted to do something for our dedicated listeners that kept us going this entire year on the podcast and celebrate our first year of podcasting together (Thanks for the reminder Thomas!) so we buried the Secret Word for the Chameleon EmComm II Giveaway in the podcast. Thanks to those who listen every week and laugh along with us for these now extremely long podcasts. Link to Giveaway: https://forms.gle/qxPD7BJmcaNaCz7T8 Ham Radio Minute: Josh suggests 3 portable antennas to try today.  Podcast Reviews: We, like, really like reviews. Thanks for those iTunes ratings. They help the podcast reach more people to grow the hobby! Leah’s Email Second Story Addition That Makes Architects Cry: We answer emails. Yes, we know this is a long segment but we value our “field correspondents” because they add value.  Link to General Exam Prep Playlist:  https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1KAjn5rGhiy5BVvY2fZYRVwPsqZ5eF2v For online testing: w8wot.us   This is where Nathan’s Yaesu is:  https://knowyourmeme.com/memes/events/suez-canal-jam   Oscillation Overthruster procured by William:  https://buckaroobanzai.fandom.com/wiki/OSCILLATION_OVERTHRUSTER   HamSCI livestream by Ham Radio 2.0 as suggested by Jody:  https://youtu.be/xfhAxuViTYQ   Farm Stay Camping: https://harvesthosts.com You can email Leah if you want something discussed on the podcast at Leah@hamtactical.com. General Crash Course: Josh gets something so very wrong.  Drinks: Espirtza Bubbly Rose Wine and Three Weavers Day Job Show topic: Why is the General exam so much harder than the Technician?  Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have alot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!  You can email Leah with shirt ideas and show ideas at Leah@hamtactical.com. Want to give use a review?  Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 All things Ham Radio Crash Course: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content:https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/indexv=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................►https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Mar 26, 2021
First Ham Radio For a New Technician And Josh Gets Hate Mail
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On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his wife, Leah - KN6NWZ, we talk about what Leah has done so far as a new Technician and her experience with a Baofeng. Ham Radio Minute: Clear your desktop and browser history before taking an online ham radio test. Podcast Reviews: We, like, really like reviews. Thanks for those iTunes ratings. They help the podcast reach more people to grow the hobby! Leah’s Email Corner: We answer emails thanking everyone for their congratulations on her new license and a lot of funny shirt ideas. We're also, still, inexplicably talking about Skyline Chili. For online testing: w8wot.us Recipe for Skyline Chili: https://www.thechunkychef.com/copycat-skyline-cincinnati-chili/ Russian movie with ham radio: youtube.com/watch?v=IKLT9vlGXAc&ab_channel=Киноконцерн"Мосфильм" Potent timecodes: 25.17 for guy running through forest with circular antenna chasing down signal. 52.16 for the homie soldering stuff and ham shack shot. No Beep Microwave: https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B010RX8GVY/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_imm_awdb_R7VYJ2CNKZP185NVHCJ8 The Dobson Trail: https://fundyhikingtrails.com/  Greenland Movie: https://www.amazon.com/Greenland-Gerard-Butler/dp/B08PDT92BN Wearable Tactical Antenna: https://caatailantennas.com/products/wearable-tactical-antenna You can email Leah if you want something discussed on the podcast at Leah@hamtactical.com. General Crash Course: We take a break from the test because Leah earned it. Drinks: Korbel California Champagne and Guinness, just not in the same drink. Show topic: What is Leah's first radio and what it's like to try to operate for the first time with a new call sign. Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have alot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!  You can email Leah with shirt ideas and show ideas at Leah@hamtactical.com. Want to give use a review?  Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 All things Ham Radio Crash Course: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content:https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/indexv=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................►https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101

Mar 19, 2021
What To Pack In A Bug Out Bag AND Skyline Chili Emails!!!
03:49:53
On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from listeners, hosted by Josh Nass, KI6NAZ and his needs to schedule her tech exam wife, Leah, we talk about what to pack in a Bug Out/Go Home Bag, it starts at .    Ham Radio Minute: Learn morse code as a Technician. It’ll allow you to use the HF bands right away.    Podcast Reviews: We, like, really like reviews. Thanks for those iTunes ratings. They help the podcast reach more people to grow the hobby!    Leah’s Email Corner: We answer emails about what to leave your delivery person or mailman, Skyline Chili advice and the Rock Bottom line of t-shirts is really getting some support. Here are the links mentioned in the show:   Neil Rapp Sign-Off: https://youtu.be/0u8Ua64xEAY   Instagram about animals that attack delivery guys: instagram.com/upsdogs   Blue Ridge Amateur Radio Society:  https://brars.cc   Hammock Radio: https://youtube.com/user/thatsiebguy   For online testing: w8wot.us  

 

You can email Leah if you want something discussed on the podcast at Leah@hamtactical.com.    Technician Crash Course: Leah finishes her practice test. It’s pretty far into the podcast but if you want to know how she did, you’ll have to wait a long time.   Drinks: Fig Mountain Brewing’s Danish Red Ale.    Show topic: What would Leah pack in a Bug Out/Go Home Bag? Josh didn’t tell her he was going to ask this on the podcast so she has to wing it.     Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have alot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!     You can email Leah with shirt ideas and show ideas at Leah@hamtactical.com.    Want to give use a review?  Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852    All things Ham Radio Crash Course: http://hamradiocrashcourse.com    Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com    Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg    Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content:https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi    Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.    Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP    Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/indexv=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................►https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi    Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd  Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Mar 12, 2021
How To Turn Anything Into An Antenna, DMR for Under $100
02:48:04
On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly based on amateur radio, hosted by Josh Nass, KI6NAZ and his almost ready to take the tech exam wife, we talk about how to make an antenna out of anything and 3 DMR radio recommendations for under $100 each. For those who want to skip to this topic, it starts at 2:28:20.    Ham Radio Minute: Enjoy the ride, don’t worry about hurting your radio.    Podcast Reviews: We, like, really like reviews. Thanks for those iTunes ratings. They help the podcast reach more people to grow the hobby!    Leah’s Email Corner: We answer emails about many antenna questions and much much more. Here are the links mentioned in the show:   Things Emcomm guys say: https://youtu.be/Dow-HJ543Gw  

Radioddity GD-73a  https://amzn.to/3kLn58C

 

TYT MD-UV380  https://amzn.to/3uWZcQk

 

Radioddity GD-77 https://amzn.to/3bjAYIg   You can email Leah if you want something discussed on the podcast at Leah@hamtactical.com.    Technician Crash Course: Leah is rounding the 24+ questions of what is hopefully her last practice test on the podcast.    Drinks: We drink not Cutwater Tequila Margaritas because that is gross. Instead, vodka club sodas!   Show topic: Josh suggests 3 DMR Radios Dor under $100 plus he explains how to turn anything into an antenna.     Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have alot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!     You can email Leah with shirt ideas and show ideas at Leah@hamtactical.com. Want to give use a review?     Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852    Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com    Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg    Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content:https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi    Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.    Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP    Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/indexv=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................►https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi    Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd  Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Mar 05, 2021
Ham Radio License 4th Amendment Rights and Lots of Antenna Questions!
02:46:30
On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly based on amateur radio, hosted by Josh Nass, KI6NAZ and his no license wife, Leah, we talk about 4th Amendment rights and how it related to Ham Radio Licenses. For those who want to skip to this topic, it starts at 2h15m30s.    Ham Radio Minute: Get a second sound card to use ham radio on your computer.    Podcast Reviews: We, like, really like reviews. Thanks for those iTunes ratings. They help the podcast reach more people to grow the hobby!    Leah’s Email Corner: We answer emails about many antenna questions and much much more. Here are the links mentioned in the show:   Three Stooges Morse Code Compilation:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMvz1lFanwU&feature=emb_logo   Song about Australia titled with the lyric “Come to Australia! You Might Accidentally Get Killed!” https://youtu.be/wy_TB6onHVE   Information about Blind Hams Network: https://www.blindhams.com/   The Munsters where Herman called CQ: https://youtu.be/F-8RItOZE30   You can email Leah if you want something discussed on the podcast at Leah@hamtactical.com.    Technician Crash Course: Leah is rounding the 18 - 23 questions of what is hopefully her last practice test on the podcast.    Drinks: We drink Two Pitchers Brewing Nordic Jame, lager with Nordic fruits. It’s very fruit forward.    Show topic: What is the FCC actually allowed to do during an inspection. Are you giving up your 4th amendment rights when getting a ham radio license?    Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have alot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!     You can email Leah with shirt ideas and show ideas at Leah@hamtactical.com. Want to give us a review?  Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852    Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com    Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg    Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content:https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi    Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.    Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP    Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/indexv=ham+radio+crash+course Discord....................►https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi   Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd  Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Feb 26, 2021
What Should You Do After You Get Your Technician Ham Radio License?
02:14:53
On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly based on amateur radio, hosted by Josh Nass, KI6NAZ and his no license wife, Leah, we talk about what to do after you get your Technician class license. For those who want to skip to this topic, it starts at 1:40. Do not listen to the end. There will be regrets.    Ham Radio Minute: There is no one radio to rule them all.    Podcast Reviews: We, like, really like reviews. Thanks for those iTunes ratings. They help the podcast reach more people to grow the hobby!    Leah’s Email Corner: We answer emails about the Alinco DR-735T, ham radio comics, Before Mars on NatGeo, what happened to Bella, making butter, and what color to paint your radio.     You can email Leah if you want something discussed on the podcast at Leah@hamtactical.com.    Technician Crash Course: Leah is rounding the 12-17 questions of what is hopefully her last practice test on the podcast.    Drinks: We drink Pizza Port Brewing Company Imperial Coffee Porter and Modern Times Thundera Hazy India Pale Ale. Also, please note that IPAs suck. Nothing needs to be that hoppy.    Show topic: What’s the first thing you should do when you get your Technician class license? A reminder, don’t listen all the way to the end, stop at 2h 05m. This descends quickly into a tired beer induced haze of ridiculousness. But Josh is too tired to edit it so it stays in, he was 100% full Ballmer Peak.    Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have alot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!     You can email Leah with shirt ideas and show ideas at Leah@hamtactical.com. Want to give use a review?     Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852    Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com    Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg    Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content:https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi    Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.    Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP    Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/indexv=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................►https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi    Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd  Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Feb 19, 2021
How Ham Radio Can Replace The Internet
02:59:36
On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly based on amateur radio, hosted by Josh Nass, KI6NAZ and his no license wife, Leah, we talk about the many ways ham radio can replace the internet in terms of email, social media and more. For those who want to skip to this topic, it starts at 2:17:13.    Ham Radio Minute: Buy the right cable and find the port to solve the majority of Baofeng programming problems. Actually a minute.    Podcast Reviews: We, like, really like reviews. Thanks for those iTunes ratings. They help the podcast reach more people to grow the hobby!    Leah’s Email Corner: Here are the links mentioned in relation to emails.    RadioSignals -  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4EMwU7X5hW3CiOvNxf6d-w Web https://radiosignals.org     You can email Leah if you want something discussed on the podcast at Leah@hamtactical.com.    Technician Crash Course: Leah is coming out strong with what is hopefully the last series of Technician practice exam questions she will answer on the podcast.    Drinks: We have a bottle of Quarter Cut Bourbon Barrel-Aged Wine Red Blend. Is bourbon barrel aged wine any good?    Show topic: Josh talks about all the ways ham radio can replace the internet including email, text messages, images, news and social media.      Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have alot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!     You can email Leah with shirt ideas and show ideas at Leah@hamtactical.com. Want to give use a review?     Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852    Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com    Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg    Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content:https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi    Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.    Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP    Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/indexv=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................►https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi    Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd  Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Feb 13, 2021
What Movies And TV Get Wrong About Ham Radio
02:59:43
On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly based on amateur radio, hosted by Josh Nass, KI6NAZ and his no license wife, Leah, we talk about the best antennas, the longest emails corner yet and what TV and movies get wrong about ham radio. Record breaking, longest podcast ever posted to HRCC.   Ham Radio Minute: What is the best antenna? HTs, Mobile and HF. Link to Signal Stick: https://signalstuff.com/?ref=622   Podcast Reviews: We, like, really like reviews. Thanks for those iTunes ratings. They help the podcast reach more people to grow the hobby!    Leah’s Email Corner: We walk about the Abbree and Coaxsher Chest Harness.  https://www.coaxsher.com/Radio-Chest-Harness-p/rp202.htm   Sending ham to non ham communication via APRS and Winlink.    Sight Challenged / Blind ham radio operations. Handiham provides information for hams with disabilities. https://handiham.org If you have more resources, please email us!    PC software options for the IC-7100.  https://www.icomamerica.com/en/products/amateur/hf/rsba1/default.aspx https://icom.va2fsq.com Power Outage Order of Operations of David KM6DOV. Write in with your own Order of Operations!   Technician exam study aids from Alex in Alaska.    QST Magazine being a big value in ARRL membership.    CW learning resources. https://longislandcwclub.org and https://lcwo.net   And lastly, congrats to Josh on winning the 2020 Bill Leonard W2SKE Professional Media Award for Video Reporting. http://www.arrl.org/news/view/arrl-board-of-directors-confers-awards   You can email Leah if you want something discussed on the podcast at Leah@hamtactical.com.    Technician Crash Course: Not going to spoil it but Josh was so excited about this week’s exam review with Leah.     Drinks: After Josh made fun of Leah’s in-home juice bar, he finally sees the error of his ways when Leah makes a juice medley to go with today’s vodka, club soda and citrus juice drink. There’s not a name but if there was, it would likely be a skinny screwdriver. I bet you weren’t aware that screwdrivers came in any different sizes but we don’t body shame screwdrivers.    Show topic: Josh talks about all the things that drive him a little nutty about ham radio portrayals in TV and Movies. Stranger Things, Walking Dead, Die Hard, Contact, just to name a few.      Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have alot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!     You can email Leah with shirt ideas and show ideas at Leah@hamtactical.com. Want to give use a review?     Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852    Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com    Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg    Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content:https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi    Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.    Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP    Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/indexv=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................►https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi    Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd  Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Feb 05, 2021
Off Grid Power For Winter Field Day
01:51:04
On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast discussing amateur radio, hosted by Josh Nass, KI6NAZ and his no license wife, Leah, we talk about how not to radiate yourself, podcast corrections, read and answer some emails including some about VHF propagation opening alerts with Adam K6ARK, Noise Blanker and Notch Filter corrections from last week.   Ham Radio Minute: Don’t Radiate Yourself, Bro/Sis! Here is the website mentioned in this segment to calculate radiating distance:  http://hintlink.com/power_density.htm   Here is the link to the adapters mentioned. (These are affiliate links.) SMA to BNC adapter for SMA female radios (Japanese radios, ICOM, Yaesu, etc.):  https://signalstuff.com/product/smam-to-bnc-adapter/?ref=622   SMA to BNC adapter for SMA male radios (Chinese radios, baofeng, etc.):  https://signalstuff.com/product/sma-f-to-bnc-f-adapter/?ref=622 Signal Stuff Signal Stick https://signalstuff.com/?ref=622   Podcast Reviews: We, like, really like reviews. Thanks for those iTunes ratings. They help the podcast reach more people to grow the hobby!    Leah’s Email Corner: We talk about final comments on the FCC fees. We also talk about VHF propagation opening alerts from Adam K6ARK. Follow him on YouTube at  https://youtube.com/c/K6ARKPortableRadio. He recommends  http://www.dxmaps.com/spots/alerts.php and https://www.voacap.com .    We also talk show ideas including foreign ham licenses, how we can get Leah to pass the test, noise blankers and notch filters, getting ham spouses licensed, and radios use on long car drives.    You can email Leah if you want something discussed on the podcast at Leah@hamtactical.com.    Technician Crash Course: Leah finishes one more test and reveals that she’s actually been studying out of the pure fear of disappointing Gordon West.    Drinks: We fancy it up this week with a Cabernet Sauvignon, that repeatedly tells us how great it is, from Bellacosa.    Show topic: Josh talks about his off grid power accessories for Winter Field Day or anytime, from powering radios to laptops and other electronics.    Jackery:  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08LDBSGM5?&linkCode=sl1&tag=hrcc0f-20&linkId=b3be8fc32f66f43c49cb04d52902f292&language=en_US&ref_=as_li_ss_tl (Affiliate Link)   Bioenno:  https://www.bioennopower.com/collections/solar-controllers/products/28-watt-foldable-solar-panel   Buddipole Power Mini:  https://www.buddipole.com/powermini.html   Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have alot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!     You can email Leah with shirt ideas and show ideas at Leah@hamtactical.com. Want to give use a review?     Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852    Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com    Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg    Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content:https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi    Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.    Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP    Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/indexv=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................►https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi    Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd  Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Jan 29, 2021
Cheapest Ham Shack Build?
02:42:44
On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast discussing amateur radio, hosted by Josh Nass, KI6NAZ and his no license wife, Leah, we cover the cheapest reliable ham shack you can build, answer a lot of emails and get into some ham radio technician exam questions.    Ham Radio Minute: Winter Field Day 2021 is coming.  https://www.winterfieldday.com   Podcast Reviews: We, like, really like reviews. Thanks for those iTunes ratings. They help the podcast reach more people to grow the hobby!    Leah’s Email Corner: We talk about APRS, multi-band antennas, Winlink, international ham radio, a hamcation to Cambria, CA, the communication from the FCC and ARRL, the FT3DR, Whisper and options to figure out what bands are open based on where you are trying to communicate, Benjamin Heeres,a  Cub Scout, who saved a life and earned a rare Merit award (https://wwmt.com/news/local/allegan-scout-receives-national-medal-of-merit-award-for-saving-friends-life), how to get your wife to agree to a mobile radio, bandwidth availability. Josh explains, “What’s that sound on my radio?” And we might have a touch lamp hitting hamtactical.com soon.    You can email Leah if you want something discussed on the podcast at Leah@hamtactical.com.    Technician Crash Course: Josh finally gives Leah some hints when she’s out of her depth and she considers making a blog with ridiculous ways to remember test answers.    Drinks: Thanks to Grimous for this week’s Grimous beer corner. Josh had a Sketchbook Brewing Company Barrel Ages Turbulence Imperial Stout and Leah has the Half Acre Beer Company Big Hugs Imperial Coffee Stout.    Show topic: Josh talks about the cheapest reliable ham shack build options, that Leah doesn’t think is cheap enough. She keeps suggesting this AliExpress build that it turns out she built and might end up with a Brotherhood of the Traveling Ham Shack project.    Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have alot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!     You can email Leah with shirt ideas and show ideas at Leah@hamtactical.com. Want to give use a review?     Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852    Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com    Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg    Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content:https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi    Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.    Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP    Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/indexv=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................►https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi    Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd  Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Jan 22, 2021
No Power, No Internet, No Cell Service, What Now?
02:23:14
On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast discussing amateur radio, hosted by Josh Nass, KI6NAZ and his no license wife, Leah, we cover emergency comms, what to do if there is no power, no internet and no cell service. Hold onto your hats, it’s our longest ever podcast and it’s a long and windy ride.    Ham Radio Minute: Why you should get your license.    Podcast Reviews: We, like, really like reviews. Thanks for those iTunes ratings. They help the podcast reach more people to grow the hobby!    Leah’s Email Corner: We talk about government overreach, SATCOMs, reliable comms via ham radio across the country, neighborhood watch radio communications while Leah butchers names worse than a new substitute teacher.    We also talk about what a nation’s collapse looks like, as discussed in this article  https://gen.medium.com/i-lived-through-collapse-america-is-already-there-ba1e4b54c5fc   Josh mentions this subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/collapse/wiki/index   You can email Leah if you want something discussed on the podcast at Leah@hamtactical.com.    Technician Crash Course: Leah nails a few easy questions and learns at what voltage cars get pointy.    Drinks: After a 10 day waiting period and a few trips to the store, we got our hands on some Twisted Tea. No one was harmed in the making of this podcast.   Show topic: Josh talks about what to do if there is no power, no internet and no cell service. It goes off the rails at the end, fair warning. But I’m not sure no one reads these show notes anyway so I’m not sure why I wrote this warning at all.    Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have alot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!     You can email Leah with shirt ideas and show ideas at Leah@hamtactical.com. Want to give use a review?     Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852    Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com    Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg    Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content:https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi    Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.    Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP    Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/indexv=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................►https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi    Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd  Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Jan 15, 2021
LOTS Of Your Emails On The FCC Fees! ISS SSTV and MARS!
02:11:00
On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast discussing amateur radio, hosted by Josh Nass, KI6NAZ and his no license wife, Leah, we cover the ISS TV events, emails about the FCC $35 fee, touch lamp schadenfreude, and MARS.    Ham Radio Minute: Get pictures from the ISS TV events by recording them, Josh tells you how.    Podcast Reviews: We, like, really like reviews. Thanks for those iTunes ratings. They help the podcast reach more people to grow the hobby!    Leah’s Email Corner: We respond emails this week covering FCC new fees, the brotherhood of the traveling devil lamp, writing to your congress person about preventing the FCC fee, and some new T-Shirt ideas. Thanks for your emails!  Shoutout to Cougar Gold!  If you like cheese. https://creamery.wsu.edu/cougar-cheese/   You can email Leah if you want something discussed on the podcast at Leah@hamtactical.com.    Technician Crash Course: Leah deeply disappoints Josh multiple times with Tech questions she should already know.    Drinks: Another day, another brew from our Beery Hamfather, Grimous, who sent us some Half Acre Beer Co. treats. Big Hugs Imperial Coffee Stout with Vanilla and Benthic Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout.    Show topic: Josh did some research on MARS and the history of these ham heroes.  https://www.mars.af.mil/ https://netcom.army.mil/mars/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_Auxiliary_Radio_System#Missions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7GCycVrTpA   Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have alot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!     You can email Leah with shirt ideas and show ideas at Leah@hamtactical.com. Want to give use a review?     Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852    Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com    Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg    Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content:https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi    Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.    Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP    Podcast..................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/indexv=ham+radio+crash+course Discord...................►https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter.....................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat................► @Hoshnasi    Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd  Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Jan 08, 2021
We Don't Want To Pay The FCC $35.00 Tax
02:11:58

On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast loosely based on ham radio, hosted by Josh Nass, KI6NAZ and his no license wife, Leah, we talk about New Year’s Eve, the new FCC licensing fee and how much we oppose it. Warning: This is a much more relaxed, very off topic but somber episode. It’s the last podcast of the year or the first, depending on when you hear this. We wish you health, happiness and the best year you’ve ever had. 

  Ham Radio Minute: Try out Parks On The Air (POTA) and Summits On The Air (SOTA) chasing.    https://sotawatch.sota.org.uk/en/ https://pota.us/#/   Podcast Reviews: We found the reviews! Thank you for leaving reviews, we love reading them and are happy to know the lack of reviews wasn’t something we said, because we say a lot of things.    Emails: We talk about ham radio helping out astronauts with socialization, the difference between Banh Khot and Banh Xeo (we told you it was off topic), and answer other emails. Here’s a great article linked by Nim about Ham Radio and Astronauts: https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2020-12-23/ham-radio-and-astronauts   You can email Leah if you want something discussed on the podcast at Leah@hamtactical.com.    Technician Crash Course: Leah learns about a tricky Technician test question, dives into repeaters, forgets everything she learned a second before and doesn’t do so well.    Drinks: We’re ringing in the new year with a magnum of L’eclat de 1990 despite not knowing how to pronounce it.    Show topic: The FCC implemented a $35 fee for ham radio and we’re mad about it.    Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have alot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!     You can email Leah with shirt ideas and show ideas at Leah@hamtactical.com. Want to give use a review?     Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852    Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com    Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg    Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content:https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi    Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.    Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP    Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/indexv=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................►https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi    Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd  Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Jan 01, 2021
Portable Ham Radio Operation Tips & Tricks
01:39:35
On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast loosely based on ham radio, hosted by Josh Nass, KI6NAZ and his no license wife, Leah, we talk about Christmas 2020, the Christmas giveaway on Saturday December 26.    Ham Radio Minute: Move your coax if you experience RFI.    Podcast Reviews: For the second week in a row, iTunes hasn’t updated our reviews. We apologize if you left a review and we haven’t read it, we’ll catch it when iTunes updates.    Emails: We talk about emails that support the “hamventuring” badge system for the ARRL, among other great suggestions for the ARRL membership retention. Check out the Santa Net video sent in by an HRCC member! Santa Net: https://youtu.be/8l4Ok5N_KMQ Email Leah at Leah@hamtactical.com.    Technician Crash Course: Leah learns about 210 to 220 MHz, what happens when the FCC can’t reach you by mail and more.    Drinks: We’re finishing off all the Christmas drinks so they can be done by New Year’s, starting with Gluhwein and can’t figure out how to pronounce it.    Show topic: Portable Ham Radio Operation Tips & Tricks   Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have alot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!  You can email Leah with shirt ideas and show ideas at Leah@hamtactical.com.   Want to give use a review?  Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852   Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com   Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg   Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content:https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi   Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.   Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP   Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/index?v=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi   Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd   Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Dec 26, 2020
HamNation Joins the Ham Radio Crash Course
02:09:20
On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast loosely based on ham radio, hosted by Josh Nass, KI6NAZ and his no license wife, Leah: Leah talks about the neighborhood Christmas Parade.    Ham Radio Minute: Give Mutual Respect in Ham Radio.    Podcast Reviews: None this week! WHAT?! Emails: What does Line of Sight actually mean and other fun emails and shirt suggestions. (Contact Leah@hamtactical.com and shirts at hamtactical.com) Drinks: We're drinking Whiskey Sours from Trader Joe's, sadly, without cherries.  Technician Crash Course: Selectivity versus Sensitivity and a recap of how Leah has done on past tests.  Leah's Question Corner: What is happening with Ham Nation exactly?! Show Topic: How the ARRL better serve the Ham Community.    Gifts for hams on Amazon:  https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse?listId=1EVNK5QVUQF5S  (HRCC is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.)   Ham Radio Minute: Get outside with your radio, you might like it.    Leah talks about her days of Christmas posts on Facebook.  Check out the merch on www.hamtactical.com   Podcast reviews: We feature podcast reviews and talk about the Anytone 878 and antennas around a steel roof.   Emails: We respond to emails and talk about ham radio etiquette on nets, bands and 146.520.  We touch on privacy with a call sign and ham radio translations of movie lines trivia. Email Leah at Leah@hamtactical.com   Drinks: We’re drinking Trader Joe’s new prebottled Old Fashioneds with Luxardo cherries and giving a review that is probably too long.    Technician Crash Course: Leah finishes another technician test. Listen to find out how she did.    Leah’s Question Corner: Can you get a ham radio license with a felony on your record? Here’s what the FCC has to say:   https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jg7YsAFlGAnUK6Rqs9LA_1ZHWpDITow2/view HRCC friends, please weigh in.    Show Topic: Why now is the best time to be a ham radio operator. 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have alot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!  You can email Leah with shirt ideas and show ideas at Leah@hamtactical.com

Want to give use a review?  Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852

Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com

Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg

Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP

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Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd

Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101

Dec 18, 2020
Everything Is Awesome In Ham Radio
01:57:05

On this week’s episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast loosely based on ham radio, hosted by Josh Nass, KI6NAZ and his no license wife, Leah:

  Gifts for hams on Amazon:  https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse?listId=1EVNK5QVUQF5S  (HRCC is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.)   Ham Radio Minute: Get outside with your radio, you might like it.    Leah talks about her days of Christmas posts on Facebook.  Check out the merch on www.hamtactical.com   Podcast reviews: We feature podcast reviews and talk about the Anytone 878 and antennas around a steel roof.   Emails: We respond to emails and talk about ham radio etiquette on nets, bands and 146.520.  We touch on privacy with a call sign and ham radio translations of movie lines trivia. Email Leah at Leah@hamtactical.com   Drinks: We’re drinking Trader Joe’s new prebottled Old Fashioneds with Luxardo cherries and giving a review that is probably too long.    Technician Crash Course: Leah finishes another technician test. Listen to find out how she did.    Leah’s Question Corner: Can you get a ham radio license with a felony on your record? Here’s what the FCC has to say:   https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jg7YsAFlGAnUK6Rqs9LA_1ZHWpDITow2/view HRCC friends, please weigh in.    Show Topic: Why now is the best time to be a ham radio operator. 

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have alot of fun making it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!  You can email Leah with shirt ideas and show ideas at Leah@hamtactical.com

Want to give use a review?  Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852

Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com

Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg

Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP

Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/index?v=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi

Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd

Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101

Dec 11, 2020
Why Don't I Hear Anything On My Radio?!?
01:30:52

A couple of MASSIVE questions I have been getting...  "How far can my radio get out?" and "Why don't I hear anything on my radio?!"

Also, random straw goat violence? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G%C3%A4vle_goat

Thank you all for listening to the podcast.  We have alot of fun kaking it and the fact you listen and send us feedback means alot to us!  You can email Leah with shirt ideas and show ideas at Leah@hamtactical.com

Want to give use a review?  Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852

Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com

Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg

Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP

Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/index?v=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi

Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd

Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101

Dec 04, 2020
Rugged Radio Received an FCC Citation
01:48:48

Breaking news.  The FCC just filed a citation with Rugged Radios based on six of the radios they market and sell.  In addition we talk about digital modes off the beaten path.  We read your reviews and emails and Leah continues her Technician licens practice tests.

Link the FCC citation to Rugged radio: https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/420882247046922240/781333966493843466/DA-20-1395A1.pdf

Want to give use a review?  Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852

Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com

Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg

Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP

Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/index?v=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi

Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd

Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101

Nov 26, 2020
When Should You DIY And When Should You Buy?
01:47:06

When is the right to build your own gear?  Want to know how to improve your radio output audio on the cheap?  And Leah continues her journey to the ham radio technician license exam!  Today on the Ham Radio Cracsh Course Podcast!  Thanks for listening!

Want to give use a review?  Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852

Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com

Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg

Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP

Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/index?v=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi

Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd

Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101

Nov 20, 2020
DIY Ham Radio Antenna Projects
01:03:26

There are a great number of ham radio antennas you can build yourself for very little out of pocket. Patrons Pick November! Lets talk about antennas you can make at home.

Antenna building tools and material: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse?listId=31MCW4TN2DNR1

As an Amazon Affiliate, I earn from qualifying purchases

Looking for high quality camera gear that can also haul your radios and antennas?  Consider Peak Design.  I have been using their gear for year now and it is really top quality.  https://bit.ly/3nqFgAN

Want to give use a review?  Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852

Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com

Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg

Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/index?v=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi

Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd

Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101

Nov 15, 2020
The Antenna Is The Heart Of Your Ham Radio Station
01:31:58

Continuing the Antennas of November, Leah and Josh talk about why the antenna is the heart of your ham radio shack.  We talk about throw lines and throw weights for portable operations.  We read your reviews and emails and Leah continues her Technician license test journey.

Looking for high quality camera gear that can also haul your radios and antennas?  Consider Peak Design.  I have been using their gear for year now and it is really top quality.  https://bit.ly/3nqFgAN

Want to give use a review?  Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852

Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com

Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg

Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/index?v=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi

Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd

Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101

Nov 13, 2020
Getting Started In Ham Radio In 2020
01:41:54
Today we cover the need for CRAZY USB cables.  iTunes reviews that ask for CB radios coverage.  Leah is coming out strong on a new technician practice test.  And how to get started in ham radio in 2020.  Protip, if you wait till the end, we have a bit of a cathartic moment.  I hope you are all hanging in there.  Play ham radio, its an amazing stress reliever Beverage this week: Half Acre Beer Co. Big Hugz Imperial Stout Bewed with coffee & vanilla.  Josh comments:  Its a very approachable beer for those looking to try something a bit "big" without being too strong.  Leah comments: Coffee and vanilla forward.  Highly drinkable.  A very drinkable beer for Leah that is what she believes a stout should taste like.  Wonderful label art.  Want to give use a review?  Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 Interested in fox hunting?  Check out http://www.homingin.com/ Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content:
https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Current Shack Config:
ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq
SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/
ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg
MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/index?v=ham+radio+crash+course
Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT
Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ
Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi
Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi
SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi Music by, Sonic D:
Soundcloud.com/sncd 
Twitter.com/sncd
Facebook.com/djsonicd Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Nov 06, 2020
Antenna Analyzers and Phantom Signals
01:59:02

Is the antenna analyzer one of the best pieces of kit? I think so, the analyzer has bailed me out a ton of times.  Also lets talk about the production of Phantom Signals on the Science Channel.  I was on it and considered and expert. https://www.thebruery.com/products/black-tuesday-2020

The Black Tuesday beer:  https://www.thebruery.com/products/black-tuesday-2020

Want to give use a review?  Hit us up on iTunes.  We appreciate it!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852

Robert Goren knows too much: https://lawandorder.fandom.com/wiki/Robert_Goren

Interested in fox hunting?  Check out http://www.homingin.com/

Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com

Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg

Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP

Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/index?v=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi

Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd

Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101

Oct 30, 2020
Incorporating Ham Radio Into Your Daily Life
01:24:30

Are there any things to consider when bringong ham radio into your life?   Today Josh talks about his thoughts on how to work ham radio into your every day life efficiently for the highest level of enjoyment!  We also talk about www.WebSDR.org and www.KiwiSDR.com. Also, Leah continues her journey in taking the technician license practice test.

Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg

Riley Hollingworth "One Big Knob" A GREAT talk by a radio great:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ydodo9hxiA

Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com

Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP

Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/index?v=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi

Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd

Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101

Oct 23, 2020
Bad Behavior In Ham Radio
01:39:41

Totday we'll talk about bad behaviour in ham radio.  It is a thing you should be aware of and how to deal with it.  Also, ham radio minute on getting started in ham radio, your podcast reviews, emails to Leah and of course Leah taking the ham radio practice test

Getting started in ham radio: https://youtu.be/bSF-q_qaqqg

Riley Hollingworth "One Big Knob" A GREAT talk by a radio great:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ydodo9hxiA

Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com

Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP

Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/index?v=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi

Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd

Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101

Oct 16, 2020
Ham Radio Handheld Cold War
01:44:46

Walking Leah through the complicated world of ham radio hand held radios and the differences digital voice in radio. 

Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com

Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP

Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/index?v=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi

Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd

Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101

Oct 10, 2020
But How Does Frequency Turn Into Band Length In Meters?
01:40:15

A big issue Leah got stuck on is how we turn Megahertz into the physical length of the bands into meters and other measurements.  Lets talk about it.  Also we add a new segment for "Frequent Questions Josh Gets" and our reviews and emails. 

Ham Radio Crash Course Merch: http://www.hamtactical.com

Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi

Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq SteppIR 3E Yagi: https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/3-element-antenna-products/3-element-yagi-antenna-with-30-40-loop-dipole-adder/ ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP

Podcast...................► https://www.podbean.com/site/search/index?v=ham+radio+crash+course Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi

Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd  Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd

Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass  P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101

Oct 02, 2020
Leah Doesn't Think I Need A Satellite Antenna
01:42:43

Josh KI6NAZ and his wife Leah talk about Josh's renewed inerest in ham radio contacts over satellites.  We also continue Leah's journey through the technician practice exams and respond to our reviews and emails.

 

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The Titanic morse code re-enactment.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqstKa3qcTw

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Sep 25, 2020
What Radios Should You Use During An Emergency?
01:35:20

Josh KI6NAZ and his wife Leah talk about what kind of radios you should consider sduring an emergency.  We also continue Leah's journey through the technician practice exams and respond to our reviews and emals.

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Sep 18, 2020
My Wife Tries Out HF Radio For The First Time
01:26:41

Today!  Leah wraps up her first Technician practice test and recounts her first experience on High Frequency HF ham radio.  Thank you for the podcast reviews and we read your emails and question!

 

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Sep 11, 2020
Ham Radio Licenses Could Cost $50.00?
01:28:43

The FCC is proposing to bring back a fee associated to ham radio licenses.  The fee for a new ham and renewing your license would be $50.00.  How would that affect your becoming or staying a licensed ham?  They are accepting comments now and are looking for your input.  See the links and detials at ARRL News:  http://www.arrl.org/news/fcc-proposes-to-reinstate-amateur-radio-service-fees

 

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Sep 04, 2020
Leah's CW Faux Pas
01:23:23

Today Leah and I discuss the changes to how people learn Morse code.  We also talk about ham radio history recalling the days when people were required to demonstrate morse code proficiency to earn their license.  

Leah's continues on her journey to pass the technician practice exam and we read more of your podcast reviews. 

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Thanks for MFJ for providing a Xiegu G90 for future projects:  https://mfjenterprises.com/products/xg90 And Bioenno for providing the battery, charge controller and 28 watt solar panel: https://www.bioennopower.com/ BuddiPole PowerMini: https://www.buddipole.com/powermini.html

Canadian Prepper Podcast on 5 Galleon Survival Bucket:  https://www.prepperpodcast.ca/2020/06/16/5-gallon-bucket/ Want to see proof that metal trashcan work for EMP protection?  https://disasterpreparer.com/product/emp-gaskets/ Setting up JS8Call:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MS8hvqTap6s Explaining Tactical Comms With Mike Glover:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkfHtzTL6vA Packet Radio:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ey96ubpUxw

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Aug 28, 2020
Ham Radio Vaporware
01:28:49

Today we talk about hams making it harder for new hams.  The Xiegu GSOC pre-order and what it takes to activate Summits On The Air and Parks On The Air. 

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Aug 21, 2020
New HF Privileges For Technician Ham Radio Operators?
01:28:15
Will the the new technician privileges be the thing to entice Leah to finally get her license? Ham Radio Crash Course Merch! https://www.hamtactical.com Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP G5RV: https://amzn.to/2KfETGv Souncloud................► https://soundcloud.com/hoshnasi Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Aug 14, 2020
Summits On Mushrooms
01:25:57
Oh man, we're back for a THREE IN A ROW WEEK! Can Leah increase her record setting pace for studying the radio radio license? Will we find out what mushrooms are poisonous? Can we determine what is a Summit button versus summit marker? Ham Radio Crash Course Merch! https://www.hamtactical.com Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP G5RV: https://amzn.to/2KfETGv Souncloud................► https://soundcloud.com/hoshnasi Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Aug 07, 2020
Why Do Ham Radios Cost So Much?
01:29:32
Why do ham radios cost so much? Can we explain the reason? Also Leah continues her journey to earn a ham radio license. We also explore what Leah thinks radios cost, versus what I told her I paid. Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP G5RV: https://amzn.to/2KfETGv Souncloud................► https://soundcloud.com/hoshnasi Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Jul 31, 2020
Leah Found Out How Much I Spant On Ham Radio
01:20:09
Leah has beat her work deadline so we're back to talk about ham radio and other fun things. This week we want talk about introducing our son to radio, what is a good roof-top tent for portable operations? My oldest son Ben is starting to get interested in building radio and alot more! Thanks for listening. Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi Links to items mentioned in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases Souncloud................► https://soundcloud.com/hoshnasi Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Jul 23, 2020
She Saw My Field Day Antenna
01:07:51
Father's Day weekend was big for me. I put a MASSIVE SteppIR on the roof and I was hoping Leah didn't see it (for a while). That was not what happened. - Hamtactical.com is LIVE! - The Switch Podcast is Live https://open.spotify.com/show/4r8JC8jst2od1kmIyRt1Si?si=wPeC-tB8Td2NDUxXU9hOuw - W8WOT hosting a testing session June 27th! https://hamstudy.org/sessions/5ed846bd8de5a300390d946a/1 Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. - State of the Hobby Survey https://www.radiosoth.org/2020/05/2020-state-of-hobby-survey.html - HRCC Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 (drop a rating please!) Help support the Ham Radio Crash Course: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP Souncloud................► https://soundcloud.com/hoshnasi Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Jun 24, 2020
How to get started in ham radio
50:30
I made some decisions starting out in ham radio that I don't recommend now. We talk about those and what I think are much better options! Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP G5RV: https://amzn.to/2KfETGv Souncloud................► https://soundcloud.com/hoshnasi Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Jun 12, 2020
Baofeng Hate During Covid-19
58:49
Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP G5RV: https://amzn.to/2KfETGv Souncloud................► https://soundcloud.com/hoshnasi Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi Music by, Sonic D: Soundcloud.com/sncd Twitter.com/sncd Facebook.com/djsonicd Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
May 29, 2020
How To Fail A Ham Radio Test
01:14:42
Thank you all the great feedback! Lets see how Leah does on a technician license exam. For more details on the Youtubers Ham Fest: www.youtubershamfest.com Monthly newsletter, stickers, private content: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP G5RV: https://amzn.to/2KfETGv Souncloud................► https://soundcloud.com/hoshnasi Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
May 16, 2020
Do I Embarrass You With Ham Radio?
55:50
My wife is back on the show to talk about interesting Covid-19 ham radio things, Fieldday food recomendations, TikTok and ham radio? And do I embarrass her with ham radio? Consider supporting the Ham Radio Crash Course through Patreon, I provide a monthly newsletter, stickers, private content: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP G5RV: https://amzn.to/2KfETGv Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
May 08, 2020
ARRL Field Day in The Time Of Covid-19 & Why Should You Get Your License?
49:54
We're quickly approaching ARRL Field Day time of the year. I'd like to know my wifes thoughts on Field Day in the time of Covid-19. We also cover comments people have made on not wanting to get their ham radio license and what that means if there ever was an emergency 100k 7300 giveaway: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4PpnYoWBuQE HOA & Attic antenna show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbtdUfNOJrY HRCC Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ham-radio-crash-course/id1400794852 (drop a rating please!) Links to products in the video: https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradiocrashcourse?listId=39T1O17SZ4D0G As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. https://archive.org/details/73-magazine https://hamradioadventures.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24CbxfVYGvs Fieldcraft Survival Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcj3FycZBXIPNj7QIBKTIDw Help support the Ham Radio Crash Course: https://www.patreon.com/hoshnasi Current Shack Config: ICOM 7300: https://amzn.to/2sVdpOq ICOM 2730a: https://amzn.to/2JqrASg MFJ-4230DMP: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-4230DMP Souncloud................► https://soundcloud.com/hoshnasi Discord.....................► https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Facebook.................►https://goo.gl/cv5rEQ Twitter......................► https://twitter.com/Hoshnasi Instagram.................► https://instagram.com/hoshnasi SnapChat..................► @Hoshnasi Companies can send demo products to: Josh Nass P.O Box 5101 Cerritos, Ca. 90703-5101
Apr 17, 2020