WHAT THIS BLOG IS ABOUT

This blog is for anyone that loves building Ham Radio Antennas, CB Radio Antennas, Scanner Antennas and Any Antenna. Also for anyone that Buys Ham Radio Antennas as well as other Ham Radio Equipment.
Thank You From Dan KC2YTI

Friday, May 12, 2017

Don't Just Memorize Answers...Pass The Ham Radio Tests By Learning


 So many people just want to memorize the answers for the Ham Radio Tests. I say take the time to learn what Ham Radio is all about. Then you can decide on a path or many paths in the Ham radio Hobby and pass it on to others. It's kind of embarrassing when a young child knows the correct answers and the reasons why. Who knows maybe you can become a teacher and help others to learn about Ham Radio. Always remember there are three licenses and they have to be taken in a certain order.
  1. Technician
  2. General
  3. Extra

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Ham Antenna Design Programs


 When it comes to designing various Ham Antennas there are lots of antenna calculators to choose from on the internet. One excellent website is buxcomm at http://www.buxcomm.com/antennas.htm . I would also check out ham universe at http://www.hamuniverse.com/dipivcal.html . One of my favorites for a good selection of antenna calculators is at http://www.ve3sqb.com/ . If you are a moxon antenna lover be sure to check out http://www.moxonantennaproject.com/ .
 If you are looking for some good Ham Antenna Software check out:
  1. http://www.eham.net/reviews/detail/5192
  2. http://www.qsl.net/4nec2/
  3. https://www.eznec.com/
  4. http://www.arrl.org/antenna-modeling
  5. http://ac6v.com/antsoftware.htm
 Now there are lots more free antenna building programs out there, so just have fun.

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