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What is a link budget, and how do I make one?

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Are there well-known methods that can help improve my CW copying speed?

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How do I report an emergency using ham radio?

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If I hear a distress call, what is the correct procedure for helping the person?

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What is the relationship between SWR and receive performance?

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What do the three-letter modulation codes (emission designators) stand for?

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Why do I need to tune an antenna?

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What's wrong with 220MHz?

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What does a SSB frequency actually indicate?

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What is a waterfall display?

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How do emergency nets work?

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How to operate IEEE 802.11 WiFi AP within the amateur radio service?

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Does mixed-mode operation qualify as a QSO?

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What is the process of making a voice contact?

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What does Ham mean?

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What would propagation look like on Mars?

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Why are Amateur Radio operators so obsessed about and hostile towards violation of the rules?

7 votes

What transfer rates are actually achievable using known digital modes?

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Why do some antennas list modulation type alongside power rating?

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What is a CQ contest and what is the proper way to respond to a CQ contest call?

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How to talk to the ISS

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Is a Technician license enough to assist in times of emergency?

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When may a ham operate beyond the privileges of their licence class?

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What is the point of a SWR/power meter where the needles cross over each other?

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After I call out "Monitering" how long should I wait until I switch frequency?

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What is a general procedure for aligning directional antennas?

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Receiving without configuring CTCSS

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What are the dos and don'ts when it comes to retractable antennae for HTs?

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Radio wont RX or TX on repeaters. Fine in simplex

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Is a guest-operator QSO recorded in the host-station log too?