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Glenn W9IQ
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28 votes

How does the signal know where the cable ends and the antenna starts?

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How does an SWR meter really work?

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Can I build a radio telescope out of a parabolic TV satellite dish?

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Why do we have to hand wind toroids?

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How do PTT buttons work?

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Is this a broadcasting antenna?

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Why can't I hear myself from a second radio when bouncing off a repeater?

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Antenna Efficiency

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What is an antenna tuner? Why bother with resonant antennas in the first place?

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Attic Dipole - Impact of Ethernet over CAT5/6

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Do FCC regulations limit digital data rate?

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Is using /AE compulsory?

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Is it legal to transmit scrambled or encrypted voice via SSB on ham bands?

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What happens to your callsign if you migrate?

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Antenna polarization when dealing with satellite communications

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USA/callsigns: Why is California region 6? And the midwest in regions 7-9?

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How can Ground Penetrating Radar work?

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From where do repeaters get their power supply?

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Ham operators often tell me that comparing gain to an isotropic radiator isn't much use because it's only a theoretical antenna, is this true?

8 votes

Aluminum vs copper antenna element lengths

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Is there a special name (and if so what is it) for this flush-style SMA variant?

8 votes

Will stainless steel bolts work with my copper antenna?

8 votes

Efficiency of short dipole receiving antenna

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Cell Tower distance measurement

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Can an antenna be too powerful for certain receivers?

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Series resonant circuit, how to calculate voltage across the capacitor?

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If i connect two antennas to one radio using a t connector will it work?

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Can jamming a channel with white noise be detected?

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How can I get rid of RFI coming from my house solar panel inverter?

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What is the advantage of making an antenna resonant?

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