Learn about some of the considerations involved, and a major limitation, when Adding an Amplifier to your Station in this episode of the ARRL The Doctor is in podcast.
Improving your station antenna is arguably a better solution. Read the HF Amplifiers versus Antennas—One Ham’s Opinion QST article to find out why.
These short podcasts are an approachable way of learning about technical topics related to Amateur Radio. Recent podcast topics include:
Vacuum Tubes Automatic Gain Control Antenna Wire Keeping Cool Handheld Transceiver Antennas Listener Mailbag Coaxial Cable vs Balanced Lines NVIS (Near Vertical Incidence Skywave) QRP Dirty Transmitters
About the ARRL The Doctor Is In Podcast
The Doctor is In was a biweekly podcast which presented lively discussions of many technical aspects of Amateur Radio from April 7, 2016, to December 19, 2019.
The podcast was hosted by QST Editor in Chief Steve Ford, WB8IMY, and the Doctor himself, Joel Hallas, W1ZR.
Sponsorship for this podcast was provided by DX Engineering.
A complete podcast archive is available on the ARRL's The Doctor is In page.