Are you one of those hams who have not tried FT8 yet? Then you might be interested in an introduction to this relatively new mode, presented by Steve Ford (WB8IMY and QST Editor In Chief), in this episode of the ARRL The Doctor is in podcast.
These short podcasts are an approachable way of learning about technical topics related to Amateur Radio. Recent podcast topics include:
- Life Above 50 MHz
- Log Periodic Antennas
- Ground Plane Antennas
- RF Safety
- Station Computers
- External Speakers
- Do you really need a tower?
- Volt Ohm Meters
- Tools for every ham
A complete podcast archive and a contact form for submitting questions to the Doctor are available on the ARRL’s The Doctor Will See You Now page.
About the ARRL The Doctor Is In Podcast
Sponsored by DX Engineering, ARRL The Doctor is In is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone—whenever and wherever you like!
Every 2 weeks, your host, QST Editor in Chief Steve Ford, WB8IMY, and the Doctor himself, Joel Hallas, W1ZR, will discuss a broad range of technical topics. You can also e-mail your questions firstname.lastname@example.org, and the Doctor may answer them in a future podcast.
Enjoy ARRL The Doctor is In on Apple iTunes, or by using your iPhone or iPad podcast app (just search for ARRL The Doctor is In). You can also listen online at Blubrry, or at Stitcher (free registration required, or browse the site as a guest) and through the free Stitcher app for iOS, Kindle, or Android devices. 1
- “The Doctor Will See You Now!”, ARRL The national association for Amateur Radio, retrieved January 3 2019, http://www.arrl.org/news/the-doctor-will-see-you-now-95. [return]