The Doctor discusses a unique “long-wire receiving antenna mainly used in the low frequency and medium frequency radio bands, invented by Harold H. Beverage in 1921,”1 in the Beverage Antennas 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:
- Antenna EnTRAPment!
- Keeping Water Out of Coaxial Cables
- Coaxial Cable Connectors
- Different Types of Grounds
- The Legendary G5RV Antenna
- Noise Blankers and Noise Reduction
- Antenna Polarization
- Selecting Coaxial Cable
- Listener Mailbag
- Stringing Up Antennas
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- “Beverage antenna”, Wikipedia, retrieved October 30 2019, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beverage_antenna. [return]
- “The Doctor Will See You Now!”, ARRL The national association for Amateur Radio, retrieved October 11 2019, http://www.arrl.org/news/the-doctor-will-see-you-now-123. [return]