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YouTube Doesn't Promote This Hobby? Why?

16 September, 2021 - Reading time: ~1 minute

A creators job is tough, even more so when you're creating videos that are a niche within a niche. Ham Radio is hobby that deserves to be promote more widely. YouTube, please promote amateur radio to the masses.

Amateur Radio Operator Banned! Insulin Pump "Interference" - Was it from Ham Radio?

30 August, 2021 - Reading time: ~1 minute

An interesting article in the media claims a woman's insulin pump is being "potentially" interfered with by an amateur radio operator down the street. Was this the culprit, or could it be something more? Let me know your thoughts in the video comments.

QRZ.com Grouches: A Guide to Ham Radio YouTube Videos

3 July, 2021 - Reading time: 2 minutes

Have you noticed sometimes when visiting the QRZ forums, you'll come across....grouches who have nothing else to do but complain. Lately their attention has turned to YouTubers! In this video, Peter AK3YE (VK3YE) and Hayden KD9SSB (VK7HH) provide an in-depth analysis of this topic.

Youtube Ham Channels: https://forums.qrz.com/index.php?threads/youtube-ham-channels.769530/

Don't forget to smash that like button, subscribe and hit the bell for Peter's channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/vk3ye/videos

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We think QRZ.com do a wonderful job at promoting Amateur Radio. It's just, some people can get a little grouchy at times.... chill out, be kind and enjoy ham radio!

Using a RTL SDR Dongle to receive pictures from the ISS! | Software Defined Radio

24 June, 2021 - Reading time: 2 minutes

Did you know the International Space Station (ISS) periodically sends SSTV (slow scan television) images over the air? You can decode them too using an RTL SDR software defined radio dongle which is around $30-$50. A simple antenna is all that is needed. RTL SDR:



Find out when the Space Station is sending SSTV pictures here:


Extended SSB Audio (eSSB) | Leveling up your Amateur Radio audio

16 June, 2021 - Reading time: ~1 minute

Extended Single Side Band (eSSB) is any J3E SSB transmission that exceeds the audio bandwidth of standard or traditional 2.9kHz SSB J3E modes (ITU 2K90J3E), using increased bandwidth to support relative high fidelity, full range clean and articulate vocal audio.

At the next AREG meeting, Ivan VK5RS will introduce you to this interesting world of experimentation and will show why people are interested in eSSB and what is possible on the amateur radio bands. This should be fascinating indeed!

Amateur Radio Experimenters Group: https://www.areg.org.au/