All About Multimeters

All About Multimeters

Joe, KD9CJX, takes us through his collection of multimeters and shows you what features are good and what you should look for in purchasing a meter for ham radio use. Brymen BM-235 Multimeter: https://amzn.to/3m92xpUFluke 117 Electrician True RMS Meter:...
Fox Hunt! This time I hide it

Fox Hunt! This time I hide it

Our local club had another fox hunt. This time it was my turn to hide the hidden transmitter. Where did it go and who found it? Become a patron! Unlock exclusive content at: https://www.patreon.com/kb9vbrantennas Support Ham Radio Q&A by shopping at Amazon:...
Abbree Foldable CS Tactical Antenna Review

Abbree Foldable CS Tactical Antenna Review

I was looking for an antenna to throw in my camping kit to give the portable radio a little more range. Typically campsites and backwoods locations tend to be RF challenged, so I wanted something for my Yaesu FT-3DR to pick up area repeaters and APRS traffic without...
Rigexpert Stick 230 Antenna Analyzer Review and Operation

Rigexpert Stick 230 Antenna Analyzer Review and Operation

I’m no stranger to antenna analyzers. I’ve been using them for close to 20 years ever since I purchased an MFJ-259, and up until recently I replaced it with my Rigexpert AA-600 professional meter. The AA-600 is an excellent product, but it, along with the MFJ meter...
Build a Dipole Antenna Center Insulator

Build a Dipole Antenna Center Insulator

One of the most common and ubiquitous antennas for amateur radio is the simple dipole antenna. And for good reason‚ dipole antennas are easy to build and are proven performers. The ARRL antenna book says this about dipole antennas: The dipole is a fundamental form of...