How to use a manual antenna tuner

How to use a manual antenna tuner

Antenna tuners are a vital, yet slightly misunderstood ham radio station accessory. In this video we talk about what an antenna tuner does and doesn’t do, how it works, and how to tune your antenna system with a manual antenna tuner. MFJ-949E Manual Antenna...

Should a Baofeng be your first ham radio?

Hey, I’m gonna start things out by doing a little test. I have two radios: my Yaesu handheld, this is the VX-8R and a Baofeng UV5r. I’ll do a couple of transmissions and see if you can tell the difference between the two. I’ll have the answer at the end of the video....

Ham Radio’s Peculiar Language

If you’ve been exposed to amateur radio for any length of time, you’ll notice that the hobby has a language all of its own. Special words and phrases, Q codes and numbers- what do all these mean? The richness and diversity of the language of amateur radio has grown...
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