Category Archives: Videos

Mountain Topper Radio review by G0POT

(Source: Southgate ARC) Michael Sansom G0POT has released a video review of the LNR Precision version of the MTR, Mountain Topper Radio, a three band, CW only, QRP trail friendly transceiver Watch Michael’s Mountain Topper Radio review below: G0POT

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This African ISP commercial may be the best amateur radio promotion. Ever.

Many thanks to my buddy Ulis (K3LU) for sharing this brilliant commercial:

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Adam’s Yaesu FT-817ND Go Kit

Adam (KJ6HOT) writes: “Just wanted to pass on a link to a few videos I put together in case you’d like to share them, especially the Yaesu FT-817ND kit I put together.” Adam has also posted some SOTA activation videos … Continue reading

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TX Factor: a brilliant Ham Radio show from the UK

Without a doubt, this is one of the best produced Ham Radio shows I’ve ever seen. I eagerly await TX Factor’s next episode. Click here to view TX Factor’s website. Thanks for the tip, WD8RIF!

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Happy Thanksgiving: “Mike” on Ham Radio

Many thanks to Ray Novak for sharing this video from the ABC series Last Man Standing: Happy Thanksgiving to all (even if you’re not State side)! And, please, savor your ham. -K4SWL

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VA3OOG covers Bowie like no other

In this music video, Col. Chris Hadfield (VA3OOG/KC5RNJ) records a revised version of David Bowie’s Space Oddity, on board the International Space Station: As if he wasn’t cool enough already. We hams couldn’t ask for a better ambassador than VA3OOG.

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Amateur Radio & Velveeta Cheese make television debut

My guess? There must be a ham in the marketing department at Velveeta:

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OH6DC’s Liver Casserole CW key

And I thought my buddy, Mike (K8RAT), was being gastronomically adventurous when he made a homemade single-lever “sideswiper” with a steak knife! Imagine what might happen if the steak knife meets up with this:

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Video: See a prototype Begali Adventurer in action aboard the USS Slater

This video features operations of the QRP DE-Xpedition aboard the USS Slater.  Among other innovations, they show a protoype Begali Adventurer in action.  The Adventurer is a miniature set of paddles which attaches to portable QRP rigs like the new Elecraft KX3.

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Video of Kenwood TS-990 at the 2012 Tokyo Hamfair

Admittedly, I love the analogesque dial above the tuning knob:

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