//25 June 2020 Thursday (0100 UTC Friday) Q&A Live Stream

25 June 2020 Thursday (0100 UTC Friday) Q&A Live Stream

11:56 Q & A Starts
22:05 Corey Baldwin, What would you recommend for dealing with the metal roof running a wire antenna?
28:52 Eric Carr KN4QNU Looking for a power supply to build a ham radio base station.
42:58 Phil KA2QIK, Two quick thoughts on how to notify folks when you cant give a podcast, Create a banner and set up an RSS feed from your website.
John W3ATE, Where do I go to register to transmit my beacon on 10 meters from Droop Mounting WV.
46:20 Bill W7DOC, I have questions considering mounting my hex beam antenna on a rooftop tower.
47:03 Paul VA3LPR, What would be the variable range in uH I should look at for a full HF range?
48:48 Jeremy KE8NJF, Any help you can offer with the code plug would be appreciated. I am also curious if I should add a prefix or something to my call, for any or all models since I move from zone to zone.
55:03 Bruce Morris, Simple issue fix for my radio hut I am building.
1:01:55 David Steere AA7DS, I have a DIY antenna that involves using an ICOM remote tuner called the AH4. Hoping you are familiar with it.
1:04:33 Cristian Escudero, Could you suggest where I could find a video with step by step on how to use each part of a Rig?
1:06:47 Cal Carr KN4UZO, How do I properly ground an antenna, antenna mast, and radio?
1:08:09 Chris Kerhin, Want to upgrade to a better antenna and need your advice.
1:09:45 Reece KI5CXO, Having SWR issues.
1:11:35 Greg Crowder KA4PZY, Do you plan to update your Amateur Extra training to reflect the new bank of test questions?
1:12:20 Danny KI5EXY, Should I add a ground wire to the RV chassis for the 30 Amp service?
1:13:04 Bruce Tis W1TIS, When do you plan on updating the amateur extra material for the new question pool effective July 1st?
1:13:22 Harlan Falkin, How do I RF ground the antenna and my radio when I am on the 4th floor?

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Theme music is "Sour Tennessee Red," by John Deley and the 41 Players, courtesy YouTube Music Library.
I use drawings from OpenClipArt.org, including the "walking man"
Technician training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/training/
General training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/general/
Amateur Extra training videos, see http://www.ke0og.net/extra/
List of the Ask Dave videos, see http://dcasler.com/ask-dave/#askdavelist
Thanks to my sweet wife, Loretta, KBØVWW, for both audio and video assistance! (Her website is www.aldea-art.com.)

My primary website: http://www.dcasler.com
The ham radio part of my website (direct link): http://www.ke0og.net
My publishing website: http://www.mtsneffelspress.com, where you can find my fantasy and science fiction books, as well as some local history books I publish for the Ridgway Railroad Museum and the Ouray County Historical Society
My Amazon author page, which lists my print and Kindle books: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00471I0Q4.

I’m often asked what equipment I use to create the videos. The devices include the Panasonic DMC-G7 camera, Panasonic HDC-TM90 video camera, GoPro Hero2 HD camera, Tascam DR-05 audio recorder, Audio-Technica ATR-3350 lapel microphone, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560 digital camera, the Kodak Zi-8 video camera, my iPhone 5S. Software used: CyberLink PowerDirector 17 on an HP Gaming Pavilion, also using Smoothdraw 4.0.5.0, FastStone Image Viewer 5.3, FastStone Capture 8.0, Audacity 2.1.1, LibreOffice 5.0.4.2, and Ink2Go 1.7.2. You can see how my studio is set up by viewing https://youtu.be/wFSQ8vtNA5A.

Twitter: @dcasler