80M Antenna with HOA Constraints (#400)

Welcome to the 400th Ask Dave video! Ken, VE7ZY, is having trouble with an 80m dipole mounted very closely to the roof flashing. He is seeking other alternatives. We look at hamsticks, loops, and screwdrivers…

Ideas to Remote Control your Station for FREE

You can successfully remotely control almost any station for free by using Chrome Remote for the visual - and Discord for 96kHz two-way audio. There are MANY ways of skinning a cat! You might do…

KE0OG Dave Casler Live Stream 8 Apr 2021

37:35 Charles K3PKH, Should I also include a choke balun on the feed line? Or would the 4:1 ballen do the same job? 39:10 Jim K0JNR, The amateur extra playlist is no longer showing on…

KE0OG Dave Casler Live Stream 15 Apr 2021

To learn more about me, visit: http://www.dcasler.com/about/ Tip jar (on my website): http://www.dcasler.com/tip-jar/ (provides a method to use your credit card via PayPal, Also describes Patreon) To pose an Ask Dave question: http://www.dcasler.com/ask-dave/ or http://www.ke0og.net/ask-dave/…

Best GMRS Base Antenna? – Ed Fong GMRS…

One of the best, and most affordable, antennas for GMRS base station operation is the Ed Fong J-pole. Based off of a design Dr. Fong created for the Ham Radio world with his DBJ-1 dual…

Can I Put One End of a Dipole…

Nick, KC3PWJ, has a flagpole and also a pole that holds up his VHF/UHF discone. He'd like to string a 20m dipole between the two poles, but is worried about it interfering with the discone.…

Tower Placement Conundrum (#398)

Leonard Cernuch, WD5CAY, asks where to place his tower with respect to a 30x30' metal barn. He will place a 3-element Quad atop the tower. In the video I discuss the merits of different tower…