HOA, Apartment, and Rental Antenna Solutions

HOA, Apartment, and Rental Antenna Solutions

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Can’t put up an antenna due to restrictions? Do you rent, hate heights, or have Homeowner’s Associations that have rules you need to follow? Today's podcast is dedicated to all of those who have antenna restrictions. For those of us who have free access to what we put on our homes, we can forget at how difficult this hobby can be for those who can’t have outdoor antennas. Here are some creative antenna solutions for those who can’t attach antennas to their homes, rentals, or live in apartments. (more…)
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Building Antennas with Andrew Murphy

Building Antennas with Andrew Murphy

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Today, we welcome Andrew Murphy. Andrew loves to build and work on his own antennas. Whether it's improving or rebuilding a commercial design, something that he has seen in a magazine, or one he has designed himself, Andrew has an antenna for every situation and band. What makes today’s conversation with Andrew truly amazing is that Andrew doesn’t have acres of property to play with.   Most of his antennas are inside his apartment and they work great! (more…)
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Don’t Be Like Scanner Stan and Ricky Radio

Don’t Be Like Scanner Stan and Ricky Radio

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Ricky Radio, Ricky Rescue, or Scanner Stan.  These are the stooges we want to not emulate when we are out in public with our scanners. We don’t want to draw extra attention to ourselves and become the guy who goes overboard. Don’t be the guy with the scanner radio up to his ear at full volume. We don’t need to be the guy at the fire with the radio up telling everyone around what is going on.  And we don’t need to be the guy at the accident scene giving out information when we hear the ambulance talking to medical personnel. (more…)
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A Warning About Trunk Systems

A Warning About Trunk Systems

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This is a warning about trunk systems. There are issues that can arise when trying to setup your scanner to monitor trunked radio traffic. Today’s podcast contains some hints to help you keep your sanity when programming your scanner for large trunk systems with multiple sites. (more…)
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