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Off-Grid Power For HTs And How To Get On A Net

Off-Grid Power For HTs And How To Get On A Net

Update: 2021-04-23



On this week's episode of Ham Radio Crash Course, a podcast roughly based on amateur radio but mostly made up of responding to emails from listeners, hosted by Josh Nass - KI6NAZ and his reluctant wife, Leah - KN6NWZ, Josh talks off grid power for handy talkies, Leah talks about fire prevention outside the home and Josh talks about how to check into a net. 


Have a drink with us! Today, we’re drinking… the late 1900s classic, Crystal Light, with Sodastream club soda and vodka. Pretty good, to be honest. A great way to add flavor without calories to a cocktail.  

Josh has a short tip with the Ham Radio Minute: Off Grid Power for HTs.

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What We Used This Week (affiliate link): Signal Stick has a glow in the dark antenna and Leah is going to bring it into the house despite saying she didn’t want any more antennas in the house.

Preparedness Corner: Fire prevention outside the home. 

Email Correspondent’s Tower: We answer emails with ham radio questions, comments on previous podcasts, T-shirt suggestions and everything in between.

Links mentioned in the ECT:

Bolognese with umami, good with Skyline Chili, recipe:

Self Defense Suggestions:

Seed shops online:

Zero noise floor campsite in Ramona, CA:

Article that might help you cook a hot dog:

Microgreens from a ham, Alex of on Tiktok:

Throwbag for getting antenna into a tree (affiliate link):

Wire Winders (affiliate link):

General License Prep: Leah takes on 4 questions from the General exam before she gives up. What in the field effect transistor? 


Show Topic: How to check into a Net. 


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Off-Grid Power For HTs And How To Get On A Net

Off-Grid Power For HTs And How To Get On A Net

Josh Nass KI6NAZ