39: Look Ma, No Wires
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John Chidgey John Chidgey
Vic Hudson Vic Hudson

Pragmatic 39: Look Ma, No Wires


4th October 2014

Radio and Amateur/Ham Radio played a huge role in John's career in Engineering. We delve into EM Waves, Antennas, Transmission Lines as well as many of the facets of Amateur Radio including DX-peditions, Fox-hunting, Hamfests, Moonbounce and more.
Handy Time Indexes:
1: +6 minutes and 10 seconds: Johns History with Radio
2: +10 minutes and 18 seconds: Basics of Radio
3: +17 minutes and 5 seconds: Isotropic Radiators and Transmission Lines

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Acknowledgements
  • Intro music for all episodes credit to Ludwig Van Beethoven: Bagatelle No. 25 in A minor (WoO 59 and Bia 515) "Für Elise" performed in 2000 by John Chidgey on my beloved K. Kawai GE-1A that I no longer have (SOB)
  • Outro music to Markus Kaarlonen from his original MOD file SpaceDeb.MOD