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The Doctor Will See You Now!

Welcome to the home of the bi-weekly ARRL The Doctor is In podcast -- a lively discussion of all things technical!

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The Doctor is none other than ARRL's Joel Hallas, W1ZR, who has been answering questions about Amateur Radio in QST's "The Doctor is In" column since 2006.Doctor_is_In_Podcast_Icon_2.jpg

Hosted by QST Editor In Chief Steve Ford, WB8IMY, the ARRL The Doctor is In podcast is a twice-monthly audio podcast that answers YOUR questions about Amateur Radio's technical challenges.

You can subscribe to the podcast in Apple iTunes or on Stitcher (sign in or use as a guest). If you are using an RSS client, the feed URL is https://www.blubrry.com/feeds/arrl_the_doctor_is_in.xml.

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ARRL The Doctor is In Podcast Archive

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February 9, 2017

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AM and SSB

January 26, 2017

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Meteor scatter

January 12, 2017

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The mystery of Long Delayed Echoes

December 29, 2016

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Restoring old radios.

December 15, 2016

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Antenna system troubleshooting

December 1, 2016

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Yagi antennas

November 17, 2016

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Stealth antennas

November 3, 2016

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Anderson Power Poles. Also, a discussion of antenna polarization.

October 20, 2016

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HF Mobile Antennas.

October 6, 2016

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Bits vs Baud

September 22, 2016

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Coping with the Solar Minimum

September 8, 2016

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Coaxial Connectors

August 25, 2016

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Software Defined Radio

August 11, 2016

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Standing Wave Ratio

July 28, 2016

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Magnetic loop antennas

July 15, 2016

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HF Propagation

June 30, 2016

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Are Linear Amplifiers Really Worthwhile?

June 16, 2016

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Grounding

June 2, 2016

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All about baluns.

May 19, 2016

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Hunting Down Interference

May 5, 2016

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The Doctor discussed the wonders of open wire feed lines.

April 21 2016

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Does CW really get through when nothing else can?

April 7 2016

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The Doctor discusses the "magic" of certain HF vertical antennas.

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Click here to download the Doctor's solution for expanding the useful "range" of a 43 foot vertical antenna.