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So Now What?

So Now What?

ARRL is launching a new bi-weekly podcast geared to those who are just getting started on their Amateur Radio adventure. Whether you’re new to the hobby or looking to get back on the air after an absence, we know that you’ve got lots of questions.2018 So Now What Logo.jpg

So does podcast co-host Michelle Patnode, W3MVP, ARRL communications content producer. Fortunately, she’s got co-host Joe Carcia, NJ1Q, W1AW station manager and ARRL Lab member, to help her learn more about this hobby.

Join Michelle and Joe as they explore the topics that every newcomer to amateur radio needs to know.

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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:

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Do you have a question for Joe or Michelle? Click here ( to e-mail your question, or use the form below, and we will try to answer it on a future podcast episode!


  • Co-hosts: Michelle Patnode, W3MVP, and Joe Carcia, NJ1Q
  • Announcer: Sabrina Jackson, KC1JMW, ARRL Radiosport administrative Manager
  • Audio Editor/Producer: Michelle Patnode, W3MVP
  • Executive Producer: David Isgur, N1RSN, ARRL Communications Manager
  • Theme Music: “Jungle Island” from
  • Logo designed by: Sue Fagan, KB1OKW, graphic design supervisor at ARRL

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