Question Pool for “Question of the Session”

Here is the contributed question pool that can be discussed during our weekly Round Table.  If you have a question or topic that you would like to hear us talk about please leave us a comment with your question and/or topic.

Questions needed! If you have any topic that you would like to hear for our discussion, please feel free to submit your question.

 

What got you into the hobby?(Dylan)

Mentors…. If any ham related or not.(KC3KZG)
What education has everyone had or wish they had.(KC3KZG)
Experiences with tech school or university.(KC3KZG)

 

Question and/or Topics Below Have been Previously discussed, but feel free to use since we always have different people checking in or listening.

What types of interference have been most problematic to you ( qrm, qrn, local RFI etc) and how have you dealt with it? (KB3PCY) (discussed 4-12-2018)

Spring Break – Where was your favorite vacation place and why? Is it a place that you returned to?(N3VVD) (discussed)

What is your primary HF rig? (Discussed 3-1-2018)

What is your experience with Software Defined Radios? (And DSP) (discussed 3-1-2018)

How long have you been a licensed ham? What class license do you presently hold?  Will you Upgrade? If applicable (discussed11-16-2017)

How do you feel about the future of ham radio?  Optimistic, pessimistic, or in-between?  Why?(K3DWB) discussed 11-9-2017

What car have you owned that you still wish you still had? Favorite car owned?(KC3CIB) (discussed 10-12-2017)

How many people have you personally motivated enough about Amateur Radio for them to study and earn a license (discussed)

There are good ways to operate and some that are not so good.  What is one good ham radio operating practice that you hear (or see) others do on the air that you really appreciate?(discussed 8-23-17)

Where was the most unusual ham radio station you operated located?(discussed 8-3-2017)

Looking back to YOUR start in Ham radio, with an eye to “…the way things are in the world” to-day, do you think that you would have become an Amateur radio operator if you were somehow miraculously the same age as when you started, but in 2017?(Discussed 8-3-2017)

Do you take a radio station along with you whenever you or your family might go on a vacation, to the cottage, head out camping, or take an overseas trip…?(7-27-2017)

What do you do for lightning protection? (discussed 7-6-2017)

What will be your next “BIG” vacation? (discussed 7-6-2017)

Where is your favorite vacation spot?(discusses 6-22-2017)

What was your first amateur radio and first transmitting antenna? (mobile and/or base)What was your first mobile ham radio setup and in what car?(K3DBI)(discussed 6-15-2017)

Do you operate QRP or QRO? and Barefoot or Amp?  For those with amp, how often do you use? Also technical operation, i.e. People with 1kw will run 600 pep. and How much does amp help?(discussed 6-8-2017)

How much power do you usually run on HF?(discussed 6-8-2017)

What do you consider the “best” ham shack accessory?(discussed 5-25-2017)

Field Day, Have you participated and thoughts? (discussed 5-1-2017)

What can Ham Operators do to encourage new people into the Hobby? What can Ham Operators do to encourage Woman into the Hobby? (discussed 5-18-2017)

When was the last time you used Ohm’s Law?(Discussed 5-11-2017)

What HF band is your favorite? What mode? SSB, AM, CW, digital, etc? (Discussed 5-4-2017)

Related to ham radio or not: What to you like to read? (If you aren’t a reader, what do you watch/listen to??) (discussed 04/20/2017)

Should a local get together be held once a Month, that will teach Hams “New Tricks” or some sort of “Show and Tell” be it an item that is home brewed or even to share a new idea(WB4AM)  (discussed 4/6/2017)

Log book requirements, and do you log? Where? How?(discussed 3-30-2017)

What was your first car and your memory that went along with it?(Discussed 3-23-2017)

Have you met any really interesting people through your ham radio connections and, if applicable, how have they affected you? (Discussed 3-17-2017)

Do you belong to any ham organizations? (Discussed 3-9-2017)

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  1. What can Ham Operators do to encourage new people into the Hobby? What can Ham Operators do to encourage Woman into the Hobby? Should a local get together be held once a Month, that will teach Hams “New Tricks” or some sort of “Show and Tell” be it an item that is home brewed or even to share a new idea…

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  2. Do you own a soldering iron? Do you know how to build a dipole? When was the last time you used Ohm’s Law? Do you consider yourself an appliance operator? If so, what would you be, a fridge, microwave, vacuum cleaner? Do you know CW? Have you ever thought of building something instead of driving to the local HRO store?

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  3. My ADG auto antenna tuner has button labeled H iZ and Low Z. Which generates the question, Is the Carolina Window Compact 80, looking for a high impedance or low impedance match?

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  4. Mentors…. If any ham related or not.
    What education has everyone had or wish they had.
    Experiences with tech school or university.

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