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For those who are chomping at the bit to at least listen before getting your license, do what I did, go here http://www.websdr.org/  These are HF radio stations around the world hooked up to the internet. 

Here is one of my favorites that I listened to for several months before getting started with HTOL. http://w4ax.com/

Click below the waterfall on any of the bands and slide the cursor below a "trace" like this one on the 80 meter band at 3643.14 Mhz


you can slide the cursor below any trace to here the QSO.
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Re: For those that NEED to listen first before they get the Lic, look here
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2012, 08:36:53 PM »
That dude is a cool guy. Was talking to him this morning. Run's that site out of his own pocket.. He has a pretty slick setup too!
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Re: For those that NEED to listen first before they get the Lic, look here
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2012, 08:40:03 PM »
great post AD
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Re: For those that NEED to listen first before they get the Lic, look here
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2012, 08:43:21 PM »
Look him up on QRZ and check out the pics.. Now thats a shack!
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Re: For those that NEED to listen first before they get the Lic, look here
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2012, 09:48:36 PM »
For those who are chomping at the bit to at least listen before getting your license, do what I did, go here http://www.websdr.org/  These are HF radio stations around the world hooked up to the internet. 

Here is one of my favorites that I listened to for several months before getting started with HTOL. http://w4ax.com/

Click below the waterfall on any of the bands and slide the cursor below a "trace" like this one on the 80 meter band at 3643.14 Mhz


you can slide the cursor below any trace to here the QSO.

Listening tonight, caught some antenna-build conversations - very cool - and some casual rag chewing.

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Re: For those that NEED to listen first before they get the Lic, look here
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2012, 09:54:24 PM »
Yep. Pretty cool.  I spent a lot of time there before i got my ticket.
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Re: For those that NEED to listen first before they get the Lic, look here
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2012, 09:59:11 PM »
Listening tonight, caught some antenna-build conversations - very cool - and some casual rag chewing.

Fire up the 80 meter band if you are still around.. All the north Georgia boys come out this time of night on 80m and start talking crazy.. It's funny..

That guys rig is right down the street from me in GA.. So his antenna is local..
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