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On the Air

Steve Ford, WB8IMY

The On the Air podcast is a monthly companion to On the Air magazine, ARRL’s magazine for beginner-to-intermediate ham radio operators.


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4.5 out of 5 stars from 68 ratings
  • Excellent podcasts

    I completed technician license June 2020. more

    Apple Podcasts
    triquetra 88
    United States2 months ago
  • Thanks for this Program

    I have used CB Radio back in 1980 though 1987 or so, but now I want to get my Ham Radio license and I think this is going to give me that Boost to get it done. more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States6 months ago
  • Very Informative!!!

    I finally found the podcast I’ve been searching for! I learned so much more useful information in 10 minutes from this podcast than a hundred hours of listening to other HAM podcasts. more

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa year ago
  • Good Addition

    This is another great addition to the variety of learning and information resources the ARRL has made available this year. Between the various magazines, newsletters and podcasts, there is something valuable for everyone.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 years ago
  • newham here

    New to ham radio. As usual, the old hams have to complain but offer no alternative . I happen to find this show extremely helpful. Keep up the good work!

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    Gabby Haze
    United States2 years ago

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