The Phasing Line Podcast

The Phasing Line Podcast
Where Sterling N0SSC, and Marty KC1CWF talk ham radio…usually.
#24: The Heroes From Puerto Rico (Live From Dayton)
Oct 3, 2018 • 51 min
On this episode, we talk to the three 2018 Hamvention Special Achievement award winners in Dayton, Ohio in May 2018, at the Dayton Hamvention. We’re joined by Doug, K1DG, and Gerry, W1VE, to talk with Herb, KK4DCX, Victor, WP4SD, and Emilio, WP4KEY, about…
#23: Hamvention 2018 Preview
Apr 30, 2018 • 28 min
Recap on the last six or eight weeks it has been since the last episode, why we “stack” yagis, and some 2018 Hamvention prep!
#22: The Other Ham Radio Podcast
Mar 1, 2018 • 43 min
You probably thought this was another one of those spin-up podcasts whose hosts got bored with, didn’t you? Well, you’re WRONG! Yay. We debate, we get sad, we get happy, we criticize, we talk. It’s ham radio.
#21: We’re (Marty) back! DSTAR, KP4, and CQWW Too!
Nov 11, 2017 • 17 min
On this episode, Marty briefly sits down to chat about where he has been and the future of the show!
#20: TAPR, Hurricanes, and Helping Out
Oct 2, 2017 • 27 min
The 2017 Hurricane season devistaed much of the Carrebiean and Puerto Rico, and on this episode we call upon you to help those affected. You can help the hams of Dominica by supporting them at
#19: Huntsville & Eclipse Recap
Sep 6, 2017 • 29 min
A sick Sterling and a sleepy Marty talk about the latest happenings – Huntsville Hamfest to the Eclipse QSO party, and have a heated debate on the Big Three…or four…or five?
#18: 30 Minute YOTA & YHOTA Blitz, Plus Colleges and Hamfest and Solar Eclipses OH MY
Aug 16, 2017 • 34 min
Marty and Sterling are on a roll with new episodes! On this one, YOTA is going on in the UK, 4O3A’s fire tragedy, W0EEE update, Marty’s visit to Worchester Polytechnic Institute Wireless Association (W1YK), how Marty’s handling being the YHOTY, Huntsville…
#17: YHOTY, HAM-SCI, WSPR, FT8, and more!
Aug 5, 2017 • 30 min
On this episode, Marty and Sterling sit down, and catch up. They talk about where the’ve been, YHOTY, FT8, WSPR, the Eclipse, and lots more! We hope you enjoy this new episode of the Phasing Line! Please share the show with your friends and fellow hams,…
#16: NPOTA no More With Emily, KB3VVE
Jun 5, 2017 • 29 min
This episode was recorded from the Phasing Line’s booth at the Dayton Hamvention. The Phasing Line partnered with HamRadioNow to split the cost of the booths. We sat down with the queen of National Parks On The Air, Emily KB3VVE to chat all things NPOTA.…
#15: Contesting, DXing, and lots more with Val, NV9L!
May 31, 2017 • 34 min
On this episode, Marty sits down with Val, NV9L to talk about DXing, Contesting, Bouvet 2018, Big Antennas, HOAs and lots more. We can all learn something from NV9L! Enjoy.
#14: HamRadioPhasingNowLine Extra!
May 3, 2017 • 96 min
On this episode of the Phasing Line, Marty teamed up with the crew from HamRadioNow.TV to well…. ramble. We talked Dayton, Phasing Line, Emcomm, People in ham radio, Marathons, Radios, DMR, DSTAR, SDR, and so much more. Take a listening to this rambling…
#13: Getting Schooled By Neil Rapp, WB9VPG
Apr 14, 2017 • 61 min
On this episode, Marty sits down with Neil Rapp, WB9VPG to talk about well… just about everything under the sun (in ham radio)! Enjoy.
#12: An Administrative Update!
Apr 12, 2017 • 5 min
Sterling has to take a quick break from the show until the end of April, we announce the drawing winners, and much more! Sorry for the delay with this episode, we’ve been pretty busy. There is another “normal” episode coming out within the next 48 hours.
#11: How to Design Antennas and Stuff
Mar 17, 2017 • 51 min
We continue the ramblings, recapping the license survey, crappy conditions during ARRL SSB, W0EEE update, and how to design tower arrays and antennas.
#10: HamTalkPhasingRadioLineLive Bull Session - ARRL Entry License Survey
Mar 1, 2017 • 116 min
The ARRL has launched a survey of members asking about maybe asking the FCC for a new Entry Level License. This show brings together a Pundit Panel of Podcasters (aka Herding Cats) to kick the ideas around. Gary, KN4AQ of HamRadioNow did the hard work to…
#9: Frequency Shift Keying…by voice?
Feb 17, 2017 • 52 min
Marty recaps the RTTY contest and demonstrate digital modes…with their voices…awfully…and Sterling gives a W0EEE update, lighting protection ideas, and a Hamcation recap including the ARRL Collegiate Amateur Radio Initiative forum, how repeater…
#8: Ham Radio at Oshkosh AirVenture with Emma KC9YGJ
Feb 8, 2017 • 46 min
We interviewed Emma KC9YGJ after Sterling found her article in the December 2016 issue of QST, pages 63-64, discovering she’s only 14 years old! We chat about ham radio as it relates to aviation and the Oshkosh airshow (aka EAA AirVenture), and a W0EEE…
Feb 1, 2017 • 54 min
We continue our ramblings with this latest episode of Phasing Line. Marty worked NAQP, Sterling goes on about livestreaming and youth, and we did it all while Marty had a migraine!
#6: Phasing Line BONUS: Amateur Radio’s Next Generation
Jan 29, 2017 • 36 min
Audio only version of N0SSC’s presentation on youth in ham radio - how to get kids interested, what works, what doesn’t, game theory, and more. This was his first speech at a hamfest on this topic, and the livestream broke a lot, but luckily I had an…
#5: PhasingRadioHamLineNow
Jan 15, 2017 • 107 min
n this episode of the Phasing Line, Marty and Sterling join forces with the whole team at HamRadioNow. We talked about Youth, Contesting, Remotes, Cars, Emcomm, and everything in between! Take a listen here, or at HamRadioNow.TV. Special mention to QSO…
#4: PHASING LINE BONUS: Ham Radio Deluxe Controversy
Dec 21, 2016 • 23 min
On this episode of the Phasing Line, Marty sits down with Jeff, NT1K, who is one of the moderators of the Amateur Radio Sub-Reddit, to talk about some recent controversy regarding Ham Radio Deluxe software. Take a listen on this episode to learn all about…
#3: RX Antennas 101, and A College Update
Dec 14, 2016 • 48 min
In this episode, we rambled about receiving antennas like beverage and loops, what “Q” is, our opinions on gear, and a college amateur radio initiative update. It was a fun one! Enjoy!
#2: We’re Sweeping up After Sweeps
Nov 30, 2016 • 96 min
On this episode of the Phasing Line, Marty and Sterling talked about… well, a lot. We covered YOTA, Contesting, Sweepstakes, College Radio Clubs, ARRL, and much more!
#1: Oatmeal Cookies
Nov 15, 2016 • 45 min
Our hard work has come to fruition! We have published episode one of The Phasing Line Podcast. It was originally about an hour twenty, but cuts and removal of um’s and uh’s shaved it to just under 45 minutes.
Sep 14, 2016 • 0 min
We’re doing a podcast!