WaveTalkers LIVE: Episode 49

Practical Holiday Guide

Live Streamed: November 20, 2022



WaveTalkers 2022 Holiday Guide

In WaveTalkers LIVE Episode 49 we walked through a Practical Holiday Guide for ham radio and emcomm operators. To assist you in finding the products we talked about in show, we have put this page of links together for you.

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Happy Holidays from all us as WaveTalkers!

Gear Organization

Gear Organization
Under $100

BUBM 4Pcs/Set Computer Cable Electronic Organizer Travel Packing Gadgets Bag Pouch for Cables,External Flash Drive,Mouse,Memory Card,Power Bank

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Deployment Gear
Under $25

Saunders Metal Clipboard with Storage, Letter Size Heavy Duty Contractor Grade Clipboard, Recycled Aluminum Dual Storage Form Holder with High Capacity Clip, Assembled in USA, Silver Cruiser-Mate

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Saftey Gear
Under $25

CH Hanson Fluorescent Orange Flagging Tape (3-Pack)

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Saftey Gear
Under $25

Tourna Mesh Carry Bag of 18 Tennis Balls

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Gear Organization
Under $500

Pelican 1510 Case With Foam (Black)

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Gear Organization
Under $500

Think Tank Photo Streetwalker HardDrive V2.0 Backpack (Black)

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Gear Organization
Under $200

Pacsafe Travelsafe GII 12 Liter Portable Safe

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Deployment Gear
Under $100

SENADA Mini Tent Beach Sun Shelter Small Pop Up Tent Portable Sun Shade Canopy with Mobile Phone Stand for Beach Outdoors Sleep, Beach Tent for Dog Cat Small Pet (Mini Display Tent: 28*20*18inches)

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Winlink Gear
Under $100

Anker USB C Hub, 555 USB-C Hub (8-in-1), with 100W Power Delivery, 4K 60Hz HDMI Port, 10Gbps USB C and 2 USB A Data Ports, Ethernet Port, microSD and SD Card Reader, for MacBook Pro and More

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Solar Power Gear
Under $200

Genasun GV-10-Li-14.2V, 10.5 A MPPT Charge Controller for Lithium (4S LiFePO4) battery

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Everyday Carry Gear
Under $25

COAST HX5 360 Lumen LED Flashlight, Pure Beam Focusing, Slide Focus, Pocket Clip, Weatherproof, Pocket Sized, Battery Included

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Winlink Gear
Under $100

NEW Microsoft Surface Go Type Cover

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Winlink Gear
Under $25

Surface Car Charger, 42W 12V 2.58A Power Supply for Microsoft Surface Pro 3/Pro 4/Pro 5/Pro 6, Surface Book, Surface Go, Surface Laptop with 5V 2.1A USB Charging Port (5Ft Cord)

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Cable Making Gear
Under $25

DC Power Pigtails Cable,3FT DC 5.5MM x 2.1MM Male Plug to Bare Wire Open End Power Wire Supply Repair Cable,16 AWG Barrel Connector Pigtail for CCTV Security Camera,DVR,LED Strip Light Etc-2 Pcs(M)

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Cable Making Gear
Under $25

DC Power Pigtails Cable,3FT DC 5.5MM x 2.1MM Female Plug to Bare Wire Open End Power Wire Supply Repair Cable,16 AWG Barrel Connector Pigtail for CCTV Security Camera,DVR,LED Strip Light Etc-2 Pcs(F)

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Cable Making Gear
Under $50

12 Terminal Power Distribution Block Bus Bar with Covers and Lock Washer Made in The USA - 180 Amps Rating Marine Bus Bar, Automotive, and Solar Wiring – Battery Terminal Distribution Block (Set of 2)

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Cable Making Gear
Under $100

10 AWG Inline Fuse Holder - 12 Volts Fuse Holder for 40A Blade Fuse (6 Pack)

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Cable Making Gear
Under $25

140 Pieces Fuses Automotive - Standard Blade Car Fuse Kit, Auto Fuse Assorted for Marine, RV, Camper, Boat, Truck (1A 2A 3A 5A 7.5A 10A 15A 20A 25A 30A 40AMP)

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Winlink Gear
Under $200

Beelink T4 Pro Mini PC, Celeron N3350 up to 2.4GHz Mini Computer, Mini Desktop Computer 4GB DDR +64GB, Small Computer PC Supports Dual HDMI, 4 USB 3.0, 2.4G+5.8G WiFi, BT4.0

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Winlink Gear
Under $200

UPERFECT Portable Monitor 13.3'' Computer Display [100% sRGB High Color Gamut] 2560×1600 USB C Monitor FHD Eye Care Gaming Screen IPS Mini HDMI Type C Dual Speaker VESA, Included Smart Cover Stand

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Deployment GearUnder $50

Eye Safety Systems 740-0283 Striketeam XTO Goggles, Gray

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Cable Making Gear
Under $25

RF Choke 31500 Ferrite Filter Core Material 31 Mix ID 1/2" 13mm

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Deployment Gear
Under $25

Loop Quiet Ear Plugs for Noise Reduction – Super Soft, Reusable Hearing Protection in Flexible Silicone for Sleep, Noise Sensitivity & Flights - 8 Ear Tips in XS/S/M/L – 27dB Noise Cancelling – Black

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Deployment Gear
Under $25

Sleep Mask for Side Sleeper, 100% Blackout 3D Eye Mask for Sleeping, Night Blindfold for Men Women, Pack of 3

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Deployment Gear
Under $25

Nashua Stretch & Seal Self-Fusing Silicone Tape

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Cable Making Gear
Under $100

Weller P2KC Professional Self-igniting Cordless Soldering Iron Kit

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Deployment Gear
Under $50

Weaver Leather Arborist Throw Line Storage Cube , Black/Orange

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Deployment Gear
Under $25

Weaver Leather Throw Weight

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Deployment Gear
Under $25

SGT KNOTS Dyneema Rope - Polyethylene Throw Line Arborist Rope - Tree Guide Rope - 1.75mm for Indoor and Outdoor Uses - Orange (180ft)

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Deployment Gear
Under $25

[UL Listed] Miady Short Power Extension Cord Outlet Saver, 16AWG/13A, 3 Prong (10 Pack, Black, 8 Inch)

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Deployment Gear
Under $50

Diamond MR77 144/440 Mobile Mag Antenna UHF Connector

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Deployment Gear
Under $25

Real Professional Grade Gaffer Tape by Gaffer Power - Made in The USA - Orange Fluorescent 2 in X 30 Yds Floor Markings & Social DISTANCING Lines. Heavy Duty Gaffers Tape - Non-Reflective

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Deployment Gear
Under $25

3M Safety 35-3/4X66FT-OR Scotch Vinyl Color Coding Electrical Tape 35, 3/4 in X 66 FT, Orange, 10 Carton, 100 Rolls/CASE, 66'

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Gear Organization
Under $25

Aonomi Compatible Label Tapes Replacement for Brother p Touch Label Maker (Orange, 18mm)

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Gear Organization
Under $100

BUBM 4Pcs/Set Computer Cable Electronic Organizer Travel Packing Gadgets Bag Pouch for Cables,External Flash Drive,Mouse,Memory Card,Power Bank

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Gear Maintenance
Under $50

DeoxIT Shield, Brush Applicator, Caig

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Deployment Gear
Under $25

Anteenna TW-BNCJ-SMAP (3 Packs) Adaptor Connector BNC Female to SMA Male is Suit for Ham (144/430MHz) Handheld Antenna BNC Male

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Deployment Gear
Under $50

Manfrotto PIXI Mini Tripod, Black (MTPIXI-B)

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Cable Making GearUnder $25

VELCRO Brand ONE-WRAP Cable Ties, 100Pk, 8 x 1/2" Black Cord Organization Straps, Thin Pre-Cut Design, Wire Management for Organizing Home, Office and Data Centers

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Deployment Gear
Under $25

USB Wall Charger, Anker 60W 6 Port USB Charging Station, PowerPort 6 Multi USB Charger for iPhone Xs/Max/XR/X/8/7/Plus, iPad Pro/Air 2/Mini/iPod, Galaxy S9/S8/S7/Edge/Plus, Note, LG, HTC, and More

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LIVE Episode 37
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LIVE Episode 35
Portable Solar Power

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LIVE Episode 34
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LIVE Episode 33
Radio to Computer Connections

Live Streamed: July 31, 2022

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LIVE Episode 32
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LIVE Episode 31
Hidden Winlink Features

Live Streamed: July 17, 2022

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LIVE Episode 30
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Live Streamed: July 10, 2022

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LIVE Episode 29
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LIVE Episode 28
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LIVE Episode 27
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LIVE Episode 26
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LIVE Episode 25
Repurposing Old Gear

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LIVE Episode 24
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LIVE Episode 23
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LIVE Episode 22
HF Communications

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LIVE Episode 21
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LIVE Episode 20
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Meeting: January 12, 2022

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