6300 on the Big Screen TV

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I managed to get house extended 5 GHz WIFI network up and running using a Netgear EX6200. I loaded DogParkSDR onto my Apple MacBook Pro. From there, I hooked the laptop to my Samsung 55" flat screen via an AppleTV box. Surprisingly, the internal microphone on the MacBook does surprisingly well.

I had a QSO with Carl, WB2PVY, up in Long Island (I said the Bronx) , 40 meters, 7.188 MHz. See the video Youtube link below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWSP129M_Iw

I had a prior 2 hour conversation on AM with WA4IRE on 7290, so this explains my hoarseness.

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Philip KA4KOE

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Yep. Good stuff.

I run almost exclusively from my MBA using DPSDR. I sometimes (rarely) use the built in MIC, but when I do, nobody complains about it.

 I typically use the white Apple earbuds that come with every iPhone and I have them EQ'd in DPSDR (very slight adjustments) and I get excellent audio reports with that, unsolicited.

 People will just say "wow your audio is good" and they are always super surprised that I'm using those earbuds! Give it a try.

 Rob http://www.qrz.com/db/N4GA
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I just like the idea of watching ham radio on my flat screen. This is exceptionally cool.
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You'll get over it.

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You're correct, unfortunately. When you boil it all down we're all playing with expensive toys.....not as bad, however, as those folks who fly planes or purchase fishing boats.