Podcasts or text announcements?

Discussion in 'Survey Center' started by N3EG, Nov 13, 2021.


For new product/advancement announcements in ham radio, which do you prefer?

  1. Podcasts

  2. Text with pictures

  3. Both

  4. Neither

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  1. N3EG

    N3EG Ham Member QRZ Page

    And it's about time for this one. Which do you prefer for announcing/describing new advancements in amateur radio?
  2. NN4RH

    NN4RH Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Brief web article (text with pictures) with a web link to more information that may be in the form of video, podcast, or just a longer more detailed article.

    I want to be able to decide within seconds whether or not the topic is of interest or value to me, then have the option of finding out more about it.

    Podcast or video is the least efficient way to do that, but may be suitable for more detail.
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  3. K8JD

    K8JD Ham Member QRZ Page

    Never have seen or used a podcast (I think).
    I delete most of the text msg that find my phone, mostly asking me to buy more minutes or ads for odd junk .
    I Hear and see some useful info on my Facebook and Yahoo goups connected to ham Radio. .
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  4. KA9JLM

    KA9JLM Ham Member QRZ Page

    No new advancements happening in amateur radio, So Neither and Both will be the same.
  5. KD1JT

    KD1JT Ham Member QRZ Page

    I don't bother with pod casts and videos, for the most part. Why should I burn 30 minutes when I can look it up and read it in 1 minute?
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  6. K0UO

    K0UO Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    I like printer ads or seeing it live at a HamFest if it's a new product.
    I've wasted 30 minutes before watching a stupid podcast and still not finding out much about the product.
    And I sure as hell don't need any more text coming in on my phone. HI
    Does anybody remember a specification sheet nowadays

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