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Ham Radio Workbench Podcast

This podcast is your bi-weekly deep dive on making, DIY, electronics, and technical topics of interest to the ham radio operator. Join your hosts George KJ6VU and Jeremy KF7IJZ as they discuss current developments in ham radio while introducing listeners to a plethora of topics and skills such as test equipment, 3D Printing, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and more.

Feb 13, 2018

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George is down with the Flu, so Mark “Smitty Halibut” Smith KR6ZY guest hosts this week.  We debrief on Winter Field Day and talk about the battery projects on KF7IJZ’s workbench and the antenna project on KR6ZY’s workbench....


Jan 30, 2018

BayCon 2018

George attends the annual Bay-Net repeater conference BayCon and brings you a selection of presentations.  Mike K6ML talks about building 122Ghz radios using automotive sensors.  Marcel AI6MS talks about building ARKnet, a wireless emergency intranet for the city of Cupertino.  Finally, George provides more on build...


Jan 16, 2018

HRWB041 Digilent Analog Discovery Banner

When working with circuits diagnosis and design become nearly impossible if you can’t see what’s going on.  Digilent has created a super portable and affordable instrument that when combined with its Waveform software suite, it delivers to its users a bench worth of test and measurement instruments in a USB...


Jan 1, 2018

AMSAT Phase 4B Ground Station Design

A geostationary amateur satellite has been a dream for US Hams for years.  The AMSAT Phase 4B program aims to deliver on this dream.  Michelle Thompson W5NYV joins us to discuss the AMSAT Phase 4B program and her role in leading the Ground Station team.

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