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This is your bi-weekly deep dive on making, DIY, electronics, and technical topics of interest to the radio amateur. Join your host George KJ6VU and the HRWB team 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. Ham radio is a hobby of hobbies - George and team introduce hams of all ages to experimenting and learning within ham radio, which can be one of the m ...
 
QSO Today is a weekly conversation, or QSO, between amateur radio operators about ham radio. Eric Guth, 4Z1UG, hosts a new guest every week to talk about their ham radio journey, their specialized expertise in ham radio, and how amateur radio has impacted their personal and professional lives. QSO Today is targeted at anyone interested in amateur radio who wants to learn more about this fascinating hobby.
 
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DitDit.fm is a podcast celebrating morse code, the CW operating mode and amateur radio. The show is hosted by Bruce Pea, N9WKE, and features conversations with interesting CW operators, offers useful CW operating tips, and encourages amateur radio operators at all levels to get on the air, have fun and enjoy operating CW!
 
The Phasing Line Podcast is brought to you by Marty Sullaway KC1CWF, and Sterling Coffey, N0SSC, whose combined age is still less than that of the average ham radio operator. We hope to bring some interesting conversation to the table like no other ham radio podcast on the market. We talk about everything - literally everything - in ham radio. Whether it's about a four-square array, or the D-STAR/System Fusion/DMR debate, youth, or SDR architecture, we have it all. Warning: Tangential conver ...
 
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Les Stephenson, from the Toronto area of Canada, has a long, rich history when it comes to the scanning hobby. Les was introduced to scanning as a teen in 1959 and has been hooked ever since. His near lifelong interest with scanning has seen just about every change in technology. From tunable dials, crystals, and synthesized tuners, to trunking and…
 
Jerry Spring, VE6TL, like many hams got an early start in amateur radio as a teen, but stepped out of the hobby to nurture a career and family. Upon returning Jerry revisited his love of vintage WW2 gear, vintage transceivers in general, and a love of CW and contesting to make enough contacts for DXCC. ForJerry, both hamshack and workbench are full…
 
In this episode we continue our deep dive into repeater building focusing on wide area repeater linking and an overview of digital repeater system management. Special "guest" George KJ6VU has many years of experience building repeater systems and is also the designer of the Sierra Radio Systems repeter control systems used by large linking systems.…
 
I believe we are overdue for a new HomePatrol from Uniden. The HomePatrol was originally released in late 2010. The BCD436HP & BCD536HP was released in January 2014. Later that year, we saw the HomePatrol-2. Since then, we've only seen one more release on the HomePatrol platform, and that was the SDS100 and SDS200 in 2019. These scanners allowed us…
 
Thomas, “Tommy” Henderson, WD5AGO, has always found EME or Moonbounce operation on the bands above 6 meters fascinating and worthwhile, making thousands of contacts by phone or CW. Building his own EME rigs has led to deep technical expertise and ham radio success. As a teacher and now department head of the Electronics Technology program at Tulsa …
 
Let's debunk 7 Scanner Radio Myths about the scanner radio hobby! Myth 1: Encryption is killing the hobby Myth 2: There is nothing left to listen to Myth 3: Simulcast is making scanning difficult Myth 4: It is too complicated to get started Listen to this podcast to hear the remaining myths. We also have a shorter video on our YouTube Channel 🎥 ===…
 
Quin Schultze, K8QS, began his ham radio journey as a teenager with modest means and found his calling in college where he majored in communications, leading to a doctoral degree. Through Quin’s looking glass we discuss the uniqueness of our ham radio hobby, the communities that form within it, and the real estate in the ether that we tend while on…
 
If you are looking to get started in the scanner radio hobby, I have 5 tips to help you get started today. I also walk through common mistakes and this podcast will help you avoid making common beginner mistakes. This podcast is also available in a shorter format on our YouTube Channel 🎥 https://youtu.be/l8RHrJ8z1Qg Step 1 - Make a list of what it …
 
Paul Simmonds, VK5PAS, now a retired South Australia Police detective, is a relatively new ham, along with his wife, Marija, VK5MAZ. They have taken the hobby to new heights by operating in the great outdoors of South Australia, participating in WWFF, SOTA, POTA, and other outdoor amateur radio operating events. He collects certificates, QSL cards,…
 
Every month I answer your questions on the podcast. If you have a question you would like me to answer, please leave me a voicemail at 516-308-2885 or by visiting www.scannerschool.com/ask Don't forget to join us on YouTube on the first Tuesday of every month for our live Q&A session. Click here to Subscribe! Questions answered on this week's podca…
 
Mark Persons, W0MH, was a recent speaker at the QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo where he presented “How to build a Broadcast Engineer’s Version of a HF Amateur Radio Station, detailing his home ham radio shack installation meeting broadcast standards. Broadcast radio ran in Mark’s family, and he spent a long and successful career as a broadcast engineer…
 
Why is one of my favorite nights to listen to the scanner radio New Years Eve? That is because my scanner allows me to get behind the scenes to the biggest New Years Eve party in the United States. Every year in Times Square, the ball drops at midnight and the entire event is televised on Dick Clark's Rockin' New Years with Ryan Seacrest. Using my …
 
Walt Stinson, W0CP’s love of shortwave listening, amateur radio, and electronics led him to a career as an entrepreneur and founder of ListenUp, in Denver, Colorado. Walt remained on the cutting edge of the consumer electronics industry leading to his induction into the Consumer Electronics Association Hall of Fame. W0CP enjoys working DX, contesti…
 
I enjoy having conversations with others in the scanner radio hobby, and those of you who listen to the podcast. Many of us have the same backstory on how we found our way into the hobby, and others have their own unique journey. Today, Blake Hagerty is here to share his story and how he found his way into the radio hobby. =========================…
 
Bill Levy, N2WL, operates from his apartment in New York City, and from a remotely controlled FlexRadio station in Colorado, as part of a network of remotely controlled stations available for hire. As a kid, Bill paid for his ham radio hobby by running Wall Street, and he did a stint as a wildlife photographer for Time-Life and Partridge Films, whi…
 
Joey Absi talks about how he built his own scanner radio using a Raspberry Pi and Free Software. Joey's home built scanner went through several revisions before it became what it is today. And while most of what Joey built can be duplicated at home, he did design some of his own circuits to build a better version. All session notes with links to th…
 
Mike Crestohl, W1RC, is the benevolent dictator and founder of Near Fest, New England Amateur Radio Festival, a collector of WW2 spy radios, a journalist with contributions to amateur magazines, and a lover of Collins boat anchor gear. Mike likes to operate a remote station while on the road and is my QSO Today.…
 
Every month I answer your questions on the podcast. If you have a question you would like me to answer, please leave me a voicemail at 516-308-2885 or by visiting www.scannerschool.com/ask Don't forget to join us on YouTube on the first Tuesday of every month for our live Q&A session. Click here to Subscribe! Questions answered on this week's podca…
 
Mooneer Salem, K6AQ, discovered that amateur radio provides plenty of opportunities for hams who also love computers and computer programming. K6AQ loves open source, contributing to HF digital voice development in the Free-DV Project, and improving on WinLink HF digital email gateways. Combine all this with Software Defined Radio and you have an a…
 
Garrett joins the podcast again this week to talk about how multiple different agencies and jurisdictions communicate in the San Francisco Bay Area. Garrett spent quite a bit of time listening to the interop channels in his area to determine how and when they would be used. One note that Garrett does want to stress, is that how things work in his a…
 
Ted Robinson, K1QAR, was a speaker in the last QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo on the subject of magnetic loop antennas, especially in noisy urban areas, HOAs, and urban lots. Ted has a long ham radio history, a love of surfing, aviation, restoring Collins Equipment, and now expertise in the construction and use of high power magnetic loop antennas. K1Q…
 
Are you looking for a new Uniden Scanner or Whistler Scanner Radio? Are you unsure of what to buy and what is the right scanner for you? Our 2022 Holiday Buyer’s Guide will help you navigate the current Scanner Radio Landscape from both Uniden and Whistler, and also give you some tips, tricks, and free resources along the way. This podcast episode …
 
Michael Fluegemann, KE8AQW, is a next generation ham, active on HF and CW. Michael is an engineer at Ford, likes the Long Island CW Club, and made a training video on the popular Morserino Arduino training device on this YouTube channel. KE8AQW provides some insight into how we might attract the next generation of hams in this QSO Today.…
 
Brian Rackham is our guest this week on the podcast. Brian is finishing his Doctoral Dissertation at Arizona State University on the Scanner Radio hobby. In the first half of the conversation, I'll ask Brian about his research and in the second half, Brian asks me questions to help with his thesis. What You Need To Know Brian worked has worked many…
 
Hayden Honeywood, VK7HH, is a Ham Radio YouTuber, with an interest in VHF, UHF, and microwave amateur operations using multiple modes including WSPR. Hayden operates a remotely controlled station, as well as maintains the repeater network that serves his island State of Tasmania, Australia. VK7HH shares his knowledge, expertise, and his ham radio s…
 
Bringing a Scanner to Washington DC can be very exciting and also very confusing. There are a lot of “Alphabet” agencies to try to listen to, but many are encrypted. Even Police activity is secure. But, if you know what other agencies are around, you’ll quickly see there are ways to connect the dots and still know what is happening around our Natio…
 
Lee Finkel, KY7M, honed his operating skills passing CW messages for the Nation Traffic System in the 60s. His membership in the with Central Arizona DX Association, after moving to Phoenix from Chicago, led KY7M to an interest in DX, DXpeditions to West Africa, and contesting. Lee is now a trustee of the NA7TB Milt Jensen N5IA Memorial Station, a …
 
In this episode Mark, N6MTS, describes his proposal for a universal standard interface for headsets which would allow you to plug your favorite headset into any radio. This would be great for multi station / multi operator events like Field Day, emergency operations centers and contesting in general.…
 
Every month I answer your questions on the podcast. If you have a question you would like me to answer, please leave me a voicemail at 516-308-2885 or by visiting www.scannerschool.com/ask Don't forget to join us on YouTube on the first Tuesday of every month for our live Q&A session. Click here to Subscribe! Questions answered on this week's podca…
 
David Trachtenberg, N4WWL’s ham radio journey started with shortwave listening as a young teen growing up on the East Coast, and once licensed, matured to operating Air Force MARS in the service of his hobby and country. David appreciates the variety of new equipment and technology as well as making new friends on the air. N4WWL is my QSO Today.…
 
Nobody wants to get burned when buying and selling online. The internet can be a very unsafe place to exchange cash for goods, especially when you let your guard down. I’ve been buying and selling radios online for several decades now, and I’ve learned a few hard mistakes, and I’ve also learned how to be cautious as well. Here are some tips to stay…
 
Murray Greenman, ZL1BPU, now a silent key, was my guest in Episode 71 more than 5 years ago. Murray was famous in amateur circles for the development of many popular digital modes. I spoke to Murray over Skype from his home in New Zealand. The body of Murray’s work, spanning over 20 years, includes a book, Digital Modes For All Occasions, and on-li…
 
In this episode we talk with Carlos Felix, KD9OLN, an avid skydiver and ham radio operator that blends his two hobbies into one ! Carlos works stations on HF and VHF while skydiving from 14,000 feet. We talk with Carlos about his journey to skydiving and ham radio, the gear he uses and how it works.By Ham Radio Workbench Podcast
 
Clayton runs “Moorpark Scanner”, a popular Facebook Page which is a citizen journalist style account. At only 20 years old, Clayton has an edge that many of us do not have when it comes to social media. His pages have a professional appearance and he understands how to bring attention to his photos and updates online. To help him monitor local acti…
 
Art Bell, W6OBB, now a silent key, was my guest on Episode 85, in March of 2016 and the interview that follows is the remastered version. Art was a very active ham from his QTH in Pahrump, Nevada, and his 160 meter Rhombic antennas were legendary. He was also one of the most popular late night talk radio hosts for over 30 years, syndicated nationwi…
 
Do you know how to find Pirates, Anomalies, and odd transmissions? Our guest today, “Radio McRadioface” hunts out these transmissions from his location just outside of Washington DC. He is always tuning around looking for interesting transmission and keeping logs on what he is finding. McRadioface’s setup is a bit extreme, but today he will share h…
 
There are a lot of great advisors and instructors who teach Morse Code and CW. I think Mark Tyler, K5GQ, is one of the greatest CW teachers there has ever been! If you ever get the opportunity to take Mark’s class, don’t pass it up! You will become a much better CW operator and the joy you will get from your CW will be compounded beyond your wildes…
 
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