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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 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. Ham radio is a hobby of hobbies - George and Jeremy introduce hams of all ages to experimenting and learning within ham radio, which can be one of the most rewarding aspects of the hobby.

We are proudly sponsored by Autodesk Eagle ECAD tools and Elecraft.
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Dr. Jack Mandelman K1VT, active DXer and CW Operator, joins us again to discuss non-conventional antenna options. PERMALINK = https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/podcast/more-magnetic-loop-antennas Our Website - http://www.hamradioworkbench.com/ Follow us on Twitter -  https://twitter.com/hamworkbench Contact us -  http://hamradioworkbench.com/contact Connect with us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hamradioworkbench/ BrandMeister Talkgroup 31075 - https://hose.brandmeister.network/group/31075/ Digilent Analog Discovery 2 HRWB Bundle - https://store.digilentinc.com/ham-radio-workbench-bundle/ Coupon Code HamRadioWorkbench2021 Ham Radio Workbench will participate in the QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo August 14th and 15th Booth + conference tables to meet and chat - https://www.qsotodayhamexpo.com/ QSL Card from KD9OLN, Parachute Mobile - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nOk6LZ-_wY Listen at about 5:10 Argon ONE M.2 SATA Raspberry Pi 4 Case - https://www.argon40.com/argon-one-m-2-case-for-raspberry-pi-4.html HomeBridge Smart Device bridge to Apple HomeKit - https://homebridge.io/ TP Link KASA Power Strips - https://www.kasasmart.com/us/products/smart-plugs/kasa-smart-wi-fi-power-strip-hs300 Interview: Frank Howell Grilled me about Cycle25, and the concept of Virtual clubs (along with on the ICQ Podcast - episode 352 ICQ Podcast Episode 352 - Hubs, Clubs and Virtual Meetings ...https://www.icqpodcast.com › download-the-show › icq-p...     Pascal Villenuve - VA2PV - AVITA Windows 10 Logging notebook - ok its a generic notebook but $150 USD - what a deal -          Avita Magus II [WT9M10C44] 10 Inches Intel Celeron 4GB RAM 64GB Storage Touch 2-in-1 Windows 10 Tablet PC Black      Sourdough: A Novel, by Robin Sloan - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B073JZNP18/ Art Maxwell book - Reflections - https://ca1lib.org/book/5279365/b3a6d5 Magloop calculator - https://www.66pacific.com/calculators/small-transmitting-loop-antenna-calculator.aspx Warning sign - https://www.amazon.com/JAC-MERCH-PRODUCTS-Danger-Sticker/dp/B07XLQMNZG
This week we take a look at directional antennas. Our Website - http://www.hamradioworkbench.com/ Follow us on Twitter -  https://twitter.com/hamworkbench Contact us -  http://hamradioworkbench.com/contact Connect with us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hamradioworkbench/ BrandMeister Talkgroup 31075 - https://hose.brandmeister.network/group/31075/ Digilent Analog Discovery 2 HRWB Bundle - https://store.digilentinc.com/ham-radio-workbench-bundle/ Coupon Code HamRadioWorkbench2021 PackTenna TrekMount portable VHF antenna http://www.packtenna.com Lab599 TX-500: https://lab599.com Portable: mcHF  http://www.m0nka.co.uk/ Transverter va3mw was talking about https://www.ebay.com/itm/254510549922?hash=item3b4202cba2:g:k5UAAOSwAi9fFz6O Flex radio WaveForms https://www.flexradio.com/documentation/smartsdr-waveform-api-pdf/ UHSDR on Github https://github.com/df8oe/UHSDR/wiki Home: Flex 6400 https://www.flexradio.com/products/flex-6400-signature-series-sdr-transceiver/ Attended FDIM, won a SoftRock RXTX Ensemble! Not sure what to do with it… :-D http://fivedash.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=7 Morse tutor www.w8bh.net Virtual ham band on the internet, V Band https://hamradio.solutions/vband/ MG Chemicals conductive paints https://www.mgchemicals.com/category/conductive-paint/ RS-485 magnetometer https://4o3a.com/azimuth-magnetic-sensor 20v Dewalt tool family https://www.dewalt.com/products/power-tools/shop-by-cordless-platform/20v Antenna Theory Directivity The National Film Board of Canada for the Canadian Air Forces - Great explanation of Directivity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysNkjEnoRsU Antenna Fundamentals Bandwidth. Military Training film. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6VE9xoA_6M&t=569s Urban Beam:  https://helpdesk.flexradio.com/hc/en-us/articles/202118688-How-to-Submit-a-Request-for-Technical-Support#:~:text=Just%20click%20on%20the%20Sign,of%20the%20HelpDesk%20home%20page https://consumer.steppir.com/shop/horizontal-antennas/2-element-antenna-products/urbanbeam-package/ What ever happened to the quad?  Used to be popular https://www.electronics-notes.com/articles/antennas-propagation/cubical-quad-antenna/quad-basics.php Smitty’s Comet H-422 https://www.cometantenna.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/H-422-instructions.pdf   Mark’s setup: https://youtu.be/Jd3iCfUe9H8 Doublet http://webclass.org/k5ijb/antennas/All-Band-Doublet.htm
We’ve got quite the roundtable this week - Smitty N6MTS, Rod VA3ON, and Mike VA3MW join us to ask about interesting projects on our workbenches, and our plans for Field Day 2021 PERMALINK - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/podcast/field-day-2021 Our Website - http://www.hamradioworkbench.com/ Follow us on Twitter -  https://twitter.com/hamworkbench Contact us -  http://hamradioworkbench.com/contact Connect with us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hamradioworkbench/ BrandMeister Talkgroup 31075 - https://hose.brandmeister.network/group/31075/ Digilent Analog Discovery 2 HRWB Bundle - https://store.digilentinc.com/ham-radio-workbench-bundle/ Coupon Code HamRadioWorkbench2021 Smitty's LCD Nixie Tube Clock -  https://www.banggood.com/Pseudo-glow-Tube-Programmable-Display-IPS-Screen-RGB-Clock-Desktop-Creative-Ornaments-Digital-Clock-Colorful-LED-Picture-Display-p-1789259.html Smitty's Firmware for said Clock -  https://github.com/SmittyHalibut/EleksTubeHAX A real Nixie Tube clock - https://www.tindie.com/products/PV_Electronics/nixie-tube-clock-kit-with-in-12-tubes/  EpocCam - https://www.elgato.com/en/epoccam ZM-2 Antenna Matching Unit - https://steadynet.com/emtech/ Alfa Spid Rotator - http://www.alfaradio.ca Osmo Wood Finishes - https://www.osmo.de/en/
Doug K6JEY is back to talk about the test equipment and methods for optimizing receiver performance. PERMALINK - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/podcast/receiver-optimization Our Website - http://www.hamradioworkbench.com/ Follow us on Twitter -  https://twitter.com/hamworkbench Contact us -  http://hamradioworkbench.com/contact Connect with us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hamradioworkbench/ BrandMeister Talkgroup 31075 - https://hose.brandmeister.network/group/31075/ HamShack Hotline - https://hamshackhotline.com https://hamshackhotline.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/HH-FAQ.pdf DX Engineering - How Hamshack Hotline works Corsair Components, Inc.           (Streamdeck, etc) K6JEY presentation - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/articles.html
HRWB127-Prototyping

HRWB127-Prototyping

2021-04-2002:25:041

This week, Mike, George, Rod, and Jeremy discuss the approach and tools of prototyping. PERMALINK - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/podcast/prototyping Our Website - http://www.hamradioworkbench.com/ Follow us on Twitter -  https://twitter.com/hamworkbench Contact us -  http://hamradioworkbench.com/contact Connect with us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hamradioworkbench/ BrandMeister Talkgroup 31075 - https://hose.brandmeister.network/group/31075/ Digilent Analog Discovery 2 HRWB Bundle - https://store.digilentinc.com/ham-radio-workbench-bundle/ Coupon Code HamRadioWorkbench2021 Build your own electronics workshop book - https://www.amazon.com/Build-Your-Own-Electronics-Workshop-ebook/dp/B00820LWHK MakerPipe - https://makerpipe.com/
Dan Quigley N7HQ, Director of Amateur Products at Flex Radio, joins us discuss the role of your network in your shack. PERMALINK - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/podcast/the-network-in-your-shack Our Website - http://www.hamradioworkbench.com/ Follow us on Twitter -  https://twitter.com/hamworkbench Contact us -  http://hamradioworkbench.com/contact Connect with us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hamradioworkbench/ BrandMeister Talkgroup 31075 - https://hose.brandmeister.network/group/31075/ Previous HRWB Episode on Network Concepts - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/podcast/introduction-to-networking-and-network-security Download Files for the Flex Radio 19” Rack Patch Panel - HERE WIHA Electric Screwdriver - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08W7RXFWK/ MoCA - Multimedia over Coax Alliance - http://www.mocalliance.org/ Node-RED - https://nodered.org/ Node-RED Ham Radio Group - https://groups.io/g/nodered-hamradio Netgate Routers - https://shop.netgate.com/ Ubiquiti Network Equipment - https://www.ui.com/ DynDNS - https://account.dyn.com/ Free DNS services - https://techwiser.com/dyndns-alternatives/ Free diagramming - https://draw.io/
Join George, Jeremy, Smitty, Vince, Mike, and Rod as we answer audience questions live!
Winter is going, and that means it’s time to start preparing for springtime operations!  George, John W7DBO, Mike VA3MW, and Rod VA3ON join to talk about their projects to prepare for Spring. PERMALINK - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/podcast/spring-project-roundtable Our Website - http://www.hamradioworkbench.com/ Follow us on Twitter -  https://twitter.com/hamworkbench Contact us -  http://hamradioworkbench.com/contact Connect with us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hamradioworkbench/ BrandMeister Talkgroup 31075 - https://hose.brandmeister.network/group/31075/ Join us LIVE Friday March 12th at the QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo at 9PM EST/6PM PST https://www.qsotodayhamexpo.com/ Low Band Systems - https://lowbandsystems.com https://www.dxengineering.com/parts/lbs-six2two-uhf/media/video Some great Technical slides with all the math / science (Hamvention 2017) - https://static-sl.insales.ru/files/1/7984/4996912/original/Using_High_Performance_Multiplexer_Technology_v1c.pdf RadioStuff - https://groups.io/g/RadioStuff www.eb104.ru Cool little HDMI Camera - https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1526285-REG/aida_imaging_hd_100a_hdmi_pov_camera_with.html Cool video switcher/streamer - https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/media/release/20200730-02
This week we have a mega cast to discuss how to start a workbench on a $250 budget.  George KJ6VU, Rod VA3ON, Vince VE6LK, and Dan AG7GM all present their recommendations while Mike VA3MW and Jeremy KF7IJZ give insight to the selections offered. PERMALINK - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/podcast/250-dollar-workbench Our Website - http://www.hamradioworkbench.com/ Follow us on Twitter -  https://twitter.com/hamworkbench Contact us -  http://hamradioworkbench.com/contact Connect with us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hamradioworkbench/ BrandMeister Talkgroup 31075 - https://hose.brandmeister.network/group/31075/ Join us at the QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo on Friday 3/12, 2021 at 2100 EST / 1800 PST - https://www.qsotodayhamexpo.com/  BayCon 2021 Videos - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfAM3ZqzDZxL2Ez5R2oD-Qw Mike's $31 DMM - https://www.banggood.com/ANENG-620A-4_7-inch-Large-LCD-Screen-Automatic-+-Manual-Intelligent-True-RMS-Digital-Multimeter-Resistance-Diode-Capacitance-Temperature-Frequency-Test-p-1805601.html?rmmds=myorder&cur_warehouse=CN&ID=6287842 Vince D'eon VE6LK - http://ve6lk.com/ and https://twitter.com/VE6LK George Builds an IC-705 portable case - ttps://www.hamradioworkbench.com/george-kj6vus-blog.html Tester Diode Triode Capacitor Resistor Transistor LCR ESR NPN PNP MOSFET - https://www.amazon.com/wisTek-Transistor-Capacitor-Resistor-Colorful/dp/B07SZQ7VTF/ref=sr_1_83?dchild=1&keywords=lcr+esr+meter&qid=1613767657&sr=8-83 Plasti-Dip - https://www.homedepot.com/b/Plasti-Dip/N-5yc1vZ6z7  Veto Pro Pac - https://vetopropac.com/  Cycle25 Club YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCy_0gANQteAstN8wHJR8QPw George's List - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1SuskqruwVKmGCd15li9__VOVXv45fz8rd7jqtpyL3Yw/edit?usp=sharing Vince's List - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1JQDEhrkI1ZuVnZaAKkoyyCSBUsRNBswHgkL9JVmRsxI/edit?usp=sharing Dan's List - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ES1RqjK2JgH22COja79vSv4Dl4XJSfucV9wjfFxRd4I/edit?usp=sharing Rod's List Rod - Pliers kit (6) Craftsman Stanley Black & Decker/Dewalt 22 https://www.amazon.com/CRAFTSMAN-Pliers-6-Piece-Pouch-CMHT81716/dp/B07QL3CLRS/ref=sr_1_9?dchild=1&keywords=electronics+tool+set&qid=1613782573&sr=8-9 Screwdrivers (16) (iPhone) Craftsman Tell this story 20 https://www.amazon.com/CRAFTSMAN-944979-Pieces-Set-Electronics/dp/B01HZWV0JU/ref=sr_1_5?dchild=1&keywords=craftsman+electronics+screwdrivers&qid=1613782859&sr=8-5 Ratcheting screwdriver/Bits Craftsman Have this already? 20 https://www.amazon.com/CRAFTSMAN-Ratcheting-Screwdriver-26-Piece-CMHT68001/dp/B07SGVXKZ9/ref=pd_bxgy_img_3/146-1530988-4851835?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B07SGVXKZ9&pd_rd_r=c4901bbb-ba48-4453-b4ad-5578484f367f&pd_rd_w=SsvfV&pd_rd_wg=JDFZ7&pf_rd_p=f325d01c-4658-4593-be83-3e12ca663f0e&pf_rd_r=MRA12DNAN97M113YKF9Z&psc=1&refRID=MRA12DNAN97M113YKF9Z Soldering Rod -  Solder Station Weller WESD51 Used 48 48 https://www.ebay.com/itm/Weller-WESD51-Digital-Solder-Station-50-W-350-850-F/114680045896?hash=item1ab376a148:g:s8AAAOSw~Q9gJadb   we1010na New 109 0 https://www.amazon.com/Weller-WE1010NA-Digital-Soldering-Station/dp/B077JDGY1J/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=WE1010NA&qid=1613781309&sr=8-2   Education kit 159 usd with lb solder and xcelites     Test Equipment DMM - Digital Multi Meter Fluke Model 101 New 51 https://www.amazon.com/Fluke-101-Multimeter-Resistance-Capacitance/dp/B00HE6MIJY/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=fluke+101&qid=1613781680&sr=8-1 Consumables Solder Kester "44" 63/37 .031 New 12.49 https://www.amazon.com/Kester-Rosin-Core-Solder-Dispense-Pak/dp/B017WK9HQS/ref=sr_1_7?dchild=1&keywords=SOLDER+kester+63%2F37&qid=1613781863&s=industrial&sr=1-7 Solder wick Tiny roll (Yellow) New 3.5 https://www.amazon.com/MG-Chemicals-Desoldering-Length-Yellow/dp/B008O9W78C/ref=sr_1_7_mod_primary_new?dchild=1&keywords=solder+wick+yellow&qid=1613782353&sbo=RZvfv%2F%2FHxDF%2BO5021pAnSA%3D%3D&sr=8-7 Sponge Fits in caddy New 2.2 https://www.amazon.com/Weller-WCC104-Solder-Cleaning-Sponge/dp/B0091A7CUG/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=Sponge+for+weller+soldering+iron&qid=1613782468&sr=8-3 Jeremy's List Hakko FX-888D Soldering Station - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00ANZRT4M/ Hakko CHP-170 Micro Cutters - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FZPDG1K/ Uni-T UT-139C Digital Multimeter - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B016JXASYE/ Irwin VISE GRIP Wire Stripper - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000OQ21CA/ iFixit Mako Precision Screwdriver Set - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0189YWOIO/ Mitotoyu Pocket Steel Rule - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001OBX14Q/ 1/4" Right Angle Driver Set - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0062FSAVI/ EEVBlog BM235 DMM - https://www.amazon.com/EEVblog-BM235-Brymen-Multimeter/dp/B01JZ1ADCO/
HRWB122-BayCon 2021 Station

HRWB122-BayCon 2021 Station

2021-02-0901:24:48

It's time for BayCon once again! In this episode, Mike Walker VA3MW walks us through his station automation and talks about leveraging Node Red for control. PERMALINK - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/podcast/baycon-2021-station-automation Our Website - http://www.hamradioworkbench.com/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/hamworkbench Contact us - http://hamradioworkbench.com/contact Connect with us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hamradioworkbench/ BrandMeister Talkgroup 31075 - https://hose.brandmeister.network/group/31075/ Intro to Station Automation Video - https://youtu.be/AJGhu8r7cYU?t=11671 Using Node Red for Station Automation Video - https://youtu.be/AJGhu8r7cYU?t=15234
Steve Hicks N5AC, Chief Technology Officer for Flex Radio, joins us to talk about the approach that Flex takes to build not just radios, but radio platforms. PERMALINK - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/podcast/flexradio-hardware-architecture Our Website - http://www.hamradioworkbench.com/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/hamworkbench Contact us - http://hamradioworkbench.com/contact Connect with us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hamradioworkbench/ BrandMeister Talkgroup 31075 - https://hose.brandmeister.network/group/31075/
Kevin KM6WUM joins to talk about building a portable satellite tracker. PERMALINK - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/podcast/portable-satellite-tracker Our Website - http://www.hamradioworkbench.com/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/hamworkbench Contact us - http://hamradioworkbench.com/contact Connect with us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hamradioworkbench/ BrandMeister Talkgroup 31075 - https://hose.brandmeister.network/group/31075/
HRWB119-Portable Ops

HRWB119-Portable Ops

2020-12-2902:12:13

Mke K8MRD stops by to talk about portable operation.  George and Jeremy discuss their new ICOM IC-705s. Our Website - http://www.hamradioworkbench.com/ Follow us on Twitter -  https://twitter.com/hamworkbench Contact us -  http://hamradioworkbench.com/contact Connect with us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hamradioworkbench/ BrandMeister Talkgroup 31075 - https://hose.brandmeister.network/group/31075/ PERMALINK - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/podcast/portable-ops K8MRD Radio Stuff Youtube channel - https://www.youtube.com/k8mrdradiostuff G90 Go Box/Solar Generator video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHS1ONJ3TrI&t=1s G90 Go Box/Solar Generator build video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJ45RgHDUNU Harbor Freight Apache Cases - https://www.harborfreight.com/search?q=apache%20case Sherwood Engineering RF Receiver Comparison - http://www.sherweng.com/table.html IC-705 ZMount - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07P4LX3RF IC-705 cage - https://www.peovi.com/product/ic705-tatical-cage/ IC-705 Cage option 2 - https://www.ebay.com/itm/protective-case-cover-folding-stand-Antenna-Bracket-For-ICOM-705-IC-705/174559653485?hash=item28a490ee6d:g:W7AAAOSwaOtf2CxQ
HRWB118-RF PCB Design

HRWB118-RF PCB Design

2020-12-1501:40:30

Ben Jordan KN6GPS from Autodesk joins to discuss considerations of RF PCB Design. Our Website - http://www.hamradioworkbench.com/ Follow us on Twitter -  https://twitter.com/hamworkbench Contact us -  http://hamradioworkbench.com/contact Connect with us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hamradioworkbench/ BrandMeister Talkgroup 31075 - https://hose.brandmeister.network/group/31075/ PERMALINK - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/podcast/rf-pcb-design Mini VNA Tiny - https://www.amazon.com/1M-3GHz-Network-Analyzer-Generator-S-Parameter/dp/B07JNLDJBJ/ref=asc_df_B07JNLDJBJ/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=252589173590&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=15109129527556213336&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9061323&hvtargid=pla-584683107281&psc=1 The transmission line design handbook - https://www.amazon.com/Transmission-Handbook-Propagation-Microwave-Hardcover/dp/0890064369 Simberian RF EM circuit simulation - https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=simberian Lime SDR - https://limemicro.com/products/boards/limesdr/ AppCad - http://www.hp.woodshot.com/ QUCS Circuit Simulator - http://qucs.sourceforge.net/ Nano VNA - https://nanovna.com/ https://www.rtl-sdr.com/reviews-of-the-nanovna-an-ultra-low-cost-50-vector-network-analyzer/ Octiave - https://www.gnu.org/software/octave/index Open EMS field solver - https://openems.de/start/ Antenna Theory web site - http://www.antenna-theory.com/
HRWB117 - GNU Radio

HRWB117 - GNU Radio

2020-12-0102:25:19

This week George and Smitty spend time with Derek Kozel K0ZEL talking about the GNU Radio project. PERMALINK - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/podcast/GNU-Radio Our Website - http://www.hamradioworkbench.com/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/hamworkbench Contact us - http://hamradioworkbench.com/contact Connect with us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hamradioworkbench/ BrandMeister Talkgroup 31075 - https://hose.brandmeister.network/group/31075/ mcHF QRP Transceiver - by Chris M0NKA - http://www.m0nka.co.uk/ RemoteRig setup with TM-D710G for the Cardiff University Amateur Radio Society - GC0CDF - https://cardiffars.org.uk Double Delta Skeleton Slot, analysis. Data posted - https://github.com/SmittyHalibut/DoubleDeltaSlotAntenna George’s Blog - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/george-kj6vus-blog.html GNU Radio - https://www.gnuradio.org/ GNU Radio Tutorials for SSB receiver - https://wiki.gnuradio.org/index.php/Simulation_example:_Single_Sideband_transceiver PySDR - https://pysdr.org/ PlutoSDR: https://www.analog.com/en/design-center/evaluation-hardware-and-software/evaluation-boards-kits/adalm-pluto.html HackRF - https://greatscottgadgets.com/hackrf/one/ SDRPlay - https://www.sdrplay.com/
HRWB116-2020 Gift Guide

HRWB116-2020 Gift Guide

2020-11-1702:44:56

Rod, Mike, George, and Jeremy discuss gift ideas for the ham in your life as well as what 2020 has inspired them to carry into 2021. PERMALINK - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/podcast/2020-gift-guide Our Website - http://www.hamradioworkbench.com/ Follow us on Twitter -  https://twitter.com/hamworkbench Contact us -  http://hamradioworkbench.com/contact Connect with us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hamradioworkbench/ BrandMeister Talkgroup 31075 - https://hose.brandmeister.network/group/31075/ Raspberry Pi PiServer - https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/piserver/ Transcend MLC High Endurance SD Cards - https://www.amazon.com/Transcend-Information-Micro-Adapter-TS32GUSDHC10V/dp/B01BDKTQY6 MacLoggerDX - https://www.dogparksoftware.com/MacLoggerDX.html Wizkers Radio - http://www.wizkers.io/wizkersradio Nano VNA video Andreas HB9BLA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pjcEKQY_Tk&vl=en George’s Blog - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/george-kj6vus-blog.html RigExpert Antenna Analyzers - https://rigexpert.com/ LP-100A http://www.telepostinc.com/lp100.html  Array Solutions Power-Master II - https://www.arraysolutions.com/test-equipment/pm2-3k-so  Heil Parametric Receive Audio System (And Speaker) - https://heilhamradio.com/products/parametric-receive-audio-system/ Hakko FR-301 desoldering gun  - https://www.amazon.com/American-HAKKO-Products-FR301-03-Desoldering/dp/B07BFVFMS9/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=hakko+301&qid=1605322409&sr=8-1 Hakko FX888-D Soldering Station - https://www.amazon.com/Hakko-FX888D-23BY-Digital-Soldering-Station/dp/B00ANZRT4M/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=hakko+808&qid=1605322513&sr=8-3 Knipex - https://www.knipex.com/en/home/ Wiha - https://www.wihatools.com/ Wera - https://www-de.wera.de/en/ iFixIt Screw Driver Manta Kit - https://www.amazon.com/iFixit-Manta-Driver-Kit-Piece/dp/B07BMM74FD/ref=sr_1_5?dchild=1&keywords=ifixit&qid=1605321900&sr=8-5 Wera Metric Driver Set - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00I8MYMT2/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_5?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1 Wera Imperial Derive Set - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B016NC7NN0/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_6?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1 Raspberry Pi 400 - https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/raspberry-pi-400/?resellerType=home Fluke 101 DMM - https://www.amazon.com/Fluke-101-Multimeter-Resistance-Capacitance/dp/B00HE6MIJY/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=fluke+101&qid=1605572864&sr=8-2 Tekpower TP3016M Portable Handheld Variable DC Power Supply - https://www.amazon.com/Tekpower-TP3016M-Portable-Handheld-Variable/dp/B015OA1J82/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=variable+power+supply+12v+portable+electronics&qid=1605313439&sr=8-3 USB Power Supply - https://www.amazon.com/Monoprice-Obsidian-Smart-Charger-113914/dp/B0198QDMIS/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1QNUZJJPZP7T3&dchild=1&keywords=monoprice+obsidian+plus+usb+desktop+charger&qid=1605324760&sprefix=monoprice+obsi%2Caps%2C175&sr=8-1 4 Port USB power supply https://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=16242 Veto Pro Pac MB-MC - https://vetopropac.com/mb-mc-tool-bag-rubber-base/ National Suicide Prevention Helpline - https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ National Treatment Referral Hotline - https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline#:~:text=SAMHSA's%20National%20Helpline%20%E2%80%93%201%2D800,%2D662%2DHELP%20(4357) Veteran’s Crisis Line - https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/
Classic Radios with Dennis Kidder W6DQ and Mike VA3MW. PERMALINK - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/podcast/even-more-classic-radios Our Website - http://www.hamradioworkbench.com/ Follow us on Twitter -  https://twitter.com/hamworkbench Contact us -  http://hamradioworkbench.com/contact Connect with us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hamradioworkbench/ BrandMeister Talkgroup 31075 - https://hose.brandmeister.network/group/31075/ George’s Blog - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/george-kj6vus-blog.html
HRWB114-Wire Antennas

HRWB114-Wire Antennas

2020-10-2003:08:594

Mike, George, and Jeremy discuss the common types of wire HF antennas - Dipoles and End Feds.  We talk about the physical, electrical, and performance aspects of these antenna types. PERMALINK - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/podcast/wire-antennas Our Website - http://www.hamradioworkbench.com/ Follow us on Twitter -  https://twitter.com/hamworkbench Contact us -  http://hamradioworkbench.com/contact Connect with us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hamradioworkbench/ BrandMeister Talkgroup 31075 - https://hose.brandmeister.network/group/31075/ DIY 10Ghz Transverter - http://www.w1ghz.org/MBT/Simple_and_Cheap_Transverter_for_10_GHz.pdf 3ghz Reallocation - http://www.arrl.org/news/fcc-formally-adopts-proposals-to-remove-amateur-3-ghz-band-invites-comments New ARRL MicroController Book by Dr. Jack Purdum W8TEE - http://www.arrl.org/shop/Microcontroller-Projects-for-Amateur-Radio/ George’s Blog - https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/george-kj6vus-blog.html YCCC Choke Information - http://www.yccc.org/Articles/W1HIS/CommonModeChokesW1HIS2006Apr06.pdf Sloper Antenna - https://www.hamradiosecrets.com/sloper-antenna.html Inverted V Antenna - https://m0ukd.com/calculators/inverted-vee-antenna/ Bell Labs Video on Wave Characteristics and Impedance - https://techchannel.att.com/play-video.cfm/2011/3/7/at&t-archives-similarities-of-wave-behavior End-Fed Wire Length - https://palomar-engineers.com/tech-support/tech-topics/best-hf-end-fed-antenna K8MRD PackTenna end fed half wave video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkL3s3_6AWM Random Wire Antenna Lengths - https://udel.edu/~mm/ham/randomWire/ IC-705 Tilt mount - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07P4LX3RF/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o09_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 IC-705 Tripod - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B076F4ZTW9/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o09_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1 IC-705 Backpack Insert - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B076446F6D/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Small case to put the camera insert and radio inside for storage / transit - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00BP8UUCE/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1 The Wireman - https://thewireman.com/ Davis RF - http://www.davisrf.com/ DX Wire - https://www.dx-wire.de/ Packtenna groups.io - https://groups.io/g/packtenna RigExpert Antenna Analyzers - https://rigexpert.com/ NanoVNA Comparison Video - https://youtu.be/GipCVEsiqXc Toroid Suppliers - http://www.amidoncorp.com/ferrite-toroids/ https://palomar-engineers.com/ferrite-products/ferrite-cores https://www.fair-rite.com/
Mike VA3MW and Smitty KR6ZY are back to continue answering YOUR Amateur Radio questions! PERMALINK: https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/podcast/listener-questions-part-2 Our Website - http://www.hamradioworkbench.com/ Follow us on Twitter -https://twitter.com/hamworkbench Contact us -http://hamradioworkbench.com/contact Connect with us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hamradioworkbench/ BrandMeister Talkgroup 31075 - https://hose.brandmeister.network/group/31075/ Tripod for IC-705 - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B076F4ZTW9/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o09_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Z type tilt stand - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07P4LX3RF/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o09_s02?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Tenba BYOB 9 Slim Backpack Insert - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B076446F6D/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o07_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 MX-P50M Amplifier - https://www.ebay.com/itm/45W-MX-P50M-HF-Power-Amplifier-for-FT-817-ICOM-IC-703-Elecraft-KX3-QRP-FT-818/223997697007?hash=item34274d9bef:g:S2MAAOSw6WlerpH~ Bioenno 6Ah battery - https://www.bioennopower.com/collections/12v-series-lifepo4-batteries/products/12v-6ah-lfp-battery-black-w-pvc-pack Battery charger - https://www.bioennopower.com/products/14-6vdc-2a-ac-to-dc-charger-dc-plug-for-lifepo4-batteries QSO Today PackTenna presentation - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnx_DXFHNcU Under Desk Cable Management - https://www.amazon.com/Under-Desk-Cable-Management-Tray/dp/B07HMXBSLW/ref=sxin_9 Bioenno 12V Car Battery Charger - https://www.bioennopower.com/collections/8-ac-to-dc-chargers-accessories/products/14-6v-3a-car-charger-for-12v-lifepo4-batteries-bpc-1503car
Mike VA3MW and Smitty KR6ZY join us to answer YOUR Amateur Radio questions! PERMALINK: https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/podcast/listener-questions Our Website - http://www.hamradioworkbench.com/ Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/hamworkbench Contact us - http://hamradioworkbench.com/contact Connect with us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hamradioworkbench/ BrandMeister Talkgroup 31075 - https://hose.brandmeister.network/group/31075/ Smitty Simple mic splitter from my Audio Building Blocks Explained YouTube series - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyhRhuo30TzWvVQdhLuH-47H6lff0Knk5 Morserino - http://www.morserino.info/morserino-32.html Epic Power Gate - http://www.westmountainradio.com/product_info.php?products_id=epic-pwrgate Logbook of the World Info on Multiple Station Locations Define a Station Location for each new place (grid square) from which you operated, and use that Station Location to submit the QSOs you made from that location. Back to "Frequently Asked Questions" Common Mode Current Chokes - http://www.yccc.org/Articles/W1HIS/CommonModeChokesW1HIS2006Apr06.pdf Jeff Glass on beginning Electronics and other amazing information - https://jeff.glass/blog/ KR6ZY’s Audio Building Blocks Explained - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyhRhuo30TzWvVQdhLuH-47H6lff0Knk5
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Kirk Mona

Jeremy: "Where do I go to learn CW? George and Randy: ........... dead silence.

Mar 17th
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Cameron Woodard

1 hour and I completely forgot what this cast was about. 😵

Aug 19th
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