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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.

Sep 19, 2023

We are coming to you live, well recorded live actually, from the QSO Today Academy.  On this episode we are joined by our favorite mega-fan Troy K4JDA and the regular crowd including Vince VE6LK, Thomas K4SWL, Mike VA3MW, Mark N6MTS and host George KJ6VU.  We talka bout all sorts of ham radio workbench related projects...

Sep 5, 2023

In this episode we learn all about the Mastodon social media network.  Mastodon is becoming very popular in the ham radio commnunity.  Christopher M0YNG is an expert in Mastodon and hosts the popular space for ham radio and SWLing. 

Aug 22, 2023

In this episode we talk with Don K9AQ who has build many HF RF amplifiers.  We take a dive in to the details about modern solid state amplifiers using LDMOS semiconductor technology.


Aug 8, 2023

In this episode, Gary, W9XT, tells us all about Beverage antennas.  Invented in the 1920's by Harald Beverage at AT&T, the Beverage antenna is widely used by serious DXers on the low HF bands including 160, 80 and 40 meters.  The Beverage antenna reduces the received signal strength and greatly reduces noise to make it...

Jul 25, 2023

In this episode we meet Garrett Dow, Kd6KPC, the owner of the popular web site Repeater Book.  We talk abour how Repeater Book came to be and also Garrett's radio trailer build projet.