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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.

Nov 8, 2016

This week, we announce the details of the Antenna Analyzer project!  George teaches Jeremy about all the facets of DIY printed circuit board (PCB) design using AutodeskEagle (Show Sponsor, download for free ).  George discusses Schematic Capture, Board Layout, and an overview of PCB fabrication.

Antenna Analyzer BOM, designs, directions, and software available -

Forums to provide support -

CommRadio CTX-10 SDR Transceiver -

Designed a case for my BlueDV and DVMega Dual Band board -

DVMega monoband - $130 -

BlueStack Micro Plus - $45 -

Link to 3DHubs 2016 Printer List:

Autodesk Fusion 360:

Rocket City 3D Printing (run by a Ham!) -

Printrbot Play - $400 -

Printrbot Play Heated Bed Y Axis Upgrade - $75 -

Hobby PCB RS-UV3 200mw 3 band transceiver boards -

Seedstudio -

OSH Park -

EEVBlog #939 How to Manufacture a PCB -

EEVBlog #127 - PCB Design for Manufacturing Tutorial -