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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.

Jan 25, 2023

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...

Jan 10, 2023

In this episode, "special guest" George, KJ6VU, talks all about how to build a repeater system.  We explain about the radios, antennas, feedline, duplexers, controllers and more.

Dec 27, 2022

In this episode we hear 5 great talks from BayCon 2022.  The topics include go kit prep, radio coverage modeling, building a remote control keyboard for a radio, replacing the RS232 port with Ethernet and finally an introduction to the Bench Duino development board.


Dec 13, 2022

In this episode special guest Thomas Witherspoon, K4SWL, joins us to talk about his compact "Murphy Bench" project.  A workbench for small spaces.  We have several suggestions for design and equipment to outfit the bench.  On this show I am joined by regulars Mark N6MTS and Mike VA3MW.

Nov 29, 2022

In this episode special guest Thomas Witherspoon, K4SWL, YouTuber and blogger on all things portable operating shares his top picks for gift giving with the whole HRWB crew Rod VA3ON, Mark N6MTS, Mike VA3MW, Vince VE6LK and host George KJ6VU.