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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.

Feb 21, 2023

In thi episode, our very own Vince, VE6LK, tells us about his recent POTA (Parks on the Air) adventures where he operated from several parks in snowy Alberta Canada as part of the RAC Portable Operating Challenge.  Vince shares his advice on portable gear, operating tips and challenges of operating in cold weather.   By the end of the adventure Vince racked up 3,114 km of driving, 1,300 activator QSO's in SSB, CW and Digital, 32 unique POTA locations, 9 grid squares and one oil change over 14 days.