Tag: Linux

LHS Episode #271: The Discord Accord

Welcome to Episode 271 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this week’s episode, the hosts discuss ARISS Phase 2, the Peanut Android app for D-STAR and DMR linking, a geostationary satellite from Qatar, open source software in the public sector, a new open-source color management tool, Linux distributions for…

LHS Episode #268: Getting the AX

Welcome to the 268th episode of Linux in the Ham Shack! In this episode, we discuss several amateur radio, Open Source and Linux in the Ham Shack-y topics. Those include a special call sign prefix for Australia, the Amateur Radio Parity Act (again), vulnerabilities in APT, API vs. IP, PJON,…

LHS Episode #266: #$%&! Net Neutrality

Welcome to the first episode of Linux in the Ham Shack for 2019. In this episode, the hosts discuss topics including the 2018 RTTY Roundup using FT-8, Cubesats and wideband receivers in space, the ORI at Hamcation, Wekcan, Raspberry Pi-based VPN servers, the LHS Linux distributions, CW trainers and much…

LHS Episode #263: Better Than Brexit

Welcome to Episode 263 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts touch on a wide range of amateur radio and computing topics including net neutrality, satellite launches, CWops Awards, AI6TK, alternatives to Adobe Creative Cloud in the open-source world and much more. Thank you for…

LHS Episode #264: The Weekender XXI

Welcome to the 21st Weekender episode of Linux in the Ham Shack. This time around, we talk about the few contests and special event stations that are around for December. We also touch on Linux distros to try, things to do in the amateur radio and open source world and…

LHS Episode #262: RigPi Deep Dive

Welcome to Episode 262 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, we have a special guest, Howard Nurse, W6HN, a longtime amateur radio operator and open-source enthusiast. He has developed the RigPi Station Server, a Raspberry Pi-based hardware and software rig control and operation solution that will be manufactured…

LHS Episode #254: Fright Night

Hello! Thank you for tuning into the latest episode of Linux in the Ham Shack, Episode 254. In this episode, we discuss several topics including 6-meter operation, NASA’s Deep Space Gateway, LEDs and RF interference, IBM, Red Hat, System76 and so much more. Thank you for being a listener of our…

LHS Episode #255: The Weekender XVIII

This is Episode 255 of Linux in the Ham Shack. It’s our 18th edition of The Weekender. In this episode, we talk about upcoming amateur radio contests, special event stations, Open Source conferences, new and interesting Linux distributions, liquor, food, movies, music and more. Thank you for listening and hope you…

LHS Episode #259: SatNOGS Deep Dive

Welcome to Episode 259 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, we talk with Pierros Papadeas, SV1QVE, of the SatNOGS project. We take a deep look into the Open Space Foundation, SatNOGS and the linked satellite ground station network they have put together. We look under the covers at…

LHS Episode #258: The Weekender XIX

You have tuned into Episode 258 of Linux in the Ham Shack. This episode is the 19th edition of our Weekender series. In this episode, we discuss upcoming amateur radio contests, special event stations, open source conferences and more. We also give you some new distributions to try, amateur radio and…

LHS Episode #257: They’ve Gone Fuchsia

Hello, listeners! Welcome to Episode #257 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts discuss CNPOTA, YOTA and a bunch of other OTAs. There’s also information on balloon-based repeaters, the demise of Palm Radio, OpenSpot 2, Apple’s new T2 security chip, emotion analyzing AI and much more. Thank…

LHS Episode #253: JS8CALL Deep Dive

Hello and welcome to this episode of Linux in the Ham Shack! In our deep dive this time around, we take an in-depth look at the new weak-signal chat mode called JS8CALL, formerly FT8CALL. We explore the history and development of the mode, how it’s currently being used, the team behind…

LHS Episode #251: Party Like It’s 1499

Welcome to the latest installment of Linux in the Ham Shack. You’ve tuned into Episode 251 in which we take on topics from ARRL elections to the latest hurricane heading for the Florida panhandle to expanded privileges at 50MHz for IARU Region 1. We also look at Microsoft’s Infer.NET open AI…

LHS Episode #250: Amateur Radio Resources Deep Dive

Welcome to the 250th episode of Linux in the Ham Shack. On this milestone episode, we return to basics. We spend some time talking about resources for amateur radio on a variety of topics: testing and licensing, community and emergency involvement, elmering, learning, news, information gathering, hardware from parts to rigs…

LHS Episode #248: Release the Krakel

Hello and welcome to Episode #248 of Linux in the Ham Shack. We’re so glad you tuned in today. In this episode, we discuss crypto on the airwaves, Hurricane Florence, Sweden price gouging hams, meritocracy and diversity in Open Source, Linus Torvalds, Linux for Windows(??) and much more. Thank you for…

LHS Episode #247: Linux Audio Deep Dive

Welcome to Episode 247 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, we take a deep look at audio routing in Linux. We examine topics from the different audio servers and subsystems in Linux, to applications for audio routing, broadcasting, digital audio workstations and more. To help us in our…

LHS Episode #246: The Weekender XV

Welcome to the latest edition of the Linux in the Ham Shack Weekender! In this episode, we talk about upcoming amateur radio contests and special event stations, upcoming open source events, interesting Linux distributions to try, things to do with your ham shack and your weekend, including food, wine, beer, whiskey,…

LHS Episode #243: I’m Just a Bill

Welcome to the 243rd installment of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the Lone Host makes a valiant attempt at being three people. He tackles a range of great topics including PicoAPRS, the Tokyo Ham Fair, Mines on the Air, CPUs in low power mode, Steam, contesting, Klog and…