Tag: Linux

LHS Episode #245: Down with the Sickness

Welcome to Episode 245 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts discuss the threat of Hurricane Florence, the new PW-Sat2, amateur radio in lunar orbit, FOSSCON 2018, DXVK, Solus, popular topics in Open Source and more. Thanks for listening. 73 de The LHS Crew […] …

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 #244: Cubic and BitTorrent Deep Dive

Hello and welcome to Episode 244 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts take a deep dive into the LHS Linux distribution, based on Ubuntu. The distribution was created using Cubic and will be distributed, among other methods, by BitTorrent. We take a look at these two…

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…

BSD in the Ham Shack Episode 1

Our good buddy and co-host-on-hiatus Rich, KD0RG, is supplementing our vacation with some content for your ear holes! This is the first installment of his series, BSD in the Ham Shack. We’re sure it’s great. Have a listen! 73 de The LHS Crew …

LHS Episode #201: It’s Alive!

Welcome back to Linux in the Ham Shack! We have been on a three-month hiatus but we’re back. The show is bigger and better than ever. We’re packing in more content and making everything just a little bit more enjoyable for you, the listener. Thank you to everyone who has stuck…

LHS Episode #241: The Dark Side of Open Source

Welcome to Episode 241 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts discuss emcomm in Indonesia, the UN radio club, amateur radio license changes in Norway, open source software in automobiles and medical fields, becoming an APRS weather alert station an another dive into the Github bins. Thank…

LHS Episode #204: Jump Around

In this episode, your hosts discuss the monkeyshines at the ARRL, the overwhelming popularity of a certain digital mode, Spectre and Meltdown (of course), WINE 3.0, WSJT-X, twclock, CLLOG, dxSpot and a whole lot more. Thank you for tuning in and hope your 2018 is going well. 73 de The LHS…

LHS Episode #206: Hamlib Deep Dive

Thanks for tuning into another episode of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode we take an in-depth look at the wonder of hamlib, the software that binds applications to your amateur radio hardware. It’s cross platform, small, actively developed and wonderful in general. Hope you enjoy. Please make sure…

LHS Episode #207: D-Star One – A Ham Radio Story

In this latest installment of Linux in the Ham Shack, the hosts discuss a new D-Star satellite being launched, wee ones deleting bookmarks, the ARRL and symbol rate limits, an Open Source anniversary, Ansible, a new LimeSDR and much more. Thank you for listening. We hope you enjoy! 73 de The…

LHS Episode #208: Ham Radio Logging Deep Dive

In this episode of Linux in the Ham Shack, the hosts take an in-depth look at ham radio logging. Topics include: should you log? What are the most popular logging applications? What formats are available? Should you log to the cloud? Logging best practices. And a whole lot more. We also…

LHS Episode #209: The Weekender III

Welcome to another edition of The Weekender. These episodes are designed to give you fun things to do, touch, hear or see for your weekend. It may be food, drink, amateur radio, science, technology, open source or anything at all. But the hope is that it’s enjoyable, entertaining and possibly educational….

LHS Episode #240: The Weekender XIV

Hello and welcome to the 240th episode of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, we outline some of the great amateur radio contests and special events, open source events and distributions, and wine, food and song you can partake of in the next fortnight. Oh no, I said fortnight….

LHS Episode #210: Tripping Over Neurodiversity

In this slightly manic episode of Linux in the Ham Shack, the hosts discuss a variety of topics including building SDR antennas out of garbage, the pseudoscience of neurodiversity, training programs for teachers in technology, millenials amateur radio, open source hardware, how to behave in an increasingly PC world, fldigi on…

LHS Episode #211: The Weekender IV

Welcome to the fourth edition of The Weekender version of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts discuss the best cheese in the world, how “terrific” the podcast is, a young and complex single-malt Scotch, Hamvention 2018, W5MOO upgrading to General Class and much more. They even threw…

LHS Episode #212: SSTV Deep Dive

In Episode #212 of Linux in the Ham Shack, the hosts take an in-depth look at the origins and operation of Slow-Scan Television (SSTV) and the Linux-native application QSSTV which allows radio amateurs to enjoy the wonder of sending and receiving still images via radio waves. Thank you for listening and…

LHS Episode #239: Sighs, Sighs, Everywhere Sighs

Welcome to Episode 239 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts discuss updates to Ubuntu, amateur radio satellites, updates to WSTJ-X, the latest Linux kernel, security tools, AX.25, logging and much more. Thank you for listening! 73 de The LHS Crew …

LHS Episode #213: HF Antenna Woes

Welcome to Episode 213 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts discuss the proper installation of HF antennas, the HF Voyager project, FT-8 DXpeditions, Ubuntu 18.04 and Discourse, picking OSS licenses, the new release of WSJT-X and much more. Thank you for listening! 73 de The LHS…

LHS Episode #214: The Weekender V

It’s time for The Weekender again! And this weekend is St. Patrick’s Day. So make sure to wear green, lest you be pinched unmercifully. And while you’re at it, check out some of the Open Source and amateur radio-related events going on this weekend. You might also want to try our…

LHS Episode #215: APRS Deep Dive

Welcome to Episode 215 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, we take an in-depth look at APRS, the Automatic Packet Reporting System. This is a digital mode, frequently used on the VHF/UHF bands for propagating location information, weather data, message traffic and more from one station to another…

LHS Episode #216: The Weekender VI

Welcome to the latest Weekender edition of Linux in the Ham Shack! We’re all ready for the weekend and we hope you are too. In this episode we give you some tips on special event stations and contests to participate in over the next two weekends, Linux challenges to try, some…

LHS Episode #217: A Punch in the Facebag

Welcome to Episode 217 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts touch on upcoming hamfests and Hamvention 2018, FCC workshops on disaster preparedness, DX opportunities on 10 Meters, the death of Facebook, new and update ham radio software on Github and much more. Thanks for listening and…

LHS Episode #218: USB Deep Dive

Hello and welcome to Linux in the Ham Shack. This is Episode 218 and in it your hosts take a deep dive in to the world of serial devices and the Universal Serial Bus. Lots of information here about how to configure your Linux systems to work properly and more efficiently…