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LHS Episode #281: The Weekender XXVII

It’s time once again for The Weekender. This is our bi-weekly departure into the world of amateur radio contests, open source conventions, special events, listener challenges, hedonism and just plain fun. Thanks for listening and, if you happen to get a chance, feel free to call us or e-mail and…

LHS Episode #280: 1.21 Millimeters

Welcome to the 280th installment of Linux in the Ham Shack! In this episode, the hosts discuss a wide variety of topics including AMSAT, encoded amateur radio transmissions, SSSUUUHF records, a new version of VIM, JS8Call, TWCW, FSQ and a whole lot more. Thank you for listening. We hope you…

LHS Episode #279: Ham Radio Deluxe Deep Dive

Hello and welcome to Episode 279 of Linux in the Ham Shack! In this episode, the hosts take a deep dive into the wonderful world of Ham Radio Deluxe, the self-proclaimed radio amateur’s best asset, among other things. It’s an application that puts all of amateur radio on the palm…

LHS Episode #277: Nano Nano

Hello and welcome to the latest short-format episode of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts discuss improvements to the Nano editor, Indian satellites with amateur radio payloads, Puerto Rico bracing for a year of emcomm, add-on applications for WSJT-X, network time protocol (NTP) and much more….

LHS Episode #276: Logical Volume Management Deep Dive

Hello and welcome to Episode 276 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts take a relatively in-depth look at the world of Logical Volume Management under Linux. LVM is a method for creating redundant, scalable and highly available disk volumes that can span multiple physical drives…

LHS Episode #274: JS8Coin

Hello and welcome to the latest episode of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this week’s short topic show, the hosts discuss Virginia students building and launching satellites, amateur radio inspiring the EPA, BitCoin via radio, the Linux Kernel vs. PMEM, HL7 and Open Source and much, much more. Thank…

LHS Episode #273: DX Cluster and Spotting Deep Dive

Thank you for tuning into the latest episode of Linux in the Ham Shack. In Episode 273, the hosts take a deep dive into DX cluster applications and spotting techniques for finding those elusive amateur radio contacts. From desktop and mobile apps to networked nodes and server libraries as well…

LHS Episode #272: The Weekender XXIV

Good grief! It’s the latest edition of the Weekender! In this episode, the hosts put together a list of amateur radio contests and special events, upcoming open source conferences and a hefty does of hedonism that blends together and goes down like a luxurious sippin’ whiskey. Thank you for tuning…

LHS Episode #269: The Weekender XXIII

Welcome to our latest edition of The Weekender. In this episode, the hosts discuss the usual blend of hedonism mixed with some upcoming amateur radio contests and special event stations, interesting Linux distributions, open-source events and news, interesting discussion and much more. Thank you for being a listener. We appreciate…

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 #270: Logbook of the World Deep Dive

Welcome to the latest episode of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts take a deep dive into the ARRL application Logbook of the World. It’s a logging application with two components: the online database and statistical analysis tools at the ARRL site and the TrustedQSL cross-platform…

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 #265: Live Q&A / 2018 in Review

Welcome to the final episode of 2018! In this episode, the hosts invited anyone to participate in a live Q&A and year-end wrap up. We explore the past, present and future of Linux in the Ham Shack, memories of news and important events of 2018 in the open source and…

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 #260: The Sun’s Massive Ejection

Welcome to Episode 260 of Linux in the Ham Shack. We’re so glad you could join us. In this episode, the hosts talk about the results of JOTA 2018, FCC Part 15 rules, the sun and its atmosphere, new satellites, cryptocurrency vulnerabilities, Fedora, SDR with the Raspberry Pi and much more….

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…

Linux in the Ham Shack Episode #256: Live Q&A

Welcome to Episode 256 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, we take a slight departure from our normal topics and episode style to try out the features of our Discord server. We invited listeners to log in and participate in the program, bring up topics of discussion and…

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 #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…

ICQPodcast – PiStar – 12 months on

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG, Bill Barnes N3JIX and Matthew Nassau M0NJX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature PiStar 12 months on

QSO Today – Justin Johnson, G0KSC

Justin Johnson, G0KSC, tells his ham radio story and how it led to the founding of his company, Innovantennas, and his approach to antenna designs, that maximize signal to noise, rather than gain, to produce amazing results. If you are re-considering your antenna system, then you will enjoy this QSO Today with G0KSC

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…