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Linux in the Ham Shack is a podcast, a state of mind and a phenomenon. Originally begun to help amateur radio operators move from Microsoft and other closed-source operating systems and applications over to Linux and Free Software, the show has broadened its scope. Now consisting of a bi-weekly audio podcast, live streaming audio, community event sponsorship and general outreach, LHS helps to expose ham radio enthusiasts to FOSS and FOSS enthusiasts to ham radio. Join us every other Tuesday night for the live broadcast, subscribe with your favorite podcatcher, and visit with us at your local ham fest or FOSS convention. We are Linux, ham radio and Open Source for EVERYONE.

Linux in the Ham Shack is a podcast, a state of mind and a phenomenon. Originally begun to help amateur radio operators move from Microsoft and other closed-source operating systems and applications over to Linux and Free Software, the show has broadened its scope. Now consisting of a bi-weekly audio podcast, live streaming audio, community event sponsorship and general outreach, LHS helps to expose ham radio enthusiasts to FOSS and FOSS enthusiasts to ham radio. Join us every other Tuesday night for the live broadcast, subscribe with your favorite podcatcher, and visit with us at your local ham fest or FOSS convention. We are Linux, ham radio and Open Source for EVERYONE.
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United States

Description:

Linux in the Ham Shack is a podcast, a state of mind and a phenomenon. Originally begun to help amateur radio operators move from Microsoft and other closed-source operating systems and applications over to Linux and Free Software, the show has broadened its scope. Now consisting of a bi-weekly audio podcast, live streaming audio, community event sponsorship and general outreach, LHS helps to expose ham radio enthusiasts to FOSS and FOSS enthusiasts to ham radio. Join us every other Tuesday night for the live broadcast, subscribe with your favorite podcatcher, and visit with us at your local ham fest or FOSS convention. We are Linux, ham radio and Open Source for EVERYONE.

Twitter:

@lhspodcast

Language:

English

Contact:

1-909-547-7469


Episodes

LHS Episode #222: The Weekender VIII

4/20/2018
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Welcome to the latest Weekender edition of Linux in the Ham Shack! It's a wonderful weekend in the neighborhood, ours and hopefully yours. In this episode, we bring you the regular assortment of amateur radio contests and special events coming up, some Open Source conferences to attend, some fun challenges, an interesting Linux distribution with [...]

Duration:00:39:22

LHS Episode #221: Svxlink Deep Dive

4/17/2018
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Hello and welcome to this latest episode of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, we take an in-depth look at the Linux-native Echolink client called Qtel, the server, called Svxlink, and the conference bridge called TheBridge. Most of the episode is devoted to getting your own Svxlink server up and running and connected [...]

Duration:00:53:09

LHS Episode #220: Polysyllabic

4/10/2018
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Welcome to Episode 220 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, we tackle such monumental topics as weather spotting, the ARRL Teacher's Institute open enrollment, AlaskIT.co, the EU and its stupid rules, the Open Container Initiative, HF packet, Echolink, big words and much more. Thanks for listening. Please donate to our GoFundMe campaign [...]

Duration:00:32:57

LHS Episode #219: The Weekender VII

4/6/2018
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Welcome to another incredible (and we mean "in-cred-ible") edition of The Weekender. In this episode, we talk about some upcoming QSO parties for various US states, some special event stations coming up, SSTV from the ISS, NixOS, upcoming Linux and Open Source conferences, a Lowland Scotch whisky, really good ham sandwiches and drinking pine trees. [...]

Duration:00:33:48

LHS Episode #218: USB Deep Dive

4/3/2018
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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 with USB devices for [...]

Duration:00:51:06

LHS Episode #217: A Punch in the Facebag

3/27/2018
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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 please don't forget to [...]

Duration:00:36:13

LHS Episode #216: The Weekender VI

3/23/2018
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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 Scotch to partake of [...]

Duration:00:29:26

LHS Episode #215: APRS Deep Dive

3/20/2018
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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 using packet TNCs and [...]

Duration:00:40:17

LHS Episode #214: The Weekender V

3/16/2018
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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 recommendations for Scotch, Irish-themed [...]

Duration:00:35:09

LHS Episode #212: SSTV Deep Dive

2/26/2018
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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 stay tuned for a [...]

Duration:00:51:50

LHS Episode #210: Tripping Over Neurodiversity

2/20/2018
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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 an RPi and much, [...]

Duration:00:37:46

LHS Episode #209: The Weekender III

2/16/2018
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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. Thanks for listening! 73 [...]

Duration:00:25:40

LHS Episode #208: Ham Radio Logging Deep Dive

2/13/2018
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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 address announcements and listener [...]

Duration:01:07:37

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

2/6/2018
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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 Crew [...]

Duration:00:32:52

LHS Episode #206: Hamlib Deep Dive

1/30/2018
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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 to send us your [...]

Duration:00:38:45

LHS Episode #205: The Weekender II

1/26/2018
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Welcome to the another edition of The Weekender version of LHS. In this episode, your hosts discuss, Scotch whisky, cheap wine, JT-65, casseroles with pepperoni and awesome, upcoming contests and special event stations and much more. Thank you for listening. 73 de The LHS Crew

Duration:00:30:46

LHS Episode #204: Jump Around

1/23/2018
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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 Crew [...]

Duration:00:38:50

LHS Episode #203: Choosing Your Linux Distribution

1/17/2018
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In Episode #203 of Linux in the Ham Shack, your hosts take a deep dive into the factors you should consider when choosing a Linux distribution that suits you. These are tips you can use when your computer will be used for personal use, ham shack use, office use or any other type of computing. [...]

Duration:01:13:43

LHS Episode #202: The Weekender

1/12/2018
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Welcome to the first edition of LHS "The Weekender." We will be recording these every other Thursday night. They are a round-table done on Mumble wherein we talk about stuff that interests us, recommendations on fun things to do for the weekend: Stuff to do, stuff to eat, stuff to drink. Lots of stuff. You're [...]

Duration:00:40:30

LHS Episode #201: It’s Alive!

1/9/2018
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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 with us over the [...]

Duration:00:52:59

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