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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 #232: The Weekender XI

6/8/2018
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It's the weekend and here comes the Weekender! In the eleventh installment, the hosts discuss upcoming open source conferences, amateur radio special events and contests, wine, whiskey, food and song. It's a perfect recipe (see what we did there?) for a great time in the next fortnight. Thanks for listening! 73 de The LHS Crew [...]

Duration:00:32:36

LHS Episode #231: Securitas ad Novissimum

6/5/2018
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Welcome to Episode 231 of the most terrific podcast on the Internet. In this edition, the hosts discuss the latest edition of FreeDV and its new mode, advancements with the uBitX, the latest kernel release, the GDPR and much more. Thank you for tuning in! 73 de The LHS Crew [...]

Duration:00:36:14

LHS Episode #230: FlexRadio Deep Dive

5/29/2018
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Welcome to Episode 230 of Linux in the Ham Shack. We're freshly back from Hamvention 2018 and ready to roll. In this episode, we do a deep dive into the FlexRadio SDR platform. We have two interviews recorded live from Hamvention all about the Flex architecture, its Linux and Open Source roots and much more. [...]

Duration:00:46:34

LHS Episode #229: The Weekender X

5/25/2018
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In this episode, we wrap up our Hamvention 2018 experience and move on to upcoming contests, special events, Linux distributions to try, Open Source conferences to attend, beer, whiskey, food and all the things that make life worth living. Thank you to everyone who donated to our cause, visited our booth or otherwise contributes to [...]

Duration:00:38:32

LHS Episode #228: Hamvention 2018 Update 2

5/21/2018
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In this episode of Linux in the Ham Shack, your hosts do a couple of live interviews on Saturday at Hamvention 2018. The first is with Kevin, K2FN, and the second is with Gene, BX8AAD. There is also a second-day wrap up of the event and lots of discussion and banter about ham radio, Ohio, [...]

Duration:00:45:28

LHS Episode #227: Hamvention 2018 Update 1

5/18/2018
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Welcome to the first day wrap-up of Hamvention 2018. We talk about the show, our experience and give you a look forward to Saturday's update. Thanks for listening and please check social media for information on when we'll being live streams from the show. 73 de The LHS Crew [...]

Duration:00:17:21

LHS Episode #226: Short and Sour

5/15/2018
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Welcome to the latest episode of Linux in the Ham Shack! This is our short segment show just before Hamvention 2018. Our crowd funding campaign was successful and we thank you so very much for that. We also look forward to seeing you in Xenia. Our topics this week include the Amateur Radio Parity Act, [...]

Duration:00:29:56

LHS Episode #225: Gpredict Deep Dive

5/8/2018
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Welcome to another exciting episode of the most terrific podcast on the Internet today. In this episode, the hosts discuss using gpredict for satellite tracking, rig control and rotor contol. They also delve into some of the complexities of and rewards to satellite communication in amateur radio. Thank you for listening and see you in [...]

Duration:01:08:05

LHS Episode #224: The Weekender IX

5/4/2018
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Welcome to the newest edition of Linux in the Ham Shack, Weekender Edition. In this episode, we have a special interview with our friend Carter Hutchinson, K9KJN, who has a varied and very interesting back story and current story. We also discuss upcoming ham radio contests, special events, Open Source conferences, obscure Linux distributions, listener [...]

Duration:00:50:10

LHS Episode #223: HippoPOTAmus

4/24/2018
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Welcome to Episode 223 of Linux in the Ham Shack. We're excited about Hamvention 2018 in just 24 short days. Please note that we will not be recording on Monday, April 30th. We will be recording with a special guest on Thursday, May 3rd. In this episode, we talk about getting some exercise and playing [...]

Duration:00:43:25

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:00:54:15

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 #213: HF Antenna Woes

3/12/2018
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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 Crew [...]

Duration:00:42:58