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Join Jason, KC5HWB, as he focuses on 'What is New in Amateur Radio?' during this video podcast series titled Ham Radio 2.0. Talk about new radios, new transmission modes, License classes, Technical talks and trips around the world.

Jason Johnston - KC5HWB


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    E929: Ask Me Anything - Ham Radio Livestream

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 99:41

    We're doing a livestream to just answer questions - why not? Join us at 7pm CDT for tonight's episode.

    E928: Ham Radio Today - Discounts and Events for July 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 20:24

    Here are the links for today's video!☀️ Evergreen Coupons: https://www.livefromthehamshack.tv/affiliates-and-dealsSave 5% at Gigaparts: http://hr2.li/gigaparts☀️ POTA Plaque Event: https://pota.app/#/plaque☀️ Ham Radio Prep: https://hamradioprep.comCOUPON: jason20☀️ American Radio Supply Mailer: https://tinyurl.com/vefcwrve☀️ Bridgecom Giveaway: https://wn.nr/z8yD5M

    E927: Yaesu REVEALS the FT-710 AESS HF Ham Radio - NEW for 2022!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 10:53

    WOW! Yaesu's 6th radio released since 2020 when the Pandemic started! Let's clear up some mis-information and speculations that were made in some earlier social media posts. Take a look! @HAM RADIO DUDE video - https://youtu.be/GnkQrA1ZRL0 @Yaesu USA Official video - https://youtu.be/STGpsrQnTOY

    E926: $32 12V 6Ah LiFePO4 Miady Battery Pack Tested

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 11:36

    I've had this 6AH battery from Miady for about 2 years and today I am going to do a capacity test with it to see how it holds up.The 6AH is no longer available, but there are other versions here - https://amzn.to/3AuYhvq

    E925: POTA Plaque Weekend 2022 - Support Your Parks for Ham Radio Parks on the Air.mp4

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 55:41

    Today I welcome Vance, N3VEM, back onto the channel to talk about the upcoming Support Your Parks weekend for the POTA Plaque awards. They have some new awards they will be issuing this year, so make plans to stop by and check the streamPOTA website: https://pota.app/Bridgecom PNP Package: http://hr2.li/cywd3

    E924: Happy 4th of July Ham Radio Happy Hour!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 142:31

    Join us on Sunday July 3rd for a special edition of the Ham Radio Happy Hour - I will be inviting all of the normal guests onto the show for this holiday edition. Set time aside to join us in the chat, and Happy 4th of July to everyone in the USA!

    E923: Ham Radio Today - Events and Discounts for July 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 18:05

    E922: Beartooth - An OFF GRID Network for Your Smartphone - UPDATED for 2022!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 12:42

    Beartooth works with ATAK to allow Android Smartphones to work off-the-grid and communicate with each other. Let's take a look at this new 2022 version of their nesh network devices.Link: http://hr2.li/beartooth

    E921: Baofeng GT-5TP Dual Band Handheld Ham Radio, Power Testing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 12:11

    Today we test the Baofeng GT-5TP Dual Band Handheld radio.Purchase link: https://ebay.us/2OjN79

    E920: Field Day was TERRIBLE! Let's Give Away Some Stuff! Free RigExpert Antenna Analyzers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 91:13

    Field Day 2022 was fun, but the bands were dead. Come chat with us about your own experience this past weekend. Also tonight is my monthly giveaway, so we are drawing names for 3 new AA-1500 Analyzers from RigExpert and also 2 NanovnaH4 devices from R&L.BTWR Starter Kit: http://hr2.li/zpga8

    E919: Field Day 2022, Saturday Night LIVE!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 33:22

    E918: Live From Field Day 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 28:38

    Live From Field Day 2022

    E917: Ham Radio Today - Events and Discounts for June 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 13:09

    Here are the links for today's video! (Affiliate links can earn commissions from qualifying items)

    E916: Wolf River Coils - Portable Ham Radio Antenna at Hamvention 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2022 4:31

    Special thanks to the guys at Wolf River Coils for this interview from Hamvention 2022. Check their website below:Link: https://www.wolfrivercoils.com

    E915: Wouxun KG-UV9PX Handheld Ham Radio - NEW for 2022!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 12:40

    Brand new for 2022 is the Wouxun KG-UV9PX dual band handheld Ham Radio from BetterSafeRadio. Today we look at the menu, list of channels, and perform a power test.Link: http://hr2.li/y7ucxSave 7% with the coupon code of HR2all7

    E914: Node Red Dashboard for Field Day 2022 - Setting up Node Red for Ham Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 91:14

    Tonight I welcome Kyle, AA0Z, back onto the stream to talk to us about setting up Node Red for a Field Day 2022 Dashboard. Kyle has some Git Hub links he will share with us so everyone can download this dashboard and use it for Field Day weekend, which is next weekend.Node Red Contesting Dashboard - https://github.com/kylekrieg/Node-Red-Contesting-DashboardBridgecom Package: http://hr2.li/cywd3

    E913: Ham Radio Happy Hour for June, 2002

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 136:11

    Ham Radio Happy Hour for June of 2022 - Come join us for a fun time of laughs and comradery. We'll have a couple of special guests on this month and we'll be talking about the upcoming Field Day and also the 4th of July.TYT UV88 Starter Kit: http://hr2.li/zpga8

    E912: Ham Radio Today - Shopping Deals and Events for June 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 16:31

    E911: Retevis RA25 GMRS Compact 25w Mobile Radio - LOOK!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 10:18

    Today we take a look at the new-ish compact GMRS mobile radio from Retevis, the RA25.Link: https://amzn.to/3MXjRLE

    E910: Field Day 2022 Prepping from Amazon Make Sure You Order your Field Day Supplies Early

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 58:24

    For today's lunchtime livestream, we will be talking about prepping for Field Day 2022, which is the last weekend of June. If you need extra supplies or are planning to order anything from Amazon, make sure you order early to account for stock quantities and shipping time. I've created a new Idea List for Field Day 2022 and will be adding items to it before and during the stream. Suggestions welcome - https://www.amazon.com/shop/hamradio2.0

    HamSCI Workshop 2022: WWV/H Scientific Modulation Working Group: Designing for Citizen Science

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 11:52

    WWV/H Scientific Modulation Working Group: Designing for Citizen Science Hamsci Conference 2022

    HamSCI Workshop 2022: Allan Deviation Analysis of WWV Doppler Shift Measurements with Grape 1 RXver

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 17:34

    Allan Deviation Analysis of WWV Doppler Shift Measurements recorded with the HamSCI Grape 1 Receiver Michael Lombardi K0WWX from the Hamsci 2022 Conference

    HamSCI Workshop 2022: Hardware Design of the Grape2 Data Collection Sequencing Engine

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 20:30

    Hardware Design of the Grape2 Data Collection Sequencing Engine by John Gibbons N8OBJ from the HamSCI 2022 Conference

    HamSCI Workshop 2022: The Weather Connection - TangerineSDR Architecture and Hardware Update

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 19:16

    TangerineSDR Architecture and Hardware Update by Scotty Cowling WA2DFI at the HamSCI Workshop 2022 Conference

    HamSCI Workshop 2022: The Weather Connection - Opening Remarks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 13:19

    Come join HamSCI at its fifth annual workshop March 18-19, 2022 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The primary objective of the HamSCI workshop is to bring together the amateur radio community and professional scientists. The theme of the 2022 HamSCI Workshop is The Weather Connection.This workshop will also serve as a team meeting for the HamSCI Personal Space Weather Station project, a NSF-funded project to develop a citizen science instrument for studying space weather from your backyard. The PSWS is led by the University of Scranton, and includes participation from TAPR, Case Western Reserve University/W8EDU, the University of Alabama, the New Jersey Institute of Technology CSTR, MIT Haystack Observatory, Dartmouth College, and the amateur radio community at large.

    E909: 10 Reasons Why GMRS is NOT Better Than Ham Radio | Here We Go....

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 16:56

    This video is a response to a video I saw by @NotaRubicon Productions where he claims that GMRS is better than Ham Radio. I found the video fun and entertaining, and I suggest you go watch it and follow that channel. I may not agree with some points he makes, but I think he has good information, overall.Here is a link to that video - https://youtu.be/x_Fq9p2jVbgBetterSafeRadio Pro-Programmed Radios: http://hr2.li/jv3a5Save 7% off of all purchases with the coupon: HR2all7

    E908: ALLSTAR with the VR-N7500 - Let's See If We Can Get This Thing to Work!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 91:13

    I have an Allstar interface from Silver Bullet Nodes that should allow the Verotel VR-N7500 to become an Allstar node. Let's see if we can get it to work.

    E907: Ham Radio Today - Shopping Deals and Events for June 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 19:31

    Here are the links for today's episode!

    E906: Icom REVEALS the New IC-V3500 2M Mobile Ham Radio for 2022!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 10:06

    Icom is about to release a new 2M mobile radio dubbed the IC-V3500. What features does it have and what accessories does it come with? WATCH!Link: http://hr2.li/aecnt

    E905: Help Support Rig Expert During the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 39:03

    I had the privilege of interviewing many of the nice folks from Rig Expert, from their homes in Ukraine, while their country is being invaded by Russia. It is interesting to hear from the "front lines" of this current crisis and it is good to get their perspective on the current events in the area.Help Support Rig Expert:Analyzers: http://hr2.li/gigapartsMixW: http://mixw.netDonation Accounts:IBAN UA233052990000026002026202526 USDIBAN UA123052990000026001006216878 EURPlease, for the purpose of payment indicate "Donation for RigExpert"

    E904: ALLSTAR QSO Party - Ham Radio Allstar Livestream, Come Chat with Us!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 91:55

    Let's all connect to Node 43136 and have an Allstar QSO Party! Bring your questions about Allstar or just Ham Radio in general. I look forward to seeing you in the chat, and hearing you on the air!

    E903: Ham Radio Today - Discounts and Events for June 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 20:00

    Here are the links for today's ham radio shopping deals!

    E902: Messi & Paoloni Coax - Best Ham Radio Coax from Hamvention 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 14:41

    From the Dayton Hamvention of 2022, an interview with Stefano from M&P CoaxSave 5% on all M&P items at their website with the code "kc5hwb"https://messi.it/

    E901: RF-Kit RF2K-S Amp - Ham Radio Amplifier, Legal Limit, Hamvention 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 7:33

    Special thanks to the folks from RF-kit who attended Hamvention 2022 and allowed me to record this video about this AWESOME Ham Radio Amp. Take a look.Website: https://rf-kit.de

    E900: Xiegu REVEALS the G106 QRP SDR HF Transceiver - WATCH THIS!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 9:11

    Xiegu reveals a new SDR QRP radio that they are calling the G106. Let's take a look at some of the advertised features of this new model.Radioddity Link: https://www.radioddity.com/products/xiegu-g106⭕Save $15 off at Radioddity with this coupon: https://radioddity.refr.cc/jasonjohnston

    E899: YTHF Wrap-Up and Monthly Giveaway Livestream - Free Buddipole Antennas!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2022 102:46

    This will be the wrap-up to the YouTubers Hamfest of 2022, but there will be an encore from @Ria's Shack ham radio after this stream also. This is my monthly giveaway livestream where I will be giving away a new Buddistick Pro and also a new BuddiHex antenna. Sign up for the giveaway here - http://hr2.li/freebuddipole

    E898: ARRL with David Minster #ythf22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 28:04

    Today I welcome David Minster onto the stream to talk about all things ARRL, plus we will get a visit from Steve at Gigaparts - all for the YouTubers Hamfest 2022!

    E897: All About Yaesu! YouTubers Hamfest 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 59:15

    Join me today as I welcome John Kruk from Yaesu to talk about some of the newest radios from their offerings and public response to them.

    E896: Ham Radio Happy Hour - YouTubers Hamfest 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 148:20

    Join us for the Happy Hour!Follow this playlist - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLs_Ab58w9LI-KNO7PszVMhJZo2uO13B1eSee the schedule here - https://youtubershamfest.com/the-youtubers-hamfest-2022BTWR Starter Kit: http://hr2.li/zpga8

    E895: Ham Radio Today - Deals and Events for Memorial Day Weekend and #YTHF22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 12:30

    Here are the links for today's deals. Be sure and join us for the YouTubers Hamfest this weekend!✅R&L Electronics: http://hr2.li/5fsa3✅Radioddity Flash Sale: https://www.radioddity.com/collections/flash-saleCOUPON: https://radioddity.refr.cc/jasonjohnston✅Ham Radio Prep: https://hamradioprep.com/all-access-pass/COUPON: jason20✅Bridgecom Giveaway: https://wn.nr/BGv57f✅MTC Mailer: https://tinyurl.com/yjxrrna9✅BSR KG-UV9GX: https://bettersaferadio.com/wouxun-kg-uv9gx-gmrs-two-way-radio-shtf-scanner/COUPON: HR2all7✅✅YouTubers Hamfest: https://youtubershamfest.com✅✅Ham Radio Happy Hour: https://youtu.be/ZLPr_Jn1bME

    E894: Yaesu FTM-200 vs FTM-300 at Dayton Hamvention 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 6:01

    From the Dayton Hamvention 2022, John Kruk talks to us about the differences between the FTM-200 and FTM-300 radios from Yaesu

    E893: Elecraft K4 Updates from Hamvention 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2022 8:26

    Today I get to talk to Eric from Elecraft at the Dayton Hamvention 2022 about the latest updates on the Elecraft K4 HF Radio

    E892: Sunday At Hamvention 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 39:47

    Sunday At Hamvention 2022

    E891: Live From The Hamvention Flea Market

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 60:12

    Live from the Flea Market of Dayton Hamvention 2022

    E890: Dayton Hamvention 2022 Pre Show Walk Through

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 16:46

    Dayton Hamvention 2022 is HERE! This is a walk-through of the show on Thursday while many vendors are setting up. Expect more videos throughout the weekend.

    E889: Understanding M&P Coax - Best HF Ham Radio Coax

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 13:54

    Messi and Paoloni Coax is by far, the best HF Ham Radio coax, with options for VHF, UHF and microwave frequencies too. But what do all of the names and numbers mean? Let's take a look at M&P coax today and all of their offerings.Save 5% on ALL M&P Products at the following link: http://hr2.li/gigaparts

    E888: Live From Hamvention Pre-Setup Day!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2022 93:52

    Dayton Hamvention 2022 was a blast! This is my lunchtime livestream from the RV area inside of the campgrounds.Website: https://hamvention.org

    E887: Baytown Hamfest 2022 - Ham Radio Hamfest in Texas

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2022 7:49

    Today we visit the Baytown Hamfest in Baytown, TX for a ham radio event Website: https://earstx.org

    E886: Ham Radio YouTubers Discuss Dayton Hamvention - Hamvention 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 90:24

    Dayton Hamvention is next weekend! Tonight I've invited the YouTubers Bunch back onto the channel to discuss the largest Hamfest of 2022 Website: https://hamvention.org

    E885: Ham Radio Today - Deals and Events for Friday the 13th and Hamvention 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 15:29

    Here are the links to today's deals and events:⚡️R&L Electronics: http://hr2.li/5fsa3⚡️Ham Radio Prep: https://hamradioprep.com/all-access-pass/COUPON: jason20⚡️Bridgecom Giveaway: https://wn.nr/BGv57f⚡️⚡️Buddipole Giveaway: http://hr2.li/freebuddipole⚡️Devos Outdoor: http://hr2.li/6ncudCOUPON: jason⚡️Gigaparts Weekly Specials: http://hr2.li/dfmxbSave 5% at Gigaparts Every Day: http://hr2.li/gigaparts⚡️American Radio Spplu: https://tinyurl.com/yx995zwl

    E884: Why you should NOT buy the Baofeng AR 152 Tactical Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 20:25

    Today we walk through the Baofeng AR-152 Tactical dual band Ham Radio - we talk about the good and the bad, so take a lookPurchase link: https://amzn.to/3l5ps7i

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