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George is down with the Flu, so Mark “Smitty Halibut” Smith KR6ZY guest hosts this week. We debrief on Winter Field Day and talk about the battery projects on KF7IJZ’s workbench and the antenna project on KR6ZY’s workbench. Finally we share additional sessions from BayCon 2018. First Pieter Noordhuis KK6VXV talks about developing software for working GOES Weather Satellites. Finally, Tim Fairbairn AF6TF talks about Summits on the Air (SOTA).
New Ham Radio Workbench Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hamradioworkbench/
Winter Field Day - https://www.winterfieldday.com/
New Digilent Analog Discovery 2 Bundle Exclusive for Ham Radio Workbench listeners! The regular price would be $339, but Digilent is offering a discount code for $100 off! The bundle includes:
Follow @HamWorkbench on Twitter or watch the new FaceBook groups for the link and code to appear sometime between February 15-16! Full details will be shared in our next episode as well.
Rumor of a new Yaesu FT-818 radio - https://fccid.io/K6603770X30
Commentary on the desired features of an FT-817 Replacement - http://www.k0nr.com/wordpress/2016/06/ft-817-upgrade/
Chinese HF QRP Radios
Elite Power Solutions 40 Ah Prismatic LiFePO4 Battery - http://www.batteryspace.com/lifepo4-prismatic-battery-12-8v-40ah-512wh-10c-rate---un38-3-passed-3-2vx4-dgr.aspx
KF7IJZ Battery Box Design Videos
EEVBlog - Kirchoff’s Laws - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBfAEeEzDlg
EEVBlog - Mesh and Nodal Circuit Analysis - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8f-2yXiYmRI
Powerwerx Panel Mounts - https://powerwerx.com/panel-mounts
20m Moxon Antenna build.
BayCon 2018 Presentations - http://www.bay-net.org/articles.html
This week, George and Jeremy take a look back at Field Day 2017 and the things that we made to make it a great one. We also spend some time with Jason K6DGN to talk about his USB HT Battery Charger and some of his other interests.
Order your BitX 40 QRP 40M radio kit - http://www.hfsigs.com/
The perfect Ham Radio Computer? The Asus Transformer Mini T102HA - https://www.asus.com/2-in-1-PCs/ASUS-Transformer-Mini-T102HA/
Dewalt TSTAK boxes - http://www.dewalt.com/products/gear-and-equipment/tool-storage/tstak
Making your own external HT battery pack by Jason K6DGN - http://www.bay-net.org/docs/baycon2017/ht_charger.pdf
Yeeco 5V to 12V Regulator - https://www.amazon.com/Yeeco-Converter-Regulator-Stabilizer-Adjustable/dp/B011EBSKK0
K6DGN’s YouTube Channel - http://www.youtube.com/user/helidragon510/
RC Flight and Amateur Radio with K6DGN on the Everything Ham Radio Podcast -http://www.everythinghamradio.com/2017/05/remote-controlled-vehicles-jason-k6dgn-eth070/
George’s Blog - http://www.kj6vu.com/
Ohio Valley Experimenters Club - http://ovec.club
Bay Net - http://www.bay-net.org