Hamradio 2.0 Podcast

Ham Radio 2.0 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.

  • LIVE! From The Hamshack – Q&A Time
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 19 oktober 2019 at 22:59

    Tonight we will talk about this channel passing 20,000 subscribers and how I will give away a Bridgecom Repeater to celebrate. We will also talk about some cool upcoming features and projects I am working on to promote Amateur Radio on YouTube. Bring your questions about any subject you wish.

  • JS8Call NVIS Antenna Experiment | TAPR DCC 2019
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 19 oktober 2019 at 22:43

    During the TAPR Digital Communications Conference, for 1-hour each day, attendees are invited to stand up and give a 5-minute Lightning Talk about any subject they wish, inside of Amateur Radio. These 12 segments are broken up into short videos for ease of watching. I hope you enjoy them, they contain subjects all across Amateur Radio.This talk is from Steven Hamiltion about a JS8Call NVIS Experiment for Ham Radio Antennas.

  • Down-linking Data for LEO Satellites | TAPR DCC 2019
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 19 oktober 2019 at 22:42

    During the TAPR Digital Communications Conference, for 1-hour each day, attendees are invited to stand up and give a 5-minute Lightning Talk about any subject they wish, inside of Amateur Radio. These 12 segments are broken up into short videos for ease of watching. I hope you enjoy them, they contain subjects all across Amateur Radio.This talk is from Abdus, KD9NNV and Gerard, KD9NNU about The ease of construction and development of a ground station for down-linking data for LEO satellites.

  • TWR The Global Monitoring Network | TAPR DCC 2019
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 19 oktober 2019 at 22:40

    During the TAPR Digital Communications Conference, for 1-hour each day, attendees are invited to stand up and give a 5-minute Lightning Talk about any subject they wish, inside of Amateur Radio. These 12 segments are broken up into short videos for ease of watching. I hope you enjoy them, they contain subjects all across Amateur Radio.This talk is from Steve Bible about the TWR Global Monitoring Network

  • POTA – Parks On The Air for Ham Radio | TAPR DCC 2019
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 19 oktober 2019 at 22:39

    During the TAPR Digital Communications Conference, for 1-hour each day, attendees are invited to stand up and give a 5-minute Lightning Talk about any subject they wish, inside of Amateur Radio. These 12 segments are broken up into short videos for ease of watching. I hope you enjoy them, they contain subjects all across Amateur Radio.This talk is from Tom, W8TAM, about POTA – Parks On The Air for Amateur Radio.

  • Moonbounce with Radio Telescopes | TAPR DCC 2019
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 19 oktober 2019 at 22:35

    During the TAPR Digital Communications Conference, for 1-hour each day, attendees are invited to stand up and give a 5-minute Lightning Talk about any subject they wish, inside of Amateur Radio. These 12 segments are broken up into short videos for ease of watching. I hope you enjoy them, they contain subjects all across Amateur Radio.This talk is from John about Radio Telescopes and how the University of Michigan is wanting to save one for Amateur Use.

  • The BITX40 – A Radio for Experimenters | TAPR DCC 2019
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 19 oktober 2019 at 22:34

    During the TAPR Digital Communications Conference, for 1-hour each day, attendees are invited to stand up and give a 5-minute Lightning Talk about any subject they wish, inside of Amateur Radio. These 12 segments are broken up into short videos for ease of watching. I hope you enjoy them, they contain subjects all across Amateur Radio.This talk is from about the BITX40 QRP Radio from HF SIGNALS – http://www.hfsignals.com/index.php/bitx40/

  • A New Digital Mode | TAPR DCC 2019
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 19 oktober 2019 at 22:33

    During the TAPR Digital Communications Conference, for 1-hour each day, attendees are invited to stand up and give a 5-minute Lightning Talk about any subject they wish, inside of Amateur Radio. These 12 segments are broken up into short videos for ease of watching. I hope you enjoy them, they contain subjects all across Amateur Radio.This talk is from Brandon, KF5WVW, and he tells us why we need a new Digital Mode in Amateur Radio

  • Yaesu DR1X Integration Trials | TAPR DCC 2019
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 19 oktober 2019 at 22:32

    During the TAPR Digital Communications Conference, for 1-hour each day, attendees are invited to stand up and give a 5-minute Lightning Talk about any subject they wish, inside of Amateur Radio. These 12 segments are broken up into short videos for ease of watching. I hope you enjoy them, they contain subjects all across Amateur Radio.This talk is from Ralph, WB2DCL, about integrating a Yaesu DR1X into an analog repeater system.

  • Ham Radio in Hacker Spaces | TAPR DCC 2019
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 19 oktober 2019 at 22:31

    During the TAPR Digital Communications Conference, for 1-hour each day, attendees are invited to stand up and give a 5-minute Lightning Talk about any subject they wish, inside of Amateur Radio. These 12 segments are broken up into short videos for ease of watching. I hope you enjoy them, they contain subjects all across Amateur Radio.This talk is from Nate, NJ8Z, about Hams in Hacker Spaces and about the I3Detroit group.

  • WSPR Daemon Introduction | TAPR DCC 2019
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 19 oktober 2019 at 22:30

    During the TAPR Digital Communications Conference, for 1-hour each day, attendees are invited to stand up and give a 5-minute Lightning Talk about any subject they wish, inside of Amateur Radio. These 12 segments are broken up into short videos for ease of watching. I hope you enjoy them, they contain subjects all across Amateur Radio.This talk is from Rob, AI6VN, about a Daemon he wrote for the WSPR applications for HF digital modes.

  • Electrically Tunable Inductors for Low Pass Filters | TAPR DCC 2019
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 16 oktober 2019 at 18:57

    There were 12 of these Lightning Talks during the 2019 TAPR Digital Communications Conference. These talks are open to anyone in attendance and are supposed to be 5-minute talks about anything in Amateur Radio that you want to present. Most of these videos are around 4-7 minutes long, so I decided to put them all into 1 post on this site. They are also available inside of the YouTube Playlist for the TAPR DCC 2019

  • HF Antarctic Receiver Project | TAPR DCC 2019
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 16 oktober 2019 at 18:56

    There were 12 of these Lightning Talks during the 2019 TAPR Digital Communications Conference.  These talks are open to anyone in attendance and are supposed to be 5-minute talks about anything in Amateur Radio that you want to present.  Most of these videos are around 4-7 minutes long, so I decided to put them all into 1 post on this site.  They are also available inside of the YouTube Playlist for the TAPR DCC 2019

  • Episode 249: ARRL West Gulf Division Candidate Interviews | Ham Radio 2.0
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 16 oktober 2019 at 18:40

    This was recorded from a Facebook livestream on Sept 28, 2019, between the 2 candidates running for West Gulf Division Director. Thanks to Mike, N5VCX for arranging this meeting.N5AUS’ Election Page: https://votewestgulf.orgW5MJ’s Election Page: https://www.qrz.com/db/w5mj

  • Episode 248: TAPR Digital Communications Conference 2019, Opening Intros
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 16 oktober 2019 at 18:35

    For 2019, the TAPR Digital Communications Conference was held at the Detroit Metro Marriott Hotel in Detroit, MI. I had a great time attending and recording these forums again, and I look forward to continuing to do so in the future.

  • Episode 247: Anytone D878+ 1.14 Firmware Updates, Part 2
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 16 oktober 2019 at 17:47

    At the request of many folks from the first video, I went back and showed how to do the Baseband update. Plus I load the SAME firmware onto the D878 that I previously loaded onto the D878+ – take a look below…

  • Episode 246: Buddipole PowerPlus | Rugged Portable DC Power Management System
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 9 oktober 2019 at 05:09

    Today’s episode of Ham Radio 2.0 is a review and demonstration of the Buddipole Powerplus unit, used for power distribution, battery backup and battery charging. It is a 40-amp rated unit, designed to power 1 or 2 radios, plus up to 4 smaller devices, including 2-USB power ports. Check the video and let me know in the comments if you use this device.For purchasing info, see this link: https://www.buddipole.com/powerplus.html

  • Episode 245: Anytone D878+ Update To Firmware 1.14
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 9 oktober 2019 at 04:39

    This is a quick video that shows how to update the Anytone AT-D878UV+ Radio Firmware to version 1.14, which is brand new. This firmware allows colored text to be displayed for various objects on the screen, which makes for easier viewing. It also fixes some bugs from previous versions.Download version 1.14 CPS and Firmware here: http://tinyurl.com/y4jf5bonBe sure to subscribe for more Ham Radio videos: https://goo.gl/6hjh2JIf you want to support me, follow my Patreon link: https://goo.gl/FkESU6

  • Episode 244: Allstar Node Demonstration with RIM-Alinco
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 9 oktober 2019 at 04:31

    #allstar #hamvoip #allstarlinkToday I demonstrate my 220 Simplex Allstar node using the RIM Alinco device from Repeater-builder.com. Here is a link to the device purchase page: http://www.repeater-builder.com/products/usb-rim-lite.htmlBe sure to subscribe for more Ham Radio videos: https://goo.gl/6hjh2JIf you want to support me, follow my Patreon link: https://goo.gl/FkESU6Be sure to support my sponsors, who make this series possible:- Gifts 4 Hams- R&L Electronics- Buy Two Way RadiosAlso checkout my new channel for Texas Based Craft Beer: https://goo.gl/h14FTV

  • Episode 243: LIVE! From The Hamshack – Fusion WIRESx Q&A
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 8 oktober 2019 at 16:44

    Today we will discuss Yaesu System Fusion, which is their digital voice mode. Difference between Fusion and WIRESx, and maybe some QSOs on WIRESx Room 40448.Be sure to subscribe for more Ham Radio videos: https://goo.gl/6hjh2JIf you want to support me, follow my Patreon link: https://goo.gl/FkESU6Be sure to support my sponsors, who make this series possible:- Gifts 4 Hams- R&L Electronics- Buy Two Way RadiosAlso checkout my new channel for Texas Based Craft Beer: https://goo.gl/h14FTV

  • Episode 242: Yaesu FT3D System Fusion HT – First Look
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 6 oktober 2019 at 15:57

    My First Look video at the new Fusion HT from Yaesu, called the FT3D. This is just a quick video showing the menus and color touch screen. I’m planning to do some more in-depth videos later on.#FT3D #Yaesu #SystemFusionFind this radio at R&L Electronics here – http://tinyurl.com/y6nr72meBe sure to subscribe for more Ham Radio video: https://goo.gl/6hjh2JCheckout my website: https://livefromthehamshack.tvIf you want to support me, follow my Patreon link: https://goo.gl/FkESU6

  • Episode 241: DMR DSTAR Fusion Hotspot from K4WZV
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 5 oktober 2019 at 21:29

    A great new hotspot for digital voice modes on Ham Radio from Robert, K4WZV.For purchase options, contact K4WZV – good on QRZ.comBe sure to subscribe for more Ham Radio videos: https://goo.gl/6hjh2JIf you want to support me, follow my Patreon link: https://goo.gl/FkESU6

  • Episode 240: How To Install Powerpoles for a new Ham Radio
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 5 oktober 2019 at 19:52

    Today I demonstrate how to install powerpoles onto a new wiring harness from a radio with T-connectors on one end, and bare wire on the other end.My powerpole accessories can be found here: https://kit.com/kc5hwb/powerpolesBe sure to subscribe for more Ham Radio video: https://goo.gl/6hjh2J

  • Episode 239: TAPR DCC Plans with HamRadioNow
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 5 oktober 2019 at 02:59

    Today I get to catch up with David and Gary from Ham Radio Now and discuss my Kickstarter that is currently running for the 2019 TAPR DCC that I will be attending in September of 2019.With only 9 days left (at the time of this video posting) I need your help to cover costs for my trip to Detroit to record, edit and post all of the Digital Communications Conference forums this year. Follow this link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/hamradio2/2019-tapr-dcc-videos?ref=user_menu

  • Episode 238: Amateur Radio YouTubers Bunch on Ham Radio 2.0
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 5 oktober 2019 at 02:49

    MAN this was a fun video! I’m honored that so many great YouTubers would take time to join me in a web conference and talk about their channels. We’re already talking about doing this again soon, so let me know in the comments what topic or question you would like to hear us discuss.Be sure and subscribe to these great channels:KG6HQD: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFupjnMVW-4n3Gl3NWjkSaQN0SSC: https://www.youtube.com/user/sterwingK6UDA Radio: https://www.youtube.com/user/bondobobHam Radio Crash Course: https://www.youtube.com/user/hoshnasiK8MRD Radio Stuff: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjETc3psT6i7B5z6S1Y3ojQSignal Search: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk2gD-0yd6GJ1Dh2-7Ko5kgBe sure to subscribe for more Ham Radio videos: https://goo.gl/6hjh2JIf you want to support me, follow my Patreon link: https://goo.gl/FkESU6

  • Episode 237: HF is DEAD in Amateur Radio!
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 30 september 2019 at 21:32

    Do you think HF is dead in Amateur Radio? Come take a look

  • Episode 236: FlexRadio – Setting Up a SmartLink Account
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 30 september 2019 at 21:24

    Today I walk through the steps of setting up a SmartLink account on a Maestro from FlexRadio. The Smartlink account allows you to connect over a WAN or internet connection, to a radio in another location.Be sure to subscribe for more Ham Radio video: https://goo.gl/6hjh2JIf you want to support me, follow my Patreon link: https://goo.gl/FkESU6Be sure to support my sponsors, who make this series possible:- Gifts 4 Hams- R&L Electronics- Buy Two Way Radios

  • Episode 235: FlexRadio 6000 Series Initial Setup Part 1
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 30 september 2019 at 21:08

    FlexRadio out of the box setup with the 6400 model and the FlexRadio Maestro as a separate unit. Let’s see how they connect and recognize each other over the network.FlexRadio website: https://www.flexradio.com/25000mah Power Bank: https://amzn.to/2ZBXx1nBe sure to subscribe for more Ham Radio video: https://goo.gl/6hjh2JIf you want to support me, follow my Patreon link: https://goo.gl/FkESU6Be sure to support my sponsors, who make this series possible:- Gifts 4 Hams- R&L Electronics- Buy Two Way Radios

  • Episode 234: Ham Radio 2.0 Live Stream: Allstar
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 17 september 2019 at 02:21

    Tonight we discuss Allstar for Ham Radio – what it is, how to use it, different radios, etc. We’ll also connect to a Node and do some QSOs over the air. Come join us! Be sure to subscribe for more Ham Radio video: https://goo.gl/6hjh2JIf you want to support me, follow my Patreon link: https://goo.gl/FkESU6

  • Episode 233: Wouxun KG-UV980P Quad Band First Look
    by Jason Johnston – KC5HWB on 12 september 2019 at 19:09

    The newest Mobile Radio from Wouxun is the KG-UV980P, which incorporates 10M, 6M, 2M and 440 into a newly-designed Quad Band radio. Take a look at this video for the form-factor of the radio and the front panel menus.Purchase here: https://www.buytwowayradios.com/wouxun-kg-uv980p.htmlUse “HR20” for a 10% off coupon