Ham Radio: Workbench 31 – The Field Radio Maker with John, W7DBO

This week, Jeremy is back and he’s brought along John Jacobs, W7DBO, host of the new Field Radio Podcast!  John introduces his show and talks about the skills that he uses as a maker to build field portable gear including design and 3D Printing.


Airspy Mini Software Defined Radio

MPD Digital Custom Coax Cables

Pine64 Rock 64 Single Board Computer

Times Microwave Coax Loss Calculator

Spyserver on Pi (or ODROID or Tinker Board)

HamRadio360 – ADS-B with Nick KK6LHR

NOAA Weather Satellites

John Jacobs’ Website – http://W7DBO.net


Field Radio Podcast You Tube Channel

LED Power Pole Tester

Comms to Go

Wago Connectors

DROK Power Meter

Tenergy Power Meter

Tinkercad – Free online design tool

Thingiverse – Why reinvent the wheel?

Simplify 3D – Slicing Tool

OctoPrint – Raspberry Pi Print Server

Monoprice Maker Select Plus V2 Printer

Monthly 3D Geek Box

Fox Smart – Cheaper Filament