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What are some popular amateur radio podcasts and YouTube channels?

There are several popular amateur radio podcasts and YouTube channels that provide valuable information, news, tutorials, and entertainment for the ham radio community. Here are some of the most popular ones:


  • Ham Radio Workbench (https://www.hamradioworkbench.com/): This podcast focuses on technical topics, DIY projects, and equipment reviews for amateur radio operators, with an emphasis on learning and experimentation.
  • The ICQ Amateur / Ham Radio Podcast (https://www.icqpodcast.com/): This podcast covers news, interviews, and features from the amateur radio world, with episodes released every two weeks.
  • Amateur Radio Newsline (https://www.arnewsline.org/): This long-running podcast delivers the latest amateur radio news and updates, with new episodes released every week.
  • QSO Today (https://www.qsotoday.com/): Hosted by Eric Guth, 4Z1UG, this podcast features in-depth interviews with amateur radio operators from around the world, focusing on their personal stories, experiences, and insights.
  • Ham Talk Live! (https://www.spreaker.com/show/ham-talk-live): This live weekly podcast covers various amateur radio topics, featuring interviews with experts and the opportunity for listeners to call in and ask questions.

YouTube Channels

  • Ham Radio Crash Course (https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioCrashCourse): This YouTube channel, hosted by Josh Nass (KI6NAZ), offers educational videos, tutorials, reviews, and live streams for both new and experienced amateur radio operators.
  • DX Commander (https://www.youtube.com/c/DXCommander): This channel, hosted by Callum McCormick (M0MCX), features videos on antenna building, equipment reviews, and general amateur radio topics.
  • Ham Radio Concepts (https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadioConcepts): This channel offers videos covering a wide range of amateur radio topics, including equipment reviews, tutorials, and demonstrations.
  • Dave Casler (https://www.youtube.com/c/DaveCasler): Dave Casler (KE0OG) produces educational videos on amateur radio, covering topics such as licensing, operating techniques, and equipment reviews.
  • Ham Radio 2.0 (https://www.youtube.com/c/HamRadio20): This channel, hosted by Jason Johnston (KC5HWB), focuses on new and innovative amateur radio technologies, equipment reviews, and interviews with prominent figures in the ham radio community.

These podcasts and YouTube channels represent just a small sample of the many available resources for amateur radio enthusiasts. By subscribing to and following these sources, you can stay informed, learn new skills, and connect with the broader amateur radio community.

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