Smack down, round 2. ID-5100A vs IC-2820H.

April 25th, 2014

Ray Novak from Icom America came by the AmateurLogic studio with Icom’s newest 2m/70cm, D-Star capable radio. We had the perfect opportunity to host another smack down match. This time it was between the new ID-5100A vs the IC-2820H.
Check it out here: ID-5100A vs IC-2820H

AmateurLogic.TV 65: True Grits!

April 14th, 2014

Episode 65 is On-The-Air ...

AmateurLogic.TV Episode 65 is now available for download.

Special guest Randy Hall, K7AGE joins us for a chat and good times. Tommy sets up his solar powered portable rig, George talks about DX Clusters, and Peter builds a metal detector. Plus the boys from Mississippi exact some revenge for the Vegemite incident with Grits. Did it work?

1:26:54 Ham Radio fun and a little nonsense.



AmateurLogic 64: Vegemite or Die!

March 11th, 2014

Episode 64 is On-The-Air ...

AmateurLogic.TV Episode 64 is now available for download.

Peter sends Tommy and George some Australian treats. See how they react to Vegemite.
George has an introduction into cheaply receiving and decoding digital signals.
Peter brings us the Making of AmateurLogic Downunder.
Tommy builds an Arduino Heads-Up display for use with rigs that have Cat ports and more.

1:16:45 recorded live before an Internet audience.


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AmateurLogic 63: All About Radio

February 12th, 2014

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AmateurLogic.TV Episode 63 is now available for download.

Tommy and George visit the Jackson Amateur Radio Club’s 2014 Capital City Hamfest and bring back some unique stories. A special appearance by the guys from Ham Dynasty. Peter talks All About Radio. Tommy shows us simple tips to Secure Your Pi. And George brings us some Soldering Tip Tips.

1:04:52 of ALTV with the usual suspects.


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AmateurLogic.TV 62: It’s Alive!

January 14th, 2014

Episode 62 is On-The-Air ...

AmateurLogic.TV Episode 62 is now available for download.

George gets the Raspberry Pi Echolink node on-the-air. Solving the GPIO problem, building a relay interface for the Pi, and using a Circuit Writer pen to create a PC board.

Tommy reviews the new DHAP. A Hardened case, computer, power supply and more for your D-Star DVAP access point.

Peter does some time lapse photography with the Raspberry Pi camera module. Plus the usual tech talk and witty banter you can always count on.

1:05:06 of AmateurLogic to start the new year right.


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AmateurLogic.TV 61: Echolink Pi and TVduino

December 15th, 2013

Episode 61 is On-The-Air ...

AmateurLogic.TV Episode 61 is now available for download.

It’s the AmateurLogic Christmas Spectacular. Join the crew and special guest for a festive holiday event.

Peter hacks his Degen SW Receiver. Tommy puts the Arduino on TV. George trudges on in his effort to use the Raspberry Pi as an Echolink node. And a hilarious look at the 2013 ALTV Holiday Gift Guide.

A 1:13:08 AmateurLogic celebration of the season and other good stuff.


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AmateurLogic.TV 60: FreeDV, JT65 & Pi

November 14th, 2013

Episode 60 is On-The-Air ...

AmateurLogic.TV Episode 60 is now available for download.

George looks at FreeDV, Digital Voice for HF. Peter operates JT65 for weak-signal communications. Tommy builds a Raspberry Pi file server.

And a Major Award, the ALTV 8th Anniversary Giveaway… We give away the ultimate mobile setup from Icom, GigaParts, Diamond and MFJ to one very lucky viewer.

1:13 of AmateurLogic Goodness


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AmateurLogic.TV 59: 8th Anniversary Extravaganza

October 14th, 2013

Episode 59 is On-The-Air ...

AmateurLogic.TV Episode 59 is now available for download.

Our 8th Anniversary Extravaganza. You don’t want to miss a minute of this action packed episode!
Peter declares war, Tommy reviews the Icom ID-51A, George shows how and why to use a Megger, we model the new AmateurLogic T-shirts, a Google + Hangout with show friends, info on the 8th Anniversary Giveaway, and more.

1:12:24 of AmateurLogic Celebration


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Announcing the AmateurLogic.TV Shop

September 16th, 2013

Lots of you have been asking about it and it’s finally here. The AmateurLogic.TV T-Shirt and Swag Store. You’ll find designs featuring our new logo and be able to support the show and look smart at the same time.

Currently it’s just shirts, but we will be adding more products as time goes on.

ALTV T-Shirt Shop

AmateurLogic.TV 58: 2013 Huntsville Hamfest

September 12th, 2013

Episode 58 is On-The-Air ...

AmateurLogic.TV Episode 58 is now available for download.

George, Tommy and Wayne’s adventure at the Huntsville Hamfest. We had a great time visiting with old and new friends and seeing new products. Peter has some footage from the 2013 DATV QSO Party. An update on our 8th Anniversary Contest and more.

1:08:39 of Amateur Radio Entertainment

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