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The Field Radio Podcast is dedicated to exploring the amateur radio hobby through the lens of getting you and your gear outdoors.
Your host, John W7DBO, will explore what gear works best, how to deploy in the field, and most importantly how to have fun!
The podcast will also explore what you can do with your gear once deployed; Including emergency communications, contesting, event support, and of course Field Day.
Hope you join us on this adventure as we take Ham Radio outdoors! 73


Dec 14, 2017

Paul Cowley KB7VML from Iowa is back on the show to discuss the different methods and tools to use to get your antennas up in the air, how to keep them in the air, and how to bring them back down safely. This is an overlooked area of the hobby where you have to be inventive and adaptable to the situation.



Nov 16, 2017

Mark Waggoner (N6MRW) is a relatively new amateur radio operator. Once licensed he became active in his local groups and emcomm related activities. Mark found the need for a portable, low cost, effective 5watt repeater. Mark took on the project to create an ammo can repeater, then had a successful deployment during...


Nov 2, 2017

You may have seen the big blue batteries at your local hamfest, you may have heard about how LiFEPO4 batteries are changing how Amateur Radio operators operate in the field longer and lighter.

In this episode John has a in-depth conversation with Kevin Zanjani the national sales manager of Bioenno Power. Learn about...