Linux Amateur Radio

Here is a collection of tips for using Amateur Radio on Linux.

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Mailing Lists

(Hams appear to call these “reflectors”)

  • linux-hams, the primary general mailing list for Linux ham discussion. Readers are generally fairly knowledgeable about Linux technically. Also has discussion about AX.25 development.

Amateur radio is a radio service in which people are allowed and encouraged to build their own radios, antennas, and so forth. It can be used to communicate all around the globe without any intervening infrastructure such as satellites or cables.

I (John Goerzen / KR0L) wanted to use my SignaLink USB for voice keying during contests and the like. I use Linux for Amateur Radio, and so a natural thought would be using shell scripts for this.