Ham Radio

Hacking Ham Radio: Why It’s Still Relevant and How to Get Started

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This week we discuss hacking ham radio with special guests Caitlin Johanson, Rick Osgood, and Larry Pesce. In this episode you’ll learn what ham radio is, why its still relevant, why would attackers want to hack ham radio, all about packet radio and APRS (Automatic Packet Reporting System), and what equipment and licensing you need to get started in ham radio.

** Links mentioned on the show **

Hacking Ham Radio: WinAPRS – Part 1

Hacking Ham Radio: WinAPRS – Part 2

Hacking Ham Radio: WinAPRS – Part 3

Hacking Ham Radio: WinAPRS – Part 4

The 5 Best Ham Radios of 2022

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