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YouTube Channels for Radio/Electronics Repair

Here are some of my favorite channels:

Mr. Carlson’s Lab

Mr. Carlson is VE7ZWZ.  He has an amazing shop full of test equipment.  It seems like his videos are intended for a wide audience, so depending on your point of view, it may be too basic or too advanced.  But most people will probably learn something.

D-Lab Electronics

Terry Dayton N6TLU specializes in tube equipment, either vintage guitar amplifiers or ham equipment.  Good info on restoring and troubleshooting.

TRX Bench

I’m s sorry I don’t know who this is.  His videos are mostly repair of ham radio gear.  He sounds German, or from that area of Europe.  His English is very good.  The videos are fairly slow paced but quite thorough.  His explanations of his troubleshooting strategies is excellent.

W2AEW

A wide variety of topics.  Repair, tutorials, test equipment.  Some great stuff.

The Radio Shop

Another channel with a bunch of ham radio repair videos.

Uncle Doug

Not really any ham radio content, but vintage electronics stuff. Mostly guitar and audio tube amplifiers.

EEVBlog

Lots of general electronics stuff for a hobbyist.

Weather at K2AS

I’ve had a personal weather station running at my QTH for about 6 years.  For the last 5 or so it has been feeding the data to a Linux PC running various version of Ubuntu, and using a software package “Wview” to process the information.  It created HTML pages, FTP’ed the files to my website, submitted data to the CWOP “Citizen Weather Observer Program”, and also submitted info the Weather Underground.  A few of years ago I added a webcam to the system.

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