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QSO Today - A conversation for amateur radio operators

Aug 31, 2018

Kevin Parmenter, KG5Q, caught my attention from an article that he published in QST Magazine, August 2017 about the Flightaware system.  I was intrigued with the article that leverages our technical ability against a services that uses crowd sourced receivers, in private hands, Worldwide,  to track commercial and...


Aug 25, 2018

Frank Brickle, AB2KT, took a professional path to music composition at Princeton. He combined his musical composition skills with his technical knowledge of computer programming and background in amateur radio to develop the first software defined radio (SDR) software used first by the US government and later by private...


Aug 17, 2018

Justin Johnson, G0KSC, tells his ham radio story and how it led to the founding of his company,  Innovantenna, and his approach to antenna designs, that maximize signal to noise rather than gain to produce amazing results. If you are re-considering your antenna system, then you will enjoy this QSO Today with G0KSC.


Aug 10, 2018

Tony Hutchison, VK5ZAI, who, from his interest in satellite communications, became an important backup communications link in South Australia for the NASA space shuttle missions, the Mir Space Station, and the International space station when crewed by amateur radio operators.  Tony is a pioneer in this area of ham...


Aug 3, 2018

Jim Forkin, WA3TFS,  started contributing to QST and Ham Radio Magazine as far back as 1983 with his series on A Modular Two Band Receiver.  His QRZ page is loaded with pictures of his home brew rigs along with detailed descriptions. Jim shares his ham radio story and his incorporation of old and new technology...