QSO Today - A conversation for amateur radio operators

From the hills of Tennessee, Kirk Pickering, K4RO, operates a SO2R, single operator 2 radio, contest station and makes over ten-thousand contacts a year. Using Beverage antennas, Kirk is able to operate 160 meters, the “top band”, as solar cycle band conditions fade.  Kirk is Eric, 4Z1UG’s, guest on QSO Today.

Direct download: Episode_065_Kirk_Pickering_K4RO_Final.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:44pm MST

Amateur Radio and The Boy Scouts of America merged in a new and strong partnership under the leadership of Jim Wilson, K5ND, through his promotion of the annual Jamboree on the Air, the largest single scouting event in the World. Jim is Eric, 4Z1UG’s, guest on QSO Today.

Direct download: Episode_064_Jim_Wilson_K5ND_Final.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:06pm MST

When Craig Thompson, K9CT, wanted a place to spend a contest weekend with his amateur radio friends he built a multi operator contest station on a rural property, not far from his home in the city. Drawing on the experience and expertise of other multi operator contest station owners, Craig built his ultimate man cave.   Craig discusses his amateur radio story and the details of building this station with Eric, 4Z1UG, in this QSO Today.

Direct download: Episode_063_Craig_Thompson_K9CT_Final.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:00pm MST

Larry Makoski, W2LJ, is a QRP CW operator, founder of the “Skeeder Hunt”, an outdoor QRP contest, and a blogger with many stories to tell and observations to make about amateur radio.  Larry joins Eric, 4Z1UG, in this episode of QSO Today.

Direct download: Episode_062_Larry_Makoski_W2LJ_Final.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:00pm MST

Phil Anderson, WOXI, founded Kantronics in 1971 to build wiring harnesses for automobiles. The company morphed over time to become one of the premier manufacturers of terminal node controllers or TNCs for amateur packet radio. Now retired, Phil is as active as ever pursuing new avenues in ham radio. Phil joins Eric, 4Z1UG, in this episode of QSO Today.

Direct download: Episode_061_Phil_Anderson_W0XI_Final.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:00pm MST

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