QSO Today - A conversation for amateur radio operators

Jeff Briggs, K1ZM, is the author of DXing on the Edge- The Thrill of 160 meters and he operates an amazing DX station on Canada's Atlantic shore. Eric, 4Z1UG, and Jeff discuss 160 meters, DXing, building a super station and more on this episode of QSO Today.

Direct download: Episode_134_Jeff_Briggs_K1ZM_Final.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:45pm MST

Paul Topolski, W1SEX, was just meters from ground zero working the communications center, when terrorists struck the 2013 Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring hundreds of spectators and participants.  Paul shares with Eric, 4Z1UG, this experience, his ham radio story, and how he continues to make a difference in his community in this QSO Today.

Direct download: Episode_133_Paul_Topolski_W1SEX.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:20am MST

Beginning as a scanner listener, Gary Hoffman, KB0H, discovered amateur radio shares his love of it with his wife, Nancy, N0NJ.  Gary is focused on emergency communications where he is the assistant emergency coordinator, operations for St. Louis County ARES.  He writes about amateur radio and the human condition on his blog, The Amateur’s Amateur.  KB0H is Eric, 4Z1UG’s QSO today.

Direct download: Episode_132_Gary_Hoffman_KB0H_Final.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:58am MST

My guest today, Brian Clarke, VK2GCE, has been a ham since his childhood in New Zealand, went on to get advanced degrees, built a recording studio in London for Pink Floyd, and now resides in Australia.  Brian is a collector of ex-military radios and is a promoter of amateur radio in his spare time.  VK2GCE is my QSO Today.

Direct download: Episode_131_Brian_Clarke_VK2GCE_Final.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:14am MST

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