QSO Today - A conversation for amateur radio operators

After 44 years with the ARRL, beginning as an intern in 1972 at the American Radio Relay League, David Sumner, K1ZZ, retired, last year, as CEO and General Manager.  In this episode of QSO Today, Dave shares his ham radio story from its early beginnings, his favorite operating practices, and his reflections on his years at League Headquarters.  

Direct download: Episode_172_Dave_Sumner_K1ZZ_Final.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:58am MST

My QSO this week is with Fred Regennitter, K4IU, has a rich ham radio history spanning over 50 years, from the first crystal radio receiver to his modern FlexRadio software defined transceiver. DX and contests are Fred’s interest and the new digital modes have won a new appeal for making contacts as we reach the bottom of the Sunspot cycle.  Amateur radio has expanded into a big tent that with many facets.  K4IU tells us why in this episode of QSO Today.

Direct download: Episode_171_Fred_Regennitter_K4IU_Final.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:25am MST

Larry Staples, W0AIB, is the publisher of Larry’s List, a regular email message center that updates Kansas City amateur radio operators with the latest news, events, and rigs for sale. As an active amateur radio operator for almost sixty years, Larry believes that the ultimate goal of ham radio is to get to know people, face to face, for the “eyeball” contact. W0AIB is my QSO Today.

Direct download: Episode_170_Larry_Staples_W0AIB_Final.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:24pm MST

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