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QSO Today - A conversation for amateur radio operators

Mar 17, 2018

Glen Popiel, KW5GP, author of  two popular books on Arduino for amateur radio and a book on mesh networking for amateur radio joins QSO Today once again.  Glen told his ham radio story in Episode 49, almost three years ago. We catch up with Glen to get an Arduino update and to hear about his current and future...


Mar 9, 2018

Richard Newstead, G3CWI, as an avid outdoor radio enthusiast, co-founded SOTA or the Summits on the Air program. When he needed the right gear to take to the mountaintop, Richard had to create and import his own equipment, ultimately resulting in the creation of his company, Sotabeams, our new sponsor on QSO Today....


Mar 3, 2018

Rick Karlquist, N6RK is a long time amateur radio operator who likes contests, DX, and over the years acquired a large square of property in California‚Äôs Central Valley to have enough room to build his antenna farm.  In this episode we discuss building 90 foot vertical antennas with irrigation pipe, and using the...


Feb 23, 2018

Bernie van der Walt, ZS4TX, is a South African ham for many years.  He loves to contest on HF, and operates two remote control EME or Moon bounce stations on two and six meters away from the noise pollution of his residential neighborhood. We discuss these subjects and more on this episode of QSO Today.


Feb 17, 2018

Mitch Gill, NA7US is the New editor of QRP Quarterly Magazine, the official journal of the QRP Amateur Radio Club International  and a former columnist for both Popular Communications and CQ VHF.  Mitch has a love for all things amateur radio and is now retired from active military service where he operated at YI9TU in...