QSO Today - A conversation for amateur radio operators

You can still build a beautiful tuna can transmitter, especially if it uses vacuum tubes instead of solid state components.  Join Eric, 4Z1UG, in his QSO Today with Steve Johnston, WD8DAS, where they discuss Steve’s ham radio journey that includes experimentation in the 630 meter band, restoration of Chinese military radio gear, and the love of amateur radio.

Direct download: Episode_14_Steve_Johnston_WD8DAS_final.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:05pm MDT

 

The right elementary school teachers who challenged their students with the Morse Code was just the beginning of Hap Holly’s, KC9RP’s, ham radio career leading to the RAIN Report and The Dayton Hamvention’s 2002 Amateur of the Year.  Join Eric, 4Z1UG, and Hap in their QSO Today.  

Direct download: Episode_13_Hap_Holly_KC9RP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:20am MDT

 

The team of Sharon and Wayne Spring, K6IRD and W6IRD, make a powerful combination, not only in amateur radio, but as a lesson in commitment, hard work, and attention to detail. This has led both to not only a successful 50 year marriage, but to a rich, hands on amateur radio life.  Join Eric, 4Z1UG, in this inspiring conversation with both Wayne and Sharon Spring on QSO Today.

Direct download: QSO_Today_Episode_012_Wayne_and_Sharon_Spring_W6IRD_and_K6IRD_r1.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:24pm MDT

 

Elecraft’s co-founder and CTO, Wayne Burdick, N6KR, joins Eric, 4Z1UG, on another QSO Today. Waynes fascination with home brewing from an early age combined with his love of QRP led to the development of some of the best amateur radio transceivers on the market. Wayne and Eric’s conversation reveals some insights into what makes a successful ham radio product.  

Direct download: QSO_Today_Episode_011_Wayne_Burdick_N6KR.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:39pm MDT

 

Stan, WB2LQF, does more with less in his 50 year ham radio journey starting with a single tube transmitter loaded in to his bed springs to the Elecraft KX3 and an attic antenna.  Always a CW operator, ham radio played a major role in Stan’s professional and personal life.  Stan joins Eric, 4Z1UG, in his QSO Today.

Direct download: QSO_Today_Episode_010_Stan_Lewandowski_WB2LQF.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:34am MDT

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