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QSO Today Podcast - Interviews with the leaders in amateur radio

Jun 19, 2021

Ted Holland, WB3AVD, describes himself as a cultural anthropologist who creates artistic telegraph or CW keys based on themes that move him, including OZ’s Emerald City.  An avid QRP contest operator and local emcomm enthusiast, WB3AVD shares his amateur radio successes in this QSO Today. 

Jun 11, 2021

Frank Kollins, WA9CWX, loves to operate CW from multiple operating positions, from restored vintage to the most modern rigs. Frank is a student and teacher of radio history from its very ether-like beginnings, to radio’s evolution through World War 2. WA9CWX has an amazing CW key collection and is my QSO Today.


Jun 5, 2021

Marty Woll, N6VI, found his way into amateur radio, along with other high school teens in Southern California’s San Fernando Valley in the late 1960s. Interested in CW, chasing DX, and contesting, Marty’s ham radio interests evolved to include VHF, UHF, and microwave contest “roving”, and now emergency...

May 28, 2021

For Peter ODell, WB2D, amateur radio morphed into a professional life at the ARRL during the time of Spaceshuttle STS-9 and the introduction of the first amateur radio broadcast from the Shuttle.  Peter describes his amateur radio journey and the challenges of being a ham radio journalist in this QSO Today.

May 21, 2021

Thomas, Tom, Tate, WA7NPX, began his ham radio journey with his best friend in middle school.  The amateur radio hobby can make lifelong buddies as well as develop practical and professional skills.  WA7NPX shares his ham radio story and how it can serve as a springboard for developing expertise in other hobbies as...