QSO Today - A conversation for amateur radio operators
About This Show
This weekly podcast is a conversation, a "QSO", between amateur radio operators, or hams. The purpose is to expose prospective, returning, and new ham radio operators the diverse areas of the hobby from amateur satellites to operating on remote Pacific islands through interviews with long time and expert ham radio operators.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 138 Tony Fishpool G4WIF
3 days ago
When is comes to homebrewing QRP HF radios with simple parts and test equipment, then one of the go-to guys is Tony Fishpool, G4WIF, current membership chairman of the G-QRP group in the UK, and frequent contributor to its quarterly SPRAT magazine. Tony is also a co-author with Graham Firth, G3MFJ, of Simple Test Equipment for the QRPer, and numerous articles on equipment building with attention to detail and budget. Tony believes, along with his co-hearts at G-QRP, that ham radio does not have to be expensive to be fun. G4WIF is my QSO today.
Rated 5 out of
I recently stumbled onto QSO Today and downloaded a podcast. The first one I listened to was about a ham who set up a contest station that accommodated many operators during contests. From the description it sounded like a fancy camp where operators rotate between contesting, sleeping, and relaxing.
So the next podcast I listened to was about a lady who has spent 30 years teaching junior high students all there is to know about amateur radio. She sounded amazing with the teaching and organization techniques she developed and produced several hundred radio amateurs in addition to the thousands who have taken her class.
My compliments to Eric Guth who has set up a first rate podcast. I've been spreading the word to other ham buddies and feel this program will be very successful!
Date published: 2015-11-12