From his first long nose pliers, at the age of six, to his private use of the chemistry lab at his junior high-school, Pete Friedrichs, AC7ZL, has had a fascination with technology, chemistry, and radio. Often this is old but amazing technology that he recreates with the remnants of discarded objects. Pete is a renaissance man whose study and fabrication of "simple" technology rivals that of some of America's great inventors. He is a published author of books based on his experiments, as well as fiction and ghost stories. AC7ZL is Eric's guest on QSO Today.
Episode 094 - Ellen White - W1YL
Episode 093 - Joe Eisenberg - K0NEB
One of the best ways to get some real hands on experience in electronics, especially as a beginner, is to build electronic kits. Even the seasoned veteran ham can enjoy even the more complex kits. In amateur radio circles, the kit building guru is Joe Eisenberg, K0NEB. Joe spends his free time, in addition to operating his favorite contests and attending hamfests, testing kits, making recommendations, and teaching others how to be successful in kit building. Joe is Eric, 4Z1UG’s, QSO today.
Episode 092 - Bob Epstein - K8IA
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