Steve Murphy, N8NM, builds most of his modern equipment using the Manhattan and “ugly” construction method, or he refurbishes old tube transmitters, receivers, and transceivers. Steve is not afraid to try a new design or component to further his love of home brewing. We follow the ham radio career of N8NM in this episode of QSO Today.
Episode 178 - Brian Short - KC0BS
Episode 173 - Preston Douglas - WJ2V
Episode 172 - Dave Sumner - K1ZZ
Episode 169 - Ron Gang - 4X1MK
Episode 168 - Dennis Vernacchia - N6KI
Episode 166 - Dov Gavish - 4Z4DX
Israel’s most notable amateur radio operator might just be Dov Gavish, 4Z4DX. First licensed in Israel with his father over fifty years ago, Dov makes a career of operating from wherever he happens to be in the World, always ready to get on the air. While CW is is favorite operating mode, Dov just likes to get on the air with whatever mode works, now including DMR. 4Z4DX is Eric’s guest on this QSO Today.
Episode 163 - Steve Herman - W7VOA
Episode 158 - Don Minkoff - NK6A
Episode 155 - Rob Brownstein - K6RB
Sputnik was the catalyst that spurred many to enter electronics, engineering, and amateur radio. Rob Brownstein, K6RB, was inspired to find a ham across the street to build his first crystal set for a science fair project leading to a lifetime as a ham radio operator. Rob is a co-founder of CWOPS and its on-line CW training academy helping hundreds of hams a year become better CW operators. K6RB shares his ham radio story with Eric, 4Z1UG, in this QSO today.