Episode 145 - Glen Zook - K9STH
Truetone by Western Auto SWL receiver
1957 used Heathkit AR3
Listened to Sputnik on Hallicrafters S-40
Oroville Hartle, TV repair
Dave Osborn, K9BPV, first ham mentor
First License: Novice, 15 years old, May 1959
First real DX contact: (KC4USB) Marie Byrdland Antarctica on 15 meters
Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA - started in EE, Industrial Engineering Management
First ham radio article written: Heathkit DX20 one wire mod to get on 6 meters. For 73 Magazine, Wayne Green, Editor
Later became: CQ Magazine FM Editor
Motorola Service Station “MSS”
First Motorola owned portable and pager facility in Atlanta
Bendix BC221 frequency meter
Heathkit Globe Chief 90 A screen modulator - Heathkit FM90
Heathkit Plant was in St. Joseph, Michigan
Formulas for paint colors by rig manufacturer on your web site. I will post a link in the show notes pages.
Glen casts his own knobs for vintage gear.
Micro-Mark Plastic Resin Casting Kit
Favorite contest: CQ Worldwide CW
6146 Family of Tubes - whitepaper
Society of Amateur Radio Astronomers
SETI - Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
BC348 Receiver 37 Mhz protected band
chemical ground rods , 98% of ground rod done in first 5 feet.
“Lightning Primer” - challenges some of the assumptions that we have about lighting and protection from it.
Lightning dissipation devices
Just Who did Invent Radio? , By Glen Zook, K9STH
Most excited by: Diversity of amateur radio things
Advice to new or returning hams:
Don't buy a handheld radio as a first radio.
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Hallicrafters S-107 GC Receiver
World Radio Labs Globe Chief
Heathkit DX-20 Transmitter