Episode 074 - Don Greenbaum - N1DG
Don Greenbaum, N1DG, comes from a ham radio family and started in the hobby as an eleven year old Novice, over fifty years ago. A veteran of the some of the most challenging DXpeditions and co-founder of CW Ops organization, Don shares his insight and experience on amateur radio, with Eric, 4Z1UG, on this episode of QSO Today.
First Elmer: Father, Fred Greenbaum, WA2UDV, brother and sister were also hams.
First License: WN2DND, 1962 Age 11
Upgraded to General, December 1964
Awarded: DXCC 1964
Commodore KIM Board
Ashton Tate dBase 3 - popular relational database product in the 1980s.
Amateur Logging Program - N4NW
Emergency Broadcast System - used to send messages on commercial radio and television stations.
Don Miller Expeditions
DXpedition Buton 2000
DX Challenge Point
Microlites DXpedition - VP8ORK - South Orkney Islands
VK0IR, 1995 - first Dxpedition to get logs off the island over packet radio.
DX Atlas Propagation Program
Palmyra DXpedition Propagation Maps
CQ DX Hall of Fame - Don Greenbaum, N1DG May 2006, awarded at Dayton Hamvention
Northern California DX Foundation (NCDXF)
CW Operators Club - celebrates the Morse code.
CQ World Wide Contest -
Yankee Clipper Contest Club.
Operating on 6 Meter - band opens with E skip in June and July. For DX you need to operate CW.
Inverted L on 160 meters
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Johnson Viking Ranger Transmitter
Hammarlund HQ-170 Receiver