Episode 117 - Gerry Jurrens - N2GJ
New Jersey QRP Club"It all started with a girl, Amy. Her brother, Larry, was a ham"
Princeton, New Jersey, YMCA Radio Club
First Elmer: William “Bill” Haldane, WA2HQE, worked at RCA.
First License: Novice, Age 16, WN2VTT
Gerry’s father was an electronic engineer at Western Electric
Alpha Delta DX Trap dipole
Princeton Red Cross
Arrow Antenna J-Pole
Favorite Radio Clubs:
Alan Wolke, W2AEW
QRP - Why QRP?
Amateur Radio Field Day - favorite event - 40 meter CW
End fed long wire 64/1 balun
Ray Simpson, WA2PYX, going to the Faroe Islands
George Herran, N2APB
Gerry’s XYL was Connie - N2ATJ (SK)
Most exciting ham radio happening: Marriage of ham radio and the Internet
Brooke Allen, N2BA - Game design for amateur radio contesters
DV Dongle/Hot Spot - DMR node
Allstar Network - open source repeater linking over the Internet
Advice to new or returning hams:
Alan Katz, K2UYH - EME - course for non-technical people
Delaware Valley Radio Association - free dues for the first year W2ZQ.com
Mesh Networking - Hamnet
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