Episode 043 - Paul Ewing - N6PSE
Paul Ewing, N6PSE, is the founder of the Intrepid DX Group, who has organized and participated in eight DXpeditions to very rare DX and exotic locations around the World, including Northern Iraq, South Sudan, and Yemen. This gives Paul authority and insight on creation, management, and execution of DXpeditions in ham radio. As a ham radio blogger, Paul shares his reflections on ham radio and is Eric’s guest on QSO Today.
First License: KB6FPR, Technician, 1983
Upgraded: Extra Class, N6PSE
Home City: San Jose, California
First Rig: Kenwood TS-450, KLM 10 Meter Beam
Recommended Rig to beginners: Yaesu FT-1000MP
Favorite Operating Modes: SSB, RTTY, beginning to really enjoy CW.
Traits needed to participate on a DXpedition:
P5 Project - the project to convince the North Korean government to allow a DXpedition
James McLaughlin, T6AF - DXpedition local contact in Afghanistan who was murdered before the scheduled DXpedition arrived.
FlexRadio Maestro interface to FlexRadio's SDR radios. One of Dayton Hamvention's 2015 interresting innovations.
Expert Amplifiers - makes a line of light weight HF power amplifiers
Paul's Amateur Radio Blog
Paul's ham radio operator family:
Kenwood TS-450 HF Transceiver
Yaesu FT-1000MP HF Transceiver
Steppir DB36 Yagi Antenna
STOR DXpedition in South Sudan, Hamshack
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