Episode 109 - Susan Meckley - W7KFI
First Elmer: George Ulm, W9EVT - George has an impressive station with hundreds of radios.
National HRO-60 General Coverage Receiver
First QSO: WN1CLP
First License: W9SOC. Novice, 1949,
General Class upgrade: 1950
Extra Class upgrade: 2016
When sending CW - send at the speed of the station
Naval CW Operator, Bainbridge, MD
Danny Weil VP2VB, Yasme - sailed around the World in the Yasme
Transoceanic sail boat, 46 foot
Challenger sail boat, 32 foot was Susan’s boat the Darma
Susan’s Website on Archive.org
Treasure Island Yacht Club member
Monterey Bay moorings
Generation 3 night vision
Pacific Seafarers Net 14.300 Mhz
Boeing Space Launch Platform at Sea
Island of Socorro, Mexican military station, active volcano.
Long liners - fish nets that are miles in length
REM Sleep -
Solo sailor sleep deprivation
Art Bell, W6OBB & Susan Meckley, W7KFI - Solo Sailing the Pacific
Filling a Fire Extinguisher with Cayenne Pepper?
WinLink send global email over HF frequencies
Sturgeon for land sickness
Johnston Island, Marshall Islands,
US Fish and Wildlife
CPR to Dog
Pucker factor - when terror causes your “cheeks” to contract to the surface you are sitting on.
Mines still in the sea
Abandoned boats in marinas
Current Rig: computer with Remote Hams.com on 20 CW
Susan Meckley Biography
Susan's Current Ham Radio Club: W3HAC - HacDC Amateur Radio Club
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National HRO-60 GC Receiver
Elecraft K3 HF Transceiver
On the Dock with W7KFI