Episode 045 - Steve Galchutt - WG0AT
When attempting to activate a new mountain peak, in Colorado, for SOTA, Summits on the Air, Steve Galchutt, WG0AT, uses goats to act as his “sherpas” to carry his gear to the top. His goats allow him to make it to the top of the “teeners”, to set up and make contacts. Join WG0AT and Eric, 4Z1UG on the QSO Today podcast.
Listened to Aviation Beacons in parent's car
Astatic D-104 microphone - one of the first microphone products of the Astatic Labs of Conneaut, OH.
First License: Novice, WV6HXL, 1958
First Rig: Hallicrafters SB-40 receiver, coffee can 6L6 transmitter
Heathkit HW-22 - single band 40 meter SSB transceiver
Summits on the Air (SOTA) https://youtu.be/EsZwdVxLrw0
W0TLM Amateur Radio Club
Favorite Band and Operating Modes:
QRP SOTA operation in the field on 20 to 10 meters. CW, SSB, and some PSK31
Wes Hayward, W7ZOI - Micromountaineer QRP radios
The Goat Story -
First on overnight backpacking trips - video
Zoom Audio Recorder - Steve uses a high quality audio recorder in the field to get the real sound on the trail.
Steve WG0AT YouTube Channel
WG0AT Picasa Picture Gallery
Test drive of the LNR LD-5 SDR Transceiver
Tech Days in Colorado - combined with June Field Day.
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Heathkit AR3 General Coverage Receiver
KD1JV Designs ATS3 QRP Transceiver
in the field
LNR Precision LD5 QRP Transceiver