Episode 311 - Riley Hollingsworth - K4ZDH Transcript
This episode of QSO Today is sponsored by Icom America, makers of the finest HF, VHF and UHF transceivers and accessories for the radio amateur. Reminding you to check out their new IC-705 all band portable transceiver. More on this later. And by QRP Labs, makers of the popular QCX kit transceiver. And a whole host of parts and kits for the ham radio builder. Both of those companies will be in the QSO Today virtual ham expo as exhibitors on the floor. Look for them.
My thanks to Icom America and QRP labs for sponsoring the QSO Today podcast.
On the QSO Today home page is a menu item called “Expo” in the upper right corner of the screen. If you click on it will take you to more information about the QSO Today virtual ham expo. My team and I are building a virtual ham radio convention that includes speakers, exhibitors, prizes and more. This week we passed over ten thousand attendees signed up for our event that begins with Dr. Scott Wright, as the keynote event. Please click on the banner ad in the show notes page to get to the … web site and sign up for your free ticket.
Welcome to the QSO Today podcast. I’m Eric Guth 4Z1UG; your host.
Riley Hollingsworth, K4ZDH, started his ham radio career in Rock Hill, South Carolina, in 1960, proceeded through law school to a career at the Federal Communications Commission, the FCC. Riley was a part of the evolution of the FCC as it dealt with the new communications technologies including paging, cellular, PCS, and amateur radio. K4ZDH tells his amateur radio story as well as his impact on the amateur radio service through his career at the FCC.