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Episode 348 Peter Shilton VE7PS

QSO Today Podcast - Interviews with the leaders in amateur radio

Release Date: 04/23/2021

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QSO Today Podcast - Interviews with the leaders in amateur radio

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QSO Today Podcast - Interviews with the leaders in amateur radio

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QSO Today Podcast - Interviews with the leaders in amateur radio

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QSO Today Podcast - Interviews with the leaders in amateur radio

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Episode 351 Henry Seidner WA2ROA show art Episode 351 Henry Seidner WA2ROA

QSO Today Podcast - Interviews with the leaders in amateur radio

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Episode 350 Larry Tyree N6TR show art Episode 350 Larry Tyree N6TR

QSO Today Podcast - Interviews with the leaders in amateur radio

Larry Tyree, or Tree, as he is known in amateur radio circles, loves to operate contests, work DX on 160 meters, from his 28 hilltop acres in the Oregon forest, near Portland.  Tree is a serious CW operator, where good antenna design, focus, skill, and patience bring the amateur radio rewards. 

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Episode 349 Roland Smith K7OJL show art Episode 349 Roland Smith K7OJL

QSO Today Podcast - Interviews with the leaders in amateur radio

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Episode 348 Peter Shilton VE7PS show art Episode 348 Peter Shilton VE7PS

QSO Today Podcast - Interviews with the leaders in amateur radio

Peter Shilton, VE7PS, became a lifelong chaser of meteor scatter and EME contacts because of a very early acquisition of a Drake receiver and a transverter, at the beginning of his ham radio career. VE7PS tells this story in our QSO Today.

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Episode 347 Patrick Brown AK5TX show art Episode 347 Patrick Brown AK5TX

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Patrick (Pat) Brown, AK5TX, has always had a love for radio leading to opportunities from Minnisota to Alaska. Amateur radio was the game changer for Pat when he suddenly lost his eyesight, almost 20 years ago. Pat is now “handycapable” and continues to contribute to his amateur community in Tyler Texas and to our amazing hobby.

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Peter Shilton, VE7PS, became a lifelong chaser of meteor scatter and EME contacts because of a very early acquisition of a Drake receiver and a transverter, at the beginning of his ham radio career.  VE7PS tells this story in our QSO Today.