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    Episode 393 - Hans van de Groenendaal - ZS6AKVHans van de Groenendaal,
    ZS6AKV, has been a mover and shaker in South Africa amateur radio for as
    long as he has been licensed, almost 65 years. In that time he has taken leadership positions in the South African Radio League, represented his
    country at the International Amateur Radio Union, involved himself in high altitude balloon launches, AMSAT South Africa, and a host of projects going back to his early beginning. Hans is an alumni speaker at the QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo and is my QSO Today.Show NotesSponsor TranscriptionListen
    to PodcastOur Listener SponsorsThis list is the total amounts contributed
    as sponsorships and/or donations since Episode 1 in July 2014. Only those
    who agreed to be publicly recognized are on the list below.Hometown: Johannesburg
    First License: Age 18, ZS6AKV, 1957

    First Rig:
    Heathkit DX40 Transmitter
    Hammarlund HQ-150 Receiver
    Johnson Viking Ranger Transmitter

    Current Rig:
    Kenwood TS-590 HF Transceiver
    Alinco DX70 QRP Transceiver
    Kenwood TS-811E Transceiver
    Kenwood TS-711E Transceiver
    Kenwood TS-811E Transceiver

    Favorite Operating Mode: SSB
    Next Project: monitor next generation beacons, and Raspberry Pi

    EngineerIT www.engineerit.co.za
    SARL www.sarl.org.za
    AMSAT SA www.amsatsa.org.za
    SA Amateur Radio Development Trust www.amateurradio.org.za

    High Impedance Earphones on a wire
    Foxhole Radio (crystal set)
    Shortwave Listening
    YMCA, South Africa
    South African Amateur Radio License
    Morse Code
    Monkey Puzzle
    Postmaster General, South Africa
    South Africa Novice License, Age 12 to 25, ZR license
    ZU Exam, South Africa
    INCASA South Africa
    South Africa Amateur Radio League
    Telecom Technician, South Africa
    International Telegraph and Telecom Corporation (ITT)
    Standard Telephones and Cables Company, South Africa
    Technical Writer Job Description
    Engineer IT Magazine, South Africa
    Broadband Power Line Carrier BPL
    Beacon Program SARL Next Generation
    AM Modulation
    SSB Modulation
    AMSAT SA Cubesat
    APRS - Automatic Packet Reporting System
    ZS6TJ Bulletin
    Amateur Radio Today, South Africa
    Sentec SA
    Radio RSA
    Gerald Klatzko, ZS6BTD, partner
    HamNet Emergency Communications Network
    SARL Presidents Award
    Ultra-Low Frequency Amateur Radio Band
    Sunset Satellite Amateur Transponder
    University of Stellenbosch, SA
    Sunspace, Ltd, SA
    Russian Space Center
    South African Cubesat
    SDR Transponder
    CubeSat Space Frame
    AMSAT North America
    IARU -International Amateur Radio Union
    International Radio Amateur Satellite Frequency Coordinator
    6146 Vacuum Tube
    Inverted V Antenna
    Multiband Amateur Radio Vertical Antenna
    HamSci Space Weather Station

    Greatest challenge facing amateur radio now: bring amateur radio operators
    to accept new technologies and to experiment with them.

    Excited most by: all of the new technologies around beacons and propagation

    Advice to new or returning hams: engage yourself in the new things in
    amateur radio.The RSS Feed for all audio content from QSO today is
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    Please join our QSO Today community by pressing the button below. It is the best way to suggest guests and topics, and provide feedback to Eric, 4Z1UG.SubscribeHammarlund HQ-150 HF ReceiverJohnson Viking Ranger TransmitterAlinco DX70 QRP TransceiverKenwood TS-590S HF Transceiver

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