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    Episode 398 - John Fallows - VE6EYJohn Fallows, VE6EY, when faced with an
    urban HF noise problem, applied this knowledge, expertise, and background
    from his years of experience in amateur radio to find a solution. This solution, John presented, last March, in the last QSO Today Virtual Ham
    Expo. Every problem leading to a solution has a story, and VE6EY tells it
    in this QSO Today. Show NotesSponsor TranscriptListen 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. This list does not include Buy
    Me Coffee.In memorial:
    Episode 71 Murray Greenman ZL1BPU (now SK)

    Making it Up, John Fallows VE6EY Blog

    Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    QTH: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Elmer: Bill Horner VE4HW

    First License: Age 17, 1967, VE4IA
    First Rig:
    Johnson Viking Ranger Transmitter
    RCA AR77 Receiver
    40 Meter Dipole Antenna

    Current rig:
    Flex 6300 HF SDR Transceiver
    Apache Labs ANAN-7000DLE SDR Transceiver
    Yaesu FT1000D HF Transceiver
    Drake T4X Transmitter- sold it
    SDRPlay Receiver
    Wideband Loop Antenna Array

    Alberta Canada
    Rocket Radio Crystal Radio
    Japanese Transistor Radio
    Medium Wave DXing
    Canadian International DX Club
    Gestetner Copy Machines
    Mimeograph Machine
    Collins 75A-4 Receiver
    Canadian Centennial, 1967
    Heathkit HR-10 Receiver
    Heathkit DX40 Transmitter
    University of Manitoba Amateur Radio Society (UMARS) - need reference
    Festival of Life and Learning, Manitoba
    Radio Announcer
    Kenwood TS-520 HF Transceiver
    CJOB Winnipeg, Manitoba
    WKRP Cincinnati
    Loni Anderson
    Special Considerations Category, MBA, University of Manitoba
    Management Consultant, Ernst and Young
    NAB - National Association of Broadcasting
    Ulrich Rhode N1UL, my guest in Episode 208
    SDR Software Defined Radio
    Delphi Programming Language
    Ergo Radio Software
    3D Printing
    Wordpress Blog
    WIFI Controlled Loop Antenna Mast VE6EY
    RFI - Radio Frequency Interference
    ANC4 - Noise Cancellation
    Noise Probe Antenna
    Diversity Antennas
    Multipath Propagation
    Rob Sherwood, NC0B, my guest in Episode 126
    Receiver Dynamic Range
    Receiver Sensitivity
    DMR Communications
    HackRF Products
    Red Pitaya Receiver
    CNC Machine
    Genmitzu 38 CNC Machine
    LT Spice Simulator
    KiCad Board Layout
    Fusion Software for 3D Printing
    QST Magazine
    QEX Magazine
    Gerald Youngblood, K5SDR - "give me an I and Q, and I can do anything".

    Excited most by: Software Defined Radio. Meeting people with common
    interests online.

    Greatest challenge facing amateur radio now: we need to re-brand amateur radio. Why do we call it "amateur radio"?

    Advice to new or returning hams: find people with shared interests no
    matter where and who they are. Be open to new ideas, explore and test
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