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    Episode 408 - Will Ravenel - AI4VEWill Ravenel, AI4VE, like many of us, returned to amateur radio after raising a family. Will is active in the QRP-ARCI, as its treasurer, and takes leadership positions in his ham
    clubs. Will loves to operate ham radios first digital mode, CW, using either hand, at low power. AI4VE shares his operating expertise, running
    low power, in the field and on the beach, in this 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. This list does not include "Buy Me A Coffee" donations.Resubscribe to the QSO Today Email ListsHometown: Charleston, SC

    First License: 1979, Age 25, Novice
    General Upgrade, 1984,

    Novice Rig:
    Heathkit HW-101 Novice Transceiver

    Current Rigs:
    Elecraft K2 HF Transceiver
    Elecraft K1 HF Transceiver
    Elecraft K3 - 10 watt rig

    Vintage Reel to Reel Tape Recorder
    Boy Scouts Radio Merit Badge
    International Morse Code
    Florida State, MA Oceanography
    Panama City Offshore Oceanography Research Platform
    Ship to Shore Communications Commercial SSB
    Sunfish Sailboat
    Duke University, Engineering
    College of Charleston, Charleston SC Sailing Team, Marine Biology
    Sail Mail
    Western Electric Defense Contractor, North Carolina
    Kenwood TS-120S HF Transceiver
    Greensboro Amateur Radio Association
    Dayton University Dorm Rentals
    Teletype Unit
    Charlotte Hamfest, Greensboro
    QRZ.com Ham Radio Tests
    Ten-Tec Argonaut 5 HF QRP Rig
    CW Straight Key
    Brainstem Stroke
    Electric Beach Wagon
    Paint by Numbers
    CQWE - CW Western Electric Contest
    Wayne Burdick, N6KR - CTO Elecraft
    PSK-16 Digital Mode
    PSK-31 Digital Mode
    Elecraft K4 HF Transceiver
    US Airline Pilot Shortage
    Best Club: North Fulton Amateur Radio Club
    Jim Stafford, W4QO

    Greatest challenge facing amateur radio now: We are an aging population, non-diverse population.

    Excited most by: Just getting out.

    Advice to new or returning hams: Read a lot, find out whats going on in the hobby, join a club.The RSS Feed for all audio content from QSO today is available from here.

    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, 4Z1UGSubscribeElecraft KX3 QRP HF TransceiverTen-Tec Argonaut V HF
    Transceiver3 Band Mountain Topper QRP CW TransceiverSandHopper Electric
    Beach Cart

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