• [QSO Today] KB0YH

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    Posted: 10 Sep 2021 11:00 PM PDT

    Episode 367 - Augie "Gus" Hansen - KB0YH
    Augie, "Gus" Hansen, KB0YH, always
    had an interest in radio, but did not get his first ticket until he was in
    his mid-thirties. Gus enjoys operating the 80 meter nets and building antennas, now especially STL or Small Transmitting Loop, also known as
    magnetic loop antennas. On this 20th Anniversary of the World Trade Center attack, Gus tells his on the scene story in this QSO Today.
    Show Notes
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    First License: 1978, Age 34, Advanced Class, WD0GAF
    KB0YH has 265 DX Countries

    First Rig:
    Heathkit HW-8 QRP Transceiver
    Ten-Tec 544 HF Transceiver

    Current Rig:
    Elecraft K3S HF Transceiver
    Elecraft P3 Pan Adapter
    Elecraft KPA1500 Power Amplifier
    Elecraft KX3 Portable Transceiver
    Elecraft KX2 Portable Transceiver
    Elecraft K2 HF Transceiver
    Cushcraft R5 Vertical Antenna
    Cushcraft D3W WARC Band Antenna
    Log Periodic Yagi Antenna

    Radio Station WRIB - Rhode Island
    Rock and Roll Station
    "So You Want to Be A DJ" - WRIB Contest 1958
    University of Rhode Island
    3rd Class Radio Telephone
    Carrier Current Radio Distribution
    General Dynamic/Electric Boat, Rhode Island
    Research Submersibles, Star II and Star III
    New London Submarine Base
    Submarine Pilot Simulator
    Raytheon Company, Ct.
    Raytheon Underwater Sound Lab
    73 Magazine Tapes
    WRIU FM, Kingston, Rhode Island
    Environmental Impact Study
    LogBook of The World, LOTW
    "Over the Hill Bunch" 3868 KHz Daily Round Table
    Magnetic Loop Antenna
    Top Band 160 Meters
    Stew Perry Contest 160 Meters
    Covid-19 Pandemic
    Parks On The Air
    Bell Laboratories, Colorado
    WWV, Ft. Collins, 100 Year Celebration
    WW0WWV Special Call Sign.
    Wayne Green, W2NSD
    73 Magazine
    Byte Magazine
    COMDEX Show
    Trombone Capacitor for Magnetic Loop Antenna
    "Split Stator" Capacitor
    Vacuum Variable Capacitor
    2 Turn Loop Magnetic Loop Antenna - 40 to 80 Meters
    " Hardline Cable
    STL - Small Transmitting Loop Antenna
    MaxGain Systems - Atlanta
    Broadcast Radio
    Top Band (160 Meters)
    Magnetic Loop Antenna
    2 Meter Cubical Quad Antenna
    6 Meter J Pole Antenna
    KB0YH GitHub Site
    Boulder Amateur Radio Club, BARC Junior Group
    International Baccalaureate Program
    World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001, killing 2,726 people ages 3 to 85 years

    Greatest challenges facing amateur radio now: urban RF electronic noise
    and bringing youngsters to ham radio.

    Excited most by: new technology, digital signal processing, SDR- software defined radio.

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    Elecraft K3S and KPA1500
    Gus (left) and friend Jerry, K2SMC, at WRIU with new Gates Radio equipment ready to install for the new FM station. Ten-Tec Model
    544 Triton HF Transceiver Elecraft K3S HF Transceiver
    Elecraft K2 HF Transceiver

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