Episode 229 – Keith Baker – KB1SF
AMSAT, the Amateur Radio Satellite Corporation, has launched over 95 satellites into space since 1961. Keith Baker, KB1SF, former President and now treasurer of AMSAT speaks and writes on amateur satellites, what is happening now, how to get started, and how to get involved. Keith shares his amateur radio story and his wealth of satellite knowledge in this episode of QSO Today.
Getting Started on the Amateur Radio Satellites
6 transistor radio in 60s
First License: Novice License, WD8CMU
Icom IC-9700 all mode
Ted Randall’s Radio Station – WTWW.US
Excited by: Technology coming down the road, and that we continue to push the technology forward.
Advice to new or returning hams: “Get involved! AMSAT is an equal opportunity exploiter” Give something back so you can make a difference.
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KB1SF working satellites from the beach
KB1SF Indoor Station
KB1SF Outdoor “Shed Shack”
KB1SF Shed Shack Station
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