Episode 235 – Dan Gravereaux – N1ZZ
Dan Gravereaux, N1ZZ, began his ham radio story as a kid leading to a career in electronics, a stint at the CBS Labs working on quadraphonic sound, and later founding West Mountain Radio creators of the Rigblaster interfaces for HF digital modes. West Mountain Radio also popularized the ubiquitous Anderson Power Poles that we all use now and love. N1ZZ shares his ham radio story and expertise in this QSO Today.
Hometown: New Canaan, CT.
First License: Age 16, 1958, Novice KN1DMG
Favorite operating mode: CW
Links from professional life
N1ZZ has worked 368 Countries and missing only North Korea
Ham radio fox hunts – listen to Joe Moell – K0OV, Episode 40
Greatest challenge: radio is not well known by the general public
Excited most by: New digital modes like FT8, computer to the radio interfaces
Advice to new or returning hams: Look at the hobby and choose what you seem to like, meet other hams, and just have fun.
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