Episode 242 – Neil King – VA7DX
Neil King, VA7DX, shares his ham radio story that began as a kid when is father introduced him to the Morse code. Now after almost 40 years, Neil has over 16 DXpeditions under his belt and continues to enjoy traveling and operating CW from some of the most remote locations in the World. When he his not traveling as an international IT consultant, VA7DX resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, is active in his radio club and club station. We also discuss the BCWARN amateur radio microwave backbone in this QSO Today.
Neil King VA7DX Links:
VA7DX working 20 meters on field day
Baker Island 2018 biography
Lance Collister, W7GJ – EME on 6 meters
Favorite DXpedition mode: CW on 30 meters
Take with you on DXpeditions:
Greatest challenge to amateur radio: Competition from the Internet and other activities.
Excited most by: Everything!
Advice to new or returning hams: Get involved in a club for the wide breadth of amateur radio
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VA7DX on Baker Island 2018
VA7DX taming an eagle in Mongolia
Building a Quad Antenna