Episode 251 – Mark Ziegler – WA2ILB
Mark Ziegler’s ham radio story began as a youngster, in the 50’s, that moved him into a career as an electronics engineer with the famous Bell Laboratories. Now retired, Mark enjoys operating from an RF quiet QTH in rural New Hampshire. Wind power is WA2ILB’s alternative power source of choice and is one of the subjects that we discuss in this QSO Today.
Hometown: Milford, NJ
First License: Novice age 15, 1959, WV2ILB
General 1960, WA2ILB
First Contact: Art Niederfringer, K1LWC
Favorite operating mode: SSB
Favorite band: 17 meter
Analog Modem patent, Bell labs, Mark Ziegler
Greatest challenge to amateur radio: fewer communities allow amateur radio antennas
Most excited by: new innovation
Advice to new or returning hams: Don’t feel as though the new stuff is complicated. Take the time to learn it.
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