Episode 255 – Rod Moag – W5NDS
Rod Moag, W5NDS, interests in radio and electronics paralleled an interest in American folk and country music leading to advanced degrees in linguistics and South Asian languages. Ham radio plays a solid role throughout this story as it weaves it way in and out of Rod’s professional career. Rod’s musical career and performances are one of the diamonds in this episode of QSO Today.
Rod Moag Sites:
Rod Moag, inducted Western Swing Hall of Fame, 2015
Austin Radio Station, KOOP, Thursday Country Swing and Rockabilly
First contact: William Shaw, W2HYN on CW
Favorite operating mode: CW and SSB
Greatest challenge facing amateur radio now: Involving young people in the hobby.
Advice to new or returning hams: Get on CW
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