Episode 266 – Ralph Fedor – K0IR
Ralph Fedor, K0IR, has participated in at least 15 DXpeditions to the most remote parts of the World. Ralph shares his amateur radio story leading up to his DXpeditions, the opportunities, the lessons learned, and the avoidance of fate off of Bouvet Island in 2018. K0IR took a break from preparing for the upcoming Pitcairn DXpedition in October for this QSO Today.
Bouvet Island DXpedition 3Y0Z
Hometown: Lakefield, MN
Current QTH: Waite Park, MN
First License: WN0ABU, Novice, 1961
Favorite operating mode: CW
DXPedition Lessons learned:
Movie reference: Fate is the Hunter, with Glenn Ford.
Greatest challenge facing amateur radio now: Attracting young people to our hobby.
Excited most by: Dxpeditions, new technology like digital modes
Advice to new or returning hams: Fasten your seatbelt, things have changed for the better.
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