Episode 275 – Bob Logan – NZ5A
Bob Logan, NZ5A, enjoys the simple pleasures of exploring new modes as well as mastering old modes, as well as ultra-low frequency bands. Bob is a collector and restorer of old ham radio gear and old broadcast radios. Bob reminds us that we hams are a community, who like to share what we learn in our fine hobby with others.
Hometown: Hebronville, TX
First License: 1962, Age 14, WN5CIY
NZ5A says: “QRP Operation makes a better operator”
First Field Day Article: QST website in 2011
Favorite operating mode: CW
Lessons from first field day: Be enthusiastic about operations and know how to hook stuff up
Most challenging home-brew project: multi-band QRP rig
How to be successful on ultra-low frequencies:
Greatest challenge facing amateur radio now: Retaining the original culture and purpose of amateur radio, and fragmentation of hams into special interest groups that might loose community
Most excited by:
Advice to new or returning hams: Perfection is the enemy of good, just get on the air.
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