Michael Kalter, W8CI, became infatuated with radio as a young boy growing up in rural Ohio in the days of Sputnik and President Kennedy’s race to the moon. It wasn’t until many years later that Michael joined the amateur radio ranks, becoming a leader in the Dayton Amateur Radio Association sponsors of the Dayton Hamvention. W8CI tells his ham radio story in this QSO Today.
This list is the total amounts contributed as sponsorships and/or donations since Episode 1 in July 2014. Only those who agreed to be publicly recognized are on the list below. This list does not include “Buy Me A Coffee” donations.
Greatest challenge facing amateur radio now: The stigma that we are an old guys hobby.
Advice to new or returning hams: Get on the air, call Michael or a ham friend if you need help. Get a ham radio radio coach, mentor, or Elmer.
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