Zone Zero podcast
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Explore upcoming ham radio HF contests with VA7ST. From globe-spanning pileups to challenging and fun regional contests, we'll look ahead at the next events in the world of radiosport for amateur radio operators.
||CleanStress and the ham radio operator||There are lots of ways being a contester can raise your blood pressure -- and so many ways it can relieve your stress, too. That, plus a look ahead at CQ Worldwide SSB and CW this time out.||10/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21: Summer potpourri||High summer is time to relax in the sun, read back-issues of your ham magazines, or comb through catalogs and websites to contemplate new gear for the shack, maybe a new antenna or coax. Let’s get going with Episode 21 – the summer potpourri edition||8/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20: Who’s on first? Real-time score reporting||Online, real-time contest score reporting tools are the focus in Episode 20 of Zone Zero.||5/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19: Back at it with new eyes||We’re back in the saddle and ready to look at 2018 through a whole new lens. Literally. I’m seeing like a kid and ready to hit the air again.||3/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18 — 73 and QRT for now||We close out 2017 with the final episode of the Zone Zero podcast.||12/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: Top Band in top form for ARRL 160M||Let's take a look at the ARRL 160M contest weekend just behind us -- conditions were pretty good, but depending on where you are located the difference-maker was how much access you had to DX contacts.||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: Recapping CQWW CW 2017||The CQWW CW contest ended on Sunday afternoon. This is a short episode recapping what may be the biggest contest of the year.||11/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: Bring on the world for CQWW CW||For my money, the CQ Worldwide DX CW contest is the biggest, best and most fun contest of the year. If you operate Morse code and want to work a ton of DX in a single weekend, get on the air and join the fun.||11/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: Fall 2017 contest season||We’re into contest season, with some major events coming up in late October and November. What can we learn from recent conditions to help earn better scores?||10/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Chasing the action||The fall contest season has begun and now we start a staccato rhythm of major contest weekends. How are you plotting your course for the upcoming months? I’ll walk through my plan for fall 2017 activity on the contest calendar.||9/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|