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.
||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|
||CleanEpisode 12: Why we do it||Something every contest operator has thought about at one point or another is, "Why?" Why do we put in the long hours for no tangible reward? Why do we build our stations with unstinting dedication? Nobody really knows, and we all know.||9/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Gearing up for fall||When fall contest season rolls around, you’ll be thankful for every little improvement you made over the summer months. It’s no fun climbing a tower or working on antennas when it’s snowing and minus 20 degrees outside.||7/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: IARU recap and 6M meteor scatter||Our long, hot summer rolls along with plenty to do. This week we report on the IARU HF World Championships held over the past weekend, and look ahead at the next fun ham radio contests on the summer calendar.||7/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: High summer on the air||An early summer look back at All Asia CW, adventures with solar power in ARRL Field Day, my fishing trip, and a look ahead at RAC Canada Day and the DL-DX RTTY.||6/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|