Monday, July 27, 2015

Riley Hollingsworth To Be Guest on W5KUB Roundtable #ARRL #hamradio

It's time for Amateur Radio Roundtable, a live weekly amateur radio webcast and simulcasted shortwave program, held every Tuesday night at 8 PM CDT (0100 UTC Wednesday). The show can viewed at or heard on shortwave radio station, WTWW on 5085 KHz. Tom Medlin, W5KUB, is joined by co-host Ted Randall, WB8PUM, from the QSO Radio Show. The show covers a wide range of topics for ham radio operators, shortwave listeners, and electronic hobbyists; including balloon launches, Satellite, go-kits, emergency communications, SDR, digital modes, DXing, home brewing, and more.

This week's guest is Riley Hollingsworth, K4ZDH, from Gettysburg, PA. Riley retired in 2008 from the FCC where he was Special Counsel for the Spectrum Enforcement Division in the Amateur Radio Service. He will share how he helped to clean up growing problems on the ham bands. He will also share his thoughts regarding how to conduct ourselves on the air and problem resolution. The chat room and phone lines will be available so our viewers and listeners can ask direct questions to Riley.

Our guest for the following week's show (August 4) will be Charlie Emerson, N4OKL, from Huntsville, Alabama. Charlie is chairman of the Huntsville Hamfest which will be held August 15-16. During the hamfest, will be awarding donated vendor prizes, including a prize from the Huntsville Hamfest committee.

To watch Amateur Radio Roundtable go to To join the chat room, sign up for a account. It only take a couple of minutes. If you are listening on 5085 KHz, we would like to hear from you. Please send an email to and tell us your location and signal report.

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Be sure to check out Ted Randall's show, the QSO Radio Show. Information about Ted's Saturday shortwave show can be found at

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