I've been a Amateur Radio Operator sence 1974.My first call was WN5LYB,worked all states (WAS,WAC On CW) as a novice,ARRL Technical Specialist, Louisiana Section,W5YI VEC, Certified Skywarn Observer for the National Weather Service
I'm a retired Federal Firefighter/Captain,Fort Polk Fire & Emergency Services,30 years service,retired Sept.06
I'm very active on just about every band,also an avid CW operator,PSK-31,RTTY,I have 2 Signalink USB's on each one of my rigs for all the digital modes on HF,PSK-31,RTTY,Amotor,Pactor,HF Packet,etc.I have HF Gear,Icom 7700 with SP-20 speaker,SM-50 mic., Icom 761/SP-20 speaker,SM-50 micVHF/UHF Gear ,Wouxun dual band handhelds (2),I have 3 Yaesu FT-8800-R's,Wouxun-KG-UV920-R-A-2/440
D-Star Equipment:Icom 9100,SM-50 mic,5 Icom 2820-H"s,3 here in my shack,an 2 are moblie, Icom 5100,I have 4 DVAP-Access Point Dongles,3,2 meter an 1-440.IC-92-AD D-Star handheld .4 Rasberry Pi's,1 in each one of my trucks,an two in the shack .Monitor D-Star's Texas Permalink Reflector REF004B,REF 048B,Louisiana reflector an Ref 4-B,1-C,30-C,Local D-Star Repeater on 442.050/147.345 Digital (DV) Alt. Net Control for the Ar-La-Tex D*Star Net on Ref. 48-B on Tuesday nights at 7:30 PM Central Time.
Amplifers:Dentron Clipperton-L,Ameritron AL-1500HF,Ameritron ATR-30 Antenna Tuner.Mirage B-1016 VHF, TE Systems 1452-G VHF 2 meter amp 375 Watts,TE Systems 0552 6 meter amp,375 Watts.(2) Drake W-4,(2) Drake WV-4,(3) Dentron WP-1A wattmeters
I have (2) Rohn 25-G Towers,one is 60 foot the other is 70 foot an a 20 foot out in my shop.
Antennas HF:Mosley TA-33,10,15,20 meters. Cushcraft A3WS 12,17 meters,2 inverted "V"s" for 75 an 40 meters
Antennas VHF:Cushcraft Stacked 11's,80 Feet, 15 element Cushcraft 75 feet. 5 element cushcraft for 6 meters at 70 feet, 27 element KLMUHF beam, 11 element,10 element for 2 meter SSB,also a couple of side mounted vertical antennas for UHF/VHF.
Thanks for reading,Look for ya on the Bands,look for me on Facebook (Bill Garvey)...Bill WB5 "Little Yellow Bus"
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