Shack photo courtesy of K4SV prior to our jump down to TO5DX in 2008 with W8GEX, W8CAA, K0RH & W9IXX. What a nice bunch to travel with! Hurricane delayed our departure. All but K0RH (who went via New Orleans) stayed overnight at my QTH to depart next day.
First licensed in 1955 as K5GFN, Joe moved to Carolinas in 1963, became AA4NN in 1977. He holds or has held calls 3D2NN, 3DA0NN, 7P8NN, A25NN, A31NN, C6A/AA4NN, C91NN, C91F, E51EEE, K5ESE, K5GFN, T30NN, T33NN, TI7/AA4NN, VU3JLW, VU4AN/VU3JLW, XY4NN, ZS3NN, ZS6/AA4NN. He operated at W5HGT, Louisiana Tech ARC, 1957-1960. Radio Op USAF, 1953-1956, Guam Pacific CW Network. SAC survival school, Reno Nevada.
Joe is a member of the QSL Manager's Society, ARRL, NCDXF, INDEXA, GDXF, CDXC, CWops, A1 Op, Carolina CW Ops, and Carolina DX Assn. He is a former manager of the ARRL 4th Incoming QSL Bureau and continues to sort the letters "A" and "X" while his wife, Margarett, sorts letter "H". Bureau info: http://www.cdxa.org/w4qsl.html
He was a CW operator on major DXpeditions: 3D2R Rotuma Is., BQ9P Pratas Is., BS7H Scarborough Reef, BV9L Liu Chiu Is. IOTA, C6DX Bahamas, C91F Mozambique, K4M Midway Is., K9W Wake Atoll, NH8S Swains Is., T33C Banaba Is., TI9KK Cocos Is., TO5DX St. Barthelemy Is., VU4AN Andaman-Nicobar Is., VU7RG Lakshadweep Is., XY0TA Pearl Is. IOTA, XY3C Myanmar.
DXpeditions listed by year:
2013 K9W Wake Island, October-Novenber 2013
2013 C6A/AA4NN Exuma Island, The Bahamas January 20-26
2012 NH8S Swains Island September 4, 2012
2011: 3D2R, Rotuma Island, Northernmost of the Fiji Islands.
2010: PJ7E hopeful, but did 9 month DXpedition to MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.
2009: K4M, Midway Island, October 9th - 19th. www.midway2009.com
2009: C6DX, Eleuthera Island April 17-24 with W8GEX(C6DX), W8CAA(C6AYL), N4AA(C6AAA)
2008: TO5DX, St. Barthelemy, http://www.to5dx.com/ Send QSLs direct or via bureau to AA4NN
2008 TI9KK, Cocos Island, http://www.ti9.eu.com/
2007 BS7H, Scarborough Reef, http://www.scarboroughreef.com/
2007 VU7RG, Lakshadweep Islands, India. http://www.vu7.in/
2006 ZS3NN, South Africa, Northern Cape, in CQ WW CW contest, SO1R.
2006 VU4AN/VU3JLW Port Blair, Andaman Islands, India. http://www.dx-pedition.de/andaman2006/index1.html
2006 VU3JLW, Hyderabad, India.
2005 Eagerly awaiting news for permission to activate VU4 and/or BS7H
2004 T33C, Banaba ( http://www.dx-pedition.de/banaba2004 )
2004 T30NN, Tarawa, capitol of Kirbati
2004 3D2NN, Fiji.
2004 3DA0NN, Swaziland.
2004 C91NN, Mozambique.
2004 C91F,CQ WW CW multi-single with W4GMY, 1st Place Mozambique and Top score in all of Africa.
2003 A25NN, Botswana.
2003 7P8NN, Lesotho.
2002 XY3C, Myanmar. http://www.dx-pedition.de/myanmar2002/index1.html
2002 XY4NN, Yangon, Myanmar.
2002 XY0TA, Pearl Island, Myanmar, New IOTA AS165.
2001 BQ9P, Pratas Island.
2001 BV9L, Liu Chiu Island, Taiwan, New IOTA AS155
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