QRZ.COM
ad: w5yi
Please login help/register callsign: password: secure login
Database News Forums Swapmeet Resources Contact
 07:07:42 UTC 2 Oct 2014 
Advanced Search Current Hot Callsigns XML Logbook Data QSL ListMaker Database Downloads DX Spotting Network Ham Club Database QSL Corner Top Web Contacts Expired Callsigns QRZ's 1993 FCC Database Daily Update Reports Just Added Callsigns Database Help Forum
Amateur Radio News General Announcements Special Events, Contests, etc. Hamfests and Conventions Silent Keys Headlines
Forums Home Discussions, Editorials, Talk Technical Forums Logging and Contesting RV and Mobile Help Forums
Ham Radio Gear for Sale Ham Made Gear General Merchandise Swapmeet Hot List Ham to Ham References Stolen Radios, Scams and Rip-offs
Site Menu... Practice Amateur Radio Exams Amateur Radio Study Guides Online License Renewals License Wall Certificates Commercial Ham Radio Links DX Country Atlas Grid Mapper Ham Radio Trivia Quiz Life Member Honor Roll
Help Desk, for accounts, lost passwords, etc. Add your callsign to QRZ Subscription Services Users Help Forum Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ QRZ en Espanol Privacy Statement Advertise with QRZ List of Current Advertisers About QRZ Donate to QRZ Contact us
ad: L-HROutlet
ad: l-assoc
ad: l-rl
ad: l-innov
ad: l-Waters
ad: l-gcopper
ad: l-tentec
ad: l-WarrenG
AA5VU USA flag USA

Login is required for additional detail.

QSL: LOTW OR DIRECT

Email: Login required to view

Ham Member Lookups: 38527

I have been involved with ham radio since 1973. Previous calls were KD5VU, KD4YC, N7AET, WB7SHW and WT7AAN.

My current radio interests are RTTY DXing, limited contesting and active participation in the ARRL’s 2014 Centennial QSO Party http://www.qsl.net/aa5vu/dxcc-table.htm. Been there done that with the DXCC for RTTY, CW, Phone and Mixed with over 319 confirmed; the ARRL Triple play #122, 5BWAS #544; RTTY WAS #54, CW and Phone WAS,  HF Packet WAS #5, 12 Meter WAS #6, 17 Meter WAS and 160 Meter WAS #295.  

The setup at AA5VU is a Kenwood TS-590S to a Wilson System 33 Beam at 55 feet, a modified W9INN muli-band fan dipole or an Inverted-L for 160. I use a 27-inch Apple iMac running OS X 10.9.5 (Mavericks). For RTTY and other digital modes I use fldigi by W1HKJ with Aether for logging and uploads to LoTW.

I am a native Texan from Dallas, a graduate of North Texas State University, ex 1st LT, USAF and retired from Lockheed Martin. I am member of the ARRL and the CTDXCC (Central Texas DX & Contest Club). My PSK31 070 Club number is #612 and the 30 Meter Digital Group #394. I even have an old 10-10 #27820.

In 2006 I completed training with the American Red Cross and became a volunteer Operator/Driver of an Emergency Communications Response Vehicle (ECRV). The awsome ECRV was ham magnet; however, the Red Cross retired the ECRV's in 2013 to keep up with technoogy.

I 100% QSL all direct cards and upload all QSO's to the ARRL's LoTW. Sorry, no eQSL or Bureau cards. My other time/money waster is a Black C6 (6th generation) Corvette equipped with a Yaesu FT-8800 Dual-Bander with a stealth antenna. I have been driving Corvettes since 1981 (C3, C4, C5 and currently a C6). 

TNX for reading

73, Dick AA5VU

http://www.qsl.net/aa5vu/

 

1293398 Last modified: 2014-09-25 13:20:24, 2956 bytes

Login Required

Login is required for additional detail.


Apply for a new Vanity callsign...

You must be logged in to file a report on this page

Please login now...

ad: giga-db
Copyright © 2014 by QRZ.COM
Thu Oct 2 07:07:42 2014 UTC
CPU: 0.043 sec 37622 bytes mp