I resumed ham radio in 2010, after 20 years of inactivity.
Rigs: Kenwood TS-590S, Yaesu VX-6R, Yaesu FT-7900R
Antenna (inside): 2 element Steppir with the 30/40m add-on kit up in the attic.
Antenna (outside): 20 m wire wrapped around an 18 m Spiderbeam pole with an SGC-230 remote antenna tuner.
Awards:DXCC CW, DXCC Mixed, WAS Basic, WAS Digital, WAS Digital JT65
Previous calls: N4GPZ (1980 to 84), KD7TES (2001 to 15 April 2011)
Other call: ZS6K
Other interests: The picture below is of me and my son taken near Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park on the RAMROD (Ride Around Mount Rainier in One Day) ride in July 2012. This is a 154 mile ride with 10000 feet delta elevation. Most scenic ride I have ever done, and also the most challenging on a tandem. In 2011, we volunteered and supported this ride with road support and communication. A lot of the route does not have cell phone coverage and the only means of communication is via amateur radio.
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