I moderate the IOTA-chasers group so if you are interested in chasing IOTA (Islands On The Air), please join. Lots of good discussions and fresh IOTA news.
I have activated the following IOTA's:
K5T NA-119 (Timbalier island, LA) 11-13 October 2013 together with Hector AD6D and Mike AB5EB. About 5500 Qso's were logged in about 40 hours of operation. Propagations were excellent and we made many HAM's happy providing new IOTA.
KØAP/5 NA-089 (Half Moon island, LA) 14-16 October 2011 together with Hector AD6D/XE2K and Mike AB5EB. We logged about 3600 Qso's in about 36 hours operation time. Excellent propagations with HF bands wide open to all areas of the world.
KØAP/4 NA-110 (Fripp island, SC) 3-10 July 2010 together with Vlado N3CZ. All direct requests for this operation have been answered. All DX Qso's are confirmed via buro.
Home setup includes an IC765, TL922A linear amplifier, G3TXQ design Broadband Hexagonal Beam 20-6m at 12 meters height and dipoles for the low bands. Qsl is 100% sure using LoTW, Direct or Buro for both, KØAP and Z32XX. I update my log on LoTW on a regular basis. LoTW is an excellent tool for Qso confirmations but I still like getting paper QSL's especially from rare and semi-rare DXCC entities. I operate in different contests, chase new DXCC and IOTA. Also, I am a member of Z37M Contest Club and Kansas City DX Club (KCDXC). My age is 40 and I took my first HAM exam back in 1986 when I was 12. My favorite mode is CW but I also operate SSB and RTTY. I have two daughters, Angela 10 and Maria 7. I moved to the USA in 2004 from Macedonia (Z3).
In 2010, Rob K0RU and I have operated mobile in the Kansas QSO Party (KSQP) activating 22 counties over the entire contest run time 28-29 August. Following counties have been activated: RILEY, DICKINSON, CLAY, MARSHAL, NEMAHA, POTTAWATOMIE, JACKSON, BROWN, DONIPHAN, ATCHISON, LEAVENWORTH, WYANDOTTE, DOUGLAS, SHAWNEE, JEFFERSON, OSAGE, LYON, WABAUNSEE, MORRIS, MARION, CHASE and COFFEY.
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