Picture is of set up at Fort Laramie Historic Site for National Parks on the Air activation. MTR II radio, Goal Zero lithium battery, Elecraft T-1 Tuner, Czech military SK, using a W1SFR end fed antenna. Through the windshield is John - N0TA - who activated the site as well from a park bench.
K0FTC/7 - Please note that if you QSO'd with me using this callsign I was in Wyoming. LoTW & eQsl are tracking it as a WY call for WAS. To count for WY you need to log my call with "/7".
Former calls - KC0VRI, K0JKB
Married to Judi with 5 great kids married to great spouses, Mike, Jenae/Shawn, Stacy/Richard, Morgan/Chris, and Dusty/Ashley, and 11 wonderful grandkids, Derrick, Kaitlin, Mikayla, Jordan, Macy, Michael, Daniella, Timothy, Gage, Hunter, and Toryn. Two dogs - Harley the German Shepherd, and Millie the mutt.
Instructor-Front Range Community College, Retired-State of Colorado (Wildlife Manager/Officer), Retired-MSG US Army/Army Reserve/Army NG (ASA Morse Intercept Operator, RATT Rig Operator, Tactical Commo Chief, Instructor).
QTH equipment: Kenwood TS-590GS, LDG AT-200PROII tuner, N3ZN ZN-HKC, Hi Mound MK-704. Transmit antennas - NU0R QSO King end fed 116' inverted V wire over 31' peaked roof running W-E, ARS G5RV Ultra Mini Pro horizontal in the attic at 31' oriented N-S, Fritzel FD3 OCF with an added 15 meter wire.
QTH SDR: SDRplay.
ELAD FDM-DUO SDR expensive little QRP radio, but lots of fun and wonderful capabilities. Using it as a pan for the TS-590 and it works wonderfully for that.
Field equipment: HB-1B YouKits and MTR 2 with Elecraft T-1 and other QRP tuners for QRP/hiking, Kenwood TS-480 for QRO/p, Z-11PROII tuner, Czech Military Straight Key, Palm single lever paddle, W1SFR end fed, Chameleon M-Loop, Chameleon F-Loop, Chameleon Tactical Dipole, Elpa 301A antennas, various wire configurations using Chameleon Hybrid, BuddiStick, PAR End-Fedz.
I collect Morse keys a bit, so could have any one of several keys in line at any given time.
ARRL DXCC CW #11212 (202 confirmed)
ARRL DXCC band endorsements on 40, 20, 17, 15, and 10 meters
ARRL WAS 53215
eQsl - eDX, eWAS, eCanada-10, ePFX 300
FISTS 12086, FISTS CC 1883
SKCC 2227S (WAS 76, SX1,TX10, PFX1 #15, WAC #60, DXQx75, DXCx25)
Contacts logged and uploaded to ClubLog, LoTW, eQsl, and QRZ.
Other interests include camping, shooting, fishing, anything outdoors, an occassional cigar sitting around a camp fire with friends, and 2 fingers of good whiskey in the evening.
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