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 use 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 (Wildlife Law Enforcement, Map Use and Orienteering), 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: Yaesu FT-dx1200, LDG AT-200PROII tuner, N3ZN ZN-HKC, N3ZN ZN-SL, Alex Loop, Chameleon M-Loop, Main antennas- Chameleon Hybrid with 116' random wire over roof (inverted V running E-W, peak at 31'), Chameleon Hybrid with 33' random wire in attic (horizontal running N-S at 31').
QTH dedicated receiver: AFEDRI SDR (CW Skimmer) using a Clifton Labs active listening antenna Z1501 with Z1203 power coupler.
Field equipment: MTR with BLT tuner, Yaesu FT-897D with Z-11PROII tuner, Yaesu FT-817ND, Czech Military Straight Key, Begali Adventrue Mono (as paddle and SK), Palm paddles, Alex Loop, Chameleon M-Loop, Elpa 301A antennas, various Chameleon configurations - mini Hybrid w/vertical and random wires, BuddiStick, PAR End-Fedz, a variety of other homebrew wire antennas for mobile/portable, Ham Sticks for portable/mobile.
I collect Morse keys a bit, so could have any one of several keys in line at any given time.
ARRL DXCC CW 11212 (192 confirmed)
ARRL DXCC band endorsements on 40, 20, 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, DXQ50, DXC10)
Contacts logged and uploaded to ClubLog, LoTW, eQsl, and QRZ.
Other interests include camping, shooting, fishing, anything outdoors, an occassional cigar, and 2 fingers of good whiskey in the evening.
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