Picture above is of a fearless coyote pup in the middle of the ELPA antenna field.
FD 2013 N0TA and I will operate QRP in WY for the first 12 hours or so of the event. We will use the K0FTC and the SEC will be WY.
K0FTC/WY - Please note that if you QSO'd with me using this callsign I was in Wyoming and LoTW is tracking it as a WY call for WAS.
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 10 wonderful grandkids, Derrick, Kaitlyn, Mikayla, Jordan, Macy, Michael, Gage, Daniella, 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 transceiver: Yaesu FT-dx1200, LDT AT-200PROII tuner, Begali Adventrue Mono (as paddle and SK), N3ZN ZN-HKC, N3ZN ZN-SL,Chameleon Hybrid with 75'/25' random 2 wire cord, Chameleon Hybrid with 75' random wire
QTH receivers: AFEDRI SDR (CW Skimmer) using a Pixel PRO-1B active antenna, SDR-IQ (CW Skimmer) using a Clifton Labs active listening antenna Z1501 with Z1203 power coupler
AlexLoop at home and field
Field transceivers: FT-897D with Z-11PROII tuner, Mountain Topper Radio with SOTA tuner, ,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, Palm paddles, Palm mini straight key
I collect Morse keys a bit, so could have any one of several keys in line at any given time.
ARRL DXCC CW 11212, ARRL WAS 53215
FISTS 12086, FISTS CC 1883
SKCC 2227T (WAS 76, TX6, PFX1 #15, WAC #60, DXQ25, DXC10)
Contacts logged and uploaded to 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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