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What a great life/hobby ham radio is. Thanks for looking me up.
Rig FTDX5000MP,Using wire antenna's now until getting up the new tower since moving recently to the farm. I like to contest, ragchew, operate in CW traffic nets,and work DX mainly on HF. I was the past Kansas QKS CW TFC net manager, Tenth Region Op, and ex TCC op. Cw is great and it is my favotite mode.
Fists CW club # 5323, and CC 1584, In the early 1990's I was nominated to A-1 Operator, and the CFO #998 (Chicken Fat Operators) high speed CW club. MARAC R-2657,AGCW-DL 3670,NAQCC 5217, BW2/K0PY,SKCC 8374,and bozo # 931, see www.ab0zo.com
I am semi-retired, presently retired from Boeing, but still working for Spirit Aerosystems full time in the Quality Assurance department, A.A.S Electronic Engineering.
U.S. Navy veteran, AO2 Aviation Ordnanceman, VF-32, and VF-101 went to Topgun twice. Spent 39 years in the aerospace industry so far, working on Cessna 150, 188 agwagon, 172, 177 RG, 180, Learjet 24 and 25 model, 35 model's,to the Boeing 737 Classic, 737NG, P-8A, 767, and many modifications on the 747's. Worked on all of the CRAF 747's for Pan AM. Built both Airforce 1's and helped modify the E-4B's. The communication equipment on AF-1 (747) and the E-4B's (747) was impressive to say the least :0) Went to Taiwan (Touyuan) and modified the 747 to haul the Dreamliner 787 parts around. Operating at the QTH of my friend Sam BX3AA.
Now I live close to Stearman Field airport in Benton, KS.
Thanks for the contacts. Mike K0PY
Working on my guy posts for my tower at the new QTH. This is # 2
SHARCS is our local contest club.
Alpha 9500 tube is the 3CX1500A7/8877
My favorite mobile rig for CW is the old FT-890 AT CW rules.
Picture of my old shack, FT DX-5000MP and an Alpha 9500 Amp.
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