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Total:  QSOs = 721  Total Score = 4,286


K1LZ  was in the STEW PERRY Contest 2010 from THE Medway Station in the Multi Category AS:




By: Krassy, K1LZ; Velimir, K3JO; Mladen, NU5Y



The call sign of Stew Perry, a pioneer in the development of DXing on 160 and the holder of the first 160 DXCC Award, lives on again through the Stew Perry Memorial Radio Club. Stew's call, W1BB, was issued to the club on May 9,1997. A copy of an original W1BB QSL card from the 1950's was reconstructed and modified by Hal, WA1J, for use by the club. The QSL is as the original, other than the the club name on the front of the card. The W1BB call has been returned to operation in contests and casual QSOs on 160 meters since being released. During some recent contests we received many "Hi Stew" comments, but also several stations questioned the validity of the call until they were told it was reissued to the Stew Perry Memorial Radio Club. The replies were " Glad to hear Stew's call again", to "Keep the memory alive". Which is what the club has intentions of doing. The club plans to use W1BB "ONLY" on 160 meters where Stew had made his presence known and heard for many years. It was appropriate that "W1BB" was issued to a club as the call was considered by many to be too BIG for one individual to hold. One can imagine the comment to an individual holder of the call. " I knew Stew Perry and you are no Stew Perry". The call is made available to all club members for casual operating or contesting on 160. Cu on 160 As of June 17, 1999, Jeff Briggs, K1ZM is the trustee for the club call W1BB. All future Correspondence and W1BB QSL requests shall be via K1ZM.


K1LZ Live Contest CAM 
Use "anon" as the username, and "k1lz"  as the password - all lower case



Station # 1:Icom 781 + Acom 2000A Amplifier as a Multiplier station.

Station # 2:Icom 781 interlocked with an Icom 7800 + Acom 2000A Amplifier 

Station # 3:Icom 7800 interlocked with an Yaesu FT1000D + Acom 2000A Amplifier

Station # 4:Yaesu 1000MP + Acom 2000A Amplifier as a Multiplier station






K1LZ Biography

Krassimir D Petkov

Krassy  is born in 1956 and has been an Amateur Radio Operator for over 40 years (since 1969) and has been a major financial contributor (ACOM amplifier loans and paying for shipping expenses) to many DX-peditions in the last 10 years.

 Krassy is the President of Milara, Inc. and ACOM North America. He is the cofounder of ACOM with LZ1JK.

His prior call signs were: LZ1KCZ, LZ1KDP, LZ1SA (1996), N1QQO (1991), AA1ND and then K1LZ (9/21/06).

He received his first license in 1969 while in 6th grade (12 years old) and operated from the Club Station – LZ1KCZ, City Students Radio Club - LZ1KDP, and received the call sign LZ1SA after passing Level C, B and A examinations in 1996.

George (LZ1GS) was Krassy’s mentor when he was in the 6th grade – 12 years old. George was very helpful and supported his efforts to become an Amateur Radio Operator.

Krassy built his first 25 Watt, AM/CW transmitter at13 years old.

He was a key player on the N8S Swains Island (April 2007), 5A7A Libya (November 2007), FS5KA St. Martin (Feb. 2007), and 8P9R (2005) Barbados multi-multi dx-pedition teams .In 1999 organize dx-pediting with   PY5EG - ZX0F.He was member of CY9SS .  TS6A Tunisia  .The last dx-pedition he was member  of the team  YI9PSE in Iraq






He has operated for the following DX locations:

Tunisia (TS6A), Antigua (V26B), Swains Island (N8S),  Mongolia (JT1LZ), Bulgaria (LZ1SA), Russia (UA9SA), Serbia (YU9ZL), Hawaii (KH6/K1LZ), American Samoa (KH8/K1LZ), Western Samoa (5W5LZ/5W3LP), Australia, Barbados (8P9R, 8P9LZ - 2005), Jamaica (6Y1LZ), N. Cacaos (VP5/K1LZ, VP5B), Aruba (P40HQ), St. Martin (FS/K1LZ, FS5KA), Saint Maarten (PJ7/K1LZ) Puerto Rico (KP4/K1LZ), Brazil

 WRTC San Francisco K6R (WRTC 2006, PT5E), and Fernando de Noronha Isl. (ZX0F – CQWW SSB 1999)Libya 5A7A Iraq YI9PSE


Krassy is very activity in ARRL DX CW and SSB, and CQ World-Wide CW and SSB contests each year in the  old  days from LZ1KDP, KC1XX and  recently  from   his  location   in Jamaica  6Y1V or 6Y1LZ and   his  own  QTH  in USA  K1LZ

Krassy is a member of the Yankee Clipper Contest Club (YCCC), and LZ1KDP and LZ1KSP (LZ7J) ,Milara Contest Clubs LZ5R, Araucaria DX Group . In addition; he is a live member of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL).










Some of Krassy’s major awards are as follows:





WPX SSB       M/S     K1LZ              USA   

WPX CW        M/S     K1LZ              USA   

WPX CW        SO15   W1US             USA   

ARRL CW     M/2     6Y1LZ WORLD        

CQWW 160 CW        M/S     K1LZ  USA    unofficial






YEAR Contest                      CALL  Category         Place  

2004    CQ WW CW              K1IR   M/S                 1 USA

2005    CQ WW SSB              K1LZ  M/S                 4 USA

2006    CQ WW SSB              6Y1V   M/S                 1 NA  

2006    CQ WW CW              5A7A   M/M               1 WORLD     

2007    CQ WW SSB              TS6A   M/M               1 WORLD     

2007    CQ WW CW              K1LZ  SOAB             3 USA

2008    CQ WW SSB              K1LZ  SOAB             4 USA

2008    CQ WW CW              K1LZ  SOAB             1 USA

2009    CQ WW SSB              K1LZ  SOAB             1 USA

2009    WPX CW                    K1LZ  M/S                 1 USA 4 WORLD

2009    WPX SSB                   K1LZ  M/S                 1 USA 6 WORLD

2008    WPX SSB                   K1LZ  SOAB             4 USA

2008    WPX CW                    K1LZ  SOAB             3 USA

2005    WPX CW                    K1LZ  SOAB/A          2 USA 9 WORLD

2010    ARRL SSB                 K1LZ  M/S                 1 USA

2010    ARRL CW                 6Y1LZ M/2                 1 WORLD     

2009    ARRL SSB                 K1LZ  M/S                 1 USA

2009    ARRL CW                 K1LZ  M/S                 1 USA

2009    ARRL CW                 6Y1LZ M/2                 2 WORLD     

2006    WAEDC SSB             K1LZ  SOAB             4 WORLD     

2008    WAEDC SSB             K1LZ  SOAB             9 WORLD     

2009    WAEDC CW              K1LZ  SOAB             1 NA   9 WORLD

2009    WAE SSB                   K1LZ  SOAB             2 NA   5 WORLD

2008    IARU HF                    K1LZ  SOAB             1 USA

2008    CQWW160 CW         K1LZ  SO                   2 USA

2009    CQWW 160 SSB        K1LZ  MO                 5 WORLD      2 USA

2009    CQWW 160 CW        K1LZ  MO                 5 USA





K1LZ – Krassy Petkov; Hall of Fame – No. 06, Oct. 2004, Araucaria DX Group

WRTC Participant:

*       WRTC 1996; San Francisco, CA – K6R Team (Operators LZ1SA (K1LZ) & LZ2PO)– Placed 16 out of 50 teams

*       WRTC 2006; Brazil – PT5E Team (Operators K1LZ & LZ1HM)– Placed 21 out of 46 teams

*        WRTC Moscow   2010 R32Z (Operators K1ZM &K1LZ )

Major Contributions to WRTC:

WRTC 2006 Brazil Sponsors and member Fund Raising Committee   and contributing all the amplifiers and antennas for the invent

*                    WRTC2010  Russia -Member fund-raising committee  - USA &Canada





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