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