SKCC# 10315S My favorite paddle. My Kent KT-1
My principle home HF radio is a Yaesu FTdx3000. I have an Ameritron AL-811H amplifier. My tuner is a Vectronics HTF-1500. My antennas are a new NA4RR Hex Beam mounted on my chimney, a ground-mounted Hustler 6-BTV and an inverted L that has 125 foot horizontal and 40 foot vertical components that I primarily use on 160m and 80m. For mobile operation, I use an ICOM ID-811H. I have a Ten-Tec R4020 QRP (40m/20m) that I use at home and in the field. Pictured above is my favorite paddle, a customized K8RA P-6 (has an extra heavy base). My straight key is a Kent KT-1.
DXCC - CW, DXCC - PHONE, 5B-WAC, WAS, 6-Mtr VUCC
I am an ARRL Official Observer (otherwise known as the Amateur Auxilliary)
I have been a ham for 42 years. I am 65 years old and am a retired teacher (math, science, and Spanish).
Almost all of my HF operations is on CW but you can find me on JT-65 and RTTY from time to time.
When its open, I find myself on 6-meters and have been having a blast on the magic band (usually on 50.095).
Previous calls held: W5AST, WS7J, KI8H, KB8AQ, WD8EOI, WN8PMS, G5CQU
QSL via LOTW, Direct, or via the BURO - I answer 100% Please, no E-QSLs.
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