I have been licensed since 1978. HF contesting is my main interest. I also enjoy chasing DX, ragchewing, digital modes, satellites,and HF mobile operation, and CW. I hold the call YS1XS from San Salvador El Salvador from my operations there in the 1990's, QSL's are via Dave, WD4PDZ.I also operated from Haiti (HH2 and HH3) Costa Rica (TI4) Brazil (PY2) as AA4FS/ in the early 1990's.
My home station: Main Station, Icom IC-756 Pro II and Aneritron AL-1500 Secondary Station, Yaesu FT-857D and Heathkit SB-220, Cushcraft A4S @ 23 Meters, Homebrewed OCF dipole @ 18 Meters, DX-B Qtr Wave Sloper for 160, 4 el Hygain on 6m, Full wave loop for 40m. SO2R control is done with a DX Doubler by Top Ten Devices. Antenna switching by the Six-Pack by Array Solutions.
PC is a Home Brewed Pentium Dual Core with 1.25TB storage, Winkey2 Serial Keyer, Homebrew Paddle, MFJ 989D Tuner, Ham M Rotor (with Ham 3 Controller), Astron RS-35M (rebuilt /w new pass-trans & rectifier & cooling fan) RS-20A (upgraded pass trans.), Heil Goldline GM4 on short boom, Audio-Comm Headset/Mic, RF is monitored with a Telepost LP-100A with dual coupler option. QRP is now used on 40-30-20m with the Softrock Ensemble.
Software G0CUZ's Winlog 32, N1MM Contest Logger, MMTTY and MMSSTV
Hope to see you on the air sometime!
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