Handle is Bill. Originally licensed as WN2LYO (Nov 22, 1963 - Novice Class), then WB2LYO (May 5, 1964 - General Class) in Schenectady, NY, though /9 operation from 1966-1970 in W. Lafayette, Ind. Re-licensed as WB8TKD (Oct 11, 1974) in Cleveland, OH and K5WAF (Sep 19, 2000) in Houston, TX. Amateur Extra Class license earned March 9, 2002.
Rig: Currently an IC-7800 [soon to be replaced with Flex 6700], IC-PW1 Linear with Steppir 3 Element Yagi/30-40m trombone, BigIR Vertical with 80m coil & Dipole on 80meters and an Inverted L on 160m;
Currently active on HF bands focused on DX and county hunting with some contesting. I have also been interested in DXpeditions -- though now it seems these are mostly in the rear view mirror. So far 9H3WF (March 2006), VP2V/K5WAF (2007), 5J0E (2008), C91TX (2009), H7V (2010) and 8P9WF (2011).
Affliations: * ARRL (Life Member) * FISTS: #8843, CC#1304 * QCWA: #31658 * 10-10: #73432 * ARLS: #672 * NARS * TDXS [#158] * VE * Straight Key Century Club #1429 * CW Ops #651 * MARAC
8 BDXCC [and CW/Phone/RTTY], 7BWAS [CW/Phone/RTTY], 9BWAC, and 5BWAZ (190).
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