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Bill - K5YG - Licensed in 1955 as KN2MHJ, Cranford, NJ

Feb 2015 - Finally made #1 Honor Roll  (last one was K1N Navassa Island)


Side Winders on Two (SWOT) open Net is back on every Friday at 7:30 CDT on 144.250 USB

I start beaming SE, then working around to the SW. (Everyone is welcome to check in)

 Running 1.5 KW out into stacked 2M12 Yagi's - If prop is good, we "run the Bands"


Glenn, K2FF (L) & Bill, K5YG (R) taking a break from the CQ 160m SSB Contest at 0300 2/28/2016

Contest call is 599DXA Club Call NA5NN from K5YG/P Farm in Vancleave, MS

   My name is Georgie - I don't like all night 160m contesting as it interrups my sleep!

             Georgie says: "move to the shack daddy"

        Installing 160M Beverage RX Antenna at K5YG/P Farm in Vancleave, MS

                                                 K5YG  Farm QTH in Vancleave, MS

                      Active on 160 - 10M  (IC-7600, IC-PW1 KW into a 160-6M Carolina Windom


Saturday, May 3, 2014 Antenna Party: Left to Right: Glenn - K2FF, Ted - KN5O, Bill - K5YG, Gary K5GFE, Dallas - K1DW

New HDX-555 Tower: http://youtu.be/c2EsfY4F_wc
Towers 1 and 2 : http://youtu.be/SW7k9YAv-K4


US Tower HDX-555 with an OptiBeam OB4030 Dual Band 40/30 Yagi, M2 6M7JHV, Directive Systems18 Elm 222 & InnovAntenna 24 Elm 432 Yagi - Read my review of the OB4030 on eHam at http://www.eham.net/reviews/review/127063

Left Tower: StepIR Yagi, stacked 2M12's, top 40 Elm 1296 Circular Yagi    Right Tower: 40/30 Yagi, 6M, 222, top 70cm

1/30/2015 - New to Shack: R-390A/URR Receiver, restored by John Milner, K4VZS

K4N - EL84 Dry Tortugas, Florida July 7-10 2013 (2M12 Yagi aboard Yankee Caps)

K5N DXPedition to EL58 - Southwest Pass, LA

QSL via W5TFW, with SASE

2009 DXPedition to EL58.  K5N QSO with JD N0IRS  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaICS3Aa7cQ


Way back in the beginning - KN2MHJ - 1954 - Cranford, NJ

Hallicrafters S38C Rcvr, 6V6 Xmtr / Heathkit AT-1Xmtr , Home Brew 2M Xvtr

Hallicrafter SX-96 Rcvr, Heathkit AT-1 Xmtr & VFO, Home Brew Amp (Pair of 803's)


**** Been chasing HF & VHF DX for 60 years ****

Active on 80M through 1.2Ghz

Member of the following:

599 DX Association http://www.599dxa.org/index.html

Delta DX Association http://www.deltadx.net

W5RU Contest Team- Covington, LA http://www.deltadx.net/Activities/W5RU_Contest_Scores.htm

K5QE Contest Team http://www.k5qe.com/- Hemphill, TX

VHF Grid Bandit #54 http://www.kcvhfgridbandits.com

Sidewinders on Two (SWOT) member # 3583 http://www.swotrc.net/


Over the years:

1950 to 1955 - Short Wave Listener (SWL)

1955 to 1958 - KN2MHJ / K2MHJ, Cranford, NJ

1959 to 1960 - KR6IG - Naha Okinawa -Operator, USAF Mars Station KR6KS.

1960 to 1962 - K2MHJ/4 - Sumter, SC (USAF)

1962 to 1966 - K2MHJ - Westfield, NJ

1966 to 1972 - K2MHJ - Liberty Corner, NJ

1972 to 1973 - W6PGA - Woodland Hills, CA

1973 to 1977 - W5ULB - Gautier, MS

1977 to 1980 - K2MHJ - Medford, NJ

1981 to present - K2MHJ / AB5YG / K5YG


2013 - K4N to EL84, Dry Tortugas, FL (2M & 6M) July 7-10

2013 - K5N to EL58, Southwest Pass, LA (6M) May 17-20

2011 - K5N to the DL99/DM90 Grid Line in Rocksprings, TX (6M)

2010 - K5N to DL79/89, Big Bend Country, TX (6M)

2009 - K5N to EL58, Southwest Pass, LA (6M & HF)

2008 - K5S to East Ship Island (South of Biloxi, MS) (HF)

2007 - KP2/K5YG - St. Thomas, USVI (HF)

2007 - K5YG/VE2 - Canada - Orleans Island and Zone 2 (HF)

2007 - TI6/K5YG - Costa Rica (HF)

2002 - ZF2YG and ZF2YG/8 Grand and Little Cayman Islands

2001 - PJ4/K5YG Bonaire

1995 - 2000 - VP5/AB5YG, VP5/K5YG

************** 1/30/2014 update from QSL Mgr K5YG *************

Please QSL via LoTW for K5YG or Direct

Latest K5YG LoTW upload - 7 November 2014

****************** QSL direct only for the calls listed below******************

Please include SASE or SAE with 1$ to cover postage

*************** K5YG is QSL Manager for *******************


*** No longer QSL Manager for 9H1PF  ****

Dan, N4GNR is now the QSL Manager for 9H1PF

*** No longer QSL Manager for P29KPH ***

N5FTR is the new QSL Manager for Peter, P29KPH

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