QRZ.COM
ad: CommRadio-1
Please login help/register callsign: password: secure login
Database News Forums Swapmeet Resources Contact
 12:59:18 UTC 24 Oct 2014 
Advanced Search Current Hot Callsigns XML Logbook Data QSL ListMaker Database Downloads DX Spotting Network Ham Club Database QSL Corner Top Web Contacts Expired Callsigns QRZ's 1993 FCC Database Daily Update Reports Just Added Callsigns Database Help Forum
Amateur Radio News General Announcements Special Events, Contests, etc. Hamfests and Conventions Silent Keys Headlines
Forums Home Discussions, Editorials, Talk Technical Forums Logging and Contesting RV and Mobile Help Forums
Ham Radio Gear for Sale Ham Made Gear General Merchandise Swapmeet Hot List Ham to Ham References Stolen Radios, Scams and Rip-offs
Site Menu... Practice Amateur Radio Exams Amateur Radio Study Guides Online License Renewals License Wall Certificates Commercial Ham Radio Links DX Country Atlas Grid Mapper Ham Radio Trivia Quiz Life Member Honor Roll
Help Desk, for accounts, lost passwords, etc. Add your callsign to QRZ Subscription Services Users Help Forum Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ QRZ en Espanol Privacy Statement Advertise with QRZ List of Current Advertisers About QRZ Donate to QRZ Contact us
ad: L-HROutlet
ad: l-assoc
ad: l-innov
ad: l-WarrenG
ad: l-tentec
ad: l-gcopper
ad: l-rl
ad: l-Waters
K6MM USA flag USA

Login is required for additional detail.

QSL: DIRECT, VIA BUREAU, LOTW, OR EQSL.CC

Email: Login required to view

Premium Subscriber Lookups: 84126

sputnik1 sputnik2 station1 station2

 

  • "The Soviet Sputnik -- the first in the world" -- caught my attention when it was launched on October 4, 1957.
  • First licensed in 1958 as WV2BQJ in Syracuse, NY. Upgraded to General Class in 1959 as WA2BQJ
  • First station: Heathkit DX-40 + Hallicrafters SX-99 receiver + an end-fed long wire. "Those Were The Days" -- especially for 10M DX !
  • Other calls held: Ohio (WB8CHZ), Pennsylvania (WA3VTM), and California (WA6OMA, KE6MI)
  • In 1976, my career took me to Silicon Valley, where I reconnected with amateur radio in the late 90s
  • I enjoy DXing, Ragchewing, Antenna Construction, and all aspects of Contesting
  • Member of the "10-10-10" PJ7E DXpedition to St. Maarten
  • Member of the 2012 NH8S DXpedition to Swains Island
  • Member of the 2013 K9W DXpedition to Wake Island

If you visit my website - http://www.k6mm.com - you'll find, among other things:

  • A Gallery containing over 1,000 images of my QSL card collection
  • "The No Excuses 160M Vertical" antenna, which won the June 2009 QST cover plaque award
  • Google Movie showing "Where's San Jose, CA?"
  • My tribute to William Marcum, the original holder of callsign K6MM
  • "Fun Stuff", including Ham Cartoons, old TV Commercials and links to some very unusual Morse Code keys

Designing amateur radio websites is another hobby. I'm the Web Guy for these sites:

Membership:
ARRL
CWOPS
MLDXCC
NCCC
NCDXC
NCDXF
PAARA
SOC

Leadership:

Past-President of the Northern California Contest Club; Founding Member of the CW Operators’ Club (CWops #11); Northern California DX Foundation Board Member; Co-chair for the 2011 & 2013 International DX Convention in Visalia.

QSL Policy: 100% - preferably in this order:

  • Logbook of the World (LoTW)
  • Direct
  • Bureau
  • eQSL.cc

Let's have a QSO soon!

73,

John, K6MM

 


free counters

 

Free counters!

 

70279 Last modified: 2013-09-24 07:29:35, 11268 bytes

Login Required

Login is required for additional detail.


Apply for a new Vanity callsign...

You must be logged in to file a report on this page

Please login now...

Currently updating logbook display.
ad: giga-db
Copyright © 2014 by QRZ.COM
Fri Oct 24 12:59:18 2014 UTC
CPU: 0.056 sec 46560 bytes mp