K 9 - "(A)ll" - "(P)oints" - "(W)est"
Amateur Extra Class -- (w/20 WPM CW Test!!)
Please, you can call me: "Dick"
>>>> Member of the 3DA0ET record setting 11/13 CQ-WW-CW-DX Contest DXpedition! <<<<
Licensed since age 15 in 1960. Ham for 53 years as of September 27, 2013!!
& now semi-retired as of July 1, 2013!!
I was/am a Professional Certified Auctioneer, since 1975, and hold Registered Wisconsin Auctioneer license #1! Also a retired REALTOR & Appraiser.
Ex Calls = KN9APW (1960); WB9DWG (1970);
VP5/K9APW (2001); ZS6/K9APW (2013); 3DA0ET (2013)
GRID SQUARE = EN-53fb.
Active 160-2 meters. Same QTH since 1974.
100% Return on QSLs via mail/direct or bureau
(Also a user of both LOTW and E-QSL)
6 Meter DXCC (102+) & 6-Meter VUCC with over 725+ confirmed 6 meter grid squares & 2-Meter VUCC with 150+ confirmed 2 meter grids.
VUCC awards checker authorized by ARRL since 1992! See ARRL website --
Personal Business Website: www.WisconsinSurplus.com.
Home phone # 608-833-8335; cell # 608-235-7700
10-Band WAS! 9-Band DXCC! -- 102+ DX confirmed on 50 Mhz!!
FLEX-Radio 6750 Signature Series owner/user as of Oct. 15, 2013!! with Tokyo High Power #HL-1.5KFX amp; Tokyo High Power #HC-1.5KAT auto tuner; (2) Kachina 505DSP/A transceivers; Yaesu FT-650 6-meter xcvr; Icom IC-706MkII & IC-7000 portable xcvrs;
85+ ft. Rohn 45G tower & HG-70, 70+ ft. HyGain crank up tower;
& Wilson 56-ft. rotating tubular tower!
Too many antennae & related to list!!
QSL Manager For: W9APW
NEWEST INTEREST IN HAM RADIO, SINCE OCTOBER, 2012 --- Digital modes! I now operate nearly 75% on BPSK-31 on 10, 12, 15, 17, 20, 30, 40 & 80 meters!! Digital modes are my newest challenge --- and we all need a new challenge, right? Also renewed my RTTY interests after 15 years and I can be found on digital RTTY these days as well -- all digital operations are using my IC-7000 with tuner at 45 watts to wire antennas or yagi!
Amazing what you can work with 45 watts, a GOOD automatic tuner,
and most any length of wire antenna!!
Thank you for reading my profile and no doubt also QSO'ing with me!!! See you 'down the log!'
THAT'S WHAT 53+ YEARS AS A "HAM" WILL ACCUMULATE!!!
Plus lots & lots more!!
(Alternate mailing address: K9APW -- P.O.Box #113 -- Mount Horeb, WI 53572-0113)
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