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Licensed since 1956, first off as a Novice and then Conditional; that sure seems like a long time ago! I let my license expire some years during a 21 year stint in the U.S. Navy BUT I re-took the exams about 30 years ago and thoroughly enjoy being back in to Ham Radio.

Currently, enjoying QRP CW contesting and QRPp CW operation about 99% of the time; the other 1% is SSB but only in an emergency; e.g., I was worried I wouldn't work NH8S, for #268, so I observed, on DX Summit, that they were on 3795, working up so I went to 3801, sat there and called them 4 times - finally,they answered me - but, for all of that, I did work them on CW the following day!

My main rigs: an HB1A four band QRP rig, a Ten Tec Jupiter and a K8RA iambic paddle. My home QTH antenna is a "modified" Windom and an LDG Z11ProII auto tuner at the base of the vertical element. QRP "is" and my evidence: DXCC QRP (173 confirmed) and WAC QRP with my QRP rigs and vertical antennas; all of that in the past 5 years! Also have WAZ confirmed over the years but not via QRP.

My DXCC total, over the years - while employing vertical or top loaded vertical antennas only and always operating at < 100 watts - is 284; I just added VK9MT, Mellish Reef, on 15 mters (all CW,of course!).

I especially enjoy operating on 160, 80, 40 and 30 meters. I completed QRP WAS on 160 meters on 22 February, 2012 and QRP WAS on 80 meters on 22 April, 2012!

My affiliations include: CW OPS 202; ARS 2346; NAQCC 1974; QRP ARCI 12912; SKCC 3314

Note: I utilize the ARRL QSL bureau for DX cards. Other QSLs can be sent direct or via LoTW.

Hope to work you "on the air" for a rag chew QSO or in one of the contests! 72, Jim Rodenkirch, K9JWV

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