Howdy! from the great State of Texas.
KA5V is not a vanity call. It was issued to me after completing the written part of the Extra Class exam at the Federal Building, FCC officies, in downtown Dallas in March 1979. I passed the 20 words per minute code test 30 days prior to taking the written part.
First licensed as WB5WZG in 09/1976, upgrading to Advanced in 12/1977, and Extra in 03/1979 with the call KA5V.
DXCC Honor Roll: Phone, Mixed (@ one timeTop of the Honor Roll, now need BS7).
DXCC TOTAL 353
DXCC CW #1520, 1981, OVER 284 NOW
DXCC DIGITAL #3,059 NOV. 26, 2011, OVER 190 NOW
5BDXCC #1137 DECEMBER 23, 1981
DXCC CHALLENGE MARCH 30, 2014, Over 1,000 DXCC Band Points, Over 1,100 on April 24, 2015
WORKED ALL STATES (WAS) TRIPLE PLAY #1,153 July 11, 2014, (That's WAS Phone, CW, and RTTY.)
"TOP LEVEL AWARD", ARRL CENTENNIAL POINTS CHALLENGE AWARD, 16,738 points with 890 QSO's in 2014; Ranking 2203 in the world.
LOG BOOK OF THE WORLD (LOTW) IS THE BEST -- "GREAT" USE IT!!
I found the fun of 6 meters in January 2009, EM11dj. I will be looking for you.
If I am not on the golf course, (retired Accountant for TXU in Dallas), I will be on the bands looking for you. I am a DX'er, at one time "Top of Honor Roll" (had them all), although now need 1, BS7 (Still need BS7 as of May 2007; My wife and I were celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary in Hawaii while BS7 was on the air).Thanks for reading and good luck getting the new one. Quit reading this and get on the bands. In 2003 I moved from the Dallas area to the hill country in Gatesville, Texas; Coryell County. Have Fun! Jimmy Miles, KA5V Gatesville, TX
Rev: KA5V - April 14, 2015
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