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Kingsport, Tennessee in the United States of America
My name is Erik E. McCord & I reside in Kingsport, TN. I'm married to Thera (KK4HGW) & have two girls, Macy & Erika.
My interests are as follows: Weather, Skywarn, Storm Spotter, Tennessee Volunteers (NCAA), Tennessee Titans (NFL), Nashville Predators (NHL), & Atlanta Braves (MLB).
Timeline: On Wednesday, November 24, 2010, I took my Technician test and passed. Then as of 9 AM ET on Monday, November 29, 2010, I received my call sign "KJ4ZIT". Saturday, February 12, 2011 took my General test and passed. As of Friday, February 18, 2011, I have upgraded to General. Saturday, February 25, 2012 took my Extra test and passed. As of Thursday, March 1, 2012, I have upgraded to Amateur Extra. On Monday, February 4, 2013, I applied for a vanity callsign. On Friday, February 22, 2013, I was granted the callsign "WX4ET".
Activities: Serve as the District Coordinator for Northeast Tennessee District 7 SKYWARN. Control OP for the N4AZO-L (146.440 MHz / Simplex) EchoLink Node # 664048 located in Hiltons, Virginia. I am trained by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in command communications. I am certified in Response and Incident Command Communications, ICS-100, ICS-200, IS-00700.a, IS-00800.b, & IS-00802. I am also a Volunteer Examiner through the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) VEC, Western Carolina VEC (WCARS) and W4VEC-VEC. I am a Summits On The Air (SOTA) Activator & Chaser (Registered in W4T Assoc.).
HF Equipment: Icom IC718 ~ MFJ 941E Manual Tuner ~ Icom SM-6 Desk Microphone ~ Homebrew Wire Dipole Antenna (160m - 10m) ~ RAMI Antenna AS-2259/GR (80m - 10m) ~ Outbacker Antennas: OB8 TriSplit (80m-10m) ~ Yaesu FT-817
You will find me on these following repeaters and simplex frequencies on 2 meter and 70cm.
Repeaters: 146.700 (-) KE4CCB; & 442.200 (+) PL 100.0 KE4CCB. Simplex: 146.440, 146.520, 146.550, 146.570, 147.500, 445.925, & 446.000.
~ Member Of: ~
WX4ET/P (eQSL ONLY)
Since June 2012
SOTA Chaser 100 Points Award
SOTA Chaser 250 Points Award
SOTA Chaser 500 Points Award
SOTA Chaser 1,000 Points Award "Shack Sloth"
My SOTA Blog: http://wx4et.blogspot.com
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