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Kingsport, Tennessee in the United States of America



Weather Underground PWS KTNKINGS29


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. 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.).

VHF / UHF Equipment: Yaesu FT2600 2m Base Radio ~Tram 1480 2m/70cm Base Antenna ~ Jetstream JTPS31MB 30 AMP Power Supply ~ Wouxun KG-UV2D 2m/70cm HT

Mobile VHF / UHF Equipment: Yaesu FT8900 2m/70cm/6m/10m (FM) ~ Comet SBB-5 2m/70cm Mobile Antenna

Portable HF Equipment:  Yaesu FT-817 ~ LDG Z817 ATU ~ Homebrew 40 Meter Dipole Antenna

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 Antenna: OB8 TriSplit (80m-10m)

Weather Equipment: Midland WR-120 (Weather Radio) ~ Gibson Ridge Software (GRLevel3 - Weather Radar) ~ AcuRite Professional Digital Wireless Weather Station (Model 01515)

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:  146.520, 146.550, 146.570, 147.500, 445.925, & 446.000.

73 WX4ET,

Erik E. McCord

~ Member Of: ~

Tennessee Contest Group

North East Tennessee Repeater Association ~ South Coast Amateur Radio Service #9477

Amateur Radio Relay League (ARRL) ~ Society for the Preservation of Amateur Radio (SPAR)



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 Stats:  Activator Log, Chaser Log, & Summit to Summit Log

My SOTA Blog: http://wx4et.blogspot.com



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QRZ Logbook Summary for - WX4ET
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4A90IARU 2015-11-16 15m SSB JJ00aa Mexico Federación Mexicana de Radio Experimentadores 90 años de la IA
CM6AZE 2015-11-16 15m SSB FL02AO04 Cuba Yarko Hernandez Mendez
EA9KB 2015-11-16 15m SSB JJ00aa Ceuta and Melilla Enrique Bellido Garciolo
WH6LE 2015-11-16 40m SSB EN63BA United States PETER
KP4NS 2015-11-16 12m SSB FK68ng Puerto Rico Nelson Santiago
ON7HJA 2015-11-16 10m SSB JO21sc Belgium JOHAN HILVEN
M1EYP/P 2015-11-16 10m CW England Tom
N4EX/P 2015-11-16 40m SSB EM85UJ United States
N4EX/P 2015-11-16 40m CW United States RICHARD
7X4AN 2015-11-16 40m CW IM94gu Algeria Mohamed Boukhiar
VP2ECC 2015-11-16 30m CW FK88lg Anguilla Andreas Glaeser
EA5IDQ 2015-11-13 10m SSB IM98qc Spain Jose
KK4TUX 2015-11-11 40m SSB EM96UJ United States JOSHUA L WEBB
W0MNA 2015-11-11 40m SSB EM36AJ United States GARY
W0ERI 2015-11-11 40m SSB EM36AJ United States MARTHA

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World Continents Award#2786
Granted: 2015-02-13 08:55:05   (WX4ET)

Grid Squared Award#2522
Granted: 2015-02-13 08:55:03   (WX4ET)

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