DX Calls used: NL7GP, KL7Y, NL7G, WL7E, KH7R, KH7X, VE7SV, VE7ZZZ, V47G, KP2A, VP2V, PJ1B (PJ4B, PJ9B, PJ9EE), P40V, HR1B, YS1X, TG0AA, CT9M, JH1AJT, 7J1YAJ, 9K2HN, A92, S21YX, S21YZ .
ex: WL7BEK, NL7GP
Born and raised in (KL7) Alaska. His grandfather (W7JXY) taught him the morse code at age 7 and Jon was licensed at 13. At 14, he walked into a Northwest DX Convention where as he puts it: "I met many of the major players in Zone 3, and was hooked, not to miss a major contest until my 30s!"
He and his wife are raising a family in the Pacific Northwest.
Club Memberships: NCCC, CWops
NCJ Article: A Conversation with Jon Kimball NL7GP (now KL2A)
By Ward Silver, N0AX
Recorded History highlights (partial)
01/06/12 - updating in progress, here are some contests I've done. TU 73.
2011 CQWW CW K7BG (SO2R LP) - Results: here *surpassed W7 record, as did N7ZG!
2011 CQWW SSB K7RL (M/S 2-Radio) - Results: here *new W7 M/S record
2010 CQWW SSB K7RL (M/S 1-Radio) - Results: here
2007 CQWW CW 9K2HN (SOAB) - Results here
2010 IARU HF NN3W @N3HBX (M/S HP) - Results: here *new W/VE M/S Record*
2009 CQWW SSB NK7U (M2) - Results; here
2004 CQWW CW CT9M (SOAB) - Results here
2003 CQWW CW CT9M (SOAB) - Results here
2002 CQWW SSB W7DX K7IR M/2 - Results here
2001 CQWPX CW KR7G K1VR SOAB - Results here
1999 CQ WPX CW KN7P W7RN SOAB - Results here
1998 ARRL 160 CW Low Power KP2A - Results here
1998 CQWW CW VP2VF (KL2A) - Results here
Records Held / Holding:
World Record: ARRL 10M Contest: KP2A (NL7GP) (Mixed Mode) Held: 1990-2002: here