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Hi from Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.

I been a ham for over 52 years. Enjoy trying and operating different radios and building my own antennas. I am mostly a SSB operator, but a little CW,RTTY and AM is fine too and also like to buy and trade gear from time to time (DRAKE COLECTOR). I Been operating mostly QRP the last 25 years. Some of my friends call me by my KE nick (KANGURO EMPLUMAO). Former president and co-founder Of the biggest ham radio club of PR (FRA).

I am retired ARMY and have made friends all over the world via Amateur Radio. Hope to catch you on the air or maybe see you at the next contest. 73, Tony (KP4KE)

PS:I get my vanity call in memorial of Luis Hernandez SK (KP4KE).

my ex call from P.R. are KP4COP (1964), KP4EFP (1973) & KP4FP (1980).

Natural de Aguadilla PR Graduado de las escuelas de: San Antonio,Montaña, Jose De Diego, Colegio Universitario de Aguadilla Y RUM. Obtiene su licenencia de Radio aficionado en el 1962. Se enlista en el ejercito americano en el 1968 sirviendo en la guerra de Vietnam en el 1969,1970 y 1971.

Miembro de la ARRL desde 1965 Y desde 1972 life member. En el 1973 regresa a PR y le otorgan los indicativos KP4EFP ganando varias competencias internacionale. En el 1975 viaja a USA y cambia de indicativos a KP4FP. En el 1980 regresa a PR y termina sus estudios universitarios Trabajando en la Universidad de PR recinto de Aguadilla y Profesor de Judo en la universidad de PR recinto de Mayaguez (RUM old CAAM). Actividad en la radio limitadas a concursos locales y en sur america

Regresa nuevamente al mundo de las competencias logrando varios primeros lugares en competencias locales ye internacionales En el 1993 viaja a Japon con los indicativos 7J6ACT gana el ARRL 10m contest en la categoria mixta en el 1996. En el 1997 obtiene los indicativos 7J6ADV participando como estacion oficial en los juegos Olimpicos de invierno en Nagano Japon 1998.

En el momento mantiene marcas mundiales el WWDX contest Categoria QRP en:  Banda de 20 metros logrado en el 2001 (KP4KE)  Banda de 80 metros logrado en el 2003 (KP4KE) Y Banda de 160 metros, mantiene todos las marcas de norte america en todas las bandas. En el 2000 Su marca Mundial mas imprecionante es en el ARRL 10 METERS CONTEST SSB QRP en el 2002 Con antena de de 9 elementos a 80 pies de altura. En la banda de 160 Metros la Banda mayor. En la dificil categoria de QRP y low power Tiene records mundiales en el CQ 160 contest. Ant. 4 ele.verticales. Y en la ARRL Dx contest tiene el word record en QRP en CW y SSB.

Su pasión son los equipos Drake, los cuales tiene pequeña colección Todas sus antenas son construccion casera a muy bajo costo. 5 ele 15 y 20m dualbander 4 ele carga lineal para 40m. y 2 de 3 ele wire beam para 80m y su equipo de competencia por lospasados 25 años un ICOM IC-751A modificado con 20w de salida, otro IC 751 con 3.7 watts y un FT 301S QRP La invercion en la estacion de competencia no sobrepasa los $1k.

Win the CQ WWDX 2011contest 1st place in the world in Low power category using only 3.7 watts was a chalenger.
Antennas used in contest9ele for 10m, 6ele for 15m, 5 ele for20m, 3 ele for40m, delta plus double bazooka combination for 80m, 2 double bazookas for 160m and2 invertedL 90 feet high also for 160m

Were is the certificate, Thanks to the Great operator Barney DK8ZB

My contest station Icom 751A without final pa 3.7 watts


My shack in WA DC ft 101E and 751a mod to 3.7 watts out.


This is my yaesu coner and the FT 301S used in so many contest 5watts out in the antenna



My 9 elem 10 meter ant use in 2011, CQWW and ARRL 10m contest !


Why my QRP signal is 59+ ? 9 el ant for 10m is the reason. Put your money in ant. no in AMP.

MY 6 ele 15m monobander

Here is my 20m & 2 ele 40m band ant

All my antennas are homemade!!!

This my shack in the house!

If the contest committee don't trust the contester.
The contesters can trust the contest committee?





The ham radio contest community is getting smaller be intelligent don't shrinking more
CQWW contest committee remember without contesters no contest.

thtDo you want to know how you can spot your self on clusters with no internet or packet cluster.
Ask to the experts the CQWW CC? cqwwcc@gmail.com

TRY to be 100% QSL aut from direct incoming
now serving QSL # 300,450
EQSL is ok. See youon bands.

73& dx.

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