Bill in Hagerstown, Maryland
First licensed in 1963, practicing attorney, interests include AM, SDR,CW, SSB, DX, Mac computers, digital photography.
Equipment: Flex 6300, Icom IC-765; Ameritron AL-800; ALS-600; K7DYY Super Senior AM transmitter ; RF Space SDR-IQ receiver, 11" MacBook Air, SDR Cube, FunCube Dongle Pro+, Sennheiser MD-441U microphone, W2IHY 8-Band EQ, EQ-Plus, WA1QIX REA AM Modulation Monitor, N8LP LP-100; N2DAN Mercury paddle; Daiwa Keyer; MicroHAM MicroKeyer; WX0B QSK Master, West Mountain Radio CLRdsp; JPS NIR-10; JPS ANC-4, Icom SP-20 (2), Bose speakers, AOR AR-3000, DV Dongle.
Antennas: 160 Meter Horizontal Loop, Sommer XP-406; 75 meter Inverted V.
Mobile: Yaesu FT-857D, Hustler Resonators, HF (SSB,CW) Mazda Miata Turbo.
ARRL Volunteer Counsel (Maryland zoning and land use law)
Contesting: MD-DC QSO Party, 1st Place, 1992
About my QTH:
Hagerstown (population 39,000) is in Washington County (population 147,000), in the Cumberland Valley, near the intersection of Interstate Routes 70 and 81, and about 70 miles west of Washington, DC.
Hagerstown is the burial place of Hiram Percy Maxim, founder of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL). He is buried in his wife's ancestral plot at Rose Hill Cemetery.
Hagerstown has been the home to several well-known companies, including Fairchild (aviation - A-10), Har-Tru (tennis courts), and Porter Chemical (Chemcraft® chemistry sets), to name a few.
Washington County was the site of the Civil War Battle of Antietam at Sharpsburg, September, 1862.
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