The above picture is me N4UPX operating portable VA back about 10 years ago.
DXCC Phone #40740
DXCC Mixed #44950
DXCC Digital #3207 using JT65HF the most.
Triple Play Award #731 not really easy for me.
WAS Mixed #54612.
5 Band WAS #3076.Endorsements for WARC and 160 for 9 Band WAS
VUCC 6 meters 1789 with 189 confirmed, More if I would pull out QSL Cards.
Won the 2010 VHF contest for the Mississippi Section. S.O.L.P. All on 6 meters. Came in a close 2nd for 2012 by 2 contacts and one or two grids. Congrats to Ray WQ5L whom lives just a short few miles from me. At least it is staying down here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
My next endevor is to have 5 band DXCC. If I were to pull cards out of the few too many boxes I have I would 5 band DXCC and over 200 confirmed. But I am trying it all on LoTW. All of thenumbers below are LoTW confirms.
Numbers as of 12-12-12<<<<<<<
160-9........... Thank you Guy ON4AOI for #9
6-7 more if I pull out my QSL cards.
DX Challenge 570 and counting
Diamond DXCC totals 157 and counting. My goal is 150 by the end of the year. Well I met goal and I am still beating the down the bushes to get more. The first 100 I got in less than two months.
If you are looking to work on WAS VIA LoTW.A good web site to look into is put out by K3UK. Follow this link.... http://www.obriensweb.com/sked/index.php?board=lotw
Everyone there is more than glad to help you out. Including myself.
This winter I plan on hitting the low bands really hard. To push my numbers up.
I also belong to several clubs
6 meters World Wide
3905 Century Club.......Master #36 have way too many awards with that club to even put on here.
Station set up is very modest
ICOM 718 and 7000 and a Yaesu 857D
Main rig right now is the 857D my 7000 is down maybe due to the PA board went South on me.
K4KIO Hex Beam at 15 feet for now 20-10 with 6 meter add on.
Home brew 5 element yagi for 6 meters at 67 feet plus or minus a foot or 3
Dipoles for 160 40 and 80 and for listening for now I have a Beverage out at about 900 feet.
I do QSL VIA LoTW EQSL(AG) 3905CCN and OMISS. Also via ARRL. SASE is not required for Directs US stations and neither are Green stamps from DX.
73 and hope to work ya from the great State of Mississippi.
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