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My interest in Ham radio began in the mid 1950's. I had two neighbor friends that were very active in Ham radio, one had a Collins 75A-4 and a home built rack mounted amplifier with huge tubes that glowed when transmitting. As kids we were always putting up an antenna somewhere, usually in freezing cold of November, and the most affordable and somewhat easy to build was the cubicle quad. My first HeathKit experience was an AR3 receiver.

I was reintroduced to Ham radio 20 years ago when a friend gave me an Icom IC02-AT and I was off again. Got my Technician license and remained somewhat active but always wanted to get my General. Twelve years ago I purchased an IC-746 in hopes of one day getting that code down well enough for the General ticket.

We moved to a small ranch in the country 13 years ago and I now have 23 acres to play with. Finally got an HF antenna in the air and took the General test on April 14th, 2012. It's been a 57 year process but little boys never grow up and Ham radio is calling me again. Yes I am a new no code General but my Amateur radio roots go back to childhood.

HF station today is a Yaesu FTDX 1200, Ameritron AL-80B amplifier, an end fed E-Z Wire XL antenna at 45'. and a 5 band HEX beam on a tower. Audio is a Heil Pro-Set Elite and HeilPR 781 on a boom.  Also use a W2IHY 8 band EQ. VHF is Yaesu FT-7800 to a Diamond dual band antenna. For digital I use the SignaLink USB interface.

Late December 2012 photo


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QRZ Logbook Summary for - N7DXP
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K5H 2016-08-29 20m SSB United States Larry Morgan
CY9C 2016-08-23 20m SSB FN97we St Paul Island co Murray Adams
R1716M 2016-08-22 20m SSB MO64tr Russia Special Event The 300th Anniversary Of The City Of Omsk
VK0EK 2016-03-30 20m SSB MD66qx Heard Islands ROBERT W SCHMIEDER
TX7EU 2016-03-10 20m SSB BI91we Marquesas Islands DXpedition Marquesas 2016
TO66R 2016-02-28 10m SSB Guadeloupe Gil FGF6HMQ Michel FGF6GWV
VE6SD 2016-02-28 160m SSB DO46HR28 Canada John Chris
3XY1T 2016-02-23 20m SSB Guinea Los Island AF-051
5T2AI 2016-02-23 20m SSB IK28ac Mauritania Ahmad Al-Ghanim 9K2AI
3XY1T 2016-02-19 20m SSB Guinea Los Island AF-051
VP8SGI 2016-02-01 17m SSB HD15pt South Georgia Island Co Steve Wheatley
VP8STI 2016-01-23 20m SSB HD60hn South Sandwich Islan co Bob Schenck
K5P 2016-01-13 20m SSB AJ85aa United States Palmyra DXpedition
HB0IARU 2015-12-03 20m SSB Liechtenstein 90 Anniversary of IARU - AFVL Liechtenstein

Book Totals: 1375 qso's   271 confirmed Get a free logbook at QRZ.COM

Grid Squared Award#4785
Granted: 2015-02-27 18:00:04   (N7DXP)

World Continents Award#2991
Granted: 2015-02-13 15:40:04   (N7DXP)

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