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"What Part of 'UP' Don't You Understand?"

Be a good operator and check out this video on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5pox8STOZw

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In 1960 I got my Novice License - KN8UNP at age 13. I lived in Lakewood, Ohio at the time. Within the next year I upgraded to general class and my call changed to K8UNP. At that time I was mainly interested in rag chewing and 160 meters. I was active locally in nets and traffic handling.

Having traveled by sailboat for about 1/3 of the world, I later found that I wanted to repay many kind hams for having provided me with means to keep in touch with family and friends.

I now live in Cooper City, Fl., but used to live in Kansas City, Charleston, S.C., and the San Francisco Bay area.  I am a retired Chemical Engineer, having worked for Union Carbide and the Clorox company.  I ran my own consulting group of NFPA Certified Marine Chemists for 30 years. Also ran 2 companies building boats, captained a SCUBA dive boat to the Bahamas for a while in the late '70s, and worked as a marine surveyor.

IN THE UPPER RIGHT PHOTO:  At 90 feet is an inverted vee on 80 Meters. I shunt feed the 116 ft Rohn tower on 160. Another crank up holds a Waller Flag antenna at 85 ft.for low band receive mounted on it. It is at the left of the photo above. It can be rotated from H. Pol. through Vertical Polarization to H. Pol. to match incoming wave polarization. NOTE the rotation of the boom in the photo. There is a 40 ft. crank up tower with 6 elements for 6 Meters and a recieve loop on 160 M at the top. The Tri-Ex 70 foot tower holds a SteppIR DB-36 plus 11 elements on 2 Meters.

At present, I use an Icom 7851 Tranceiver,and an Acom 2000A Amplifier plus a converted SB200 for 6 Meters.  Bill, NZ5N and I share the EME station, and you can see our 4X20 element M2 cross polarization yagis for 2 meters below. We are using 1.5 KW with a Lunar-Link LA-200 amplifier...

I have travelled and contested from ZB, PJ2, PJ7, KG4 and hold ZF2EM and C6AHR calls. Awards include  No. 1 DXCC on SSB and all but one on CW and Honor Roll on Digital modes. I also have 5BWAZ, and I just got 11 band DXCC (160 through 2 Meters) 

My personal mission is to encourage people the world over to PRAY FOR PEACE in the world. Visit www.prayforpeace.info for more inormation.

You can also go to my personal Home Page at: www.n8pr.org.

Below is my 34 ft. diesel pusher RV that I travel in with the 32 ft. vertical for HF. I use an IC 7100 with an ALS 500 Solid state Amp.

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Here is the RV on a hill in Pennsylvania

The quad is my own design, which was written about in June, 2014 QST. It comes apart while travelling. Inside the quad I have mounted an Elk 2M/440 log periodic antenna, seen tilted up 30 degrees for satellite work. A TV rotator moves the pair around.

     

Here I am at the EME position at home, and I finally got 11 Band DXCC !

Here is the EME array at N8PR - Tnx to W6BXQ for the Photo

May, 2014 NZ5N and N8PR in St. Croix, USVI for an EME DX-pedition on 2 meters useing the call N4M.  EME QSLs go to N8PR   Total - 210 QSOs,  42 DXCC Countries,  156 VUCC, WORKED ALL CONTINENTS (except Antarctica) 

May, 2014 NZ5N and N8PR in St. Croix, USVI for an EME DX-pedition on 2 meters useing the call N4M.  EME QSLs go to N8PR  

 

May 2015 NZ5N and N8PR went to Cayman Islands using the call ZF2EM. QSL to N8PR

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Here's my final effort in the ARRL Centennial QSO party

 

 

 

 

Rev: N8PR 2/16/15

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QRZ Logbook Summary for - N8PR
Latest Contacts for N8PR at QRZ.com
dedateband mode grid Country op
DX0P 2015-04-20 17m RTTY AA00aa Spratly Islands QSL MGR LEO ALMAZAN WA6LOS
KC0W 2014-01-25 40M RTTY DN86px United States THOMAS M CALLAS
EA3TC 2014-01-02 20m RTTY JN11dk Spain JOAN (John) AYMERICH
KA8G 2013-12-08 160m CW en80wc United States Dave
AA3B 2013-12-07 160m CW FN20ei United States JOSEPH W TRENCH
KI4TSI 2013-10-06 17m SSB EL96va United States Mitchell B Rosenfeld
AJ7G 2013-09-29 15m RTTY EM80ln United States RANDY R WOODS
HZ1XB 2013-09-29 15m RTTY LL47sd Saudi Arabia Ibrahim Saleh Alhujilan
AD5OW 2013-09-29 20m RTTY EM52pj United States James D Swiger
LA5TFA 2013-09-29 20M RTTY JP99kq Norway AASMUND BIRGER JAKOBSEN
GI7AXB 2013-09-29 20m RTTY io74as Northern Ireland Bill
WQ4O 2013-09-14 6m SSB EL95uu United States ORESTES FALCON
W4YTB 2013-08-20 2m JT65 EL98pa United States Roman Belopolsky
SV3GLL 2013-08-14 17m SSB KM17ij Greece ZACHARIAS VELISSARIS
WN6K 2013-07-14 40m CW DM13je United States PAUL E DOREY

Book Totals: 342 qso's   291 confirmed Get a free logbook at QRZ.COM

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