GENERAL QSL INFO: Please QSL direct w/SASE; $1 required for DX requests. QSLs received with SASEs are generally answered the day they are received. QSL requests received via the bureau will not be answered. I upload all logs to LoTW and eQSL, usually very soon after the QSO, or at the end of a contest. Please e-mail me if you expected a LoTW or eQSL match but didn't get one.
NV4B/5 -I operated the 2013 and 2011 ARRL June VHF Contests and 2011 CQWW VHF Contest as NV4B/5, single-op QRP portable from Woodall Mountain, the highest point in Mississippi, in EM54vs, Tishomingo County. The NV4B/5 log has been uploaded to LoTW and eQSL.
First licensed June 17, 1996 as KF4KLG at age 13; received Advanced class callsign KT4XA in October 1996, and upgraded to Extra in June 1997. Current callsign "bought" in September 2000.
Employed as a software engineer writing primarily DSP-controller interface software for VoIP hardware; also a part-time staff engineer for two broadcast radio stations
My other hobby is running. I regularly run 5k to half marathon (13.1 mi) races. I'm slow, but I'm working to get faster!
QRV most modes 80m-6m
Casual contester, even more casual DX'er
Primary station equipment: Ten-Tec Omni V,Yaesu FT-847, Solarcon A99 vertical on 50' tower, G5RV at 30' (which would explain the "casual" qualifier above)
Homebrewing/QRP -- I usually operate a Yaesu FT-817 when I operate QRP, but I do have a few homebrew radios I operate on rare occasion.
Repeaters -- I am a repeater builder and co-own these systems in Franklin County, Ala.: 147.16+, 147.21+ (PL 103.5), 147.36+, 146.79-, 444.675+, and the forthcoming 53.13- (PL 103.5) 6-meter repeater
All earned with 100W and simple wire or vertical antennas: