Werner Ernst Korte TI2KWN.
Historian, Musician. Former Professor at Costa Rica University. Electronics Technician, designer and constructor (Vintage Radio and Audio). In radio since 1972. Ham, Superior Class License, since 1977. Modes: CW. SSB occasionally. Rigs: all vintage.
Receivers: BC-348-O, NC-183D, RME-4350, Collins 51J-4, Geloso G209. NC-46, NC-88, RT-77R, BC-654, Hallicrafters S-38D, etc.
Transmitters: Homebrew, 1920's-30's style (Pilot Super Wasp components), built in 1943 by TI2NQ, restored and modified by myself in 1995, Geloso G-222TR, Barker & Williamson 5100, Gonset GSB-100, Hallicrafters HT-32B, RT-77(T) (AN-GRC-9), etc.
Headsets: Telefunken EH-333 (c.1925), Western Electric 509 (1918), US Military H-113 U.
Straight Key used only (British Signalling M-2), Speed X.
Antennas: Inverted Vee, Random Wire.
TI2KWN is located in downtown San José (Airport code: SJO), in the attic of an old Victorian-style house built in 1926, where the former TI2NQ, Francisco Nunez, an uncle of mine, operated from 1940 to 1955, although remaining silent during the 2WW, between 1941 and 1945. Some old TI2NQ equipments, like the hombrew xmitter, tubes, coils, components, headsets and a german antenna switch are still in use.
If you want my QSL card, please send me SAE and $2. Paypal available at request.
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