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72 ' Trylon tower in backyard

4 element SteppIR ( 20 to 6 meters ) (( It has 6 elements on 50 mhz )) at 70 feet ,

30 meter rotary dipole at 77 feet,

Hygain 4O2BA - 2 element 40 meter yagi ( 30 years old ) at 83 feet

80 meter full size Delta Loop ,

Inv L  160 meters ( 70 ' vertical / 64' horizontal )


June 05 , 2011 - I worked PJ4E and PJ2LS on 6 meters for countries # 99 and 100 ...

All on Sporatic E's Thanks to LW3EX #96, CX5CR #97 KG4EM #98 as well.

Finished the 2011 E season with 106 countries on 6 meters.

Flash- September 14 , band opens , worked LW3EX and also CE6RC for my

first CE on 6 meters, also   January 25, 2012 HK0NA worked on 6 meters # 111

JULY 2012- 4O4A , YT9A, TF/VE3IKV, 1A0C  Z32ZM all new on 6 meters

June 29, 2013 Worked KL7KY KL7NO VE8NSD on 6 meters - KL7 state # 50 on 6 meters.........

June 5. 2014. YO3APJ. 6. Meter QSO # 116 DXCC

September 16, 2011 LOTW has processed my 6 Meter DXCC application !!!

6 meter DXCC award # 1047 ........

DX Challenge award  3059   ( 09  2014 )

TRIPLE PLAY  Award # 3       17 January 2009

Photo below- a mid-March snowstorm

Below - in the shack November 18 , 2011

The Heathkit SB220's are modified 6 meter amplifiers. The top SB220 is now at VE3XN's shack.

The Alpha 76A ( circa 1978 ), now uses a pair of 3CPX800A7's , much better.

Rigs - Elecraft K3 - Yaesu FT1000MP - Yaesu FT2000D also PK232 337 countries on RTTY ( need KP1 3Y/B BS7H )


e mail va3dx@sympatico.ca

I began as VE3PE2GE SWL in 1961 using a Marconi R1155A , which my Dad brought home at the end of WWII. Finally in 1976 , I received my ham ticket; and my first call VE3ICR. In December 1993 I changed to VA3DX , altho I still keep the VE3ICR call also. I have operated from Montserrat VP2M/VE3ICR in 1986 and often in January since as 8P9DX.

When at 8P9DX in January, I enter in the CQ WW 160 meter CW contest.

I also operated as CI8C in 1988, at Resolute Bay, Nunavet Terr; also holding the call VE8GW. In 1989 I travelled to the USSR and operated /ua1 /ua3 ...

I prefer CW, RTTY and some SSB, on any band. I have currently 270 countries confirmed on Top Band, this has taken 26 years. Sort of difficult in the city with no beverage antennas and lots of local city noise.

I have all countries worked and confirmed on SSB. , 339 on CW , need the P5 ( cw ) of course, and currently 337 on RTTY.

Since May 2006 I have worked / confirmed 116  countries on 50 mhz !! Now qrv every Sporatic E season on 6 meters, looking forward to F2. I just recently aquired a Heathkit SB220 from the estate of my friend Bill WA2MNM ( SK ). This has now been converted to a single band 6 meter amp, good for 900 watts output with a pair of 40 year old 3-500's !

I am 64 years old and have 2 grown daughters; 39 and 36 yrs of age, plus 2 grandsons. My EX-wife decided she did not like the radio, HI HI !!


Yaesu FT1000MP - Elecraft K3

ALPHA 76A , now using a pair of 3CPX800A7's

Heathkit SB220 (converted single band 6 meter amp now )


In the photo is my buddy " Bennie " and myself in the shack ( May 9 , 2009 Bennie became SK )

A mix of Poodle and Dandy-Dinmont ( he is a Dandy-Doodle ) and aged 15years. A constant companion who never strays far away. Photo taken March 2008 ( Bennie passed away in May 2009 at 16 1/2 years. )

Now have a new puppy " Buddie " a black Cock-a-poo .... who carries on the tradition of stealing my socks whenever possible.

I live on a average city lot, with lots of hydro, cable and telephone lines above ground. No room for any beverages etc...

My qth is 20 km west of Niagara Falls , Ontario. My city has a population of 135,000 .

The Niagara area is the Wine producing area of Ontario . I am about 1 mile west of the

Welland Ship Canal, which connects Lake Ontario to Lake Erie.

I enjoy contesting and DXing.....and 6 meters !

All qsos confirmed by LOTW , direct or by bureau( slow )

For direct USA qsl's need $1.00 USA

For direct DX qsls , need $2.50 USA or 1 new IRC

Hope to see you on the bands.. Glenn VA3DX VE3ICR 8P9DX

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