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Hello - I am Ken from Alma, ON Canada

I originally studied to obtain my license in the winter of 1975. However life and circumstances got in the way of that. But I never lost the desire to obtain my ham ticket.

Fast forward to Spring 2012, I finally challenged the exam and received a Basic with Honours license some 35 years later!!  So another item checked off my bucket list !   

Radios: Elecraft 3, ICOM 746, Icom IC910h, Yaesu FT-847, Yaesu FT 817 QRP rig, Yaesu FT8800 mobile, and a restored Yaesu FTDX 400

Antennas; Alpha Delta Dipole, Force 12 C3 Tribander, InovAntenna LFA 144 & 70cm LFA432 on a TX-455 55 foot tower. Have 6 meter TGM yagi on a restored 40 ft "Paul Bunyan Whip" tower.

I have a great HAM shack in my sunroom - so there is lots of sunlight and moonlight. It is agreat place to sit and HAM (just ask the Cat). I don't get as much time as I would like to play radio, but I enjoy every minute I do get. Work seems to get in the way of my hobbies.

I enjoy going to hamfests and field days, motorcycles & photography.

This past few years I have been trying to  find time to re-learn my CW skills and obtain my code certification (even though it is no longer required). I had learned it in 1975 but if you don't use it you lose it !  Any Elmering with CW will be appreciated.

I recently participated in a CW Demo at the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival and numerous people came forward & said "so you guys are still doing Morse Code in todays world why" ... well it works when other communications do not.

Looking forward to meeting you on the HF bands !!   I'm also hooked on 2 meter & 70cm SSB so you may find me there too.


Ken     VE3KCY



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QRZ Logbook Summary for - VE3KCY
Latest Contacts for VE3KCY at QRZ.com
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VE4MR 2016-04-20 20m CW EN09au Canada Kevin Munson
KX2P 2016-04-20 20m CW FN30bn United States JEFFREY A FRANK
K1RZ 2016-04-12 2m USB FM19jh United States DAVID C PETKE
AD4YB 2016-04-05 40m CW FM06cd United States EDWARD M MILLER
K7DCG 2016-04-05 40m CW EM20mr United States Dennis D Shirrel
KK4WE 2016-04-02 40m CW EM47dw United States BENJAMIN J LEA
N1SZO 2016-04-01 40m CW FN34jg United States RODNEY C HILL JR
KB0W 2016-03-22 40m CW CM98xv United States Frank Dellechaie
KA5HRF 2016-03-20 40m CW EM10li United States OLLIE B JOHNSON
W5SCG 2016-03-18 40m CW EM22gm United States Stephen C Gilbert
K0GPA 2016-03-12 40m CW DM79kp United States Robert H Clark mr
WB5HOW 2016-03-11 40m CW EL29fv United States VICTOR L CANIZARO
K2EY 2016-02-01 2m SSB FN02hd United States Richard C Sparling
KA1ZE/3 2016-02-01 2m SSB United States STANLEY W HILINSKI, III
FY5HB 2016-01-20 20m SSB GJ34wh French Guiana SAID NEZLAOUI

Book Totals: 513 qso's   152 confirmed Get a free logbook at QRZ.COM

World Continents Award#6468
Granted: 2015-03-08 00:20:02   (VE3KCY)

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