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QSL: SELF ADDRESSED ENVELOPE PLEASE

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VE3MMQ IS THE NEW CALL OF VE3NNQ---VE3IIE---AND W4TAA/VE3....

FIRST LICENSED AS KN4BFC..NOVICE CLASS IN 1953

BECAME GENERAL CLASS IN 1954....K6BFC...MY MENTOR WAS BILL ORR W6SAI...

MOVED TO HAWAII IN 1956. BECAME KH6CBP...GRADUATED HIGH SCHOOL IN 1957..PLACED 2ND IN WORLD IN ARRL CW CONTEST IN 1957..USING TA33..LONG WIRE..AND 4-400 AMP..

LEFT HAWAII TO ATTEND COLLEGE IN 1957...TWO YEARS LATER MOVED TO CEDAR RAPIDS IOWA AND WENT TO WORK FOR COLLINS RADIO...RETURNED TO HAWAII IN 1960...RETURNED TO SCHOOL AT UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII..IN 1961 WENT TO WORK FOR RCA COMMUNICATIONS...WAS INVOLVED WITH WORLD=WIDE COMMUNICATIONS INCLUDING MAINTAINING RADIO CIRCUITS FOR NASA AND THE EARLY SPACE PROGRAMS...DROPPED OUT OF HAM RADIO UNTIL 2004 AND BECAME W4TAA WITH EXTRA CLASS LICENSE..FOUND 6 METERS IN 2004...LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT!!!!??

BECAME PERMENENT RESIDENT OF CANADA IN 2008....MOVED TO RETIREMENT LOCATION HERE IN SHARBOT LAKE..9 ACRES OF BEAUTYFUL SUGAR MAPLES...FIRST TOWER OF 50 FEET WITH 9 ELEMENT M2 WITH 50 FOOT BOOM....FOR HF 70 FOOT MOTORIZED TOWER WITH 4 EL STEPPIR/6 EL ON 6 METERS FOR BACK UP....4 EL VERTICAL 4 SQUARE FOR 40 METERS USING ELEVATED RADIALS... WIRE VERTICAL FOR 80 METERS WITH ELEVATED RADIALS....INVERTED L WITH TOP AT 75 FEET AND 6 ELEVATED RADIALS FOR 160 METERS.....K7 VERTICAL 4 SQUARE BEVERAGE SYSTEM FOR 160/80/40...4- 20 FT VERTICAL IN 80 FOOT SQUARE...WORKS GREAT ON 160.. GOOD ON 80 AND OKAY ON 40....IN JAN OF 2014 BECAME CANADIAN CITIZEN..NOW A DUAL CITIZEN...BOTH CANADA AND U S A..NEW QTH IS 10 MILES NORTH OF SHARBOT LAKE..CURRENTLY ONLY 40 FT TOWER WITH 9 EL M2  6 METER ANTENNA WITH 50 FT BOOM..

QSL CARDS FROM CONTESTS BECOMING A BURDEN... OUTSIDE USA PLEASE SEND SELF ADDRESSED ENVELOPE WITH IRC OR 2 GREENBACKS....USA SELF ADDRESSED WITH USA STAMPS..WILL BE MAILED FROM USA..

BEST 73 s AND GOOD DX...CU IN NEXT CONTEST..

BILL

QSL'S     WILL BE MAILED FROM USA  CANADIAN POSTAGE FEES ARE OUTRAGEOUS..

 

 

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