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Licensed 1988. Active 160M - 70cm. QSL 100% via Bureau, LOTW or Direct with SASE. Native of southeast MA residing in upstate NY since 2005.

Previous calls: KA1SNX (8/30/1988 - 9/26/1989), N1GYU (9/26/1989 -12/18/1996). W1WV since 12/18/1996.

Member of the Associated Radio Amateurs of Southern New England - W1AQ, Schenectady Museum Amateur Radio Assoc. - W2IR, ARRL and AMSAT.

Station:

HF: Yaesu FT1000MP MKV, Icom IC-7000, Kenwood TS-850S, TL-922A amplifier

VHF/UHF: Icom IC-7000, Yaesu FT-736R (6M - 70cm)

Boatanchors: B&W 5100 & 5100B, National NC-300, Johnson Viking Ranger

Antennas:

HF: Balanced fed160 meter horizontal loop, 80 meter top-loaded 1/4 wave ground vertical, 40-6 meter BigIR 1/4 wave ground vertical. Verticals over 75 x 70' radials. 500-ft. RX beverage S-N direction.

VHF/UHF: 3el. 50MHz , 6 el 144MHz, 10 el 222MHz, 15el 432MHz yagis.

Awards:

DXCC #44601, WAS #55302, VUCC 50MHz #1989, ARRL Int 10Mtr Contest 2009, ARRL June 1992 VHF QSO Party (2Mtr) EMA Section, Triple-Play WAS #975. 

 

Photos of W1WV...Enjoy!:

40 & 80m (background) verticals (not shown is the 160 full wave horizontal loop). Each vertical has 75 ground radials:

 

W1WV tuning the 80 meter vertical matching network:

 

Beverage receive wire, North direction towards EU:

 

New RX  Loop Array (160-40) combined with the beverage really improved my reception on 160:

 

VHF/UHF Arrays - (50 thru 432):

 

WX station - W1WV-13 on APRS    http://aprs.fi/weather/a/W1WV-13

Other Misc:

Old FD photo: W1WV at the mic with N1IBC logging:

The Boss....

See you on the air!

73, W1WV

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