First licensed as WN8UBK in Moundsville, WV in 1954. Upgraded to General in 1955. Have lived in Maryland since 1960. I have traveled and worked all over the world in the electronics field. I formerly owned and operated an electronics business that specialized in surveillance equipment for Government users. Radio name and called by friends as Ozzie.
The lady shown in the picture is my wife, Pilar. She is formerly from Bogota Colombia. My wife and I are now retired and enjoy travel, gardening and forestry projects.
Current antenna system is KLM-KT-34XA, 6 element tri-band yagi, Create 50-1300 MHz LPA... The LPA is at 90 feet... Tower is freestanding Rohn.. Hy Power OCF dipole for 160 through 6 meters.
The homestead here is 30 acres. Plenty of room for antennas. I am retired with plenty of time for hamming.
I work currently SSB, CW and Digital Modes 160, 80, 40, 30, 20, 17, 15, 12, 10, 6, 2 meters ; 70 cm and 23 cm.
The rig is a Kenwood TS-2000X with SB-220 (HF), Acom 1500 (HF-6), Commander VHF 2000 (6), Tokyo Hy-Power (2). The TS-2000X runs 10 Watts on 23 CM. I use a Yaesu 736R and TE 250 Watt Amp on 222 MHz and a Mirage (70CM) or Henry 2004A (70CM) amplifiers.
I enjoy SSB, CW, PSK, JT-65 , JT-9, digital modes for HF and WSJT for Meteor Scatter on 6 and 2 meters.
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