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QSL direct with SASE to:

  • Rick Bernstein
  • NMSU Molecular Biology
  • MSC - 3MLS
  • NMSU P. O. Box 30001
  • Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

For more QSL info, please see the note at the end of this bio.

Rick W3GWU has been a licensed ham for over 50 years.

The callsign W3GWU was assigned when he was a boy living

in central Pennsylvania. He now resides and operates in

southern New Mexico. He and Margaret, an artist and also

a licensed ham, are active members of the Mesilla Valley Radio Club.

W3GWU operates mainly on HF and VHF phone. The usual

rig is a Yaesu FT-450D, maximum 100 watts into an

inverted-V antenna. An AlphaDelta DX-CC inverted-V

antenna on the roof points over 40 feet above the

ground. A homebrew inverted-V for 30, 17, 12, and

6 meters is 28 feet above ground. A Copper Cactus

J-pole for 2 meters rises 10 feet above the roof.

The altitude at the QTH is 4100 feet above sea level.

View of the desert at the QTH, as depicted by Margaret in watercolor:

More QSL info:� Please QSL by mail directly to the

address above in this bio. If your return address is inside

the USA, please send your QSL card and SASE.� If your

return address is outside the USA, please send your

QSL card, SAE or mailing label with your return address,

and US $2 (Canada, Mexico $1) to pay for return

postage.� Please do not send foreign stamps or

currency, IRC, or green stamps. Sorry, no eQSL,

LotW, or bureaus. W3GWU will mail his QSL card

to you as soon as yours is received.  QSL card:


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