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Hello I am W4PRE my first call, in 1977, was WD4KTG thank you for looking me up in QRZ. I live in Ooltewah, TN just outside of Chattanooga, TN. My interests include homebrew antenna building, homebrew HF amps, working local VHF and UHF stations. I am a manufacturing engineer in the metalworking industry and have been using CAD, CNC Programs, and PLC since the late 70's. I enjoy working Field Day, the November Sweepstakes contests, and rag chew. I wish to always remember one of Elmer's, "Pappy" K5PRE and thank him for the kind help and patanice in getting me on the air during my novice period. Active in the the local Chattanooga Amateur Radio Club, TN, and ALA phone nets.


Homebrew 2 element boomless quad for 20, 17, 15, 12, 10 Meters at 40 feet

Full wave 160 Meter loop at 60 to 70 feet height (total 540 feet long feed with 450 ohm ladder line)

Homebrew wide spaced fan dipole with elements for 160M, 80M, 60M, and 40M at 50 feet in an Inverted Vee configuration.

Cubex King Bee III quad = 4 elements on 6 meters, 8 elements on 2 meters, and 8 elements on 440 Mhz at 55 feet.

Cushcraft 11 element 2M yagi and Cushcraft 11 element 440 Mhz yagi

Radio Equipment:

Yaesu FT-950 with Heil PR-40 microphone  (160M - 6 M)

Kenwood TS2000 (160M to 440 Mhz) all mode

Kenwood TS-733 (2M and / 440 Mhz) FM

Kenwood TS-731A (2M and 440 Mhz) FM

Kenwood TH-F6 HT (2M, 220Mhz, and 440 Mhz on TX)

Alpha 76PA with 2 3CX800's finals HF Amp

Palstar AT2K antenna tuner (160M to 6M)

Rigbaster Plus for ditigital CW modes (PSK31/125 and JT65)

Yaesu SCU-17 Interface.

Ham Radio Deluxe Software


 I will post more photo's of the antennas as they are completed and up on the towers.

Below is a picture of my home brewed 2 element 5 band boomless quad antenna at 40 feet; the surrounding trees are 60'

Below is me in front of my fireplace, W4PRE� (aka Whiskey 4 Peter Rabbit Ears)

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