Please login help/register callsign: password: secure login
Database News Forums Swapmeet Resources Contact
 12:50:05 UTC 1 Mar 2015 
Advanced Search Current Hot Callsigns XML Logbook Data QSL ListMaker Database Downloads DX Spotting Network Ham Club Database QSL Corner Top Web Contacts Expired Callsigns QRZ's 1993 FCC Database Daily Update Reports Just Added Callsigns Database Help Forum
Amateur Radio News General Announcements Special Events, Contests, etc. Hamfests and Conventions Silent Keys Headlines
Forums Home Discussions, Editorials, Talk Technical Forums Logging and Contesting RV and Mobile Help Forums
Ham Radio Gear for Sale Ham Made Gear General Merchandise Swapmeet Hot List Ham to Ham References Stolen Radios, Scams and Rip-offs
Site Menu... Practice Amateur Radio Exams Amateur Radio Study Guides Online License Renewals License Wall Certificates Commercial Ham Radio Links DX Country Atlas Grid Mapper Ham Radio Trivia Quiz Life Member Honor Roll
Help Desk, for accounts, lost passwords, etc. Add your callsign to QRZ Subscription Services Users Help Forum Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ QRZ en Espanol Privacy Statement Advertise with QRZ List of Current Advertisers About QRZ Donate to QRZ Contact us
ad: L-HROutlet
ad: l-assoc
ad: L-rfparts
ad: l-WarrenG
ad: l-Waters
ad: l-innov
ad: l-rl
ad: l-gcopper

Login is required for additional detail.


Email: Login required to view

Premium Subscriber Lookups: 9896

Hello,.. I've been active with "cw" since I was 14 years old (1961) as a amateur, commercial / professional &  U.S. Gov't / military  "cw" operator / instructor.


KN9IJQ Milwaukee, Wisc. (1961-62),

WA5BIB (1962-2004) Kingston, Ark., Pensacola / Panama City, Fla.,Gulfport / Biloxi,MS,  Little Rock, Ark. Mobile, ALA..,                                                                                                                                                                                                                            TA2ZZ Yolava, Turkey (1967-69),

W5BIB since 2004. 


 Commercial c.w operator for 'WLO Mobile Marine Radio', Mobile, Ala. and  'KLB Seattle, Wash.'  (1988-95).

 Retired from Naval Security Group-NSA / CSS cool, USPS (2009).

  Between 1972-2002 I worked for: WBSR, WDLP, KAAY, WROA / WZKX, WABB as a D.J, (top-40 / rock) with the air name STEVE SCOTT.

 Midwestern Distribution Trucking lines, Clay Hyder Trucking Lines, Refrigerated Transport, Ryder Dedicated Logistics and Consolidated Freightways as a long-haul over-the-road driver. Colonial Trailways as a tour bus driver. I am a 'tenured' "ROAD SCHOLAR" (million miler). Also worked as a "AB deckhand" for State Boat Corp. servicing oil-rigs in the Gulf-of-Mexico.

 Life member DAV,  NAQCC #6496,  SKCC #7327,  VWOA.org,  FISTS #15529,  RFE,  USNCVA,  FRUPAC,  APWU / IBT,  USNTWS .

Former U.S.N. CTR1(aircrewman) 1964-72.  EC-121(PR-21) / EA3B 1965-69 with VQ-1 Atsugi,Japan / DaNang S. Vietnam, VQ-2 Rota, Spain.    In country Vietnam (65-66-67).

I was team captain of the 3rd place U.S. NAVY NATO communications team at Amsterdam in 1969, finishing 4th individually (straight key sending) in the CW portion of the 10 country NATO competetion. I concluded my NAVY career as a 'advanced Morse' intercept instructor at Naval Communications Training Centre in Pensacola, Fla. in Sept.1972.

 I  have for the past 26 years helped do promotions & publicity for NASCAR driver & personnal friend RICK CRAWFORD.

 I currently use a Tentec Century-21 (digital), SWAN-270 / 508 vfo, SWAN-500C / 410 vfo & Drake 2-B/2BQ, R390A or SP-600-JX-17 for a monitor. When QRP I use a Heathkit HW-8, HW-9(WARC),  ELECRAFT K1-4 (thanks to WN6U David),..    all with OCF dipoles & Drake MN-7, MN-2000, MN-2700 tuners. A Vibroplex Presentation (1967), & Chinese straight key (K-4) round out the station. CW 100% .  I just added a Tentec Century-22 to my line-up. What fun !!

 Here I am having fun in my R/V at IOTA NA-213 (Dauphin Island, Ala.) just 17 miles from home QTH.  I use a ICOM-735 (for QRO), Ten-Tec Century-21 (digital), ELECRAFT K1-4 or,  the HW-9(WARC) when portable..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8Ed0TSp0gs .


The photo of the EC-121 (PR-21) is the actual aircraft the North Koreans shot down (April 15, 1969) & the one I flew in when it rotated  to South Vietnam for duty.


 "WE SERVED IN SILENCE",    IN GOD WE TRUST ,    (all others, we monitor)cool


Needless to say,...   I've worked  many overlapping jobs for many years (on the record & off the record)  & somehow managed to accumulate 23 years of Federal service for  retirement at age 62 in 2009.

But,... I always found a way to "get on-the-air"  wink





updated; 17Feb2015

73 de Steve / W5BIB dit dit




1707315 Last modified: 2015-02-17 23:26:39, 5031 bytes

Login Required

Login is required for additional detail.

Apply for a new Vanity callsign...

You must be logged in to file a report on this page

Please login now...

Currently updating logbook display.
Grid Squared Award#2168
Granted: 2015-02-12 20:55:06

World Continents Award#2393
Granted: 2015-02-12 20:55:07

  • 20 Meters Mixed
  • 10 Meters Mixed
ad: giga-db
Copyright © 2015 by QRZ.COM
Sun Mar 1 12:50:05 2015 UTC
CPU: 0.047 sec 41719 bytes mp