Thanks for dropping by. I was first licensed in 1958 as KN5SEK (Later K5SEK) in Amarillo,Texas . After college and Law school I moved to Miami, Florida where I was K4HWW 1976 when the xyl (Ann) , my two son's and I returned to Amarillo ,Texas W5VGX until 1991 I semi-retired lawyer today.
I love to work CW and DX and good QSOS with frequency. (HI!) A "good" QSO is one where we actually get to know a "little bit" about each other so we can build on that the next time. I am a CW guy almost exclusively .
8banddxcc # 3861- Honor Roll member.
Rig is ICOM 756PRO III (706 back up and on 60 m CW),and SB220 to a Hygain Explorer 14 @ 30 to 55 feet,crank up, two phased verticals on 40 also I have a Delta oop 2 band on single feed line on 40/30 meters. I have half sloper at 50 feet with 10 radials on160/80/30.. On 17 I use a Delta loop ,vertically polarized and I have an EDZ apex at 38' I use AL 84 linear on 160. I have 6 Meter quad.
I have written much about my antennas work and theories on my webpage.(see link below).
I am Honor Roll Dxcc and Challenge-- (2125 certified) Thank you Arrl for LOTW!!
I use Writelog contests and HRD as logging
I'm in grid DM95ae and Potter County,TEXAS.
My full webpage is :http://w5zotexas.blogspot.com Please feel free to link to my website to see the qth. I have written about my background and antennas and you can see tha QTH.
I qsl reply direct response and LOTW .
That is one of my boys ( Barry) on the left with his plane. My other son , Jason is a lawyer turned high school football/baseball coach here in Amarillo. Both boys live here. I have two Grandsons. and the joy of my life, Ann ,my XLY of 48 years.
DXCC Account Status (certified)
20 meters 307/ 300
15 meters 306/299
Challenge 2125 awarded 2130 pending
73s from the PANHANDLE OF TEXAS!! Mike w5zo
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