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Amplifier repairs since 1971, contact for information  w8hw@comcast.net

  • FCC First Class commercial
  • 2 Way Radio Systems repair and broadcasting since 1971
  • Ham radio since 1964
  • Amateur Extra (1973) + full CW
  • QCWA- Ham for over 50 years

Normal Ham Operations are 60% CW, 10% SSB, 30% Digital (RTTY, PSK, SSTV, more)

DX operations

  • ARRL Challenge award (Current over 2450 DX/Bands)
  • ARRL DXCC Honor Roll
  • 8 Band DXCC, 8BDXCC, Soon to add 9th band, 160m (at 96)
  • 3 mode DXCC (CW-Digital-SSB)
  • Various contest and other awards


  • Flex 5000a SDR, With 2RX and AAT (Station 1)
  • Flex 5000a SDR, With 2RX and AAT (Station 2)
  • Icom 706 MK2G (Mobile or Station 3)
  • Various 2m and 440 (Intercom band stuff)
  • Various and many Home Brew stuff


  • Ameritron AL-1500, 10-160 Meters
  • Kenwood TL-922A,  10-160 Meters


  1. Yagi, Cushcraft X7, 7el
  2. Yagi, 6m 4el Home brew
  3. Loop antenna, up 45 foot, size 400 ft
  4. 160 Meter inverter U antenna
  5. Beverage, East only because of limited land
  6. Tower is 45 ft (15 meters)
  7. Many experimental antennas that I take in and out of service for testing
  8. Some 2 meter and 400 intercom band antennas

Other hobbies: Physics, Sailing, Stock trading, Scuba diving, Cave diving, Swimming, Home brewing, experimenting and more.

Served two (2) years in US ARMY - 1969-1971... Because of that I try to buy US made items.

CW lives and is the most important mode to date. Enjoy CW today, you will be glad you did.


QSL information, I do not need QSL cards, but will accomidate you as per below

  • LoTW is best because it is both FREE and FAST, Recomended method... If you do not have LoTW, feel free to cut and paste this link..   https://lotw.arrl.org/lotw-help/getting-started/ 
  • or - SASE
  • or - PayPal 2GS to my email address "w8hw@comcast.net", Put your call sign and qso info in the PayPal notes, I will send card to you promptley.
  • or - Send 2GS
  • Note: If I request a QSL card, other stations require the above of me. I can't fund both ways.



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ES5QD 2016-03-04 160m CW KO38cs Estonia Vello Priimann
KB0EL 2016-01-02 160M SSB EM28mx United States CLARK B ASHWORTH
WA7OPY 2016-01-02 160M SSB DN26xu United States PHILIP W RICHARDSON
WA0SIK 2016-01-02 160M SSB DM79dg United States Fred
W4OS 2016-01-02 160M SSB EM71bm United States Ron
WA0ROH 2016-01-02 160M SSB EN35le United States Robert A Kyvig
W9ROG 2016-01-02 160M SSB EN62cs United States Roger
W4HB 2016-01-02 160M SSB EM66ro United States Robert
FG/UT6UD 2016-01-02 160M CW Guadeloupe
A45XR 2016-01-02 60m SSB LL93do Oman NO lotw
N4QR 2016-01-01 160M CW EM95jn United States Bob - SKN
K4WAL 2016-01-01 160M CW EM70fo United States Will -SKN
OT6M 2015-12-31 160M CW JO20ws Belgium LoTW
AA0HF 2015-12-31 40M SSB EN35hi United States Eric
K7NDM 2015-12-31 40M SSB DM33WA29 United States Nathon

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