Please login help/register callsign: password: secure login
Database News Forums Swapmeet Resources Contact
 09:54:32 UTC 31 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-gcopper
ad: l-innov
ad: l-rl
ad: L-rfparts
ad: l-Waters
ad: l-WarrenG

Login is required for additional detail.

Ham Member Lookups: 6518


Everyone calls me JAY. Won't bore you with that story!

The picture here is of downtown Indianapolis, Indiana from the top of the 37.5 meter tower at my QTH. Downtown is about 20 miles away to my Southwest.

I've had a fascination with radio since I was 10 years old, listened to broadcast and ham stations on a borrowed receiver. Don't remember what it was, as the case was missing. Was first liscensed in 1972 as WN9LTY. My next door neighbor Dan, WB9FGO, now KB9AX, was my Elmer. Our antennas were 5 meters apart! Was very active DXing and contesting until the early 80's. Then real life took over. Two kids, a new business, 3 house moves, 2 college educations to pay for, and I found myself QRT for 25 years. All that is behind me now and it is time to get back to fun. Bought an Icom 7700 in March of 2010. Put up 37 meter tower with a TH7DX. Just finished the installation on Thanksgiving weekend 2010. Added an Alpha 89 in August, 2012. Have plans for more antennas to cover the other bands as time allows. Starting to build the shack..

I have recently added two more tribanders to the existing tower. An A3S at 24 meters, fixed West, and CL33 at 14 meters fixed SE. In an attempt to operate the other bands not covered by the tribanders, I am loading the south set of guy wires on the tower through a 4 to 1 balun against ground. It is not an optimum setup but it does allow me to get on all the other bands with a relatively low SWR on some bands and reasonable signal!

After 38 years of the same call, WB9LTY, received W9TC on December 31,2010. It's going to take a while to get used to it.

Hope to see you on the bands!

Jay W9TC

32835 Last modified: 2013-01-02 01:54:47, 1969 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.
ad: giga-db
Copyright © 2015 by QRZ.COM
Tue Mar 31 09:54:32 2015 UTC
CPU: 0.046 sec 36306 bytes mp