|...... AS OF SEPTEMBER 2013 - I HAVE BEEN LICENSED 50 YEARS ......
I am a supporter of the DX Code of Conduct:
Photo above my Novice station 1963 :: L to R HQ145X Hamarlund Receiver Gen. Coverage - Heathkit Twoer ( 2 Meter AM Transceiver About 2.5 Watts to Anmtenna )- E.F. Johnson Adventurer Tx. 50 W input. On the R.side of desk a Double Pole Double Throw Antenna knife switch. 80 M Home Brew Dipole was fed with 72 ohm Twin Lead. No need for an Antenna Tuner the Transmitter "Pi Network" handled it Licensed as WNØGUD in Fall of 1963 became WAØGUD in Spring 1964 * In the days when upgrading meant a written Exam plus a CW Exam.
Trustee of WAØGUD/R 147.120 linked into National Weather Service in Des Moines, Ia. via 440 MHz link
......ARRL Triple Play Award 50 States on CW-Phone & Digital all LOTW Confirmations......
2014 ARRL Centennial Points Challenge Award =TOP LEVEL 25,925 Points
2014 ARRL Centennial WAS W1AW/Portable in all 50 States plus KH0, KH2, KH8, and KP2
** DXCC HONOR ROLL ** DXCC PHONE/& CW * DXCC 40, 20, 17, 15 12 & 10 METERS * DXCC DIG. MODES * WAZ PHONE/CW *
**WAS QRP CW 2 Watts with a Heathkit HW-7 - VUCC 6 METERS * MEMBER ARRL * IPARC * NAVY MARS Since March 1965 **NNNØYGW - After 50 years in Navy MARS the Dept. of Defense closed the program at the end of Sept.2015.. I Joined Army MARS effective in Oct 2015
** Radio Clubs :CoonValley A.R.C. since 1964 * Denison Repeater Assoc. since 1978 - International Police Assn. Radio Club -
** Digital Clubs : European Phase Shift Keying Club # 9812 * 30 Meter Digital Group #3420 * Feld Hell #3772
** EQSL Worked All States PSK31 25 watts and a G5RV Inverted V
** HF Rigs : ICOM IC-7410 * IC 746 PRO * IC 737A ** VHF / UHF IC 2720 *
**Antennas :KLM KT-34A @ 50 FT * M2 3 EL 6M YAGI @ 55 FT.* HUSTLER 2 M/440 VERTICAL@ 60 FT *
**Carolina Windom * 160 Meter Sloper *
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