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First encounter with Code,was in the Boy Scouts.We built crystal sets,and code practice oscillators-.Second encounter was in the Army as a Radio Op.1960-63.Hq Co,20th Engineer,Battalion.Rivers Bks Giessen Germany.Obtained my first ticket in 1972,,then upgraded to General in 1975.Primary interests are VHF & UHF.Worked 1st transatlantic 6m qsos in 1979 My 1st qso/contact was with Walt DJ2RE on 12/13/1979. 15:42z, cw/ssb.2nd qso/contact same day was with Hellmuth DF7VX @ 16:30z 6&10m also. (Mostly cross band in those days,lots of Eu,did not have 6m bands available to their ops) so we operated,crossedband between 10m on thier end,and 6m from this end. Worked early Oscars,AO-7,AO-8,RS-3-11-also CW.Robots,etc,in early 70's.Still chasing LEO's.today. HF limited,work 10-12,15 17,20 m,like 160 Topband,Plus 80,60,40m also,home brewing,antennas,amps,small projects etc.Other interests are Chess,Bass Fishing,any techno involvements Hope to work you on the air! Look for me on 6m, and especially on the Birds! (AMSAT # 38365) (Smirk # 6471 ) (SKCC # 931) ,(IFC # 918 ) (NAQCC#3730) -Additional slide show pics available at http://www.w1rzo.com 73 Gud dx hpe to wrk you on the air.de WA1RKS Ellis.

Antennas are. 3 el Wilson- 33( Tri-bander)--6M-- 8el Homebrew on a 26ft,boom-�2m= 2x11EL Cushcraft had them since 1972! still workin gud--432Mhz=.2x20-EL-K1FO-Homebrew -.last but not least the 160m dipole,also Homebrew. Also, (Not shown, 7 el Bozak 222 Mhz yagi..and 12 el yagi for 900 mhz).

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QRZ Logbook Summary for - WA1RKS
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dedateband mode grid Country op
KD4ESV 2015-06-05 6m SSB EL87rl United States Samuel C Horton III
KA2HNG 2014-10-31 2m SSB FN22fh United States John T Munk
K0TPP 2013-12-18 6M SSB EM48rk United States Larry J Davis
W4TKI 2013-12-10 6M SSB EM71bd United States KENNON A SMITH
KD2DXN 2013-11-29 2m SSB FN22xq United States Daniel J Corbett
RJ3AA 2013-10-23 10m SSB KO95fl Russia Sergey Kislov,
KB2JKW 2013-10-16 1.25m FM FN30bs United States NIPHON ANASTASIADIS
KD2EHH 2013-09-27 2m FM FN22ws United States Edward E McKinley
KD2DKR 2013-09-07 6m SSB FN32ep United States Joseph M Jeavons
KI6EAB 2013-07-11 6m SSB CM96ax United States John W Mann
KJ4UGO 2013-05-12 6m SSB EM64kn United States Barry L Jones
MI0MVP 2013-03-21 15m SSB IO64ti Northern Ireland ALEX SIMPSON
EI2HPB 2013-02-20 15m SSB IO54rf Ireland Dave Carty
KJ4UGO 2013-01-01 6m SSB EM64kn United States Barry L Jones
W2FMQ 2012-10-26 17m SSB EM55bf United States FREDERICK M QUINN, III

Book Totals: 55 qso's   53 confirmed Get a free logbook at QRZ.COM

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