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WA2KBZ, b. 1944, grew up in NJ; following in father's footsteps (W5EWF;first Army MARS station and code champ)became Novice in 1959, now Extra Class & FCC 1st Class phone (w/Radar/WJML eng'r). Recently retired after 27 years at Motorola, was Sr. systems engineer & Chief HF-SSB Consultant; traveled world with MICOM/Triton SSB products - like a 12 year world-wide DX-pedition. Have operated from Turkey as TA1KS, w/15 kw HF RIG on a mountain near Ankara, as 2 day gov't requested Ham Radio demo,before it was legal generally, and again on my DX'peditions last 5 years to Turkey as TA0/WA2KBZ (& will again this summer; Turkey is a great place to visit & hams there are both helpful and friendly; Google ANARAD, TRAC and TCSWAT clubs). The above photo is top of Buyukada (Prince's Island) near Istanbul (NO IOTA) on my first operation, at a Greek Orth Monastery/w/cafe; Istanbul is over my right shoulder, about 30 miles to NW. Turkey has many great historical sights and wonderful food. My apt. is lower down, 165 Ft. above sea; this site is about 2000 and great for DX!

Have also operated in Newfoundland, across Canada, on ships(was emergency operator on an Italian liner in an Agean Sea storm - real Sparks was hurt), Jamaica, Aruba and held JY9KS (w/ help from Wayne Green of 73). Operate 160M (WAS) to 450 Mc. My greatest QSO's were with Dad after a long seperation, Chatam Is - 45 minute 40 CW QRP, moon bounce to Sweden w/90 ft dish on 432. My hobbies: Wireless at sea & antique radio, Astronomy, play folk music, sailing, fishing, target shooting, Scouting (25 years). Am USAF vet, Chief Warrant Officer-4 (US Army SC (Ret)& CAP Major. Owned a lightning protection / grounding company(Viking Commnication Svc's, now retired from last position as Sr. RF Eng'r w/Alamosa PCS (Sprint Affiliate)in Jeff City, MO [QSL to 3601 Schott Rd. Jeff City 65101]. Credit Ham radio for radio career.

 

QSL to home qth, ALSO PLEASE Eqsl PLUS LOTW (i USE BOTH). REAL HARD COPY qsl ALSO WELCOME. 

Rev: WA2KBZ - Sun Feb18, 2007 @ 2306 CST

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