I LOVE and collect QSL cards and want your QSL card if I have worked you on the bands.
PSE QSL WA2VYA and VP5/WA2VYA via W2 bureau or direct to WA2VYA. �Send no $, IRCs or envelopes. �If you are in my log, I will send you my QSL card.
June 12, 2010 to present from Tallahassee, Florida (Leon County, Grid Locator EM70vn);
April, 1990 through May 10, 2010 from Colts Neck, New Jersey (Monmouth County, Grid Locator FN20vi);
March 1968 to April 1990; occasionally from April 1990 until 2009; and 30 March 2011 to 1 April 2011 from Haddonfield, New Jersey (Camden County, Grid Locator FM29);
VP5/WA2VYA from Providenciales Island in the Turks and Caicos Islands (IOTA NA-002, Grid Locator FL31) outside the CQ WW DX Phone Contests in October (1996-2003 and 2005-2013). 36,226 QSOs from VP5/WA2VYA 1996-2013 and 2086 in 2013, including 14 QSOs on 50 MHz with South America in 2013. From VP5/WA2VYA, I operate mostly CW on 160m, 80m, 40m, 10m and the WARC bands. I especially look for Asia and Oceania at my sunrise and sunset.
Part of VP5T team for the CQ WW DX Phone Contest (QSL VP5T via N2VW for 1995-2012, VP5T via WA3RHW for 2013). Team: Jack (N2VW, our leader), Mike (W2OF); Ken (K2WB); Bruce (WA3RHW) and Tony (K4QE). We love visiting our host, Jody, VP5JM. This has been a really fun trip and contest experience.
WA2VYA Awards: DXCC Challenge 2692, DXCC Honor Roll (CW & Mixed), 10BDXCC (160m through 6m), DXCC Phone, DXCC RTTY;
WAZ and 197 confirmed for 5BWAZ (need CQ Zones 18, 23 and 24 on 80m).
Looking for DX and WAZ on 160m and 6m. 160m: need CQ Zones 17, 22, 23, 24, 26, 28, 34.
Active in State QSO parties looking for counties.
HF: ICOM IC-756PROIII, IC-2KL 500 Watt amp;
6m: Icom IC-756PROIII and Tokyo HyPower HL-550FX amp 350 Watts since 5/2012, 200 Watts before 6/2012; 5 el yagi up 6m;
160m, 80m, 75m, 40m and 30m dipoles all up 15m;
20m, 17m, 15m, 12m and 10m dipoles all up about 20m;
700 foot beverage pointed 210 degrees (October to April, fun antenna on low bands and for MW AM broadcast band DXing);
Past President, South Jersey Radio Association (K2AA), 1985-1986; member since 1969;
Frankford Radio Club, member since 1994;
Life Member, ARRL; Member, QCWA, AMSAT, RSGB;
Other interests: Ancient history and civilizations, travel, snow skiing, mountains, hiking, scenery and wildlife photography, baseball and ice hockey;
73 es cu on the bands,
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