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I was first licensed WN5CMI in May, 1962, at the age of 14. I became WA5CMI the next year when I upgraded to General. I have held an Extra Class license since 1973.

I operate AM on all bands, but lately I have rekindled my love for DXing, currently with 337 entities confirmed. The "antenna farm" consists of a Force12 C4S, an MFJ 1785 rotatable dipole, a homebrew 17- and 12-meter rotatable dipole, and a 3-element Cushcraft 6-meter beam all on a 40-ft TriEx crank-up tower. I also have a Cushcraft R9 vertical that I use for 80-, 40-, and 30-meter CW.

Main radio is a Flex-3000. I love the SDR operation. For it I am using an i7-5820, 6-core processor with 8GB RAM . I use K5FR's excellent DDUtil software with Flexradio's PowerSDR to select and rotate the antennas. AA6YQ's top-tier DXing software suite, DXLab, integrates everything nicely. My homebrew 3-1000Z, runs up to the legal limit on 80-20 and over 1200w on the other bands. See pictures below.

Lately, I have been using my restored Globe King 500 a lot on 75-meters. It produces ~300 watts of carrier and 1300 watts PEP. I have paired a Flex-1500 with it as a receiver. What a combination of old and new!

I am a retired electrical engineer and worked at the following companies: Texas Instruments, Mostek, E-Systems, and Hewlett-Packard. I have also taught Electronics part time at Eastfield College over a 24 year span. My wife is also reitired and we are enjoying retirement very much!



Old AM webpage of mine: http://www.qsl.net/wa5cmi/

Some pictures:

My newly built 3-1000Z


HV Power Supply

More misc pictures

​Tube Chassis                                                             Control Enclosure and Filament Transformer


Control Board One                      Control Board Two







Tuned Input


Globe King 500


I built a cart to allow me to get to the GK easily and to add a little room to the operating position. I added some rack rails to mount the audio gear. It consists of a Symetrix 528e and an Aphex 104 with Big Bottom. You can see the Flex "receiver" and its power supply resting on top of the 528.


My bride (of 45 years), Barbi, and I taken Summer of 2014


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