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First licensed in 1968 as WN8AEW. Moved around while in college and had various call signs: WB8ISG, WB4ALY, and WD8BUW. Let license lapse (gasp!) in 1975 and got active again in 2000 (after continued friendly harassment from my brother, WB8AGV and my first cousin K8RMX). Found that my old call sign of WB8ISG had not been re-issued, and since I was most active while holding this callsign, had it re-assigned as a vanity call. I am active on digital modes mostly--PSK31, HELL, RTTY, MFSK, etc. I have become active on SSTV--both analog and digital. I've also recently begun to explore and use WINDRM--digital audio. I will try any band that is open--160m on down. I am now operating exclusively from my home in northern MI (Boyne City). I'm a pilot and own a Cardinal II, fly RC airplanes and am an HO scale model railroader. 

I'm also an avid astronomer, taught it in the past, but amateur now since I retired in 2011.  Work for NASA/JPL as a Solar System Ambassador (educational outreach) now. I'm president of the local astronomy club (Northern Michigan Astronomy Club (www.nomac.net) and write weekly space science columns for two local newspapers. Currently, I'm an Adj. Professor, Dept. of Physics (Astronomy), Oakland University, Rochester, MI.

Main rig here is a Yaesu FT-950, Palstar AT1500DT tuner, an Ameritron AL-80B linear amp (rarely), and a 160m through 6m dipole at about 50' .

I also use a Yaesu FT-897 for UHF and VHF with a small discone omnidirectional antenna and still do some CW and phone, too. I look forward to a QSO with you!

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QRZ Logbook Summary for - WB8ISG
Latest Contacts for WB8ISG at QRZ.com
dedateband mode grid Country op
PA5CB 2013-10-24 15m SSTV JO23sc Netherlands Cor Brandsma
WA1PCY 2012-12-09 20m PSK31 FN20xi United States Leonard W Kline
DO1KHW 2012-12-09 15m PSK31 JO30rs Germany Horst Wilhelm
UR2MO 2012-12-09 40m PSK31 KN98gw Ukraine Stanislav P. Zyatkevich
K5TLJ 2012-12-04 20m PSK31 EM45rq United States Terry L Jones
HK2PMR 2012-12-03 15m PSK31 FK20gj Colombia Jairo Manuel Castellon Cassiani
N8BEG 2011-10-30 2m SSB EN75ja United States Robert D Younce
DL5KCZ 2011-10-28 15m PSK31 JO30ox Germany Manfred Dudde
IZ5UGA 2011-10-15 12m PSK31 JN53xa Italy Mirko Cannoni
KJ4UNE 2011-10-06 20m SSTV EM75hq United States Scherf R Edward
DM8JH 2011-10-03 15m PSK31 JN48xe Germany Juergen Hermann
F6ARS 2011-07-24 20m PSK31 JN18lt France Gerard Szente
ON7TZ 2011-03-25 17m PSK31 JO21kh Belgium Dave Van Loon
YV4GJN 2010-11-25 20m SSTV FK50xf Venezuela FRANCESCO PICCONE

Book Totals: 14 qso's   14 confirmed Get a free logbook at QRZ.COM

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