ad: dxeng
Please login help/register
callsign: password: secure login
Database News Forums Swapmeet Resources Contact
 18:19:20 UTC 18 Apr 2014 
Advanced Search Current Hot Callsigns XML Logbook Data QSL ListMaker Database Downloads DX Spotting Network Ham Club Database QSL Corner Top Web Contacts Expired Callsigns Daily Update Reports Just Added Callsigns Database Help Forum
Amateur Radio News General Announcements Special Events, Contests, etc. Hamfests and Conventions Silent Keys Headlines
Forums Home Discussions, Editorials, Talk Technical Forums Logging and Contesting RV and Mobile Help Forums
Ham Radio Gear for Sale Ham Made Gear General Merchandise Swapmeet Hot List Ham to Ham References Stolen Radios, Scams and Rip-offs
Site Menu... Practice Amateur Radio Exams Amateur Radio Study Guides Online License Renewals License Wall Certificates Commercial Ham Radio Links DX Country Atlas Grid Mapper Ham Radio Trivia Quiz Life Member Honor Roll
Help Desk, for accounts, lost passwords, etc. Add your callsign to QRZ Subscription Services Users Help Forum Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ QRZ en Espanol Privacy Statement Advertise with QRZ List of Current Advertisers About QRZ Donate to QRZ Contact us
ad: L-HROutlet
ad: l-assoc
ad: l-Waters
ad: l-AmericanRadio
ad: l-innov
ad: l-rl
ad: l-BCInc
ad: l-gcopper
ad: l-tentec
  QSL image for WK6RF


Login is required for additional detail.

[+] Mailing label


Lookups:   4672 Premium Subscriber

Email: Login required to view QSL: LOTW OR DIRECT









From 3800' Elevation in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of Amador County, California. We are located in Pioneer which is small town located between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe.




  • I was first licensed as WB6RFI,a Novice Class amateur on September 28th 1976, Mike Wheeler WA6NRH (now W1VI) gave me the test. My first QSO was on October 19th 1976 with WA6QEE Kevin in Rohnerville California. Report was 579 both ways. It took sometime to get a FCC license sent to you in those days.
  • I upgraded to Technician class on February 25th 1977 at the FCC office at 555 Battery Street in San Francisco.
  • I upgraded to General Class on October 26th 1977 and passed the 13 words per minute code test at the FCC office in San Francisco.
  • I upgraded to Advanced Class on January 23ed 1980 at the FCC office in San Francisco.
  • I upgraded to Extra Class on December 5th 2009 at a Granite Bay, California .VEC session.


I received my new vanity call sign WK6RF on May 4th 2010.


I have confirmed 277 Countries DXing, Have a DXCC and WAS Awards, Member of ARRL, The Northern California DX Club, The Mother Lode DX & Contest Club, and The Amador County Amateur Radio Club. I also enjoyed providing phone patch traffic for Antarctica and the Pacific Maritime Net.


In the late 1970's Ron Brown WA6WIY, Mike Wheeler WA6NRH, Lew Barnard WA6ESA and my self-WB6RFI installed the first 146.835 2 meter repeater on Mt. Zion. We started the first Amateur radio club in Amador County. The Amador County Amateur Radio Club. Ron was the President and I was the Vice President. The club supported the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDF) (now CalFire) Volunteer In Prevention (VIP) program here in Amador County.


Retired Communications Professional.

I am also licensed as FOØKW in French Polynesia (Tahiti) I have operated from the islands of Tahiti, Moorea, & Bora Bora. 1979, 1981, 1984, & 1990. using a Kenwood TS440SAT and a dipole Antenna. Renee and I met many of the local Amateurs in French Polynesia and of course our friends, FO8DF Jean Parker, and FO8GW Wilber Trafton, which are now both silent keys. French Polynesia and its people hold a special place in our hearts. It’s truly a paradise we will never forget.






The love of my life, my wife Renee, of over 40 years, is also licensed as a Extra Class Amateur as of 9-18-10 with her current call sign K6REK. The other member of our family is Roxie who goes everywhere with us. Her call sign should be W6WOOF. She is a Norwich Terrier. The best dog in the whole world!


We also enjoy Fly Fishing, RVing, Traveling, and Camping.

I am also a member of the ARRL and the North West County Cousins #1639.


Our current station is a Yaesu FTDX5000D using a 4-element tri-band yagi on an 80 foot crank up tower. We also have a Yaesu FT-897D for 6 meters, 2 meters and 70 centimeters for multi mode operation. Also active on PK31 & EchoLink using Ham Radio Deluxe.


Our mobile station in the pickup truck is a Yaesu FT-857D and Hustler antenna for HF operations and Larsen roof mount antennas for 2 meters and 70 centimeter operations.

Our other mobile is a Kenwood TM-D700 dual band 2 meter / 70 centimeter radio using a Larsen antenna.


We hope to hear you on the bands.


Warren, Renee & Roxie ☺WK6RF, K6REK & W6WOOF


MY Antenna System Below

YellRussian Wood Pecker AntennaYell


Last modified: 2012-08-06 03:15:53, 14247 bytes

Login Required

Login is required for additional detail.

Apply for a new Vanity callsign...

You must be logged in to file a report on this page

Please login now...

Currently updating logbook display.
ad: giga-db
Copyright © 2014 by QRZ.COM
Fri Apr 18 18:19:20 2014 UTC
CPU: 0.042 sec 46426 bytes mp