Note: I use eQSL, LOTW or direct to confirm DX contacts. For contacts made on the 3905 Century Club Nets or other WAS/DX Awards Nets, should you need a QSL Card via eQSL or LOTW for your awards please email me and request that I upload our contact information. Please send me a paper QSL through net bureaus, and if I was operating mobile, please indicate on the card mobile, my location and both signal reports, otherwise you are likely not to receive one back.
I operate in all 3905 CCN WAS/DX Awards Nets, as well as I check into the OMISS (No. 6526), Triple H, Geratol and NATA, and good in those bureaus. If you are missing any of my cards please send me an email with contact information and I will send to you. I appreciate all contacts on these nets, please use the appropriate net bureaus.
I operate primarily HF mobile, including 20,40,75/80 and 160 and will check in SSB, CW and RTTY/PSK31. I enjoy operating HF mobile; I've been mobile in 26 different state capitals and 4 other states; as well as from Ontario, New Brunswick, Quebec, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia.
My mobile radio equipment includes operating with a Yaesu FT890, FT847 or FT100d, through an Ameritron ALS500m amp 500 watts into the Texas Bug Catcher or Hustler Super Coils for mobile HF 20/40/80/160m SSB,CW, RTTY/PSK. Mobile Digital Interfaces are West Mountain Plug N Play or the Signalink USB.
My fixed station include Kenwood TS590s, Yaesu FT102 with FV102DM, FT847, FT890, LDG1000AT tuner with an Ameritron AL-811H Amp. Fixed antennas are Cushcraft 10-40m Rotable Dipole on a 55 foot tower, 80m Loop cut at 3.547 mHz, 80m Loop at 3.902 mHz, Alpha Delta 40-160 m Twin Sloper, Interfaces are West Mountain Rigblaster Pro, Rigblaster Advantage, Rigblaster Plug N Play, Nomic, Signalink USB, AEA PK232, Kamtronics, and Nue-PSK Digital Modem.
I'll operate on most any band; SSB, CW or Digital; a little QRP and Satellite work. I enjoy DXing and have 200 confirmed countries on 20m CW; as well as a JA at 250mw QRP. First licensed in 1989; upgraded to Extra from Novice within a few months; made my first QSO as an Extra and operated entirely CW for several years until discovering the Triple H and 3905CCN in 1992 on sideband. I am an ARRL and W5YI VE; and have taught Novice, Technician and General Class License classes. I am also a member of the Cumberland County ARES and the Cumberland County EMA RACES liaison and training officer; member of the Portland Amateur Wireless Association and involved with public service events and annual Field Day. Enjoy attending Hamfest; been out to Dayton at least 4 times; and to Orlando, Virginia Beach, Deerfield, N.H. and local club swaps. I am the Trustee for station KZ1I Down East HF Mobile Club, and I often check into the nets along with K1EOC, W1KVI, KC1ME or and other borrowed club calls.
I hope to catch you on the air, please check out the below listed WAS/DX Awards Nets, you may enjoy yourself as much as I do and obtain the various paper awards available and meet a great bunch of operators who would appreciate making contact with you for their awards. 73 David
3905 Century Club: www.3905ccn.com
Triple H Net: http://hhhnet.net/
OMISS Net: www.omiss.net
Geratol Net: http://geratol.info/
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