MY name is Kevin LoBianco i am 52 years old and i have been a ham op for 40 years this July.I received my novice ticket back in July of 1976 at the ripe old age of 13.I am an avid dx hound (i adhere to the dx code of conduct) and a contester.I am married to my lovely wife Helen(who is a sheriff in cook county,yep i ask if i can buy gear.HI),We have 3 children Jonathan 18 Andrew,16.and Danielle 10,Danielle is my only hope of passing on our great hobby to any of my kids.She likes listening to her dad talk around the world and enjoys Kids Day.Yep she is the talker,i fire up the rig and let her go at it.I have collected many rigs over the years and enjoy operating them all,although my rigs of choice right now are the Yaesu FTDX5000MP hooked to a Henry 3K Classic X MKII and a Yaesu FTDX3000 hooked to a Henry 2K Classic. I am semi retired and am enjoying life at the moment......
Station Update:Next spring will see the installation of my 72ft crank-up tower along with the Optibeam 16-3 @78ft,innovantenna 6 ele 6m yagi @86ft and a cushcraft 2 ele 40m yagi @ 94ft when the tower is fully extended...On the second tower which is a Rohn 25G will be a rotatable dipole for 12 and 17m at 45 ft and a innovantenna 7 ele 2m yagi @52ft....
I have also been busy in the shack upgrading electrical outlets for the Henry amps and VHF amplifiers..
Hope to hear you on one of the many bands we have in this great Hobby, Best 73 and good Dx from my shack to yours
Best 73 de WN9VMR!!!!!!!
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