About MIKE, Miguel Gonzalez A. (ZP5YW)
Born 1956. Licensed October 1975. Still holding the same callsign. Dedicated to DX since first qsos. Married 1983 and moved to a new house with no antennas-radio setup. Reinstalled station in 1991 and active since then with some pauses due to labor duties.
Awards: #1 DXCC (Top of Honor Roll), 5BDXCC + 12m + 17m endorsements + 6m DXCC #397, WAS, 50 Mhz WAC, WAZ, eDX100, eWAS, ePFX300.
Member of:EPC # 19023, 30MDG # 6092, life member of Radio Club Paraguayo (former vice-president and qsl+awards manager).
Current activity: mostly JT65HF, JT9-1, BPSK-63, RTTY and some SSB/CW on all bands from 6 to 80 meters. Search and pounce on major contests "just for fun": Sending contest logs is assured.
Antenna system::Tower 1: (self supporting 20 meters high): HyGain TH6DXX @ 20mH (10-15-20 meters), 40 meters coil-loaded rotary dipole @ 22 mH, homebrew 6 el 7m boom yagi for 6 meters @ 24mH, 450 ohms ladder line fed 80m inverted V dipole @ 18 mH with MFJ-989B tuner.
Tower 2: (self supporting 12 meters high): homebrew 6 elements dual-monoband band yagis with 3 el for 12 meters + 3 el for 17 meters with open-sleeve feed @ 13mH, 2 elements coil loaded yagi for 30 meters (derived from a 40m yagi) @ 16mH.
Auxiliary antennas: Butternut HF9V vertical (6-80 meters), with elevated radials (few but useful), fan dipole for 10-80m for MFJ-1206 noise reducer, and VHF-UHF verticals.
LoTW (preferred) and eQSL.cc for "virtual QSLs". NO BUREAU NOR DIRECT MAIL PLEASE !!!
QSL manager: W5UE (please read THIS)
Use his log-search and on-line QSL request system (OQRS HERE)
Randy Becnel, W5UE
Rev: ZP5YW - Oct-2013
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