ad: Amateuramateur-1
Please login help/register callsign: password: secure login
Database News Forums Swapmeet Resources Contact
 17:47:46 UTC 30 Mar 2015 
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 QRZ's 1993 FCC Database 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-innov
ad: l-gcopper
ad: l-WarrenG
ad: l-rl
ad: L-rfparts
ad: l-Waters

Login is required for additional detail.

Ham Member Lookups: 527


I was originally licensed as WN8DGX in 1969, but unfortunately I never increased my code speed enough to upgrade to general during the non-renewable two year time-frame that was allowed for novices at that time... However, a number of years later when the rules changed I then became a novice again in 1991 as KB8LWO and a few years later got my code speed up and finally recieved my general class license!

When I move to Illinois in 1996, I didn't want to retain an "8" call, so I had the FCC issue a new call which was KB9OOK. However, I was never really crazy about having a call end in the letter "K", especially when working CW, as in "CQ CQ DE KB9OOK K". So in 2008, I finally applied for a vanity call sign that had elements of all my previous call signs, specifically the "W" from my first call, the "B9" from my third call, and the "LWO" from my second call, resulting in WB9LWO.

I started out on 40 meter CW, and still like it today. I also work SSB on 40 meters along with 20 and 15 meter CW and SSB. One of my first rigs was a Heathkit DX-60B, which I built around 1970 and I still have it. As a result, I still like to build kits on occasion, such as OHR, and like to operate QRP as I did during Field Day 2008.

150991 Last modified: 2011-01-22 02:10:32, 1308 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 © 2015 by QRZ.COM
Mon Mar 30 17:47:46 2015 UTC
CPU: 0.045 sec 35079 bytes mp