Born 1957 in Germany and first licensed in 1979. Over the years I had the following callsigns: DG7ER, DL3EBT (my current DL call), KA2ITL, KC2OL and K5TCP (my current US call).
ARRL member since 1980. Former member of the Bergen Amateur Radio Association (B.A.R.A.) in New Jersey (please visit www.bara.org for more information) and volunteer wireless radio operator of W6RO on the R.M.S. Queen Mary in Long Beach, California (please visit www.aralb.org for more information).
ARRL WAC MIXED and PHONE and DXCC MIXED and PHONE.
Recepient of the ARRL Emergency Communications Commendation In Recognition Of Meritorius Service In The Space Shuttle Columbia Recovery Efforts In 2003.
Member of the Denton County Amateur Radio Association (D.C.A.R.A.) and involved in establishing some of the first Icom D-STAR digital repeater systems in North Texas (Denton and Rosston). Please visit www.dcara.net for more information.
Member of the Texas Interconnect Team K5TIT (please visit www.k5tit.org for more information).
Former member and Vice President of the Metrocrest Amateur Radio Society in Carrollton, Texas (please visit www.kb5a.org for more information).
Scuba diving instructor (PADI, NAUI, SSI, SDI/TDI) and president / owner of a PADI 5 STAR IDC scuba diving training and retail center in Frisco, TX (please visit www.scubafrisco.com for more information).
EFR (emergency first response) instructor (CPR/AED/FIRST AID – Infant/Child/Adult), MFA (medic first aid) instructor. Former instructor for the NDLS Foundation and associated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dept. of Emergency Medicine in Dallas, Texas (please visit www.ndlsf.org for more information).
Married to my beautiful wife Edith, K5DLX.
In my spare time I enjoy chasing DX on the HF bands. I also enjoy watching movies, going on scuba diving trips, playing with my computers (MAC & PC) and / or riding my motorcycle, a Harley Davidson Ultra Classic.
Thanks for visiting my page on QRZ.COM ! 73 de K5TCP , Op. THOR (Thorsten)
Current home station (as of December 1st, 2016):
Antennas: G5RV Jr., inverted V at 35ft. for HF / Diamond X50 and Discone for VHF/UHF
Radio 1: Yaesu FTDX3000D with Yaesu QUADRA amplifier
Radio 2: Icom IC-7300 with Icom PW1 amplifier
Rado 3: Icom IC-7100 HF backup and VHF/UHF/Dstar
My latest shack additions are a Kenwood TS-590SG (for HF) & TM-710GA (for VHF/UHF/APRS/Echolink)
Dstar: Icom ID-51A with a hotspot at my QTH (DVAP & Raspberry PI)
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