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Thanks for visiting my page! 29.600 MHz is the FM simplex frequency for the 10M band. Use and enjoy!

2017 - Sporadic E season started with a vengence on 15 May! I am enjoying working both 6M and 10M FM with hams from across the North American West!

2016 - I ran "1B-Battery-OR" for a couple of hours with my Yaesu FT-817 @ 5 Watts into a low dipole at the Pioneer Cemetery. I made a handful of 20M phone contacts (AB, AK, CA) - all on the internal LiPo batteries. 

2015 - I was away in California and only visited an FD site - no operating this time.

2014 - I ran a similar Field Day scenario to last year, except I used an old LDG QRP Automatic Antenna Tuner. To my amazement the Log Periodic tuned-up and worked fairly well on 20M! It don't think it has any directivity on 20M, but I had decent reports from CA, AZ and AK.

2013 - I had my best Field Day in a decade running "1B-Battery-OR" with my Yaesu FT-817 @ 5 Watts into my AS-2851 military surplus Log Periodic on 2M, 6M and 10M SSB Phone. I worked OR, WA and CA stations.

At home I'm running a Yaesu FT-857 into my big vertical dummy load (JTV-680). I enjoy 29.6MHz FM. Honestly, I spend most of my time listening and decoding on the bands using my Elad FDM-S1 SDR.

If you like digital modes, you should try VOA Radiogram. This is a program hosted by Dr. Kim Andrew Elliott (KD9XB) and airs Saturday and Sunday on shortwave frequencies. He mostly uses MFSK32 for text and images. The program is made up of VOA news stories and is really lots of fun to decode.

I'm also very interested in Digital Radio Mondiale and maintain a Yahoo Group and Blog.

I prefer to confirm contacts here on QRZ. I'm burned out on using EQSL.

LOTW is by far the nastiest kludge ever foisted on ham radio operators. I am no longer an ARRL member due to that fact and their membership price-gouging. 
What the hell, ARRL?


AN/PRC-25 and me with a clean-shaven, serious look.


 

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QRZ Logbook Summary for - K6FIB
Latest Contacts for K6FIB at QRZ.com
dedateband mode grid Country op
K7JL 2017-05-17 10m FM DN40cn United States JOHN H LLOYD JR
N6BKL 2017-05-17 10m FM DM04sh United States DANIEL J O CONNOR
N7HYF 2017-05-17 10m FM DN52pt United States ERIC B STRUNA
N7HYF 2017-05-17 6m FM DN52pt United States ERIC B STRUNA
W6ZAR 2017-05-17 6m FM DM13KC99 United States Ryan Salazar
WB7QQE 2017-05-17 10m FM DN64mt United States JERRY M KELLIHER
N7DMO 2017-05-17 6m FM DN52tx United States JAMES F KELLIHER
XE2LVM 2017-03-01 10m FM DL92do Mexico JOSE JORGE VEGA DE AVILA
KL7JRC 2016-06-25 20m SSB CO28sh Alaska Juneau Amateur Radio Club
N6MI 2016-06-25 20m SSB DM13bw United States J SCOTT BOVITZ
W6KH 2016-06-25 20m SSB DM13je United States Richard W Le Massena Jr
VE6FI 2016-06-25 20m SSB DO33er Canada Evan M Cameron
NF7E 2016-04-17 20m SSB DM45gf United States ROBERT C WERTZ
KB5YN 2016-04-08 15m SSB EM10dj United States JAMES H ANDERSON
K1VIN 2016-04-04 20m JT65 CN84mx United States Kevin A Moore

Book Totals: 646 qso's   202 confirmed Get a free logbook at QRZ.COM

Grid Squared Award#11043
Granted: 2016-03-25 02:15:03   (K6FIB)

World Continents Award#12349
Granted: 2016-03-25 02:15:02   (K6FIB)

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