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  • "The Soviet Sputnik -- the first in the world" -- caught my attention when it was launched on October 4, 1957.
  • First licensed in 1958 as WV2BQJ in Syracuse, NY. Upgraded to General Class in 1959 as WA2BQJ
  • First station: Heathkit DX-40 + Hallicrafters SX-99 receiver + an end-fed long wire. "Those Were The Days" -- especially for 10M DX !
  • Other calls held: Ohio (WB8CHZ), Pennsylvania (WA3VTM), and California (WA6OMA, KE6MI)
  • In 1976, my career took me to Silicon Valley, where I reconnected with amateur radio in the late 90s
  • I enjoy DXing, Ragchewing, Antenna Construction, and all aspects of Contesting
  • Operator: 2010 PJ7E "10-10-10" DXpedition to St. Maarten
  • Pilot + Webmaster for the 2012 NH8S DXpedition to Swains Island
  • Pilot + Webmaster for the 2013 C82DX DXpedition to Mozambique
  • Operator: 2013 K9W Commemmorative DXpedition to Wake Atoll
  • Operator: 2015 K1N DXpedition to Navassa Island
  • Operator: 2016 K5P DXpedition to Palmyra Atoll

If you visit my website - http://www.k6mm.com - you'll find, among other things:

  • A Gallery containing over 1,000 images of my QSL card collection
  • "The No Excuses 160M Vertical" antenna, which won the June 2009 QST cover plaque award
  • Google Movie showing "Where's San Jose, CA?"
  • My tribute to William Marcum, the original holder of callsign K6MM
  • "Fun Stuff", including Ham Cartoons, old TV Commercials and links to some very unusual Morse Code keys

Designing amateur radio websites is another hobby. Some of my sites:

Membership:
ARRL
CWOPS
MLDXCC
NCCC
NCDXC
NCDXF
PAARA
PL259
PAARA
SOC

Leadership:

  • Past-President of the Northern California Contest Club
  • Founding Member of the CW Operators’ Club (CWops #11)
  • Northern California DX Foundation Board Member
  • Co-chair for the 2011, 2013, 2015 & 2017 International DX Convention in Visalia.

QSL Policy: 100% - preferably in this order:

  • Logbook of the World (LoTW)
  • Direct
  • Bureau
  • eQSL.cc

Let's have a QSO soon!

73,

John, K6MM

 


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