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I'll be teaching my One-Day Tech Class at Dayton this year! To sign up or for more information, visit my website.

Although I've had a ticket since 1971, I was never very active UNTIL I got hooked again after going to our club's 2002 Field Day activities. Since then I have really gotten back into the hobby:

  • I am the author of the No Nonsense amateur radio license study guides,  21 Things to Do After You Get Your Amateur Radio License, and The CW Geek's Guide to Having Fun with Morse Code.
  • I have the #1 ham radio blog according to Google. That is to say, when you type "ham radio blog" or "amateur radio blog" into Google, my blog comes up #1. I've been at it for more than ten years now, and the blog now has nearly 2,000 posts. Please visit me at KB6NU.Com.
  • I teach ham radio classes. Three or four times a year, I teach a One-Day Tech Class and usually a General Class once a year here in Ann Arbor. Of course, we use my No Nonsense study guides. The big news is that this year, I will be teaching the One-Day Tech class at the Dayton Hamvention.
  • I work mostly CW on 40m, 30m, 20m, and 15m with an IC-746PRO and an assortment of wire antennas, including a fan dipole with 40m and 30m legs (which makes it usable on 15m and 10m as well) and a 20m ground plane antenna. I also built an Elecraft KX-1 and have a lot of fun operating it portable from parks on battery power.
  • I've increased my code speed to 30 wpm. Feel free to send that fast if you read this while we're in contact. I'm proud of this achievement, and am continually trying to get guys to work more CW.
  • I regularly participate in contests. I especially enjoy the smaller contests, such as the state QSO parties, and have even garnered a few certificates for being the highest scorer from the state of Michigan.
  • I am the station manager for WA2HOM, the amateur radio station at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.
  • To help more kids get into ham radio, I've written A Parent's Guide to Ham Radio. This is a tri-fold brochure designed to give parents of the kids I talk to a brief intro to ham radio and links to websites where they can learn more about ham radio. You must get parents involved if you want to get middle schoolers into ham radio. Feel free to download and print up as many of these brochures as you need.
  • I like playing with antennas am a bit of an antenna analyzer geek. My latest acquisition is the BX-240 FA-VA4 Vector Antenna Analyzer kit from Box73.Com.
  • I am collecting as many QSLs as I can from stations whose calls spell out words, i.e. K4MOW, W8BUG, etc. I have close to 200 of these cards now.

Professionally, I'm a freelance writer and website developer, although I've been doing more writing than websites lately.

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