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KT9X - Lahra "Flip" Svare
ARRL Life Member
ex: KJ7UN    
ex: KC7HCB  
First Licensed 12/06/1994
In the Mojave Desert:
Grid: DM26af
County: Nye County, NV
CQ: 03   ITU: 6
ALL BANDS: 10M-160M (incl. 6M & 60M), 2M & 70CM
I am married to a wonderful man, who I turned into a ham years back.  I'm a retired Fire Chief, a retired Emergency Communications Coordinator, a Web Programmer and an Author. Today, I'm totally enjoying a quiet life, free from pagers and late night emergency calls.  I enjoy CW and you'll find me on the low end of the bands, most frequently.  I love contesting, dxing, rag chewing, poking around on PSK and other digital modes, and talking to my far away friends. I am a full-time RVer and my portable HF station is a lot of fun. 
Life is good -- I love being a ham.
I upload to QRZ, eQSL, HRDLog, ClubLog & LOTW for QSLs.
All my logs (contest and standard) are uploaded to QRZ.
I will QSL via post, if you need.  
(I also manage QSLs for N9DRS.)

Pahrump Amateur Radio Repeater Association
ARRL Life Member 
10-10 International #68896 
Flying Pigs QRP #1548
100 Watts & A Wire #2790
Original QRP-L.org #192 
CW Fists #2785
Norcal QRP Club 
The Second Class Ops Club #1067
North American QRP CW Club #7235
Int’l DX Ass’n - INDEXA #4206 
Straight Key Century Club - SKCC #2474 
Nevada Skywarn Wx Spotter #NV-230
W5YI VE (Volunteer Examiner)
ARRL VE (Volunteer Examiner)
NRA – Life Member

Former Orgs:
Big Sky Skywarn Wx Spotter #151A 
Gallatin Ham Radio Club (Montana)
Motorcycling Amateur Radio Club

YLRL – Young Ladies Radio League 


Chirp - radio programming software
N1MM+ contest software
Ham Radio Deluxe (also Radio Control & Logging)

Linux & Windows ham software (running both Systems)
    (XLog, CQRLog, FLRig & Grig - among others.)

Yaesu FT-991

TYT TH-9800

2 - Yaesu  FT65R

QYT KT8900

38 Special
Two Tin Tuna

HF Long wire - up in the trees (inverted L or sometimes a V)
Diamond X30 dual bander for vhf/uhf base

Vibroplex Red Straight Key (KNOW CODE KEY)
Vibroplex 100th Anniversary "Original" Bug
Vibroplex Vibrokeyer (Used as a Sideswiper)
Vibroplex Iambic

Nye Viking 32-001 Made by William "Bill" Nye, Jr.



As posted to the Original QRP-L list on Mon, Nov 18, 1996:

Hi Gang!  My Jack Russell Terrier’s actual experience and my constant struggle to bag those furry QRP "foxes" each week was the inspiration for this poetic effort.  I thought I’d share it with my QRP-L friends!

BY:  Lahra KT9X Svare (formerly KJ7UN) QRP-L #790

The Fox –

I saw a fox, without antenna, sitting on a rock so cold.
And danced around him on the ground a terrier was so bold.
She barked and whined and jumped about to try to get him down.
The fox just shook and hissed at her beneath his frightened frown.
The terrier could not scale the rock, for her it was too high.
And so the fox did wait it out as slowly time passed by.
At long last the terrier tired, this fox had worn her out.
Besides, her bark was getting sore with every time she’d shout.
Begrudgingly, she walked away, her ears hung way down low.
And after she was far away, the fox could finally go.
And so this all just goes to prove, what this poem is about.
A fox is not so easily caught -- with antenna or without!



ARRL Emergeny Communications Basic/Level 1
FEMA CERTS ICS100,ICS200 ICS700,  ICS702, ICS703 ICS706, ICS800 & IS907
Wildland Firefighter I & II, Structure Fire, Engine Academy, Retired Fire Chief
Scenery Photos taken at my home at Preferred RV Resort in Pahrump, Nevada

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