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My best DX on 6M - Thanks Bob, ZL1RS

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*** Buro cards may not get answered, I have not answered any in over a year and those on hand have gotten mixed up with other cards ***  I may never do buro cards again, it has gotten too expensive and time consuming! I do upload to ARRL's LoTW everyday and often immediately right after a QSO.  Please your QSL via LoTW.  Sorry!

I only have only one antenna at this time, a 270' long OCF or windom with the feed point 70' high.  My 6 meter 7 element beam was damaged by lightening in 2016 so if you hear me on 6M I am using the same OCF I use on HF.

Finally,  July31, 2014 I completed 6 meter DXCC and 10 band DXCC.   I will always try to add another band slot for the DXCC Challenge, but my next serious goal is to confirm 300 countries on all bands 80 - 10 meters.  I'm real close and as of September 2017 I only need 1 more on 80 meters to complete this goal.

All my QSOs since 1977 have been uploaded to the LoTW database with my present call. I uploaded data from previous calls, W4GEQ and W1FUA from data taken from QSL cards. I am finally sold on LoTW and have gotten behind on my bureau cards.  At some point I may require direct only QSLs with postage or equivalent. My only award interests are those offered by the ARRL and therefore I have no interest in eQSL. Since the LoTW award program is being expanded to include the CQ awards WPX and WAZ I will be looking forward to adding those awards to my collection. I did upload my 1993 to November 2014 log to eQSL but I may not do it again. I have recently joined ClubLog and all my N4DB QSOs up to November 2014 have been uploaded.  July 2014 I answered all QSLs received via the buro over the past couple of years and mailed them to the ARRL outgoing QSL for processing.  I'm sorry for being so slow.

First licensed as WN1FUA February 1955 after passing my Novice Dec 26, 1954 at the age of 13.. Upgraded to general and was issued W1FUA within one year. Relocated to Virginia in February 1966 and was issued W4GEQ. Extra Class, November 1968.  Requested my present call, N4DB in 1976. By 1978 I was very involved with my work, family and had gone back to school at a community college. I went totally QRT, I was just involved in too many other activities. In August 1987 I was promoted and transferred to Columbus, OH. In 1994 I once again was bitten by the ham radio bug and became very active, putting up better antennas than I had ever had before and acquired great rigs. I remained active chasing DX on all bands until late 2010 when we moved back to Virginia.

Primary interest has always been CW DXing, however I have worked 348 countries on phone and 307 countries on RTTY. I am #1 DXCC Honor Roll, and have 352 DXCCs worked on mixed mode. I am active on all bands 160 - 6 meters.

I was a member of Army MARS, A1FUA, 1959 - 1961. Active duty US Army Signal Corp, 1963 - 1966. Served in Korea, 1964 - 1965, Camp Howze, 1st Cav Div, 13th Signal BN. Following the military I worked for AT&T for over 32 years.

73, Dave


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