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I have loved radio since I was 13 years old. My first 11 meter radio was a Halicrafters CB3A. I had two Uncles who were also Hams that influenced me to take up the hobby.  I introduced my son Trent Pierce  to amatuer radio at age 10.  He is an adult now and upgraded to General Class in June 2016. He recently exchanged his call KC5PKX for my favorite uncle's call N5NXZ to carry on the family tradition of amatuer radio, in his honor.  Together we studied for, and upgraded to Amatuer Extra in July 2017.

Currently I operate an Icom IC-7300 or Yeasu FT-891 into a 40-80m Diople inverted V, or a horizontally mounted MFJ-1796 rotatable Multiband Dipole Antenna and enjoy working all HF Bands.  I operate my Yaesu FT-8900 for VHF/UHF.  I also have my uncles old Kenwood TS-820S that I fire up from time to time.

My Son and I occassionally will set up remote stations in State Parks or Backpack off the beat and path.  I use my Yeasu FT-891 powered by a 4S Lithium-Polymer battery with a Buddistick, or a dipole hung from a tree branch.  

I also enjoy working PSK and JT65 Digital Modes, when phone voice opportunities are limited.

I'm also a Weather Enthusiast (Weather Geek),with a Rainwise Mark III Weather Station with digital display and computer software to monitor conditions in north Texas.  In addition, I have the GRLevel III Radar Software to track severe weather. Just a few of my hobbies to enjoy in retirement. '73

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QRZ Logbook Summary for - N5VFX
Latest Contacts for N5VFX at QRZ.com
dedateband mode grid Country op
KZ3L 2017-09-22 20m JT65 EM58CM14 United States KEVIN W CULP
AE6S 2017-09-21 20m JT65 DM14fl United States ROBERT M GOSLINE
KD8OUR 2017-09-21 20m JT65 EM79uv United States SCOTT G STOUT II
LU8VLE 2017-09-19 20m JT65 FE48gv Argentina Nestor Ruben Diaz
NG3Y 2017-09-19 20m JT65 FM19ql United States Tadeusz Robak
K1KRN 2017-09-18 20m JT65 FN34vb United States Scott O Lavertu Sr
AB7RI 2017-09-18 20m JT65 CN84IO43 United States Richard D Carper
W7MLH 2017-09-17 20m JT65 CN84lu United States MICHAEL L HALES
AI6SM 2017-09-17 20m JT65 CM97DW29 United States Steven P McPherson
W3HOA 2017-09-17 20m JT65 FN20ga United States ALVIN R MORRIS
LU6YED 2017-09-16 20m JT65 FE49iu Argentina EDUARDO DANIEL ALVAREZ
KC8DMH 2017-09-16 20m JT65 EN72vc United States Donn L Fether
AE0DM 2017-09-16 20m JT65 DM59sb United States DANIEL P MINA
WB0GFZ 2017-09-15 20m JT65 DN98IU49 United States CRAIG R SCHMIDT
AG7EK 2017-09-15 20m JT65 DM43dk United States Bruce S Davis

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United States Counties Award#7293
Granted: 2017-09-13 12:34:02   (N5VFX)

Endorsements:
  • 100 Counties Mixed
Grid Squared Award#16995
Granted: 2017-09-13 12:32:02   (N5VFX)

Endorsements:
  • 20 Meters Mixed
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