Have always been interested in electronics and radio, starting at a early age repairing, collecting them. In high school involved in a radio club getting our school on the air with a Drake 6&2 setup.
As time went on, work, family and school taking priority with radio falling by the side and didn't pick back up until 1991 when a friend and I took the Novice course given by the DARA group. The fuse was started and elevating through Tech plus, General, Advance and finally Extra.
I retired from a paper mill in February 2012 holding various positions over the years, Project Engineer, Plant Engineer, Plant Manager and retiring as Site Engineer. Now I can focus on radio.
Enjoy Dxing and contest.
Been married 48 years to my Wife Joana, resulting in three children.
Station consists of:
Pegasus Ten-Tec (use 90% of time)
Kenwood TS50Yaesu 2M FT-1900
Fan dipole and G5 wires - advantage of tall trees in back
Hustler vertical 80-10m
Built 6 band hex beam, 20m,17m,15m,12m, 10m and 6m
2m/440 workmanAmertron A811 amp
Hope to work you,
Jim (Ed) N8QMU
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