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QSL: DIRECT- LOTW (NO ARRL BURO TOO COSTLY)

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I no longer use the ARRL Outgoing BURO, 350% increase is rediculous, too expensive!
Please send SAE and $1 US for Direct Outside USA QSL's or just send by Paypal is Ok!

Born in 1946. I joined the Amateur Radio ranks at the age of 16, while taking an Industrial Arts class in high school in 1962. I obtained my Novice license, WN5CHX, with some mentoring from Roland Jenkins, WA5BUA (SK). Shortly thereafter I upgraded to a Conditional License obtaining call WA5CHX.

Was active mostly on CW and AM during my college years. As the years passed, I became inactive in ham radio due to family and work obligations.

Rick Breaux, N5RLM, who was licensed at the same time as I in 1962, Elmer'd me back into ham radio hobby with encouragement. In March 2001, I passed the Technician and General Examination test and received the call KD5NOZ, but quickly changed that to Vanity call WA5CHX, my old call. My first transceive was an Icom 756MKII with dipoles. Two years later I upgraded to Extra and obtained Vanity call NA5Q, which is a better CW, RTTY, SSB contesting call. Check my website http://www.na5q.us/station.htm for my station information.

Since re-entering the hobby I have met many good elmer's and friends, like Charles, K5UA and Charlie, KI5XP who got me interested and involved in contesting, DX and RTTY. Rick, N5RLM, Pat, W5WMU and Buddy, N5AN have also assisted me greatly in this wonderful hobby.

I am active in the Acadiana Amateur Radio Association radio club, having served as a director and president, check out their website at http://www.w5ddl.org. I am a charter member of the Louisiana Contest Club, check out website at http://www.louisianacontestclub.org.

Membership organizations I belong to:

TEN-TEN, FISTS, SKCC, ARRL, AARA (Acadiana Amateur Radio Assoc.)  and LCC (Lousisian Contest Club).

I like rag chewing, but my primary interest is in chasing DXCCand participating in Contests.

My station consists of a Flex 6700 transceiver and QRO with an ACOM 2000a. My antenna's are an Steppir 4E 40-6m, 80m Inv. Vee and 160m sloper. Antenna's located on my 66 ft Heights Tower that folds over. Primary logging is done on Logic 9 (General logging) and N1MM+ (Contest logging).

Below are my accomplishments in the short time I have been back on the air. Many more challenges remain.

Honor Roll achieved in 2013 (337 of 339) Crozet & N. Korea Needed

5BDXCC No. 5787 with 30m, 17m and 12m endorsements
5BWAS No. 2901 with 160m,30m and 17m endorsement
WAC

DXCC Challenge: 2015
Current Status: 8BDXCC on 3 modes (CW/Phone/RTTY)
8BWAS on 3 modes (CW/Phone/RTTY)

I am the QSL Manager for club calls W5DDL, K5CMA, W5EXI, W5S (11/2007.)
SEND SASE FOR ALL CLUB QSL CARD REQUEST.

73 de, Roland NA5Q

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QRZ Logbook Summary for - NA5Q
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dedateband mode grid Country op
WV4V 2017-10-21 30m FT8 EL88 United States Brian W Treadwell
AK9B 2017-10-21 30m FT8 DM61VQ United States MORALES, SR, RAYMOND E
AD0QI 2017-10-21 30m FT8 EM27FE United States DANIEL D KEBERT
N5YT 2017-10-21 30m FT8 EM51 United States HECTOR G ISAAC, JR
N1RWY 2017-10-21 80m FT8 DM43FG United States JASON BAACK
WA2HYO 2017-10-21 30m FT8 FN20TL United States ANTHONY
KD2MKJ 2017-10-21 30m FT8 FN02 United States Carl R Muehlbauer
VE9RAC 2017-10-21 30m FT8 FN75 Canada RADIO AMATEUR DU / OF CANADA INC.
KD8DD 2017-10-21 30m FT8 EN57 United States MIKE KEELEY
VK1MA 2017-10-21 30m FT8 QF44MT Australia MATT MCNEIL
W4PBU 2017-10-21 80m FT8 EL88RC United States JOHN D PLOWMAN
W5GDX 2017-10-21 80m FT8 EM20FF United States SERGEY LISOVOY
WA4LDU 2017-10-21 160m FT8 EM93 United States Joe F Price, Jr
K1JD 2017-10-21 160m FT8 DM75 United States JOHN G DEPRIMO
KF7F 2017-10-21 80m FT8 DM37HE United States CHARLES F WOLCOTT

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