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​-I'm just an old guy, who is trying to keep my brain active. 

- I have been in and out of ham radio a couple of times. My first callsign was WN4HYN, then KE4DWZ, and now W2WCM.  I enjoy HF, nets, contests and ragchewing.

- I have retired twice.  Now it is time to figure out what I want to do when I grow up!  

 

The station :

An Icom 7800, which is a lot of radio for me.  I have a lot to learn.  It gives me the chance to send 200 watts up the coax, which might make for a better signal, though I usually use only 150 watts output. The receiver is clearly much better than with my old rig, an Icom 706.  I have also added an Icom 7300, which is a great radio.  I use it primarily for digital contacts.

 

The new antenna is a Carolina Windom, up about 15-20 meters.  It is a fairly good antenna, though it makes for a "modest" station.  I thank other hams, with beam antennas and amplifiers for doing the "heavy lifting" and making more QSOs possible.

Please come back to me and let me know how I am doing!

 

Thanks, and 73!

 

73!

 

First QSO of 2016--NPOTA from Prince Wm. Forest Park!  

 

 

 

 

Working a pileup on the Appalachian Trail at Harpers Ferry, WVa for NPOTA--TR01 and HP14!

Many thanks to Craig, N0CSM for use of his Buddipole antenna!

 

 

 

 

Operating from Slovenia as S5/W2WCM, thanks to my friend Slavko, S57DX!  An impressive station!

 

 

Also from Slovenia, QRP contesting with a KX2 and 5-9 watts.  

 

The heart of the station--two ICOM HF rigs!  

 

 

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Grid Squared Award#16237
Granted: 2017-06-11 19:46:06   (W2WCM)

Endorsements:
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United States Counties Award#4145
Granted: 2016-08-18 11:36:02   (W2WCM)

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World Continents Award#14949
Granted: 2016-08-18 11:34:02   (W2WCM)

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