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QSL: LoTW is Best (FAST and FREE) - otherwise see below

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Amplifier repairs since 1971, contact for information  w8hw@comcast.net

  • FCC First Class commercial
  • 2 Way Radio Systems repair and broadcasting since 1971
  • Ham radio since 1964
  • Amateur Extra (1973) + full CW
  • QCWA- Ham for over 50 years
  • Member CWops and ARRL

Normal Ham Operations are 60% CW, 10% Voice, 30% Digital (RTTY, SSTV, FAX, FT8, JT65, JT9, PSK, more).

DX operations

  • ARRL Challenge award (Current over 2500 DX/Bands)
  • ARRL DXCC Honor Roll
  • 9 Band DXCC, 9BDXCC, 160,80,40,30,20,17,15,12,10 Meter Bands
  • 3 mode DXCC (CW-Digital-SSB)
  • Various contest and other awards


  • Flex 5000a SDR, With 2RX and AAT (Station 1)
  • Flex 5000a SDR, With 2RX and AAT (Station 2)
  • Icom 706 MK2G (Mobile or Station 3)
  • Various 2m and 440 (Intercom band stuff)
  • Various and many Home Brew stuff


  • Homebrew Solid State, 6-160 Meters, 2.4 KW output, adjusted back to legal power.
  • Ameritron AL-1500, 10-160 Meters
  • Kenwood TL-922A,  10-160 Meters


  1. Yagi, Cushcraft X7, 7el
  2. Yagi, 6m 4el Homebrew
  3. Loop antenna, up 45 foot, size 470 ft
  4. 160 Meter inverter U antenna
  5. Beverage, East only because of limited land
  6. Tower is 45 ft (15 meters)
  7. Many experimental antennas that I take in and out of service for testing
  8. Some 2 meter and 440 MHz intercom band antennas

Other hobbies: Physics, Sailing, Stock trading, Scuba diving, Cave diving, Swimming, Home brewing, experimenting and more.

Served two (2) years in US ARMY - 1969-1971... Because of that I try to buy US made items.

CW lives and is the most important mode to date. Enjoy CW today, you will be glad you did.


QSL information, I do not need QSL cards, but will accomidate you as per below

  • LoTW is best because it is both FREE and FAST, Recomended method... If you do not have LoTW, feel free to cut and paste this link..   https://lotw.arrl.org/lotw-help/getting-started/ 
  • or - SASE
  • or - PayPal 2GS to my email address "w8hw@comcast.net", Put your call sign and qso info in the PayPal notes, I will send card to you promptley.
  • or - Send 2GS
  • Note: If I request a QSL card, other stations require the above of me. I can't fund both ways.



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