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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% SSB, 30% Digital (RTTY, PSK, SSTV, 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


  • Ameritron AL-1500, 10-160 Meters
  • Kenwood TL-922A,  10-160 Meters


  1. Yagi, Cushcraft X7, 7el
  2. Yagi, 6m 4el Home brew
  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 400 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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QRZ Logbook Summary for - W8HW
Latest Contacts for W8HW at QRZ.com
dedateband mode grid Country op
W8VNZ 2016-08-06 20M RTTY EN83bd United States MARK W MC CANN
AA4HT 2016-07-20 40M CW EL98ac United States ROBERT H VAN WINKLE
WA9EIC 2016-07-20 6M CW EN60ED United States DONALD R RUSSELL
N1CC 2016-07-20 6M CW EM22 United States JAMES F LAPORTA
W0VX 2016-07-20 6M CW EM12 United States DAVID M JAKSA
K5EK 2016-07-20 6M CW FM03 United States EDWARD J KUEBERT
N1GN 2016-07-20 6M CW FN43HQ United States THOMAS G N BETHEL
HI8LAM 2016-07-17 6M SSB FK58BL Dominican Republic Luis A. Mena
W4DAS 2016-07-17 6M SSB EL97VE United States DOUGLAS A SHIELDS
K5QE 2016-07-17 6M CW EM31cj United States MARSHALL P WILLIAMS
N4BP 2016-07-17 6M CW EL96UD United States ROBERT D PATTEN
K4MM 2016-07-17 6M CW EL97tg United States THOMAS M COLYARD, JR
K3WW 2016-07-17 6M CW FN20 United States CHARLES D FULP, JR
N1JEZ 2016-07-17 6M SSB FN34im United States MICHAEL E SEGUIN
WB2LEB 2016-07-17 6M SSB FN20xu United States THOMAS B ZALEWSKI

Book Totals: 20869 qso's   8237 confirmed Get a free logbook at QRZ.COM

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