W9PN is QRT in Janesville, WI
QST QST de W9PN/5
W9PN is QRV in Amarillo, TX as of 1/1/2017 with limited capabilities. The process of re-assembling the station is a work in process.
I upload 100% of QSO to LoTW. I do not use E-QSL. I also enjoy sending and receving traditional QSLs. That said, I have gotten behind in sending out cards. If I owe you a card, please send me an e-mail reminder.
First Licensed 1971 in Austin, TX as WN5DQE
Novice Station consisted of Heathkit HW-16, half a dozen or so cyrstals, home brew"AccuKeyer" built from QST plans, a 15m vertical and a 40m dipole at about 25 feet
Member of W5AC Radio Committee, Texas A&M University, 1975-1979
WN5DQE, WB5DQE (Austin, TX), AA5SL (Crawford, TX), K7KR (Sandy, UT), K7KR/4 (Blacksburg, VA)
K3KA (LaVale, MD) , W9PN (Janesville, WI), W9PN/5 (Amarillo, TX)
Awards: DXCC with 300 Endorsement * 9BDXCC 160m-10m * Diamond DXCC * QRP DXCC
* 9BWAS 160-10m * ARRL Triple Play #309 *20 WPM * Inducted into the Royal Order of the Wouff Hong
Pursuit of DXCC Honor Roll (minimum of 330 Current DXCC entities required). Status 324 worked / 324 Confirmed
6m State Hunting
HF Station: Ten-Tec Omni VII, Ten-Tec Centurion Amplifier
QRP/ Portable: Elecraft KX3 (s/n 1599) & wire antennas
6 Meter Station: Ten-Tec Omni VII barefoot
Making Good Progress with new WTX Antenna Farm. All antennas up with the exception of 160m.
Tower #1 is a 54 foot crank up supporting 6 elements on 6m and a 2-element hombrew 30m yagi
Tower #2 is 65 feet of Rohn 45g supporting 2-elements on 40m and a Hy-Gain TH11DXX
A Hy-Gain Hy-Tower provides 80m coverage and back up on the other bands
Not yet up will be a wire vertical for 160m.
The shell of the new ham shack building has now been completed. Interior finish out will happen through the Summer of 2017
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