First licensed as WN9JKO and on the air with a Globe Scout 680A and Allied SX rcvr. Used zip cord as feedline to 66 feet of copperweld with porcelain egg as center insulator. XTAL controlled with FT 243 holders. Spotted xmit freq with rcvr and analog read on spinner and homebrewed xtal calibrator with 25 khz markers. DXCC HONOR ROLL 5 BAND DXCC WAS WAC CW ENDORSEMENT AT 40 WPM, A-1 Op Club, life member ARRL. QSL via LoTW, eQSL, Bureau. Introduced to amateur radio as a cub scout in 1950 by my elmer Ken Morreau, W9KRJ, SK and have had the bug ever since.