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First licensed in in 1965 as WN2VJL and WA2VJL (Technician), thanks to my mentor: Ed Wilcox (SK) K2TOV and encouragement from W2RUF Clara Reager (SK).    Upgraded to General in 1966 (in front of "Uncle Charlie"), Advance Class in 1980 and finally to Extra in 1981, both under "Uncle Charlie". Original QTH, Buffalo, NY attended Hutch Tech H.S. and a member of the "TECH HAMS" WA2WVF (see photo below, any one recognize themselves in this picture?) Original station consisted of a Eico 720, Hammarlund HQ-110AC and a 40m dipole. When I became General, I built the EICO 753 Xceiver and upgraded to a 12AVQ Vertical. Present station consists of a Yaesu FTDX1200, ACOM 1000 Amplifier,  Yaesu FT991, Palstar HF Auto Tuner, LDG 600ProII and a Nye-Viking MB-V-A  Tuner. Yaesu FT8900R with a Diamond V2000A Tri Band Verticle, with  a Diawa  CN-801 meter. For SWL:  Hammarlund HQ180AC. Antennas include: AV620 Roof Mounted (6m - 20m),  Butternut HF2V with 160m Coil for 160-40m and a Butternut HF9V (6-80m). Backup: CHA-250B Vertical. For 6m, a Cruhcraft A50-5S, 5 ele. beam with a CDE Rotor. For 2m/440CW/SSB: Cushcraft A27010S, horizontally polarized. For Digital Modes, Yaesu SCU-17 Interface with Ham Radio Delux Software  and Winkey. Also an AEA Morse Machine Memory Keyer. Modes include: SSB , CW, RTTY and BPSK-31. VHF/UHF FM. QSL 100%,direct,sase, LOTW or via buro  and Logbook on QRZ.com

The highlight of my 52 yrs as a ham came on 5/19/2017, when , after 52 yrs, I had a qso with the man who sold me my first rig and receiver, Ray Grenier, K9KHW, formally of the original Amateur Electronic Supply!!

GRID SQUARE: EL16ed also EL15


For 2m Local: Yaesu FT-2900R: 146.700 (-) 114.8 Tone

                                                         146.52 Simplex

AWARDS: DXCC (275)  5B WAS,  12 M &17M WAS, WAC, WAZ. Working on 30m and 6m WAS. Looking for the RARE KH6 and KL7 on 6m!!!!


Note:  LOTW: QSO's are uploaded daily. I ALSO SASE FOR NEW STATES I NEED  FOR WAS. Please return your qsl as soon as it is convenient for you, it will be very much appreciated. If you have no cards, please email me and I'll send you a generic card for you to fill in.


I respond to QSL's the day I receive them, in the mail that day or next morning. Always open for a sked if you need my County or Grid Square. 6m Freq: 50.130 /50.140+/- I can also work you from Hidalgo, Starr and Willacy Counties. Email me with your request.

QSL Manager for: KA5UVY and  KB5FTU

OMISS # 6279, 10X# 29394, YLISSB#16350. SMIRK# 6937,  SKCC: 13545 ,   FISTS# 17784, OTC, ARRL. AMSAT 39925

San Benito is located about 25m (37km) from the Mexican Border, 20m North of Brownsville, TX. Pop: 27,500

QSL Manager for San Benito ARC N5LNS, in memory of Maria my wife of 40 years, who passed away in March of 2010 from cancer.


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QRZ Logbook Summary for - WA2VJL
Latest Contacts for WA2VJL at QRZ.com
dedateband mode grid Country op
W5LMM 2016-01-07 6m SSB DM65rc United States Lee M Maisel
VK3CWB 2015-04-24 12m SSB QF15as Australia Maurie
WX0ND 2015-04-18 15m SSB EN17mt United States Greater Grand Forks Schools Amateur Radio Club
PY1GL 2015-02-11 12m SSB GG87ud Brazil Clovis Carvalho Silva
PU5AEC 2015-01-12 12m SSB GG53jd Brazil Alexandre Eduardo Haertel
K9BHP 2014-10-12 12m SSB EN52wa United States BERND H PFROMM
VE8GER 2013-12-28 15m SSB CP38aj Canada Patrick G St Amand
JW5E 2013-09-15 15m SSB JQ78tf Svalbard Svalbardgruppen Av NRRL Clubstation
KA0PQW 2013-05-16 6m SSB EN33iu United States Matthew D Arthur
AA3B 2013-03-30 15m SSB FN20ei United States JOSEPH W TRENCH
KA7PNH 2013-03-16 15M SSB DN72ct United States WILLIAM W BLACKBURN
KP4EU 2013-03-03 10M USB FK68nk Puerto Rico ANGEL L SAAVEDRA DE JESUS
W8KSC 2013-02-17 40m SSB EN42ic United States TIMOTHY J KRUMHOLZ
W5LVS 2013-01-23 40m SSB EL49pn United States LARRY V STRAATMANN, II
KD8HSC 2013-01-22 40m SSB EN63vf United States Paul Phillips

Book Totals: 526 qso's   315 confirmed Get a free logbook at QRZ.COM

Grid Squared Award#6657
Granted: 2015-04-05 20:50:03   (WA2VJL)

  • 10 Meters Mixed
World Continents Award#7937
Granted: 2015-04-05 20:50:03   (WA2VJL)

  • 10 Meters Mixed
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