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Welcome to Amateur Radio Station, WY2G – Α Ω                                                                                                              

My journey into Amateur Radio began early in my youth. I got my first start in the 70's by becoming an SWL, WDX2RRQ, and later by getting my CB license, KADJ9746, with a profound interest in electronics in my high school years. From that point onward I was hooked on technology, and made my way into a profession in the telecommunications field. The 80's were fun and exciting times in the communications sector, where I started my own radio and electronics company, and operated an SMR-IMTS mobile radiotelephone systems for sixteen years. There after went on to develop wide area communication networks, and tracking systems.

I have been licensed since 1997, and currently hold an Extra Class license. I enjoy operating Stateside and DX contacts throughout the bands, with 40, 20, and 17 meters being my favorite ones. My lifelong interest in electronics and communications keeps me up to date with technology, but I have a passion for tube-type radio and audio equipment, and also like building and experimenting with electronic gear and antenna systems.

The station is located on top of Onondaga Hill in Syracuse, New York, at an elevation of 1450ft./442m. resulting in a gradual drop favoring communications with North and South America, Europe and Asia.

I feel fortunate and privileged to be an Amateur Radio Operator, and have been involved in many aspects of technical, educational, and mentoring to our future generations. Most of all, I enjoy the fellowship of old friends that I've made over the years, and the making of new friends in this great hobby and service; we call Ham Radio. Thank you for looking me up, and I look forward to meet you on the bands.

73,

John WY2G      

 

  • EX: N7EGX 
  • SKYWARN: 77
  • AMSAT: 33173
  • TEN-TEN: 75104
  • SIX METERS: 251

 

 

LAKEVIEW OF THE CITY AND ONONDAGA HILL.

 

FLEX 6500,  KENWOOD TS-990S,  E/V RE20,  ACOM 2000A.

 

ICOM IC-7600, YAESU FT-450D,  PALSTAR HF-AUTO,  ACOM 1000.

 

DRAKE TR-4 / RV-4,  E/V 619.

 

CONSTRUCTION AND TESTING OF HOMEBREW 40-6 METERS YAGI-UDA ANTENNA.

 

 

Radio Equipment 

HF-VHF-UHF

  • FLEX- 6500
  • ICOM IC-7600
  • YAESU FT-450D
  • KENWOOD TS-990S
  • KENWOOD TS-2000LE/X                                                                         
Vintage Radios
  • DRAKE R-4B
  • DRAKE TR-4 / RV-4
  • Hallicrafters SX-140
  • Hallicrafters SX-100 Mk II                                                                                    
RF Amplifiers
  • ACOM 1000
  • ACOM 2000A                                                                                                                                                
Audio Equipment

MICROPHONES

  • ICOM SM-20
  • Marshall MXL-2003
  • Electro-Voice RE-20
  • Electro-Voice EV-619                                                                                                     

VOICE PROCESSORS

  • Symetrix 528E
  • dbx-286s * Vocal Channel Strip                                                                                         
Antenna Couplers
  • MFJ-921. 2m. / 1.25m. VHF tuner.
  • PALSTAR HF-AUTO. 160 - 6m. Stepper tuning network.                                                                                                                                 
Antennas                                                                                                                     

HF

  • 160m / 80m. Shunt-fed tower.           
  • 80 - 10m. OCF (Windom) @ 62ft. / 19m.
  • 40 - 6m. Yagi-Uda (Homebrew - Under Construction)
  • 17 - 6m. A/S MS-119 (Modified) Electronic sector - Phased Vertical delta array.                                                                                                                                                                    

VHF-UHF

  • 2m. CELWAVE Station Master (Modified) Vertical collinear. 
  • 2m. / 70cm. / 23cm. DIAMOND X6000A Vertical collinear.

                                                                                                                                        

  


                          

   http://www.arrl.org/amateur-radio-parity-act

 

THE AMATEUR RADIO PARITY ACT OF 2017 

If enacted, it would direct the FCC to extend the reasonable accomodation protections to those amateurs who are living in deed restricted communities.  Known as "CC&Rs" (Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions) these are the prohibitions and limitations placed on properties by builders or home-owner associations (HOAs) which prevent licensed Amateurs from erecting even modest antennas.

 

On January 13, 2017, Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL-16) introduced the "Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2017" into the new 115th Congress.

LATEST NEWS: On Monday January 23, 2017 the US House of Representatives suspended their rules and passed the Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2017 by unanimous consent. This action now sends the bill to the US Senate for its consideration.  

 

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Thank You for visiting my page - Happy DX'ing! smiley

73, John WY2G

 

 

 

 

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QRZ Logbook Summary for - WY2G
Latest Contacts for WY2G at QRZ.com
dedateband mode grid Country op
F4BEW 2017-05-26 40m SSB JN24bd France Georges Dellutri
RW1F 2017-05-26 20m SSB KO59ew Russia NEW CALL - RW1F Sergey Chebotarev
OK2RZ 2017-05-26 20m SSB JN99BS30 Czech Republic JIRI KRAL
UA3AR 2017-05-26 20m SSB KO85up Russia Alexander D. Dubrovsky
RG4F 2017-05-26 20m SSB LO33hc Russia Andy Belov
R5ZZ 2017-05-26 20m SSB KO90be Russia Konstantin KEN Kolesnikov
RW3XZ 2017-05-26 20m SSB KO85hc Russia Alexei S. Sokolov
UX2IO 2017-05-26 40m SSB KN88wb Ukraine Roman Solop
F6CLQ 2017-04-26 40m SSB France Raymond DEBREYNE
EA3BOX 2017-04-26 40m SSB JN11ms Spain JOAN SOL VILASECA
EA3UU 2017-04-26 40m SSB JN11ck Spain Felipe Carcereny Navarro
W9JS/KP4 2017-04-26 40m SSB FK68pl United States Jorge L Santana
WW1US 2017-04-26 40m SSB FN41px United States GUY H CHANDLER
W4BDX 2017-04-26 20m SSB EL95so United States Paul H Gulke
F4BEW 2017-04-23 40m SSB JN24bd France Georges Dellutri

Book Totals: 4163 qso's   2147 confirmed Get a free logbook at QRZ.COM

United States Counties Award#2083
Granted: 2016-07-20 04:26:01   (WY2G)

Endorsements:
  • 100 Counties Mixed
  • 250 Counties Mixed
DX World Award#1301
Granted: 2015-03-06 18:40:43   (WY2G)

World Continents Award#3662
Granted: 2015-02-14 19:47:35   (WY2G)

Endorsements:
  • 15 Meters Mixed
  • 20 Meters Mixed
  • 40 Meters Mixed
Grid Squared Award#3120
Granted: 2015-02-14 19:47:15   (WY2G)

Endorsements:
  • 10 Meters Mixed
  • 17 Meters Mixed
  • 20 Meters Mixed
  • 40 Meters Mixed
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