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Shack Shots

My Station in Virginia Beach

  

Old NC Station before our move to Virginia Beach

 

K4KIO Hex Beam Install Pictures

K4KIO Hex Beam @ 39 Feet

 

New Mounting Post

Location Outside My Shack

 

 

 

 


 

Drake C Line and Homebrew 3 Tube 3-500Z Amp  1978

Drake 5 Line

 

On a friend's tower for repairs @ 100 feet.


Old Geezer & Beach Bum!!

Me On My Fat Tire Sand Bike.

Honey and Me, Partners Since 1969

Sunrise On A Cold Sunny November Morning In Virginia Beach

Morning Walk Sunrise Taken on November 28th

 Old 15th Street Fishing Pier

 

 

Zephyr my 2000 XJ

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MY SHOT


My journey into the hobby began in 1975 when I was licensed as WD4OCO. 

In 1999 when I upgraded to extra I got my current call W4OCO.

I have enjoyed the hobby very much and have made many friends over the years

You will catch me on 17 meters, around 18.140 most days.  17 meters is my favorite band.  Nights occasonialy on CW on the low bands.

I love to work chase DX  ragchew with my friends on 17 meters.

I live 5 blocks from the oceanfront , its a Great DX location.

My station in Virginia Beach consists of a Flex 5000A, THP 1.2Kfx Amp and LDG AT-1000Pro II Auto Tuner.  I use an Electro-Voice RE27 microphone, paddle is a March R3A.   Antennas are a K4KIO 6 Band Hex Beam @ 39 Feet, Carolina Windom at 60 feet and a 1/4 wave sloper for 160 meters.

The Flex 5000A is a new adventure for me, having always had knobs to play with.  It's an awsome radio with one of the quitest receivers I have ever used.

I would like to thank everybody who has taken the time to check me out. I appreciate each and every QSO and look forward to our next contact.

All QSOs confrmed via LOTW (prefered) or eQSL.

Stay Safe & God Bless.

 


 

10-10 24117       SKCC 3641       FIST 17588

 

 

                                                                                          Weather Underground PWS KVAVIRGI2064

 

                                                                                                             

"It is not the class of license the Amateur holds but the class of the Amateur that holds the license."

Good DX

CU in the pileups !

73

Mike

 

 

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W0JOV 2017-03-25 17m SSB DM68bj United States Stephen M Mathis
AA8Y 2017-03-18 17M SSB DN45jt United States JAMES B HALL
KA7ZLM 2017-03-18 17M SSB DM33wr United States Bradley S Shaw
WY7KY 2017-03-18 17M SSB DN71pe United States THOMAS D RITTER
9H1ET 2017-03-18 17M SSB Malta JOHN BARTOLO
MI5AFK 2017-03-18 17M SSB Northern Ireland HARPER BROWNE
IU4FIT 2017-03-18 17M SSB JN54MO Italy Armando (Army) Di Martino
G4HBI/M 2017-03-18 17M SSB IO91VL88 England Frank Cassidy
II1IGG 2017-03-18 17M SSB JN44ll Italy MARITELE IGG
UT1IT 2017-03-18 17M SSB Ukraine Tereshenko Igor A.
IW3IBK 2017-03-18 17M SSB JN55vd Italy Simone Ciliesa
J5UAP 2017-03-17 20M CW IK12qh Guinea-Bissau Peter Brucker
IU4CHE 2017-03-17 17M SSB JN64GB Italy GIORGIO PARA
IW3SNW 2017-03-17 17M SSB JN65vo Italy GIORGIO BANCOVICH
IK4GRO 2017-03-17 17M SSB Italy LAURO ZANOLI

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United States Counties Award#1226
Granted: 2016-07-19 18:55:04   (W4OCO)

Endorsements:
  • 100 Counties Mixed
  • 250 Counties Mixed
Grid Squared Award#8560
Granted: 2015-08-01 03:10:03   (W4OCO)

Endorsements:
  • 5 Band Mixed
  • 10 Meters Mixed
    15 Meters Mixed
    17 Meters Mixed
    20 Meters Mixed
    40 Meters Mixed
  • 10 Meters Phone
  • 17 Meters Phone
  • 20 Meters Phone
  • Mixed CW
World Continents Award#9965
Granted: 2015-08-01 03:10:02   (W4OCO)

Endorsements:
  • 5 Band Mixed
  • 10 Meters Mixed
    15 Meters Mixed
    17 Meters Mixed
    20 Meters Mixed
    40 Meters Mixed
DX World Award#2322
Granted: 2015-07-26 19:23:44   (W4OCO)

Endorsements:
  • 10 Meters Mixed
  • 15 Meters Mixed
  • 17 Meters Mixed
  • 20 Meters Mixed
  • 17 Meters Phone
  • Mixed CW
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