Gary A. Liljegren
QCWA # 13740
Ready to take the Novice exam, 1954. I was 13. Duane, my "Elmer," was 34.
Here we are in 2014, W4GAL with my "Elmer" Duane, W5SHN, 60 years later. I'm 73, Duane is 94.
WNØZAQ - January, 1955
W4GAL Today - A CW and Digital Station, with an old D-104 ready just in case.
WN0ZAO - W0ZAQ - W0SH - W4GAL = 60+ years on the air.
1 to 600 watts - CW/PSK31/RTTY/JT9/SSB
Using elevated verticals on 40, 20, 15 & 10 meters
Indoor attic dipoles on 40, 30, 20, 17, 15, 12 & 10 meters
Elecraft K3/0-Mini-F / Kenwood TS-590s / Ameritron ALS-600
ARRL (1955) WAS (1957) DXCC (1961) QCWA (1980) OOTC (1995)
Short story about JT9 - QST News and Features Section - ARRL Website
Introduction to the JT9 digital mode - My Article - February 2014 / CQ Magazine
Story about JT9 in the Field (or on the Beach) - My Article - June 2014 / CQ Magazine
Operating with RemoteHamRadio.com as IT9/W4GAL in Sicily and W4GAL/KH6 in Hawaii
My Article - November 2014 / CQ Magazine - Operating Remote from 15 locations: IT9 to KH6
Operating with RemoteHams.com (Operating Remote Base), in many locations world-wide
On-the-air with JT9 and a 14' loop circling the bulletin board - 10 watts - Unbelievable
April 7, 2015