W7RR - Robert J. 'Bob' Evans Jr Robert J. 'Bob' Evans Jr - W7RR
Hillsboro, OR
QCWA # 30071

W7RR - Robert J. 'Bob' Evans Jr
The adventure of amateur radio begins with Robert's Novice station in July of 1958.
Transmitting with a 75W crystal controlled cw transmitter on 40 meters, age 14 years.
(Modified ARC-5 Rcvr, Globe Chief Xmtr, J-38 Key, Hallicrafters Rcvr. Bob, NØUF, Webmaster)

W7RR - Robert J. 'Bob' Evans Jr
My interest in RF amplifiers and antennas began at an early age.
This amplifier was a pair of 4-1000's in Grounded Grid for 40 meters that I built in 1963.
I'm grateful for the many mentors of that era willing to teach an enthusiastic 19 year old ham.

W7RR - Robert J. 'Bob' Evans Jr
Leaping from 1958 to 2011, W7RR's snow covered QTH 25 miles (40 KM)
SW of Portland, Oregon at approximately 1100' (335 meters) in elevation.

W7RR - Robert J. 'Bob' Evans Jr
Photo from tower top towards Portland, Oregon and Europe.

W7RR - Robert J. 'Bob' Evans Jr
W7RR QTH as seen from valley below, about approxametly 4 miles (6km) away.

W7RR - Robert J. 'Bob' Evans Jr
Three element yagi at 47 meters, OWA (Optimized Wideband Array) design. Driven element
computer designed by K7EM, rotator is an WW2 Prop Pitch.

W7RR - Robert J. 'Bob' Evans Jr

August 11, 2013