Steven A. Licht - WF2S|
QCWA # 34224
ARRL-Life, Honor Roll, 6BDXCC
Western NY DX Association - www.wnydxa.org
EPC #4812- European PSK Club sponsors NICE awards and contests !!
Genesee DX Group * KS2I * DX oriented hams that enjoy talking DX over lunch and then go home and WORK IT !
OLD HISTORY: UF7V DxPedition Team 1990 - First Americans issued a licensed to operated in Soviet Georgia.1991-2 UA3A, UA6A ops. additional ops- /VP9, /C6, /PJ2, V26Z. Retired RN from Attica Prison 2006 .
Presently, the station consists of an Icom 7700, PW1 and a Ten Tec Eagle. For the Digi modes, I use a Navigator. For travel , a Ten Tec Eagle or a Scout, with a NUE-PSK or Signalink USB and NetBook. I am waiting for a 1.5 KW solid state amp with 100% duty cycle.
Antenna Farm is a 55 Foot US Tower with Optibeam OB11-5 and OB 40-30. The 80 meter antenna changes when the weather destroys the wire! A horizontal Dipole at 55 feet will soon be replaced with a full wave Delta Loop. Portable loop and wire antennas from a 10m fiberglass pole fit into my Toyota nicely. I am planning on a second tower in 2011.
I can be found most days on PSK and CW . . After 25 years of avoiding CW, I am enjoying this "NEW" mode with a custom Vibroplex Iambic, Begali Sculpture and my Schurr.
My XYL likes to travel and encourages trips to the Maritime DX Conference, SEDCO and Dayton. We have enjoyed hosting several DX hams on their visit to Niagara Falls. Hope we meet on the air and have a QSO.
September 15, 2011