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AC7AP

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Martin J. Hall

Indio 92201-2888
United States, CA

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Call data

Last update:2020-07-13 15:14:17
QTH:Indio, California
Continent:NA
Premium:YES
Views:2170
Main prefix:K
Class:Extra
Federal state:CA
US county:Riverside
Latitude:31.4919200
Longitude:-110.2292630
Locator:DM41UM
DXCC Zone:291
ITU Zone:6
CQ Zone:3
ULS record:2802975
Issued:2006-04-15

QSL dataUp to date!

Last update:2020-01-10 11:16:31
eQSL QSL:no
Bureau QSL:no
Direct QSL:YES
LoTW QSL:no

Biography

Retired: Packing up and moving permanently to Arizona. Working on getting rid of the California QTH. (Back and forth for the time being). All antennas are now down at the California QTH (6/9/2020).



Started out in the hobby when I lived in Tachikawa, Japan in 1969. Several of us took classes at the Tachikawa AFB MARS station, then known as AI1AD, and received our ham licenses (as "Conditional Generals." A term used back in those days). (I've had several call signs over the years, this one since 2006.)

Also, operated in Costa Rica, Germany and Panama. Lived in Gießen, Germany 8 1/2 years and in Tachikawa, Japan 5 1/2 years. (Bribri, Costa Rica and Balboa, Panama were short two-week adventures).

Spent many years playing the EmComm gig with RACES, ARES and the Red Cross going to wildfires, floods and earthquake disaster areas. Now, it's strictly a hobby again.

Operate "100-watts max" on HF ... no amps. (Nothing fancy or exotic). CW & RTTY are my preferred modes. Operate 40-meters thru 432. (Also work QRP on the bands).

SWL cards are welcome here, also. (WA6054SWL)

I dabble with the satellites (birds) from time to time. (Usually when we're out mountain-top camping). Also, dabble with SOTA (since 1-3-2019) and POTA (since 1-20-2019).

Secondary QTH (soon to be the Primary): Sierra Vista, Arizona (Cochise County) ... near Fort Huachuca. QSL cards made up for both locations, depending on which QTH you worked. (DM13vr or DM41um). (Permanently moving to Sierra Vista in early 2020). Shortly, Arizona will be the only QTH.

Operated the AN/GRC-122, AN/GRC-142, AN/GRC-46 and AN/GRC-26D series Radio Teletype sets while in the US Army. (MOS:Ø5C-Radio Teletype Operator w/Morse and SMOS:31V-Tactical Communication Systems Operator/Mechanic).

http://rattrig.com/AN-GRC-122_%20142/122.htm (Ron Boltz, K3TZJ's site).

SOTLAS (SOTA Atlas): https://sotl.as/map/coordinates/43.578032,-100.033014/3.5 (By: Manuel Kasper, HB9DQM)







BARTG ... #8429

Digital Modes Club (DMC)... #2775

European Phase Shift Keying Club (EPC)... #11040

Flying Pig QRP ... #1680

NAQCC ... #1892

Natal Digital Group (NDG) ... #0487

SKCC ... #680

10-10 ... #46370

100 Watts and a Wire ... #2034

30MDG ... #2457


MISC.

Echolink ... 559135 (Only used once in a while).




(Not all contacts are listed on QRZCQ.com).











Worked DXCCs:

Equipment







QRZCQ Awards

DXCC 200
ITU 60
CQ 30
IOTA 150

DX Code Of Conduct

dx code of conduct small logoI support the "DX Code Of Conduct" to help to work with each other and not each against the others on the bands.

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AC7AP / Christmas 2019 at the Alamo Lake State Park, La Paz County, Arizona.
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AC7AP / Pic A
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AC7AP / (Circled) Artillery Peak, W7A/SM-113, peeking through the clouds near Alamo Lake State Park.
  

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