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Matthew S. Medlen, Sr.

Harvey 604264360
United States, IL

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united states
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Call data

Last update:2017-08-12 18:15:24
QTH:Harvey, IL
Continent:NA
Views:159
Main prefix:K
Class:General
Federal state:IL
US county:Cook
Latitude:41.6045984
Longitude:-87.6471270
Locator:EN61EO
DXCC Zone:291
ITU Zone:8
CQ Zone:5
ULS record:766441

Most used bands

40m
(73%)
20m
(14%)
80m
(10%)

Most used modes

LSB
(88%)
USB
(13%)

QSL dataUp to date!

Last update:2017-09-04 22:53:14
eQSL QSL:YES
Bureau QSL:no
Direct QSL:YES
LoTW QSL:YES
Extra QSL Info:Direct preferred

Biography

Retired police officer, currently a professional photojournalist for ChicagoNow as well as a Content Administrator for Walgreens.

Father of 8 children and grandfather of 4 (so far).

Haven't been on the radio in 20 some years, happy to be making a comeback to the radio.

As of 7/8/2017 I passed my general exam upgrade after only 14 hours of study using Ham Exam Online system. Check them out at http://www.hamtestonline.com/links.htm

As of 8/12/2017 at 9:45am, I passed my Amateur Extra exam. Only took 3 weeks of cramming, but I did it!

Worked DXCCs:

Equipment

Radios:
Icom IC-7300
Icom IC-737A
Alinco DR-735T Dual-Band 2M/70CM Mobile Transceiver (one as a mobile unit and one as a base station)
Alinco DJ-500T Dual-Band 2M/70CM handheld
Baofeng UV-5R 4 watt Dual-Band 2M/70CM handheld
Baofeng BF-F8HP 8 watt Dual-Band 2M/70CM handheld
TYT MD-380 UHF Analog/Digital DMR Radio

Antennas:
MFJ 1778M G5RV Jr. Wire Antenna
HFedz 6m-80m HF antenna
Diamond X-30A Dual-Band 2m/440 vertical base station antenna

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