Cookies help us deliver our services.

We may use session cookies for technical purposes such as to enable better navigation through
the site, or to allow you to customize your preferences for interacting with the site.

By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. OK
home QRZCQ - The database for radio hams 
 
2017-08-18 08:40:21 UTC
 

Call:

   Advanced
 

Call:

  

Pass:

  
 

or

 
N9YBK

Active premium QRZCQ.com user

activity index: 5 of 5
sticker
sticker

Matthew S. Medlen, Sr.

Harvey 604264360
United States, IL

NA
united states
APRS Info • eQSL Info • PSK Info • View logbook
ClubLog • D-STAR • Authority
image of n9ybk
map

Call data

Last update:2017-08-12 18:15:24
QTH:Harvey, IL
Continent:NA
Views:83
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
(77%)
20m
(21%)
80m
(3%)

Most used modes

LSB
(80%)
USB
(21%)

QSL dataUp to date!

Last update:2017-07-24 17:38:25
eQSL QSL:no
Bureau QSL:no
Direct QSL:YES
LoTW QSL:YES

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

Other images

second pic
N9YBK / Pic 2
other pic
N9YBK / The third version of my QSL card, now my backup set.
other pic
N9YBK / Me and my granddaughter
other pic
N9YBK / Pic C
other pic
N9YBK / My license plate from Ireland and Illinois.
other pic
N9YBK / The second QSL card I had. Still looking for a copy of my very first.
other pic
N9YBK / My original QSL card, way back in the early 90's
other pic
N9YBK / The latest remake of my old QSL card. This is the version I now use.
  

Site Rev. 17244