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NJ7Y

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James Van Houten

Alachua 32615
United States, FL

NA
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Call data

Last update:2019-02-25 03:35:55
QTH:North Central Florida
Continent:NA
Views:184
Main prefix:K
Class:extra
Federal state:FL
US county:Florida
Latitude:29.4720000
Longitude:-82.3000000
Locator:EL89RS
DXCC Zone:291
ITU Zone:8
CQ Zone:5
ULS record:770352

Most used bands

40m
(41%)
20m
(32%)
30m
(21%)
15m
(4%)
60m
(3%)

Most used modes

CW
(86%)
SSB
(15%)

QSL dataUp to date!

Last update:2019-02-27 03:38:22
eQSL QSL:YES
Bureau QSL:no
Direct QSL:YES
LoTW QSL:YES
Extra QSL Info:qrz.com and qrzcq.com

Biography

I was born in 1942, so I'm an old fogey. I was first licensed in 1958, but took a break for 10 years for wife and kids and work. I lived in Washington state when I married and, thus, when I resumed hamming I upgraded to extra class and current call. I have only paper log. no computer logging program. My station consists of an Alinco DX-SR8 and a homebrew New Carolina Windom antenna, which is a wonderful antenna in my opinion. I use a MFJ Deluxe Versa Tuner II antenna tuner, which works very well. I can speak a little Spanish, German, and I am learning Dutch (my ancestry is Dutch). Other than ham radio and restoring old gear, I am a philosopher, having taught philosophy at the University of Florida and at two colleges in the area. My main operating modes are CW (95%) and SSB. I enjoy a good ragchew and chasing DX. Give me a call if you hear me. If you can put up with my elementary Spanish, German or Dutch, I will try to qso in those languages. Hamming is the world's greatest hobby, and the best and friendliest people in the world are hams. Let us keep it that way.
73,
Jim NJ7Y

Worked DXCCs:

Equipment

Alinco DX-SR8
New Carolina Windom homebrew antenna. MFJ Deluxe Versa Tuner II.
MFJ paddle for the built-in keyer in the DX-SR8.

  

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