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Jim Sharp

Colleyville 76034
United States, TX

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Call data

Last update:2012-06-07 16:19:04
Continent:NA
Views:654
Main prefix:K
Class:Extra
Federal state:TX
Latitude:32.9054220
Longitude:-97.1499620
Locator:EM12KV
DXCC Zone:291
ITU Zone:8
CQ Zone:5
ULS record:802465

Most used bands

20m
(41%)
40m
(21%)
15m
(19%)
80m
(8%)
10m
(7%)

Most used modes

RTTY
(72%)
SSB
(22%)
CW
(6%)
FT8
(2%)
DATA
(1%)

QSL data

eQSL QSL:no
Bureau QSL:no
Direct QSL:no
LoTW QSL:YES

Biography

Vintage 1945 Hamming since 1958
I was a mentor and operated a middle school ham radio club as well as taught the Novice/Tech courses.
Organized and set up a SAREX contact from the school to STS-78
Am an avid alpine skier as well as bicycler, hiker and mountain climber
Retired airline pilot
Have operated from several locations such as HC8 and 4U1ITU
I have two homes with ham stations. One in North Texas and another in Colorado
I enjoy contesting - especially RTTY contests in which I often operate SO2R or SO2V

Worked DXCCs:

Equipment

Two complete Elecraft K3 stations with remote capability
Antennas: lots of wires in pine trees in Colorado and someday a tower w another Steppir yagi
I also have a small tower in TX with a 4 el SteppIR at 60 feet with other wires.

  

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