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John R. Petrocelli

Brewer 04412
United States, ME

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Last update:2017-06-18 15:45:32
QTH:Bangor, ME
Continent:NA
Views:2333
Main prefix:K
Class:Extra
Federal state:ME
US county:Penobscot
Latitude:44.7996090
Longitude:-68.7899000
Locator:FN54OT
DXCC Zone:291
ITU Zone:8
CQ Zone:5
Website:wa2hip.com
ULS record:838798

Most used bands

20m
(61%)
40m
(14%)
15m
(12%)
10m
(5%)
17m
(4%)

Most used modes

FT8
(37%)
JT65
(21%)
SSB
(14%)
RTTY
(9%)
CW
(9%)

QSL data

eQSL QSL:YES
Bureau QSL:YES
Direct QSL:YES
LoTW QSL:YES

Biography

First Licensed in 1967 as WN2CHC (age of 17 years) & Licensed since 1968 as WA2HIP (age of 18 years)

On 8-October-2011, I upgraded from General to Extra

Had a veriety of equipment including: HQ-170, Ameco AC-1, DX60, Central Electronics 20A, Heathkit DX-60, Knight T-150, Swan Cygnet 270, Homebrew 2 x 813 linear, SB-200, SB-610, SBE-34, SB-101, SB-102, Swan-1200W


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NOTE that my QTH is physically located in Bangor, Maine. My QTH is approximately 2.5 miles (about 4 km) from my PO Box address in Brewer, Maine, which is across the Penobscot River.


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2017 thru present

Station consists of:

1) Icom 7200 (added 12/2012), Icom 725 transceiver (reserve status 12/2012)

2) Heathkit SB-221 linear amplifier

3) 20, 15 & 10 meter fan dipole with East-West broadside (90 degrees by 270 degrees) - elevation approximately 25 feet (about 8 meters)
Added 40 meter fan dipole (bent ends) below the existing fan dipole.
Hamstick 80m dipole.

4) MFJ-969 tuner

5) MFJ-752 audio filter

6) Daiwa NS-660PA wattmeter

7) MFJ 826B wattmeter

8) Dentron MT-2000A tuner

9) Heathkit SB-614 Station Monitor



2011 thru 2017

Station consists of:

1) Icom 7200 (added 12/2012), Icom 725 transceiver (reserve status 12/2012)

2) Heathkit SB-201 linear amplifier

3) 20, 15 & 10 meter fan dipole with South-East // North-West broadside (135 degrees by 315 degrees) - elevation approximately 25 feet (about 8 meters)

4) MFJ-969 tuner

5) MFJ-752 audio filter

6) Daiwa NS-660PA wattmeter

7) Heathkit HM-2140 wattmeter

8) Heathkit SB-610 Station Monitor



2007 thru 2008

Station consisted of Heathkit SB-101 and a Swan 1200W linear (about 600 watts PEP output) feeding either:

1) a fan dipole (75, 40, 20 meter) at 45-50 feet elevation with a primary broadside direction of East-West;

2) a fan dipole (20, 15 meter) at 40-45 feet with a primary broadside direction of North-South.




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I enjoy chasing DX and good rag-chewing.

QSL method: Direct prefered - or eQSL (see: http://eqsl.cc } and LOTW. Note that ALL logs are uploaded to eQSL, LOTW and ClubLog (http://www.clublog.org). Done at regular intervals.

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