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WB6VVA

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Ernest "Skip" Swenson

Stanwood 98292
United States, WA

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Call data

Last update:2018-06-12 03:41:26
QTH:Next to Camano Island
Continent:NA
Views:233
Main prefix:K
Class:Extra
Federal state:WA
US county:Snohomish
Latitude:48.1536041
Longitude:-122.2769737
Locator:CN88UD
DXCC Zone:291
ITU Zone:8
CQ Zone:5
ULS record:897811

QSL data

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

Biography

First licensed as WN6VVA in Los Angeles, 1967. Active on 80M through 70cm on all modes. Operate 70% CW and 30% phone (AM & SSB). Heavily into QRP operation with several homebrew transcievers. Hold lifetime memberships in ARRL and QCWA. ALso member of the following: FISTS - 9558; SKCC - 6438; QRPARCI - 13816; NAQCC - 6509. Vocation: Electronics Engineer, Director of Systems Engineering, Raytheon Company.

Equipment

Antennas: Vertical - SteppIR (80M thru 6M); Homebrew OCF Dipole (80M thru 10M, except 30M & 15M); Half-Wave Dipole (60M); Diamond 2M/70cm colinear ground plan.

Transmitters: Johnson Viking Ranger I, Johnson Viking Valiant

Receivers: Drake R8B, Sony ICF-2010, Grundig Satelit 750

Transceivers: Flex 6300, Yeasu FTdx-5000MP; Yeasu FT-1000 MP MkV; Yeasu FT-897D; Yeasu FT-60 (handheld); Icom IC-706 MKII G, MFJ Cub (40M); Oak Hills Research OHR-100A (20M), T-KIT Model 1320 (20M)

Amplifier: Tokyo Hy-Power HL-1.5KFX

Microphone: Heil Goldline, Heil PR 781

Keys: Vibroplex Straight Key; Vibroplex ARRL Centennial Paddles #283; Bencher Straight Key; Bencher Paddles

  

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