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28-Jun-2012

HF Antennas are back up and I'm back on HF after a couple years!

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I am a relatively new Amateur Radio Operator, or "Ham", (license granted in May, 2007) and I'm really enjoying the challenges and rewards of this great hobby. I am also grateful for such a friendly and helpful community of fellow hams, both here in the states and abroad.

This website is a place for me to share information on, and pictures of, my shack, my antennas, projects, and so on. I enjoy "talking tech" (rigs, antennas, etc.) on-the-air, but as they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. www.w1jks.com is an easy-to-reference URL, unless of course the band has gone to crud, hi!

Field Day is my favorite event. I've co-captained (with Ray, KM1D) the 40m station a number of times with the CMARA group. I work sideband while Ray always does a great job racking up points on CW. I've also worked the November SSB Sweeps contest a few times. One of these days I'll get set up for automatic voice messages so I won't go through as many cough drops!

73,
de John, W1JKS

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