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Ham Radio Corner


Also WQSI646 (GMRS) 

   Direct QSL Preferred...then LOTW, EQSL, Buro


My OpenPGP Public Key

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Licensed since 1977

Novice-1977;  General-1978;  Advanced-1988;   20wpm Extra-1988


HH #6100000630



ARRL & W5YI Volunteer Examiner / Instuctor



I hang out on Digital Voice on the

  Illinois Link Talkgroup

Illinois Link Groups.io Page


 Also catch my daily Net Activity on

 North Central Phone Net:

3.912 MHz @ 07:00 Local Central Time (M-F)

  We're also active on NETLOGGER 

  View Daily NCPN Check-in logs



Or sign in directly to our active NCPN ham.live Net Session Web Interface

(No Software install needed)


Also NCS for:

  Illinois ARES Digital Net: 1st & 3rd Sundays 1700 Hrs. Local Central Time

(held on Illinois Link Digital Talkgroups)

DMR, NXDN, and P25:  TG31171

WiresX: 21565

YSF Reflector: Illinois Link 83132

DStar: XLS334G, DCS334G, XRF334G

Allstar: 42810

  View IL-ARES Check-in logs


Also Check in on our IL-ARES ham.live Web Interface)







W9FE's Stories of the Past Blog My Ham Radio History My Ham Radio Deluxe Logbook
W9FE NOAA Satellite Images Analog Slow Scan TV (SSTV) My Family History Page
Digital Slow Scan TV (DSSTV) W9FE's DMR Page Rhett's Life 1998-2012



I'm also active with all voice and various Digital Modes...


Feld Hell Club Groups.io Page


Catch me on Olivia as well....


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and a member of the now defunct World SSTV Club

Download the Archived WSSTVC Membership Roster


   Visit My   SSTV Ham Cam

Station photos circa 1980

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My Golden Retrievers



          Rhett                         Jax / Annie



Annie & Siri


02 Mar 1998 - 06 Jul 2012

PitaPata - Personal picturePitaPata Dog tickers

K9Data - "Rhett"

Rhett's Memorial Page

Rhett's Photo Album



20 Dec 2007 (appr.) - 26 Nov 2014

PitaPata - Personal picturePitaPata Dog tickers

K9Data - "Jax"

Jax's Photo Album



14 June 2014 - 29 Sept 2021

PitaPata - Personal picturePitaPata Dog tickers

Siri's Photo Album



Golden Retriever Club of America


Golden Retriever Puppy Buyers Checklist


Pet Quality of Life Scale



QSL Info:

 Direct QSL's Preferred, then LOTW, EQSL, Buro...


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Follow me on GAB: @W9FE

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73's and Good DX...See you on the Bands!



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