My Ham Shack - Your Shack. Pictures. Blogs. Projects.


KF5GMK - Fritz Kocher


KF5GMK
Fritz Kocher
General Class
KF5GMK Ham Since 2010
United States

View Profile
Viewed 2099 times

Pictures

View All 4 Pictures

Connections

View All 3 Connections

Request Connection

Information

Other Callsigns
KA5PZE
N5FZQ

My Ham Radio Interests
I started out back in 1981 at Texas A&M Unversity under the guidance of our Electronics Teacher/Advisor. I joined the W5AC Amateur Radio Club on campus and participated in 2 field days. I had a Yaesu 7R? (2m with a microprocessor!). It had 3 LED segments. Anyway, graduated had kids and let the license lapse. I just picked re-tested and got my general license here in Austin, TX. I use a Yaesu FT857D.

Equipment
FT-857D
OHV-200

Other Interests
Electronics, Scouts, motorcycles.

Clubs

KF5GMK's Ham Shack

 
Callsign KF5GMK
Name Fritz Kocher
Country United States
License Class General
Been a Ham Since 2010
Joined 07/28/2010
Viewed 2098 times

KF5GMK has 3 connections
View Connections
Build your Ham Radio Connection Network!
Request Connection with KF5GMK
KF5GMK
KF5GMK
 
Other/Previous Callsigns
KA5PZE
N5FZQ

My Ham Radio Interests
I started out back in 1981 at Texas A&M Unversity under the guidance of our Electronics Teacher/Advisor. I joined the W5AC Amateur Radio Club on campus and participated in 2 field days. I had a Yaesu 7R? (2m with a microprocessor!). It had 3 LED segments. Anyway, graduated had kids and let the license lapse. I just picked re-tested and got my general license here in Austin, TX. I use a Yaesu FT857D.

My Equipment
FT-857D
OHV-200

Other Interests
Electronics, Scouts, motorcycles.

View all pictures

Latest Station Blog

Working Digital on 20m and 40m 9/21/2010 10:53:58 AM (2748 views) (0 comments)

Using my FT-857 @ 100W, I have been able to reach Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Ohio, and Canada from central Texas. The antenna a portable whip antenna OPEK 400 (multiple tab coil). set inside my 2 story home. Can't wait to put it outside or on the Yukon and see how much less power I need to reach the same contacts? What is the average power one sh ...

Untitled Page