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W9ZT - Brad Wessels


W9ZT
Brad Wessels
Extra Class
W9ZT Ham Since 1970
United States

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Other Callsigns
WB9FFO
AA9NR

My Ham Radio Interests
I am a low band DX enthusiast and spend most of my time chasing DX on 160 meters.
Also I enjoy operating vintage radios
I spend summers at my cottage on Eva Lake in NW Ontario and operate W9ZT/VE3 when taking a break from catching the lunkers.

73!
Brad

Equipment
Icom 7600
Icom 7000
Swan SW-240
Swan 270B
Swan 500CX
Swan 600T/600R
Drake TR-4C
Drake RV-4C
Drake R-4B
Knight T-60
National NC-270
Kenwood TL-922A
Ten Tec 229 Tuner
Logikey K-3
MDS RC-1Y digital rotor control
W2IHY 8-band EQ
Hygain TH-3 on 40' Tubular Tower
40 Meter Dipole at 40'
80 Meter Dipole at 60'
160 Meter Inverted-L at 60'
K9AY Receiving Loop

Other Interests
Jetboating
Bicycling
Fishing at my VE3 QTH!
Amateur Astronomer

Clubs
ARRL, NEWDXA, FISTS, 10-10, GERATOL, and QCWA

W9ZT's Ham Shack

 
Callsign W9ZT
Name Brad Wessels
Country United States
License Class Extra
Been a Ham Since 1970
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Joined 05/30/2009
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Other/Previous Callsigns
WB9FFO
AA9NR

My Ham Radio Interests
I am a low band DX enthusiast and spend most of my time chasing DX on 160 meters.
Also I enjoy operating vintage radios
I spend summers at my cottage on Eva Lake in NW Ontario and operate W9ZT/VE3 when taking a break from catching the lunkers.

73!
Brad


My Equipment
Icom 7600
Icom 7000
Swan SW-240
Swan 270B
Swan 500CX
Swan 600T/600R
Drake TR-4C
Drake RV-4C
Drake R-4B
Knight T-60
National NC-270
Kenwood TL-922A
Ten Tec 229 Tuner
Logikey K-3
MDS RC-1Y digital rotor control
W2IHY 8-band EQ
Hygain TH-3 on 40' Tubular Tower
40 Meter Dipole at 40'
80 Meter Dipole at 60'
160 Meter Inverted-L at 60'
K9AY Receiving Loop

Other Interests
Jetboating
Bicycling
Fishing at my VE3 QTH!
Amateur Astronomer

My Radio Clubs
ARRL, NEWDXA, FISTS, 10-10, GERATOL, and QCWA

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Latest Station Blog

Computer RFI 5/28/2010 12:00:24 PM (3764 views) (1 comments)

After expending the money and effort to erect a 160 meter half wave dipole I realized the troubling but tolerable RFI on 80 meters generated by my PC was horrific on 160 meters. Often I would just shut my PC down when operating on 80 meters especially when trying to work weak DX, but what a hassle. So I did some research online and decided to try ...

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