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AB0SR
Jesse Nee
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AB0SR Ham Since 2000
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Ham radio operator for 13 years now, and enjoying every minute.
Got started in ham radio like probably most hams, by getting my tech license.
Got an HT, Alinco forget the model hi hi. But repeaters were just not what I got into ham radio for.
Later I started studying for the general class exam and had to study Morse code.
then I thought, you know this is what I got into ham radio for in the first place!
After learning the code at a blazing fast 5 wpm, I took my test and past with perfect copy!
Now I have been running Code for 12 years now and having a ball doing so.
I believe, the FCC should not have taken the Morse code requirement out of the Exam to the General class license,
if it was not for this part of the test, I would probably been lost in ham radio air space!
I run about 90% Morse Code and play with the digital modes some, but CW is where my heart is.

If you have ever thought about giving Morse Code a try, give it a shot, you just don't know?
you might be meant for it also. and it is really not that hard to learn, HEY if I can learn it, anyone can.
Hope to chat with you soon on the code bands.
73 fer nw de AB0SR + sk sk

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RIG: ELECRAFT K3

Antenna: Buxcom G5RV

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NAQCC May Challenge

From AB0SR

4/25/2010 3:32:02 AM (1 comments) Add a commentAdd Comment


Well, the month of May is coming up fast.
Am planing on trying the NAQCC May challenge of how many contacts can be made on less then 1 watt.
should be fun and a challenge! given the band conditions. wonder if there are any other NAQCC members on here?

If so good luck to you on the challenge this next month :-)
73 de AB0SR


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by AB0SR 6/3/2010 2:54:57 AM

OK, the May challenge didn't go so well.
the band must have been down enough that it is really making QRP a very tough challenge!
I think I will try and invest in the 100 watt amp for the K3 this summer.


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