Archive for March, 2010

Operated KH6BB – USS Missouri, Pearl Harbor

Friday, March 19th, 2010

K5JU and myself were given the opportunity to operated from the USS Missouri while in Honolulu. It was a great experience with the high point being working my son, W5CND in Arkansas, from the Missouri. Our first HF contact and from such a great site.

The station was a TS-450S and the antenna a cage antenna on the bow of the ship 90 feet up in the air.

New Addition Collins KWM-2

Sunday, March 14th, 2010

I have acquired a KWM-2. Yes, I have Collins but like the KWM-2 although I never had one in the past. It has a great receiver and looking forward to some late night contacts with the radio ‘glowing’….