ARRL 160 CW 2003 effort
50 years of amateur
operating as AK9F.
www.ARRL.org web 2003 ARRL 160 Meter Contest Soapbox comment
Celebrates 50 Years of Ham Radio contesting with old friends
AK9F Multi-S group celebrates another successful ARRL 160 Meter Contest
operating from the great station of WB9Z.
|From left, Will
AK9F, Jerry WB9Z,
K9CS. This group has been teamed on 160 meters
for over 20 years and consistently places in the top ten. The 2003 effort
resulted in 1,353 Q's, 78 US/VE sections and 25 countries for a total of
This year, we used
the call AK9F to celebrate Howard's 50th year in amateur radio.
First licensed in 1953 at 12 years old in Iowa, Howard was WNØZYC,
then a short time later, upgraded to General and WØZYC.
The station transmits
from a 160 foot series fed vertical tower with 120 quarter wave radials
and receives with numerous Beverage and pennant antennas. WB9Z is located
in the middle of the midwest's "Black Hole" on Jerry's farm near Crescent
City, Illinois and is a member of the Society of Midwest Contesters. --
above are KARS members of many years.
to Howard, AK9F.
to the group, on another fantastic effort...
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