Operations and Interests

  • CW – Mode A1, using Morse code
  • DXing – Making contact with stations distant and rare locations
  • Contesting – Casual contest operation, mostly on CW
  • QRP – Operating on 5 watts or less, especially using homebuilt or portable equipment
  • Traffic – Participating in the NTS, primarily in the Alabama Section Net (CW)
  • EmComm – Support of emergency and disaster-relief communication
  • SWLing – Listening to the shortwave spectrum for all manner of signals
  • QSLing – Collecting QSLs (physical or otherwise) from the stations I contact or hear