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W6JBR
OCEANSIDE, CALIFORNIA USA

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W6JBR at W1AW!
Op: John B. Rotondi (visiting W1AW!)

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'Full Code' 20 WPM Extra Class Licensee as of 29 January 2000!



Licensed since ~1969.

Previous callsigns held:
WA2OOB, NY & CA
WN2OOB, 'Da Bronx', NY


MY HAM RADIO PAGE IS DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF

MY VERY GOOD FRIENDS AND 'EXTRA SPECIAL' HAM RADIO BUDDIES:

JOE 'EL PRESIDENTE' KRIGBAUM, K6NE, SK 12/18

ROBERT CRAIG, WA6GYG, SK 6/18

STEVE CARTER, WA1ESF
, SK 7/3/15

TOMMY 'CLOVER' MCCOY, KN6KK, SK 6/03
Please visit Tommy's Online Tribute at
http://www.w6dek.com/435Movies/tommy.html

ROBERT 'BOB' CASEY, K0GWK, SK 11/02
Click HERE for Bob's 58th Birthday Pic w/XYL & Tommy

And my first Elmer and Science Inspiration:
The Legendary Charles Hellman, W2RP, SK 1/25/17
Visit the ARRL W2RP Tribute

May their radiant spirits propagate throughout the DX heavens.


LOTW


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AWARDS:

ARRL DXCC No. 16,111 1/7/2015
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WAS Triple Play for Phone/CW/Digital
!
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ARRL Centennial QSO Party 2014
Centennial Points Challenge Award, Top Level Certificate
16,341 Points
Thanks to all the ARRL Members I contacted,
and to The ARRL for making this great event possible!


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After decades of DXing, on 7 JAN 2015, my application for ARRL DXCC was APPROVED!
< I am now the recipient of ARRL DXCC NO. 16,111! >
I currently have 160 DXCC QSLs via LoTW
I can now qualify for both Phone and CW DXCC.
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On 26 SEPT 2014 I was granted the vanity call sign
W6JBR!
retiring my long held call sign WA2OOB.
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I operate Phone, CW, and digital modes including RTTY, Feld-Hell, PSK31
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Current Station Setup:

XCVRS: Kenwood TS-450SAT, ICOM IC-706 mkII, IC-821H, IC-2800H
ANTS: 40/20M Inverted V @ 24', Antron A99 15M Vertical, 6M 2 Element Homebrew Cubical Quad, GP15,
and Hamsticks on the shed!


W6JBR OCEANSIDE, CA QTH:

40M vee  Homebrew 6M 2el Quad  2M/70CM YagiWA2OOB Antenna Farm 2014
Current Antenna Farm L to R: GP15 (6/2/440) @ 12', 40 (15)/20M Inverted V @ 25', 10M Vertical Dipole @ 12', Hamstick on  shed


Shack 2014
Current Operating Position! Gear unpacked, still getting interfaced.
TS-450SAT still in use while TS-Ts are refurbished. 

Hallicrafters Rig
Hallicrafters Boatanchor Station: Left: SX-96 over HT-37. Right: SX-111

Shack UpdateAntenna
Former Ventura, CA WA2OOB QTH

Portable Shack
Portable Station

  2016 John Rotondi
W6JBR Home QTH Equipment List:

           HF ANTENNAS

W6JBR Portable Equipment List:
W6JBR operating interests: W6JBR Affiliations:
  ACS ARES ARRL CA ACS OES RACES Skywarn
  San Diego DX
              ClubPARC ARC 10-10 NET SCCC
SKCC
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