Episode 017 - Bob Wolbert - K6XX
First License: WN6HPF
Other Call Signs: WA6HPF
First Rig: Heathkit HW-16 Transceiver
on a HyGain 18AVT vertical antenna
Later moved up to: Kenwood TS-520
First Ham Club: Santa Rosa Amateur Radio Club is now Sonoma County Radio Amateurs
Father taught him Morse code out of the Boy Scout Handbook without knowing the code himself.
Little Print Shop - used to send sample package of QSL cards before FCC licensed was received. Bob learned of his new General Class call sign from the Litte Print Shop - as many of us did in those days. I can't find the Little Print Shop, but here is a link to QSL card printing.
K6XX Contest Awards
World Radiosport Team Championship 2010
- Bob was US team leader
K6XX CW Indicator Kit - find CW signals using a visual queue.
Reverse Beacon Network
Advice to new and returning hams: "Jump in, the water is fine. We are at the peak of the sunspot cycle."
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World Radiosport Team Championship, 2010
N6XI & K6XX at R31A
K6XX, one of six operating positions