Episode 096 - Bill Dean - W0OR
Home Town: St. Louis Park, Minnesota
Boys' Life Magazine - popular magazine of the Boy Scouts of America.
First License: WN0WDW, Novice, 1954 Age 14
General upgrade, seven months later, to W0WDW
Moved to California as a kid, was K6QXC in Monrovia
Minnesota Section Net
Brass Pounders League
ARRL A1 Operator Award
First Contest: Minneapolis Radio Club Field Day
Second Contest: ARRL Sweepstakes 1956 - chose CW or phone, not both, done over two weekends, 40 hours. Won in 1957 for Minnesota. Was on the QST picture May 1958.
Favorite contests: ARRL Sweepstakes Contest and CQ Worldwide CW
SO2R - Single Operator 2 Receiver
ARRL DX Contest
Minnesota Wireless Association
Twin Cities DX Club
William Dean Minnesota Legislative Record
Bill is also active as HC1WDT, in Cotacachi, Ecuador during the cold Minnesota Winters.
Ryder Cup Golf Classic
Current Business: www.artsofequidor.com
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