Episode 024 - Dan Walker - WG5G
First Licensed: 1978
Tex Kennedy, N5TX
CW Betz, Antenna Engineer, KMAC/KISS Radio
David "Woody" Woodruff
First Rig: W1FB's Sardine Sender on 80 meters and the Heathkit HW-9
First Antenna: 5 band vertical
Later: TH2-MK3 2 element beam on 10, 15 and 20 meters
Current Rig: Kenwood TS-130V with DSC30 VFO
Current Antenna: Multiband Quad at 50 feet
Favorite operating mode: CW with straight key
DX Strategy: work split, zero beat the station being worked by the DX station and call immediately after their exchange.
San Antonio Ham Classes
Six Meter International Radio Klub
MFJ - 422 Keyer/Bencher Combo
WG5G QRZ Page
CQ DX Marathon
AM broadcast field strength meter
Advice to hams: "keep it simple and put your money into your antenna system."
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Sardine Sender on 80 Meters
Built by Erik, NY9D, an update to the W1FB design and displayed in QST, November 2003
WG5G works the world with a multi-ban quad antenna