K3WWP's Ham Radio Activities

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My site is divided into sections listed as links in the top row of the menu at the top of each page. The active section has a turquoise background while the other sections have a yellow background.

The pages in each section are listed as links in the second row of the menu. As with sections, the active page has a turquoise background. The other pages have a white background.

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Now here are links to the SECTIONS and Pages of my site with a brief description of what can be found there.

HOME Intro, NAQCC, guestbook, archived polls, my QRP CW QSO of the day, bookmark site, notes.

Credits Tools and services I use to create and maintain this web site.
Diary Site news, my thoughts on various matters, etc.
FAQs Answers to some questions I am repeatedly asked.
Ham Radio? For the newcomer or non-ham.
Pictures Me, my equipment, antennas, and more.
Polls Results of all my past polls.
Search This page.
Sign Guestbook Add your comments to the collection there.
Site Info Notes on some technical aspects of my site.
Surveys Results of all my past surveys.
View Guestbook Interesting reading.
Who Am I? A short autobiography.

AWARDS A brief intro to the section plus pictures of some of my awards

DXCC Comments about DXCC and my results to date.
eQSL Awards e(lectronic) awards - the future is here now.
Millennium DXCC Picture of my Millennium DXCC award and a list of the 100 stations who helped me earn it.
Milliwatt Lists The challenge of mW work and my results to date.
USA-CA Comments about USA-CA and my results to date.
WAC Comments about WAC and my results to date.
WAS Comments about WAS and my results to date.
WAZ Comments about WAZ and my results to date.
WPX Comments about WPX and my results to date.

CONTESTING Info about the section.

Calendar A page listing all major contests plus some of my personal favorites plus a link to the WA7BNM calendar for those who need more info.
Honor Roll Honoring those who regularly copy my minimal QRP in contests.
QRP Sprints A listing of sprints not contained on the main calendar page.
Results My results from recent contests, recent awards received, and my all-time best scores from each different contest I've entered.
Stories Index page for my contesting stories from 1997-present
Tips The proper way to approach contesting with minimal QRP.

CTY HUNTING Brief intro to the section on county hunting

CHN History How WA8EOH and I founded the CW CHN in 1966
Contest History The CW CH Contest is spun off from the CHN in 1967

CW My thoughts on the greatest (and to me, the only) ham radio mode

CW Procedure The proper way to make CW QSO's
FISTS Club The club devoted to preserving Morse Code on the ham bands
FISTS Columns All my past QRP columns from the FISTS newsletter, Keynote
Teens and CW Are you a teen who loves CW? Wanna do a teen report? Read this and look at each of the reports
Using a Straight Key Tips on the best way to use the traditional straight key
Your CW Stories Your experiences with learning or using CW
Zero Beat Ckt A neat little circuit to aid in zero beating
(Lists - Tables) - CW shortcuts.
All Lists - ASCII Text The below lists in plain ASCII text form
Abbreviations GE, OM, CUL, etc.
Procedure Sigs AR, KN, K, etc.
Punctuation ( . , $ ' " etc.
Q Signals QTH, QRS, QRL, etc.
QN Signals Q signals designed for net operation
RST Readibility, Strength, Tone and what they mean

DX Pictures of some of my DX cards, my thoughts on DXing, and an intro to the section

DXpeditions Links to DXpedition websites.
Find a QSL Route Direct access to a few main callsign servers plus other info to help you find out where to send your QSL.
Log Searches A list of sources of log searches.
My DX QSLs A list of one of my QSLs from each entity and a link to OneDrive where you can see pictures of them.
Working DX - Tips How to best succeed in DXing with QRP
Getting QSLs - Tips Some good ways to be assured of getting that QSL card from the DX you worked.
(Buro Info) - External links to QSL Bureau information
(See Who's On - From DX Summit) - External links to show what DX is on the bands right now

HOMEBREWING A picture and description of my homebrew station that I used for many years.

Antennas Complete description of my ants, ground, & tuner

LINKS Brief section description plus an ADD-A-LINK form

CW Information
DX Information
Hmbw info-Parts
Magazine Sites
Nat'l Organizations
Personal Pages
QRP Sites

LOGS Section intro and a table of the number of QSOs I've made each year from 1963-present

PROPAGATION Several tables and graphs depicting current, past, and predicted future solar and ionospheric conditions

Description Simplified description of propagation and my table.

QRP What is QRP? What can be done with QRP?

Fox Hunting A primer from K3ESE
Month of mW QSOs Working stations with QRPp each day of a month plus more QRPp info
Portable Operating Tips on operating out in the field with QRP
QRP Frequencies Lists the places on the band where QRPers generally congregate
QRP Rigs A comprehensive list of the QRP rigs available with links to more info. Also visitor submitted reviews of some of the rigs.
QRP Streaks Links to stories about my various streaks
Year #### Stats Stats for the previous year #### compared to earlier years

QSLING A picture of my current QSL card, comments on QSLing, and statistics on my percentage of QSL returns.

Find a QSL Route Direct access to a few main callsign servers plus other info to help you find out where to send your QSL.
Log Searches A list of sources of log searches.
QSLing Tips The best ways to get that QSL.
My DX QSLs A list of one of my QSLs from each entity and a link to OneDrive where you can see pictures of them.

VISITORS LIST Section overview

Archives Index An index to pages containing all previous guestbook comments
The List Everyone who has ever visited my site and signed the guestbooks