About N8IE:
Born on date: 7, Jan 1962

Name: Daniel J. Shepherd Sr.
Occupation: Retired.
Location: Kettering, Ohio. Montgomery County. Grid EM79wr.
License class: Extra, 1998.
First license: Technician, 1992
Old Call: N8VZU
HF Rig: TenTec Omni VI Plus.
Vintage Station: Viking Ranger paired with a Drake R4-B.
HF Homebrew Rig: 6T9 single tube TX from the 1973 ARRL Handbook.
HF Antennas: 135' inverted Vee fed w/ladder line, Ground mounted Butternut HF9V, Mosley TA-33 Jr. tri-band Yagi.
6M, UHF/VHF Rig: Yaesu FT-857D.
UHF/VHF Antennas: 6M: Comet 4 element Yagi @ 30'. 2M: Homebrew 5 element Yagi @ 40', 440: 11 element Yagi @ 35'.
Station Equipment: MFJ-986 Differential-T antenna tuner, Tenma 35A DC Terminal Strip.
Station Keys (bug): 1938 Vibroplex Lightning Bug.
Station Keys (hand): 2 original Lionel J-38's.
Station Keys (paddles): 2 Bencher BY-1 paddles.
Modes Working: AM, CW, PSK-31, RTTY, SSB, VHF-UHF SSB/CW.
Memberships: A-1 Operator Club, ARRL, FISTS #4985 (CC# 889), FPqrp #-6, Mad River Radio Club, QRP ARCI #11003, SKCC #312, SOC #284, Zombie #667
Misc: ARRL Volunteer Examiner (VE), Trustee for the Flying Pigs QRP Club International call sign, W8PIG.
Interests: Antenna building, contesting, DXing, home brewing equipment, QRP, weak signal VHF-UHF.

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