Glenn Johnson, WØGJ Orthopedic Surgeon, age 50 Licensed since age 15, Glenn is an active contester and DXer with 345 countries in the bag with P5 and Andaman needed. Glenn is currently licensed as VO2GJ, VP2EZ, and ZF2RT. Having contested single op with these calls, and multi-op'd as VP2E, VP5H, V59T & WP3X. Glenn's only major DXpedtion was Heard Island, VKØIR. The Johnsons (XYL Vivien - KL7YL) homeschool their four children: Melissa (NØMAJ - age 15), Mark (NØMJ - age 14), Paul (WØPRJ - age 12) & Carrie (NØCMJ - age 10). The family actively contests from home. The Johnsons live on the continental (Laurentian) divide in the north woods of Minnesota. Glenn operates a PacketCluster node for the Northern Minnesota DX Association. Glenn belongs to Orthopedics Overseas, a volunteer organization for teaching in developing countries. The Johnsons will be living and working in Bhutan in January 2001 and 2003.
Minnesota Age 14
Bob is also an avid contester and has set the following Single band/Single operator World Records in the CQWW contests 80m CW, 75m Phone, 15m CW, 15m Phone, and 10m Phone. He won the ARRL DX (CW) contest in 1995 (AB/HP/Single op) and second place in CQ-WPX (Phone) contest the same year. Bob was a participant in the 1996 WRTC and along with his partner N6IG, and finished 5th (53 teams). You may have worked Bob as VP2KAE, ZF2FX, VP2V/K4UEE, J87UEE, J87J, VP5FX, J34UEE, C6A/K4UEE, P40R,3A/K4UEE, T30EE, ZP5/K4UEE, TA1/K4UEE, VR2/K4UEE, KH6/K4UEE, HS1/K4UEE,TI5/K4UEE, VP2KC, VP5KMX, XF4DX, VP2V/N9GL, PJ9W, AH1A, ZP0Y, XR0Y, CE0Z, TO0R, TO0R/mm, VK0IR.
Bob has recently retired and is excited about the opportunities for many more contests and DX-peditions in the future.
Duxbury, Massachusetts, Age 49
Currently at home for a sabbat year, taking care of the family and renovating the house after working a couple of years in Africa, for the UNHCR as Sr. Telecoms Operator.
Radio crazy since the age of 10, licensed in 1988. Participates in local and worldwide contests, with many first places, and often top three. Operated several times from the Belgian multi-multi station OT*A, and after that from ON4UN's station as single-op or multi-op with OT*T.
Operates mainly CW-SSB, loves fast and huge pile-ups on the higher bands, but also finds great pleasure in digging those weak signals out on the low bands. Some RTTY and SSTV.
Operated from abroad as 4U1ITU - 9X4WW - S07WW - 5T5WW - EL2WW, and just returned from his first Island DX-pedition FO0AAA, Clipperton.
On the air waves, he is often confused with Peter ON6TT, his brother in crime, which he takes as a compliment.
9V1YC - James Brooks
He is a member of FOC, A1, ARRL and the Singapore Amateur Radio Transmitting Society (SARTS).
His DXpedition and contest experience has included, FO0AAA, ZL9CI, H40AA, VK0IR, XU0AA, ZK1XM, 5W1FR, KH8/KB1CM, H44YC, TO0R, FR/AD1AD, VU2ZAB, VS6WO, VR2GO, VR2/KB1CM, 4X/KB1CM, ZS/KB1CM, G0/KB1CM, VS6/KB1CM as well as the callsigns N1YC, S61YC, 9V0YC, 9V8YC, 9V1ARU, 9V9HQ, VK9YC, G5EBC, KB1CM and KA1BJH.
RA3AUU-Igor "Harry" Booklan
also N1RTW, VK6AUU, ON9CIB
plaques DXCC HR, 5BDXCC, 5BWAZ, DXCC 160
Moscow-Russia, age 31
Licensed since 1982, Harry is a versatile fast cw and phone op, experience DXpeditioner and contester. He has operated as RV4F/RA3AUU, RA3AUU/1, RA3AUU/0, 4L4F, RU6L, RK3B, RU3A, RU1A, R3HQ, EA8/RA3AUU, OT4T, OT6T, OT7T, OT9T, VK0IR, TO0R, XY0RR, 1S0RR, XV3UU, XE2/RA3AUU, R1MVI, R1MVZ and XF4M.
Harry owns a communications company in Moscow.
Andy Chesnokov, UA3AB
Moscow, Russia, Age 40
Director of Dateline Communications (www.dateline.ru), a distributor and VAR of various wireless data equipment manufacturers. Hobbies outside hamradio include badminton, biking.
JA3IG, Yuji Yoshitani
OH2BU- Jari Jussila
He's happy to have worked them all - 334 DXCC countries on SSB, including the rare P5. On CW he missed the P5 just by few seconds but has all the other DXCC countries -333 - worked. Jari is also engaged in trying to work all countries on all nine HF bands. He can be found on the sixth place on the World Wide Toplist, with remarkable 3694 points.
On the DX peditioning he has been active from Revilla Gigedo XF4L, as organizer and QSL manager of Malyj Vysotskij 4J1FS, OH2BU/MVI and R1MVI, as a operator from Rodrigues Is as 3B9R and as a organizer and QSL manager of YS1X. Contesting has also been always a part of his ham radio activities. He was one of the organizers of the OH0W multi/multi -contest operation in early 1980's.
On the home front he has served seven years as the president of SRAL, Finnish Radio Amateur League and still sits on the board of SRAL for 16 consequent years. To keep him busy, he is also the Editor-in-Chief of the monthly 52-56 page Radioamatoori -magazine. After a three year period in the Executive Committee of IARU Region 1, he still acts as the IARU Liaison of SRAL.
Jari is working as the Business Controller and the Head of Strategic Planning for MTV3, the leading Finnish and Scandinavian cormmercial television channel.
Garry was first licensed in 1956 as KN2RQC and then K2RQC. The DX bug bit soon after, and followed him to the West Coast. He returned to radio with his present callsign in 1982 and again became a DX fanatic in 1989. He is an engineer for a semiconductor company and lives in a redwood canyon in Los Gatos, CA.
Garry was T32CW in 1992. His first major DXpedition was 3D2CU/3D2CT, Conway Reef, in 1995. He was a member of 3B9R, Rodrigues, in 1999 and is currently planning a trip to another Most-Wanted destination..
Garry is an enthusiastic lowbander, "marking time" on the highbands during the solar maximum, and also enjoys RTTY.. He has Honor Roll plaques on CW and Phone and holds 5BWAZ.
Plymouth, MA Aged 43
Doug was first licensed in 1991. He is Systems Engineer for Extreme Networks a cutting edge networking company. Doug is an active contester and avid DXer. While he operates all modes, his primary operations are Phone and RTTY. He is active in the Coast Guard auxiliary and Civil Air Patrol. In 1992 he was a guest op at A61AD. When not on the radio Doug can be found on either of his two boats.
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