QRV, A DXer's Life for Me


Kirsti Jenkins-Smith VK9NL


A collection of essays written over several years during the 80's and early 90's.

Do you remember working some of the really rare ones like Peter 1. Island, San Felix, Bouvet, etc.?

Travel with the author to such places as Heard Island, Howland Island, Murmansk, Svalbard, Sarawak, Japan and Willis Island. Visit Bhutan and meet the "Thunder Dragon".

What does she say about our hobby? Do you recognise yourself in "A Ham's Farewell?" Where did all the Dears go? Do you remember how YOU tamed your first computer?


Read "The Taming of the Shrew" and have a laugh at the 'old days.'

Much has changed since the 80's and early 90's. We are 'on line,' connected to Cyberspace with DX reflectors and websites. Our rigs can just about manage without us. And yet, 100 watts and a simple antenna can still work the magic of 'oldfashioned' amateur radio

Many DXers have read QRV, A DXer's Life for Me and say they have enjoyed it. Why not find out for yourself.


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