2 m DXCC on July 16, 1999! 6 m DXCC on June 25, 2005!

6 m FFMA #7 on October 13, 2015!


  Harris Platinum I Channel 3 TV solid state amplifiers for 6m


  2024 Tristan da Cunha 6m EME DXpedition

  2023 Rodrigues Island 6m EME DXpedition 

  2022 Mayotte 6m EME DXpedition

  2021 French Polynesia Marquesas 6m EME DXpedition

  2021 French Polynesia Austral Islands 6m EME DXpedition

  2021 Montana 6m Grid DXpeditions

  2020 Montana 6m Grid DXpeditions

  2019 Seychelles 6m EME DXpedition

  2019 Bolivian 6m EME DXpedition

  2018 Nauru 6m EME DXpedition

  2017 Indian Ocean VK9C and VK9X 6m EME DXpedition

  2016 Palau and Yap 6m EME DXpedition

  2016 DN24xx/DN34ax Field Day Grid Line DXpedition

  2015 Micronesia V6M 6m EME DXpedition

  2015 DN24so July 4th 6m Grid DXpedition

2015 DN34gx Field Day 6m Grid DXpedition

2014 American Samoa KH8/W7GJ  6m EME DXpedition

  2013 Clipperton TX5K 6m EME DXpedition

2012 Niue E6M 6m EME DXpedition

  2011 Samoa 5W0GJ 6m EME DXpedition

  2010 Fiji 3D2LR 6m EME DXpedition

  2009 South Cook Islands E51SIX 6m EME DXpedition


  JT65 "Step-By-Step Setup" and Operating Checklist for using JT65 on EME (in .pdf format)

  Q65 "Step-By-Step Setup" and Operating Checklist for using Q65 on EME (in .pdf format)

  JT65 DXpedition Procedure used by W7GJ on 6m EME DXpeditions

  Q65 DXpedition Procedure used by W7GJ on 6m EME DXpeditions

  Demonstration using Q65 -60A on 6m EME

Downloading pdf file  Welcome to 6m EME! (2010)

  Current Trends in 6m EME (2020 PowerPoint)

Downloading pdf file  Montana PBS Backroads of Montana in 2009 (6m EME segment starts at 13:25)

Downloading pdf file  Montana PBS HAM radio documentary by University of Montana Journalism students in 2022
  Best Days for 6m EME

  Tips for Successful 6m EME DXpeditions

  Antenna Photos of a Sampling of 6m EME Stations

  6m EME Operating Tips

  General Moonbounce Operating Tip

  Setting up JT65 with the Elecraft K3 (in .pdf format)

  6m EME DXpedition Equipment List

  Additional cooling for the solid state 2kw EB104 6m amp (in .pdf format)


  W7GJ ham radio background and EME on audio QSO TODAY podcast

  W7GJ Station

  W7GJ Background

  GJTRACKER Moon Tracking Software for Windows, and SPACE spreadsheet for locating VHF EME arrays.

  Fred Fish Memorial Award Grid Checklist, automatically completed Application Form and Interactive Colored Grid Map


  Favorite Links

  Family and local Montana scenery.

  Full featured computer interface for use with Elecraft KX3.

  Adding heat sinks and stability to Elecraft KX3 for 6m JT65A mode

  FFMA Award for working all 488 grids in the continental USA

  Adding a separate PTT output to the Yaesu FT-857 to key an amplifier

  Modified ARR MSP50VDG-160 preamplifier for preamp output to a separate receiver


   VE7BQH Comparison Table of popular 50 MHz, 144MHz and 432MHz single, 2 and 4 - bay antenna systems

  VE7BQH 9 Element 50 MHz high gain yagi design with 50 ohm feed, capable of EME on the horizon.

  VE7BQH 43 Element 144 MHz rope yagi design for portable EME operations

  VE7BQH 18 Element 50 MHz rope yagi for portable (or home) EME operations

  AA7A 6m Rope Yagi for portable EME operations.

  LaPorte Rhombic for VHF/UHF (from QST Magazine)

  W7GJ 6m EME Array Construction

  W7GJ VHF Antennas

  6M8GJ yagi as used by W7GJ

  Simple Hinged Mount for 6M8GJ yagi

  Manual Elevation Mount for 6M8GJ yagi

  QRO Coaxial Relay or Switch for 6m

  QRO Coaxial Tee by WA4NJP for antenna array power dividers

  Aiming Circle for Manually Aiming Antennas in the Field

  Installation of New Motor on Prop Pitch motor used for 6m EME array

  Mobile Whip for 6m

  Raising antennas and masts while operating portable

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