HB9DST / AA1MI
Paul Schreier, 8800 Thalwil
First licensed in 1969 as WN3TWT (novice license), upgraded to WA3MTP (general class) and then AA1MI (extra class).
Education: BSEE from the University of Notre Dame; MS Engineering Management from Northeastern University. Retired technical writer/editor and German->English translator.
Moved to Switzerland in 2001, assigned the call HB9DST. Received Swiss citizenship in 2015.
Member of ARRL, USKA, Helvetia Telegraphy Club HTC, HB9ZG, HB9D and HB9SOTA.
Current SOTA station:
KX2 / fiberglass mast with end-fed halfwave (EndFedz) / Palm Radio Mini Paddle
Operate 99% CW.
Awards from my coastal QTH in the US (Rye, NH) with an R7 vertical: DXCC QRP (5W), Milliwatt WAS (Worked All States at 990 mW)
SOTA Awards: Mountain Explorer/Amethyst #1 (currently 80 Associations activated), HB9SOTA Edelweiss Activator Award #1
(Photo: SG-017 Churfirsten/Hinterrugg June 2012)