California - USA
Name: Charlie Spetnagel
Profession: System operations manager for a Competitive Local Exchange Carrier focused on providing high capacity special access services, SONET, DWDM, Dark Fiber circuits and Cell Site Backhaul up to OC192 and 10Gbe.
Licensed since: 1975
Prior DXpeditions/Other calls: 2010 PJ7E Sint Maarten, 2009 K4M Midway, 2005 K7C Kure, 2002 XRØX San Felix, 1992 FOØCI Clipperton. Contests: 1993 & 94 ZF2JI Cayman Is., 1995 6E2T Baja Calif, 1997 FO8DX Bora Bora, 1998 FG5BG Guadeloupe, 2000 WP2Z U.S Virgin Is, 2001 PJ2/W6KK Curacao, 2004 VP2MKK Montserrat and 2006 KH8Q American Samoa. DX Calls: ZF2VT, FOØSPE, KL7/N7QQ, KH6/W6KK, XE2/N7QQ, FG/W6KK KP2/W6KK, PJ2/W6KK, VP2MKK, KH8/W6KK and KH4/W6KK PJ7/W6KK.
Club Memberships: Southern California DX Club, Southern California Contest Club, Northern California DX Foundation, and life member ARRL.
Bio: Previous U.S. calls: WB6SLI (1975-1977) N7QQ (1977-1996) W6KK (1996-present) DXCC Honor Roll #1 343 confirmed 8BDXCC.