Code Buddy

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Page Last Updated - Apr 25, 2018 at 17:06 PDT

Get a FISTS Code Buddy

This page is being made available for FISTS members to arrange contacts with a Code Buddy Volunteer
to help them increase their speed or simply to improve their sending and receiving of Morse code.

If you are an experienced Morse op and wish to be included in the volunteer contact list
(see example below), please read the Volunteer section below.

Operators looking for a Code Buddy can select a volunteer below
by sending them an e-mail to get things started.

FISTS Code Buddy Volunteer List

Rick N6IET Los Angeles CA 80 thru 20 1400-1500 UTC
Joe K4JGA Casselberry FL 40 thru 10 11 AM - 4 PM
5 - 20 WPM
Dennis WD9DWE Pekin IN 80 40 20 15 10 Days Morning Time
Curt KC9UNL Savoy IL 40 Mtrs Afternoon/Evening
before 10 PM local
time.     8-15 WPM
Dale K4EQ Union (near STL) MO 40 thru 10 Weekdays
Ed NØWNV Troy MO 80 40 20 15 10 3-5 WPM, After 6 PM
Tom KI7AFS Seattle WA 40 15 10 10-15 WPM, Anytime
Jim W7YV Taylorsville (near SLC) UT 40 20 17 15 Daily 1400-0300 UTC
13 WPM or Less
Bob KB4RGC Raleigh NC 80 to 10 Mtrs Daytime and Early Evenings
Sheldon KI6ATA Walnut Creek CA 20-40-80 2-5PM PST Slow Speed
Doug NØBGT Blaine MN 80-40-30-20-15 Weekday Evenings
5-7 Central Time
Weekends Anytime
Paul WB2GIN Washington DC 40 & 20 12 to 17 WPM
Evenings and
Make Skeds

Volunteer as a Code Buddy

If you'd like to be included in the list of Code Buddy volunteers, please send an email to:
Dennis K6DF, at

Very Important: please state that you agree for your details below to be published on this Code Buddy web page and in the Americas Chapter Key Note newsletter, without this we will not publish your information.

Please provide the following information:
  1. Your first name.
  2. Callsign.
  3. Town/City.
  4. State.
  5. Email address.
  6. Which bands you can operate on.
  7. When you are available (e.g. during the day, evening or weekend).
  8. Any brief operating comments (e.g. preferred day, time, or CW speed).
  9. Type out your permission for us to publish your details on this web page and in the Key Note newsletter.

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