Station Info

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Awards
ARRL National Certificate of Merit (1978)
ARRL Emergency Service Award
ARRL Public Service Award
DXCC (Mixed, Phone, CW, QRP)
DXCC Challenge Award
WAS - CW
WAZ - CW #292
WPX - CW #3872
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DXCC Totals
Mixed - 305
CW - 292
QRP - 131
Contest Achievement Highlights
K4EQ
1st Place, Midwest Division, QRP, CW Unlimited, 2014 ARRL 10-Meter Contest (Division record)
1st Place, Iowa Section, QRP, CW, 2011 ARRL 10-Meter Contest
1st Place, Iowa Section, QRP, CW, 2010 ARRL International DX Contest
1st Place, Tennessee Section, QRP, CW, 2001 ARRL 10-Meter Contest
1st Place, Delta Division, QRP, CW, 2001 ARRL 10-Meter Contest (Division record)
1st Place, Tennessee Section, 1999 QRPARCI Holiday Spirits Sprint

W9NXD/HR2
1st Place, World, 80m, CW, 1984 ARRL International DX Contest
5th Place, World, 80m, CW, 1983 ARRL International DX Contest
1st Place, North America, Mixed Mode, 1983 ARRL 10-Meter Contest
6th Place, World, Mixed Mode, 1983 ARRL 10-Meter Contest
1st Place, Honduras, Mixed Mode, 1983 ARRL 10-Meter Contest
1st Place, Honduras, All-Band, CW, 1983 CQ World-Wide WPX Contest
1st Place, Honduras, 80m, CW, 1983 ARRL International DX Contest
1st Place, Honduras, 80m, Phone, 1983 ARRL International DX Contest

HR1DH
1st Place, Honduras, All-Band, CW, 1975 CQ World-Wide DX Contest
 
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Station Equipment
Kenwood TS-2000 Transceiver
Elecraft K1 QRP Transceiver
Elecraft K2 QRP Transceiver (installed Elecraft amplifier - now 0.1-100 watts)
Elecraft KX2 QRP Transceiver
Cricket 30 QRP Transceiver (30m CW crystal controlled)
Bayou Jumper QRP Transceiver (40m CW crystal controlled)
Splinter II QRP Transceiver (40m CW crystal controlled
Tuna Tin II QRP Transceiver (40m CW crystal controlled
LDG Z-11 Pro II Auto Tuner
MFJ-969 Tuner
MFJ-902B Tuner
Icom IC-2100 2-Meter FM Transceiver
Samlex SEC 1235 Power Supply
Samlex SEC 1235M Power Supply
Samlex SPS-1204UL Power Supply
Elecraft W2 SWR/Watt Meter
Diamond Antenna SX-200 SWR/Watt Meter
SignaLink USB Sound Card
Idiom Press Logikey K-3 Keyer
Nye Speed-X Straight Key
Palm Mini Paddle
NØSA Mini Paddle
NØSA TP4 Paddle
Current Memberships
American Radio Relay League
Cliff Cave VE Team
FISTS (#3597)
Four States QRP Group (#467)
Michigan QRP Club (#109)
Mississippi Valley DX/Contest Club
North American QRP CW Club (#439)
Old Old Timer's Club (#4003)
QCWA (#19,129)
QRP ARCI (#10034)
SKCC (#2238)
St. Louis Metro ARES / RACES
St. Louis & Suburban Radio Club
Past Memberships
Army MARS (Tennessee AAV4CS; Iowa AAV7CS)
Cedar Valley (IA) Amateur Radio Club
Central Michigan Amateur Radio Club
Grand Rapids (MI) Amateur Radio Association
Grant County (IN) Amateur Radio Club (past president)
Iowa QRP Club (#162)
Johnson City (TN) Amateur Radio Association
Lansing (MI) Civil Defense Repeater Association
RACES (IN)
Radio Club de Honduras
Radio Club de Tegucigalpa
Roanoke Valley (VA) Amateur Radio Club
Zerobeaters Amateur Radio Club (MO)
Call Signs Held Since 1960
KN8WHB - Novice call sign issued 29 September 1960.
K8WHB - Original call sign holder. Now assigned to Geauga Amateur Radio Association.
W9NXD - Formerly held by Hubert H. Barcus, Des Moines, Iowa, c. 1937-1942.
NJ8X - Original call sign holder. Now assigned to Ainahou Contest Club.
K4EQ - Formally held by William Kargoll, Jr., Jupiter, Florida, c. 1963-1977
HR1DH - Honduras call sign, 1975
Also operated from these countries:
Honduras (HR1DH, K8WHB/HR1, W9NXD/HR2, NJ8X/HR1, HR9/K4EQ)
Costa Rica (W9NXD/TI2)
Russia (NJ8X/UA3)
Canada (W9NXD/VE3, NJ8X/VE3, K4EQ/VE3)
Miscellaneous
Passed Amateur Extra Class exam 26 September 1984
Father, Max Holloway, N8CVH (SK)
Brother, Mel Holloway, KD8LL
Sister-in-law, Kim Holloway, N8HOD
Uncle, Don Holloway, WB8EYM (SK)