Bob Allphin K4UEE Adventures in Ham Radio


My Ham Radio Resumé

With the completion of the very successful K1N DXpedition to Navassa Island, K4UEE has reached a milestone in his ham radio “career”.  He has now participated in, led, or co-led DXpeditions to ELEVEN of the DXCC “top 10 most wanted”.  They are Baker/Howland (#8), Heard Island (#4), Bhutan (#3), South Sandwich Islands (#6), South Georgia Island (#10), Peter I Island (#4), Lakshadweep (#2), Desecheo Island (#6), Saba/St. Eustatius (all-time new one), Amsterdam/St. Paul (# 4) and now Navassa Island (#1).  In 2012, the HKØNA Malpelo Island DXpedition ranked #12 "most wanted", set a new World Record for QSOs for non-hotel, non fly-in DXpeditions.

Since retiring fifteen years ago to pursue DXpeditioning more or less full time, Bob has participated in ten MAJOR DXpeditions that have made over 1.25 million QSOs.  He has ELEVEN "DXpedition of the Year" plaques hanging on his wall.

He is an active contester and has participated in 38 contest DXpeditions.  From the mid- 80s through the early 2000s, Bob set five single operator/single band World Records and was a competitor in two World Radio Team Championships (WRTC) events in 1996 and 2000.

Bob is a member of the CQ DX Hall of Fame, current Chairman of INDEXA, current President of The KP1-5 Project, and former Chairman of the ARRL DX Advisory Committee (DXAC).  He is a member of the VooDoo Contest Group, FOC (First Class Operator Club), A-1 Operators Club, the Southeastern DX Club Hall of Fame.