John Miller

John was first licensed as WV2BQJ in 1958 while living in Syracuse, NY.  In 1976, John’s career took him to Silicon Valley, where he reconnected with amateur radio in the lat 90s.  In addition to his own website, he has created websites for a number of amateur radio organizations:


For the last decade, John has focused heavily on DXing, contesting, and recruiting new operators into the hobby.  His current DXCC total stands at 322 worked and 320 confirmed.  He holds 8BDXCC, working on completing 160M for the 9th band.  His article entitled "The No Excuses 160M Vertical" won the cover plaque award for the June 2009 issue of QST.  

He was an operator in the PJ7E DXpedition to Sint Maarten, as they celebrated their special day of independence on 10-10-10.

John is a member of ARRL, INDEXA, MLDXCC, NCDXC, and PAARA. He is Past-President of the Northern California Contest Club, a founding member of the CW Operators’ Club, a member of the editorial staff of the National Contest Journal, and currently serves on the board of the Northern California DX Foundation.  He was co-chair for the 2011 International DX Convention in Visalia, CA.

As an operator and webmaster for NH8S, he is looking forward to the pileups from Swains Island!

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