Family moved to Arlington, Mass. New Call, WA1IDU, 1967
Second College: Boston University, 1967 - 1969
US Air Force, 1969 - 1972: Myrtle Beach AFB, SC, 1969. Base MARS Operator, AG2CP. Camp Eagle, near Hue, Vietnam, 1970. Tactical radio / forward air control, callsign Bilk Control. Westover AFB, MA, 1971-72. Air Ops Specialist.
Third College: Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst. BBA
Radio: Heath SB-101, Hustler 4BTV
Upgraded to Extra WO1C, 1989. Traded for vanity K1VI, 2000.
Career: Systems Analyst, various companies, RETIRED from Phoenix Insurance, Hartford, CT, August 2014.
Finally finished night school 6/2007 with MSCS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Hartford campus).
Radio: Starting 1988: Icom 735, G5RV
Radio: Starting 2007: Icom 756 Pro-3, Tokyo Hy-Power 1.5, G5RV
Radio: Starting 2014: Added mobile! IC7100, Tarheel (LT II) in September
DXCC Challenge Level 1,500 - reached 1,200 in May, 2014
DXCC Status as of 10/29/2014
IOTA (Over level 100 - to be organized and submitted)
Recent: DXCC submission in Feb 2014 brings me over 250 countries, DXCC Mixed