Born 12 May, 1935 on the Matson freighter Waialeale between the islands of Oahu and Kauai. Birth name is James but I use my nickname Sonny most of the time. LIVE VIDEO; http://www.ustream.tv/channel/kh6cb
At present my working conditions are KENWOOD TS-2000 base, ameritron al-80b amplifier ,Dentron MT-3000a tuner. Antennas; 2 element moxon (20 m), 5 element Hy-gain LG-105c (10 m), 3 element Hy-gain LG-153BA (15 M), 160 M loop (all band) 535 ft., recently added the KENWOOD TS-480HX RIG to my collection as my alternate base station.
Married my beautiful wife Anna April 11, 1959. Had four children, have 13 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Celebrated our 57 anniversary this past April.
"-- and on the seventh day, God rested" ANNA AND I DID NOT !!!!!!
-- with nourishment and care, the tree flourished. So it is from the seed of life that we find ourselves where we are today." Awana vs;1:3-2THE AWANA OHANA.
Top Keith (left), Laura (right). Bottom, left to right: Linda, Anna, Jo Ann, Sonny
Anna and I live out in the country on our boarding stable. I am a retired army captain (1975), also retired from Pearl Harbor naval shipyard (1990). Here's the boarding stable:
Here's some shots of my set up:
AL-811H amplifier with MFJ-962D tuner. note; AL-811H has been replaced with AL-80B. Picture will be posted soon.
DENTRON MT-3000A antenna tuner. Would NOT trade this tuner for any other tuner. SOLID AS A ROCK
ICOM IC-7600 Base Station (out of service for now). Currently using KENWOOD TS-2000
Keyboard and EQ PLUS
LJ 105CA 10M HY-GAIN antenna with the top antenna being the LJ 153 15M LONG JOHN by HY-GAIN. The wire with ladder line below the yagi's is part of my 160 M loop (550 ft)
20M MOXON, 2 element wire antenna suspended inside of my 160 loop. stationary at 25 ft, pointed to California.
1952-1954 Hawaii Air National Guard
1954-1958 US AIR FORCE
1959-1975 US ARMY
FT. SILL OCS 1964, RETIRED CAPTAIN 03E
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