Got into radio 1976, entered USCG in 1978 to be a radioman. Left after 4 years as a RM3. Worked with dea, custom's and atf during the mariel boat lift in 1980. WAS mars station for NNHA for 2 year's. Stayed off the air until 2004. 6 kid's and 24 year's later in july 2004 got back on. Tried every radio out there for the first 4 year's, did the ESSB audio game for a couple year's. 15-80m station is a fully modded icom 765 with a radio shack $13.00 mic, nye viking mb-v-a tuner, a 49 year old national ncl-2000 amp. icom ic-3210a for 2m/440, 10-10 # 74243, omiss # 6579, 3905 100 pt 40m #2654, 3905 100 pt 80m #2891, scars #4693. Net control for NFPN . Antenna's are a 134ft in-v with 600 ohm feeder, gap titan dx, imax-2000, cushcraft ar-2xb for 2m. Retired from the restaurant buisness in april 2006. QSL 100%, no SASE needed.