First licensed at age 14 in 1957 as WN2TPV in Greene, NY. Graduated from US Air Force Academy in 1965. Married my childhood sweetheart, Marty, on graduation day. She was licensed as WB2VYK in 1966, and is still active. She claims I taught her cw on our honeymoon. Past president of Pikes Peak Radio Amateur Association in Colorado Springs, Co 1972-73. Licensed as N4FP (N4 Fighter Pilot, sequential, not a vanity call) while flying F-106 fighter interceptors at Langley Air Force Base, Hampton, VA in 1974. Left active duty Air Force in 1979 and moved to Greensboro, NC. Retired from Air Force Reserve in 1990 as Lt Col. Computer consultant since 1979 supporting small business networks and accounting software. Moved to The Villages, FL in May 2011 where any antenna was okay as long as it looked like a 22 ft flagpole, or was invisible. Moved to Ocala, FL in Feb 2016, 1 acre lot loaded with tall Oak Trees. Have a full wave 80 meter horizontal loop at 50 feet and a Carolina Windom 160. Installing a 40 ft tower and TH-7DX beam. Primary rig is Flex 6300 driving AL-811H. Prefer cw but do work some ssb and digital. Life member ARRL, A1 Op, CWOPS #1090, FISTS #17273, 10-10 International.