Retired in 2011 with 54 Years US Government service.
Disabled US Navy Submarine Veteran. Twenty years Submarine Radioman serving onboard USS Seacat SS399, USS Threadfin SS410, and several other Fleet Diesel submarines. Plank Owner and Crew member with both Blue and Gold Crew on board Nuclear Submarine USS George C. Marshall SSBN654. Special COMSEC assignment on Comsublant Staff, and several military bases in Pacific Islands.
US NAVY Qualified High Speed (35 WPM) CW Radio Operator.
Stationed on Okinawa, Guam and Philippines Islands. Operated with call signs: W4KMA/KG6, KR6DV, and KA6WS.
HAM Radio activity beginning in 1948. W4EY Extra class 1972.
Previous Call Signs: KN4DJG, W4KMA, K4DJG, W3DWM, KR6DV, KA6WS, W4EY and NAVY MARS NNN0BQZ
Picture QSL CARD from Okinawa.
This card was published on front page of 1974-DXCC Magazine.
QSL Card for Ham Radio Operation onboard a US Navy Submarine.
Ham Radio Maritime Mobile operations during 1959-1961.
2012 -- Downsized all equipment shown in this picture. All the equpment when downsized was operational
After downsizing the equipment shown above, the Radio in use is a FLEX 6500 and a Henry 3-KA Amp when needed.
Due to HOA restrictions, the Antenna is a 40 Meter Wire Delta Loop with Auto Tuner and hidden in the trees.
Main modes of operation using Fldigi Digital, FlDigi DXCluster, HRD DM-780 is Digital, RTTY , and CW.
Ham Radio Membership:
Straight Key Club: SKCC 4088
Member in Brass Pounders League
Member of RACES & FEMA Emergency Radio Communications.
Life Member ARRL, QCWA (8959), and Society of Wireless Pioneers.
Ham Radio Awards:
ARRL Awards include : WAC, WAZ, WAS on CW, Digital, BPSK31.
LOTW DXCC for CW and Digital on Each 40, 30, 20, 17, 15 and 10 Meter Bands.
--2014 June-- Need 5 More Countries Confirmed on LOTW for DXCC on 12 Meters.
ARRL 35wpm CW Certificate.
CQ WPX MIXED No: 2341
eQSL Awards: eDX, eDX114, ePFX300
Listen for W4EY/NA for US Navy Special Events, and Armed Forces Day.
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