Bio:Law enforcement retired Chief, currently Professor of Law teaching criminal law and constitutional criminal procedure. Attorney, active member of the State Bar of California and admitted to practice before the United States federal courts. Sworn as a Deputy District Attorney since 1993, handling a number of major homicide cases and murder trials over the years. Doctorate of Law (J.D.) Cal Northern School of Law (1993) I am currently also working part time on a death penalty murder case which is being appealed. Military: USAF Res. 1966-1972 940th Military Airlift Group, McClellan AFB, California and occasional exotic Southeast Asian stops where people shoot at you. 0-3, Crewmember C-124 and C-130 aircraft
Station: FTDX 5000D, Kenwood TS-950SDX; 4 Sq. vertical array for 40 / 80 meters, four (4) element monoband yagis at approx. 65' on 20 and 15 meters. Currently have two towers and the four square on five (5) acres. Located in Nr. California. As of January 2013, have worked 274 countries.
Former Call: W6ADA
Photo on the left taken on day of retirement in 2008
34 years in law enforcement
Photo on the right taken in 1977
40/80 meter 4 square. Hygain hightower sections with home-brew top elements. Free standing with the standard tilt over base. Radial system is buried and approximately 60 radials per antenna connected electrically in a grid. The array is fed with 75 ohm military hard line. Phase network by Comtek. The four square has worked 195 countries on 80 as of December 2012, mostly SSB
20 meter 4 element mono-band yagi on front tower. Back tower has a 4 element 15 meter yagi. Wire inverted V 's for 160, 40 and 75 (for local contacts)
Kenwood TS950SDX on left, Yaesu FTDX 5000D on right. The Yaesu FTDX 5000D has the best receiver and filtering I have ever heard.
C-5 Chevrolet Corvette. No room for radios, but who cares.
On a ride near Sturgis, South Dakota in 2011
Hot air balloon ride in New Mexico in 2011 which ended in a crash into a street light pole and a pick up truck
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