Radio Handle "Doc." Been Hamming since 1964. Held callsigns WB2JLH, KB2TE, PA9AGL, F0CML, G5BAF, and put in a year at 4U1ITU Geneva, Switzerland. Sailed on a Chinese freight ship operating Maritime Mobile Region II and III through the Panama Canal and across the Pacific in 1970. Currently working as a full-line Motorola Solutions Representative (MR) Dealer. XYL is KC6JZS and harmonic son is KG6YRA.
Mountain top location - 6 miles north of Malibu. QTH Hight 1700 ft. ASL. Also written an article for QST on testing mobile antennas.
QTH has two towers on Calabasas Peak: 50 ft. tower sports a homebrew 5-Band Cubical Quad below an All-Band Discone; 90 foot tower holds a homebrew 2-element 80 meter wire beam below a homebrew 6-element 20 meter yagi below a 2-element full-size 40 meter Telrex Beam below an All-Band Discone.
Ham shack - a 12 ft by 10 ft "doll house."
A 7-KW Solar Power Generation Station on radio ranch feeds the grid and battery backup to run the station.
Gear Lineup: Signal One CX11A; Alpha 78 amp; FT-dx5000; Commander HF-2500; Elecraft K3; and a Transworld 500A 500 watt transistorized amp. Long live Ham Radio!
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