"Doc" has been fasinated with ham radio since 1957. Held callsigns WB2JLH, KB2TE, PA9AGL, F0CML, G5BAF, and spent a year living in Geneva, Switzerland operating 4U1ITU. In 1970 he sailed on a Chinese freight ship Called "The Union Freedom" and operated Maritime Mobile Region II and III through the Panama Canal and across the Pacific. Currently working as a full-line Motorola Solutions Representative (MR) Dealer. XYL is KC6JZS and harmonic son is KG6YRA.
Mountain top location is 6 miles north of Malibu, CA. @ 1700 ft. ASL. Also published an article for QST on testing mobile antennas.
QTH has two towers on Calabasas Peak: 50 ft. tower carries a 5-Band Cubical Quad; 90 foot tower carries a homebrew 2-element 80 meter wire beam, a 6-element 20 meter yagi, and a 2-element full-size 40 meter Telrex.
Dedicated Ham shack - a 12 ft x 8 ft "Eagle's Nest."
Additionally, a 7-KW homebrew Solar Array powers the radio ranch.
Gear Lineup: Signal One CX11A; Alpha 77DX, Alpha 78 amp; FT-dx5000; Commander HF-2500; Henry 3K Classic; Elecraft K3; and a Transworld 500A 500 watt transistorized amp. Long live Ham Radio!
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