Author and columnist for Amateur radio publications including CQ, CQ Almanac, QST, National Contest Journal, RTTY Journal. Wrote RTTY Roundup results in QST and on the ARRL web for previous 12 years. Jay was the Vice President and Director of the American Digital Radio Society when that society formed in 1992 and purchased the RTTY Journal until 1995 when the society split and part became the International Digital Radio Association.
Worked with several pioneers in the digital field like Bill Henry (Hal Communications), Vic Poor (Winlink), Ray Petit (Clover), Hank Oredson (Packet). Created the Clover column for the RTTY Journal a high speed digital mode by Hal Communications. Continues to be a Beta Tester for digital hardware and software.
Jay was the Co-Creator of two popular RTTY contests the RTTY Roundup and the WPX World-wide RTTY contest.
RTTY contester and winner of many RTTY contests since 1985. HD8CQ, HD8EX, HC5J, HC8J, P40JT are calls that I have held and contested with. Currently President of the Eastern Washington Amateur Radio Group (EWARG). Trustee for K7TJ.
National Awards manager for the RTTY Journal and continues to be a CQ WAZ award checkpoint as well as an ARRL DXCC card checker. Official Emergency Station for the Eastern Washington Section. Actively involved in packet radio (first Packetcluster in Pacific Northwest), BPQ32, PSK31, RTTY, CW.
Former Army Communications Specialist and continues to do wide band digital communications for government services including ALE, M110A, and other modes. Currently member of Air Force MARS.
Professionally was VP of Information Services and Networking (CIO) until retirement.
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