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General Bio Information:

David was first licensed at 15 years old as a Novice, WN6KTF. He currently holds an amateur

Extra Class License and a Commercial Operators License. His Elmer (High School Teacher) was Louis P.

Mallory (WA6DVK) who he met in the 10th grade, at Fontana High School in Fontana, California.

His prior USA call signs were: WN6KTF, WB6KTF and AA6DC


David has been on over 70 DX-peditions, visited 104 different DXCC entities, operating from 62 of

them. He has been a leader or co-leader on over 14 major DX-peditions. He was inducted as a member of the CQ DX Hall of Fame in 2014.

Activated Most Wanted DXCC Entities; Activated 8 of the Top 10 and 16 of the Top 50 Most Wanted DXCC Entities

Several 1st Place World contest Finishes including TI5W, VP5LP, FS5KA and A61AJ

2nd Place World contest Finishes including FS5UQ

Ham Radio Awards: CQ Amateur Radio "CQ DX Hall of Fame 2014" - SWODXA Dinner May 16, 2014, Potomac Valley Radio Club (PVRC) 2007, received President's Leadership Award: Leadership in DX-peditions and Youth Involvement, ARRL A-1 Operator club,  NCDXC - ST0R, Republic of S. Sudan; DX-pedition of the Year 2011 Award, SWODXA "VP8STI/VP8SGI DX-pedition of the Year" award 2015-2016, and Dorothy Grant Elementary School plaque for generous donations in 2013.

Youth Projects: Over the last twenty years, he has supported numerous youth education and development projects, and youth sports.

DX-Pedition Leadership Experience: a) 7O6T Republic of Yemen - Co-Leader, May 1-15, 2012, 6 Radios, 14 Operators, 162,029 QSOs,  b) ET3AA Youth Project - Leader, Dec. 8-13, 2011, c) Rotuma Island; 3D2R, 2011, Co-Team Leader, 18 Operators, DX-Pedition Boat/Tent & Generator Class, 59,450 QSOs, 6 days, d) Swains Island; N8S, 2007, Co-Team Leader, 18 Operators, New World Record for DX-Pedition Tent & Generator Class, 117,252 QSOs, 13 days, e) Libya, 5A7A, 2006 - Operations Planning Co-Leader and NA Sponsors & Equipment (20 Operators, total 8 stations), f) Barbados, 8P9R, 2005, Team Leader, Multi-Multi Contest Team (6 US Operators plus 20 local Operators, Total 6 Stations), g) Banaba, T33C, 2004, Logistics Support (17 Operators, Total 7 stations), h) St. Martin, FS5KA, 2005, Team Leader, Multi-Two Contest Team (5 Operators) i) Turks & Caicos Island, VP5LP, ARRL International DX CW Feb. 2003 - Multi-Two Team, HP, Un-Assisted - 1St Place World, Team Co-Leader (4 Operators, Two Radios), j) St. Lucia; J6R, 2000, Team Leader, Multi-Single Contest Team (3 Operators), k) St. Lucia; J6R, 1999, Team Leader, Multi-Multi Contest Team (6 Operators), l) United Arab Emirates, 1997, Team Leader, Multi-Multi Contest Team (2 Operators), m) YI9PSE DX-Pedition - Iraq, April 2-12, 2010, CW Team Leader (5 Operators) plus Installation Design/Support Team member, and n) VP8STI and VP8SGI DX-Pedition - S. Sandwich Islands (54,644 QSOs) and S. Georgia Islands (82,847 QSOs), Jan. 17-Feb. 13, 2016, Co-Leader (13 Operators) plus Operations Installation Design/Support Team Lead.

Memberships: David is a member of ARRL, SWODXA, Potomac Valley ARC and the National Capital

DX Association.

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