Worked in Broadcast television early in my career at PBS and ABC affiliates in my hometown of
Evansville Indiana, WNIN-9 and WTVW-7 and then Tampa FL WTSP-10.
Transitioned to purchasing management for software and hardware.
Served in the Navy aboard USS Seahorse SSN 669.
Radios: Yaesu FTM400D, FT857D
Yaesu FT1XD, VX-3
Baofeng UV 5R
TYT MD 390
SDR Play-2, plus a couple of RTL sticks
DV4 Mini AMBE Voice, C4FM Fusion, DMR and Dstar on Win tablets, Raspberry Pi2, Pi3
Antennas: HF Loop Horizontal in attic, Diamond X-50, PAR OA-50, SGC-239 tuner
PAR QRP 40/20/10 end fed zep mobile RV and QRP
My QRZ picture is at the Arecibo Observatory in PR
My wife and I like to travel in our 23 foot Travel Trailer.
When mobile I use my HT's with the DV4 mini on Fusion, DMR, Dstar and the FT857D for HF . Antennas for the RV are a Jetstream JTB3 2m/70cm and a Par End Fed 40/20/10 HF.
Best contact on qrp was VP6DX Ducie island dxpedition 17m phone 5 watts on a hamstick and FT 817ND in my back yard.
Went to Rachel NV and operated near Area 51 and another time near Arecibo Observatory in PR using the FT817ND.
Other fun stuff: At one time or another have combined ham radio with my sailing and motorcycle hobbies.
Operated an FT817ND mounted in a tank bag on one my bikes (Suzuki GSX650F), and hand helds on the sailboats.
Micro Lite 23FB Travel Trailer, Ford F150 2.7 eco
Sailing: Sail an antique 1974 Newport 16 sailboat
Kawasaki Ninja EX-300 Current bike, started riding in 1967, first bike was Yamaha YL1E twinjet 100
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