First licensed in 1961. Relicensed in 1993. Graduate of University of Georgia 1968. Native of Milledgeville, Ga. Retired after 30 years as an editor with Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper. Also worked for newspapers in Athens, Ga., Durango, Colo., and Columbus, Ga. Author of a book on fine arts for the layperson as well as numerous newspaper articles. Active on cw, ssb, rtty and psk on 160-6 meters with Yaesu FT-950 at 100 watts and FT-817nd at 2.5 watts. Antenna is an 80-meter horizontal loop (random wire for 160). Have worked "abroad" as W4JDS/VE2.
Member ARRL, QRP ARCI (13984), North Fulton Amateur Radio League, Milledgeville Amateur Radio Club, North Georgia QRP, Southeastern DX Club. Other interests: Grandkids, Reading, Travel.
Awards: DXCC (mixed 257) (phone 228) (cw 213) (40 meters 127) (20 meters 213) (17 meters 153)
(15 meters 178) (12 meters 101) (10 meters 139)
Other bands/modes confirmed: (160 meters 4) (80 meters 42) (30 meters 95) (6 meters 3) (digital 77)
(DXCC entities worked QRP 108)
WAS (basic) (phone) (cw) (40m)
Nearly all of the above was accomplished with indoor (attic) antennas!
County Hunters: QTH has Roswell mailing address but is in Cherokee County (not Fulton)
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