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Originally licensed as KN6IYK in 1957. Actively involved in Amateur Radio Emergency Communications, Spectrum Management, and Frequency Coordination for over 50 years. Relocated to the Williamson Valley NW of Prescott, AZ in 2017 after living more than 70 years in California.

Primary Amateur Radio Interest is Public Service


  • President, VERA - Valley Emergency Radio Association, 1983 - Present  VERA.k6iyk.net

  • Member, SARBA - Saquaro Amateur Remote Base Association, 2017 - Present  SARBA.org  Cactus Intertie Affiliate

  • Member, OMARS - Oat Mountain Amateur Radio Society, - 1978 - Present - Cactus Intertie Affiliate

  • Member, Yavapai Amateur Radio Club - 2017 - Present  W7YRC.org

  • Member, Yavapai County ARES/RACES  K7YCA.org

  • Member, Los Angeles County Disaster Communications Service (DCS)  DCS-22.orgs.cc

  • Member, American Radio Relay League (ARRL)  ARRL.org

  • Member, Amateur Satelite Corporation (AMSAT)  AMSAT.org

  • Member, Tucson Amateur Packet Radio (TAPR)  TAPR.org


  • Section Manager, ARRL Santa Barbara Section, 2016 - 2017   ARRLSB.org

  • Asst Section Emergency Coordinator (ASEC) - Los Angeles Section

  • District Emergency Coordinator (DEC) - NW Los Angeles Section

  • Emergency Coordinator (EC) - LA Area 4 - San Fernando Valley

  • Coordinator, SRV-ERN - Santa Rosa Valley-Emergency Radio Network, 2008-2016  SantaRosaValley.US/srv-ern.htm


Spectrum Management


  • Treasurer, 220SMA - 220MHz. Spectrum Management Association of Southern California, 1998 - Present  220SMA.org

  • Internet Services Officer, 220SMA, 2015 - Present


  • Secretary, 220SMA Coordination Board, 2002 - 2016

  • Representative, NFCC - National Frequency Coordinators Council - 220SMA Rep 1993 - 2015

  • President, 220SMA, 1989 - 2001

  • Treasurer, TASMA - Two Meter Area Spectrum Management Association, 1999 - 2002  TASMA.org

  • Internet Services Coordinator - TASMA, 2000 - 2005

  • Member, ARRL Spectrum Management Committee

  • Member of Organizational Drafting Committee and Founding Director of National Frequency Coordinators Council (NFCC)  orgs.cc/NFCC/

  • Member, ARRL 219 MHz Committee

  • Recipient, ARRL Southwestern Division Meritorious Service Award - 1999

  • Along with K6JJN (Millie) and K6JJK (Bill), one of the early Control Operators for K6MYK, the first Amateur repeater in Southern California (established by Art Gentry - W6MEP)


Pioneer in Amateur Packet Radio

  • Operated longest running Packet BBS in Southern California 1983-1998

  • Founding Member, SCDCC - Southern California Digital Communications Council.. Administrative Director of SCDCC for several years.

  • WESTNET Coordinator, 1987-1996

  • Organizer and Initial Chairman, SCAPS - Southern California Association of Packet SYSOPs


Active in Army MARS for over 35 years


  • Member, Army MARS

  • Internet Services Officer, Army MARS Region 9

  • Webmaster - Army MARS Support Pages  USAMARS.US


  • State Director (AAA9CS), CS-AMARS - Southern California Army MARS, 1994-1999

  • Coordinator, CS-AMARS Digital Network (AAV9PA) - 1988-1999


Professional and Financial Support

Maintains the following Websites to support Amateur Radio and associated organizations.

  • ARRLSB.org - ARRL Santa Barbara Section
  • 220SMA.org - 220 MHz Spectrum Management Association (220SMA)

Provides and maintains the following Websites to support Amateur Radio and associated organizations.

  • DCS-22.orgs.cc - Los Angeles County Disaster Communications Service - Lost Hills Station
                       with Sites for and Links to Amateur Public Service organizations.
  • USAMARS.us - U S Army MARS Support Pages
  • VERA.k6iyk.net - Valley Emergency Radio Association (VERA)


Professional Background

  • President, CSC Consulting Services (CSCCS) - Management and Technical Consulting


  • Employed for over 40 years as Management Systems Consultant and Network Architect/Technologist for multiple Divisions of Litton Industries, Inc., and a nationwide Management Consulting Firm.




K6IYK (at) K6IYK (dot) net

K6IYK (at) K6IYK (dot) radio

Jim (at) Fortney (dot) org

K6IYK (at) ARRL (dot) net

K6IYK (at) AMSAT (dot) org

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