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| QRZCQ - The database for radio hams |
2015-08-31 00:29:32 UTC
|Last update:||2012-11-14 14:13:00|
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|Last update:||2012-11-14 14:11:28|
Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives. ~ Ronald Reagan
I have been interested in radio since the 1970's. I was an avid shortwave listener as a teenager and while I was on active duty in the US Air Force during the 1980's. That passion for radio finally brought me into the ham community in 1991.
I first became licensed as a Technician in October of 1991 and I was active on 2 and 6 Meters SSB. In 1994 I was awarded VUCC #648 for 50 MHz under my old callsign N9MSS. 6 Meters was truly a "Magic Band" for me and I had lots of fun chasing those Grid Squares.
I am active on HF from 80 through 2 meters. I frequent the Corn Cob Net, Midcars, the 68 Group, the Freewheelers Net and the ARFCOM Net.
I also enjoy working the HF digital modes. PSK31, JT65 and RTTY are my favorite modes.
I recently joined US Air Force MARS and hold the callsign AFA5RY in the North Central Division.
I am a 33 year veteran of law enforcement and currently serve as a Deputy Sheriff for a small agency in Southwestern Illinois.
My other hobbies include computers, hunting and shooting sports.
Elecraft KPA500 Amp
LDG AT-1000ProII Autotuner