for stopping by! My goal is to tell you about the Amateur Radio
projects I have been working on and to share my experiences, good and
I would be remiss if I didn't acknowledge the various people who have
and continue to help me:
KA3ZAR (SK), my first Elmer. Nearly 25 years
ago, Don tossed a copy of Now You're Talking on the kitchen table
and said there was test the next day. I studied and passed the Novice
exam and a few weeks later, passed the Technician exam. Don was a
great mentor, friend, and buddy: his spirit is still around my Shack. I also took a
lot of friendly abuse from other Hams who weren't excited about the new
group of No-Coders on the repeaters but we got used to each other.
My Kids, all of whom are adults now, never miss
an opportunity to climb on the roof, hold an antenna mast in 40 mph
winds, or poke fun at me. My 6 Grandchildren, who wonder
why I just don't use a cell phone to talk to people in Europe, are my best
audience for stories about a QSO with foreign lands. And last, but never
Judy, my Beloved Wife, who tolerates the antennas, my evenings in The Shack, shakes her head when I get
excited about a good deal on eBay, and always has the
I developed this website using Microsoft's Expression Web 4 (yeah, I know it's
old, but it works...) and it is hosted at namecheap.com. It is
a work in progress and I will provide updates as time permits.
I hope you enjoy your visit.