US Navy veteran, Submarines, 1984-1993, electronic surveillance, inertial navigation systems. USS Barb (SSN-596) and other assignments took me to VE7, KH6, KL7, XE, OA, DU, VS6, KG6, HS, VK6, 9V, VQ9 and all over the US. Those were the days.....
Lived in NY and NJ for many years after the Navy, finally made it back to Texas in 2006.
Non-radio interests: RVing, photography, motorcycling and bicycling.
73, John AE5X
Previous callsigns: AA5YX KA5BBL VQ9BL
- Force 12 C3E up 45 feet
- 80m dipole up 110 feet fed with ladder line and used 30-40-80 meters
- Top-loaded vertical (110 ft tall) for 160m