Robert A. 'Rob' Rude
QCWA # 23455
I prefer to be called Rob. Happily blessed with a wife, who is also a ham (Lois,KØLER). We have two childern, a son Trebor (N1FFO) and a daughter Sabrina.
I became interested in shortwave listening in 1959 and eventually got bit by the amateur radio bug and obtained my first license in January of 1964.
Call signs held:
Amateur Radio: EX-WNØIHB, WBØCWA, SVØWY, WA4TXM, VQ9RA, AJØC.
Retired US Navy Chief Warrant Officer (1995).
Life Member: ARRL, FRUPAC, QCWA, USNCVA.
ARRL: A1OP, Certified Instructor, Certified Examiner, Official Emergency Station.
VE with ARRL & W5YI.
Present member of:
- FISTS # 14390 (www.fists.org)
- FRUPAC (Fleet Radio Unit Pacific) (www.frupac.net)
- NARC (Navy Amateur Radio Club) # 860 (www.k4nar.org)
- SKCC # 5455 (www.skccgroup.com)
Presently on-the-air HF/VHF/UHF mobile, or fixed from Richmond, KS.
I use eQSL and LoTW.
September 18, 2015