First licensed as W9APY in 1947 at age 17. Extra Class licensee since 1953. Calls held: W9APY, WA4RPK, W4ZCY, and K4VX. Wife Terry is NSØZ. Daughter Sharon is NØHVY. Life member ARRL and QCWA. DXCC Honor Roll. WAZ mixed and CW. Member of the CQ Contest Hall of Fame.
Served as ARRL Midwest Division Director 1994 to 2000. Served on the Membership Services Committee five years and as chairman two years. Served on the Administration and Finance Committee one year.
Earned B. S. degree in physics from Purdue University. Graduate studies at Georgetown University. Majority of professional career spent as engineering manager with CIA, retiring 1979. Recalled 1982 to consult until end of the Cold War in 1990.
Published numerous articles in QST, NCJ, and CQ magazines. Received the QST Cover Plaque Award in 1993. Yagi modeling software YAGIMAX in use worldwide. Active on all non-WARC HF bands with rotary Yagis on 10 to 40 meters.
If elected, I believe that my Amateur Radio background, my professional experience, coupled with six years on the ARRL Board of Directors will provide a valuable asset to QCWA.
September 1, 2004