Licensed as WB7NXH in 1976. Worked all states and over 200 counties on CW. Redid all that on 6m SSB in the 80's. Almost all of those QSL cards disappeared in the 90's including my prize JY1 trifold card. I should have applied for WAS, WAC and DXCC back then. Other things got in the way of that.
Feb 2013 Boy Scout Silver Beaver Award for Youth and Scouting
(l-r Elizabeth KE7ZPI, Margie KE7LHY, Tom K7DF, Jim KE7IDC)
ARRL Life Member since 1993.
ARRL Assistant Director Southwestern Division (July 2000 - Present)
ARRL Arizona Assistant Section Manager (April 2013 - Present)
ARRL Arizona Section Manager (April 2005-March 2013)
ARRL Emergency Coordinator Pima County (Jan 1997-Sep 2000)
ARRL District Emergency Coordinator Pima County (Oct 2000-Nov 2002)
ARRL Section Emergency Coordinator Arizona Section (Dec 2002-Dec 2004)
ARRL Assistant Technical Coordinator (Jan 1985-Mar 1993)
ARRL Technical Specialist (April 1993-Nov 2001, March 2013- Present)
ARRL Technical Coordinator Arizona Section (Dec 2001-Mar 2005)
Six Meter International Radio Klub (SMIRK) #4472 since 1982.
Member of the 10-10 international club #70452 since 1999.
FISTS CW Club #9510 since 2002.
QCWA member #31356 since March 2002.
SKCC #12177 since 2014.
070 club #1850
Member of the Southern and Central Arizona DX Clubs
ARCA Arizona Ham of the Year 2009
QCWA Meritorious Award on Feb 16, 2013
University of Arizona Radio Club (1983-1985, 2010-present)
Arizona State University Radio Club W7TJV 1979-1983 (President 1982-1983)
Catalina Radio Club W7SA 1985- present (President 1992, 1998, 2014)
Catalina Radio Club Emergency Communication Team Chairman (1993-2002)
Tucson Amateur Packet Radio TAPR (1983-1990)
Radio Society of Tucson Charter life member
Oro Valley Amateur Radio Club Charter life member
Boy Scouts of America, Spanish Trails District, Catalina Council District
Finance Chair (2010)
FOS co-chair (2009)
Program Chair (Oct 2007-Jan 2009)
Assistant District Commissioner (2006-Oct 2007)
Committee member Troop 157 (2006-2013)
Committee Chairman Cub Scouts Tucson AZ (2006)
Cubmaster Cub Scouts Pack 773 (2005-2006)
Wolf Den leader Cub Scouts Pack 773 (2004)
District Award Merit (Feb 2006)
Silver Beaver Award (Feb 2013)
IEEE EMC Society: student 1979-1985, member 1985-2000, senior member 2000-present.
iNARTE Certified ESD Engineer ESD-00130-NE (1996- present)
iNARTE Certified Master EMC Design Engineer EMCD-00014-ME, 2011
Hughes Aircraft Company 1985 - bought by Raytheon 1998
Raytheon Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) Engineer 1988-present
Raytheon Spectrum Manager 1987-present
MRFAC Director 2004-Present/Honorary Lifetime Member 2014/Past President 2008-2014 www.mrfac.com
AFTRCC Director 2014-Present/Honorary Lifetime Member 2012/Past Vice Chair 2004-2008/Past executive committee member 2004-2014 www.aftrcc.org
January 31, 2015