John is a retired mathematics, chemistry and physics high school teacher. He was first licensed in 1958 and holds an advanced class amateur license. John is married and has four children. His two sons are both licensed amateurs. The eldest son Jay, WN8HHJ is president of Chapter 18 in Findley,OH. John''s wife Janet was the Tour Chairperson for the 1991 National Convention held in Canton,OH.
John is a member of several QCWA chapters in Florida as a snowbird including Gator and Pelican. He has been the President and Vice President of Chapter 21 in Canton and an Honorary Member of Chapter 1 in Cleveland.
April 1, 1998