Born in Detroit, Michigan, 1941. Navy Vetern 1959-1965. Hospital Corpsman. Served with the 2nd Marine Division during the Cuba Crisis, Bay of Pigs. Life Member of the VFW. Member of American Legion. Former Reserve Police Officer, City of Dearborn, Michigan. General Motors retiree with 37 years of service in the Human Resources Department as Safety Director and Plant Security Chief. Worked at the Corvair Assembly Plant, Willow Run Michigan; Truck Assembly Plant, Detroit, Michigan; Blazer, S-10 Assembly Plant, Pontiac, Michigan. Former Goldwing Motorcycle rider and former Chapter Director of Goldwing Road Riders Association, Chapter "B", Dearborn Michigan. Reside in The Villages, Florida in the winter and Homer, Michigan in the summer. My antenna is a Hustler vertical inside a 3" pvc pipe "Flag Pole" The Stars and Stripes are beautiful at the top. Also an 88 foot long wire on the roof. First licensed in 1964 as WN8OYG. Held calls WN8OYG, WA80YG, N8DKO, W4JJE. Life Member ARRL. Most memorable contact was with Tom Christian on Pitcarin Island. 73 and Happy Hamming.
August 01, 2015