I was bitten by the shortwave listening bug in the early 1970s and progressed on to amateur radio shortly thereafter. I've been continuously licensed as a ham since 1975. I retired from the US Air Force in 2004, spending most of my career either in airborne command & control or in the tactical communications arena. Following retirement, I was finally able to reestablish a permanent station and scratch that "hf itch." You can find me on hf most afternoons/evenings, primarily pounding brass or on one of the many digital modes -- and loving it!
July 24, 2013