WD5DBC Director 2012 - Present

WD5DBC

Howard Cunningham Jr
5537 Ann Peake Dr
Fairfax, VA 22032-3001

QCWA #31115
Chapter 91




I have been licensed since 1976 and WD5DBC is the only call sign that I have held. I was licensed in Dallas Texas while working at the HeathKit store in Dallas, Texas. I still have some of the "One of the Hams at Heath" QSL cards. I am an active member of the QCWA, Quarter Century Wireless Association, and the Vic Clark Chapter 91 of the QCWA.

My Amateur Radio Related Activities include:

- Virginia ARES District 2 Emergency Coordinator

- National Weather Service Skywarn spotter

- Skywarn Advisory Council member

- Skywarn Net Control Station

- Former Founding Vice Chairman of the Fairfax County Citizen Corp Council

- Member of the National Capital ARES Council

- Member of the Board of Directors of the Northern Virginia FM Association; www.nvfma.org

- Member Amateur Radio Research and Development Corp.; www.amrad.org

- ARRL VEC Extra Class Volunteer Examiner

- W5YI VEC Extra Class Volunteer Examiner

- Laurel VEC Extra Class Volunteer Examiner

- Life Member ARRL; American Radio Relay League; www.arrl.org

- Member Vienna Wireless Association; www.viennawireless.org

- Member Northern Virginia FM Association; www.nvfma.org

- Life Member of the QCWA

- Member QCWA Board of Directors

- Member QCWA Vic Clark Chapter 91

- Member 10-10 International

- HAM radio volunteer for the Marine Corps Marathon since 1997

- HAM Radio coordinator for the Marine Corps Marathon since 2001

I am active on 10-80 mtrs, 2 mtr, 220 mhz, 440 mhz, and 1.2 GHz as well as packet radio and DStar. My current gear includes: IC701, IC706MKIIG, FT100, FT847, TMD700, VX5R, TM541, ID80AD, ID880, FTM400DR.

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September 1, 2012