Ronald D. 'Ron' Lowrance
Wright City, MO

QCWA # 21239
Chapter 19

First Call: WN0ETV issued in 1963

Ron was first licensed January 7, 1963 as WN0ETV while living at Waynesville, Missouri. The person who gave Ron his Novice examination was Bill Bailey W0FNK (SK) in October of 1962 at the age of 13. Ron continued his advancement in Amateur Radio by successfully passing his Amateur license examinations administered by the FCC at a FCC regional field office, which included Morse code testing.

Ron lived in Georgia for over 30 years where he received his callsign K4SX. Ron relocated to Missouri in May of 2006 to a community west of St. Louis.
Award Achievements
DXCC HONOR ROLL, DX Challenge, DXCC 80M - 10M, DXCC on modes: SSB, CW, RTTY, FT8, FT4, WAS 160M - 6M, WAS on modes: SSB, CW, RTTY, FT8, FT4, TRIPLE PLAY (SSB, CW, RTTY), WAZ SSB, CW, Mixed, WAC 7 bands, VUCC 6M, WPX SSB, CW, RTTY, Award of Excellence (w/endorsements)
SteppIR - DB3240 - 6 Meters, 2 elements on 40M & 30M, 4 elements 20M - 10M, 6 elements on 6M, Andrews 7/8 inch Heliax hardline, Rohn 45G Tower w/Phillystran guy cables, 80M Double Bazooka
ARRL Affiliation
ARRL Maxim Society, ARRL Second Century Campaign, ARRL Life Membership,ARRL A1 Operator Club, 40+ Years of ARRL Membership, Former Asst. Director, ARRL Midwest Division (Missouri), 2013 ARRL Midwest Division Convention board member, 2011 Midwest ARRL DX Convention board member
Military Service
U.S. Army Infantry, Vietnam War, 1LT Infantry Platoon Leader, 1/501st INF, 2nd BDE, 101st ABN/AMBL DIV, Persian Gulf War (DS/DS), RAOC Task Force Commander, 7th CORPS, Drafted, March 1969, Retired, September 1996, DUTY, HONOR, COUNTRY (Shoot, Move, Communicate), http://k4sx.com/military.htm
Civilian Career
IBM Corporation, Director, Sr. Project Executive, U.S. and International Assignments (UK), Retired, 1978 - 2017