KA2LAS - William G. 'Bill' Savino KA2LAS

William G. 'Bill' Savino
Morristown, NJ

QCWA # 38716
First Call: KA2LAS issued in 1981

Bill - KA2LAS

QTH: Morristown, New Jersey                               

Grid ref: FN20st

Ticket: Currently an Extra class. First licensed 1/27/81 in Jersey City, NJ as a Novice at the age of 15, advancing quickly through General, Advanced, to Extra while in high school. This was back in the day when you had to be tested at the FCC field office at 201 Varick Street in NYC. No VEC program back then!

School Clubs: Elected president of St. Peter's Prep Amateur Radio Club, K2OQJ, while in high school and elected president of Stevens Amateur Radio Club, W2BSC, while studying for my undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ.

 KA2LAS - William G. 'Bill' Savino
Bill operating K2OQJ, 1983

Favorite operating modes: tend to favor the HF bands on CW, slow or fast, though we enjoy some long rag chews on SSB as well.

Memberships: Long time ARRL member. Recently joined QCWA (#38,716).

Awards: WAC, DXCC-CW, RCC.

Favorite gear: Have owned and/or operated many rigs over the years, but I still favor the 1980s era hybrid transceivers for code work. Still have a Kenwood TS-530S and a TS-830S in the shack coupled with an MFJ keyer and Bencher iambic paddle. Such are first loves…

QSL: 100% QSL return via bureau or direct. Direct please include SASE for US domestic, or applicable IRCs for DX. Much appreciated!

KA2LAS - William G. 'Bill' Savino

QSL from Bill, KA2LAS


Photo: volunteering onboard USS Growler SSG-577, retired at The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, NYC.

October 02, 2023