W4RLR

 

About me:

I was born in 1957 at Miami, Florida, and was a resident of Florida most of my life. I have retired to the Tennessee mountains a few miles from the small town of Sewanee, near Monteagle, Tennessee. I live here with my XYL Laura, three dogs twi cats, and numerous tropical fish. Laura and I have four children, two are grown with families of their own, and two are in college. We have four grandchildren.

My amateur radio interests include digital modes, APRS, emergency communications. I am also a member of SATERN and a trained storm spotter for the National Weather Service.



My amateur radio gear:

Yaesu FT-950 HF/6 meter transceiver
Ameritron RCS 4 antenna switch
LDG AT 100 antenna tuner
Hy-Gain AV6160 160-6 meter vertical antenna
Tram 2 meter/440 vertical antenna
MFJ 1775 40 meter and above rotatable dipole antenna
Macintosh Mac Mini Intel Core Duo running MacLogger DX for contact logging and rig control and WeatherCat for WX condition reporting to the Citizens Weather Observation Program (CWOP).

Yaesu FT-100D HF/VHF/UHF transceiver (in the mobile)
Yaesu FT-7800D 2 meter/440mhz transceiver (in the shack)

Yaesu ATAS-120 40 meter - 2 meter screwdriver antenna (in the mobile)


Yaesu FT-60 handheld VHF-UHF transceiver

Icom IC-91AD handheld D-STAR transceiver



Other interests: My other interests include computers. travel and camping.

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