<-----1997 1957------>
Below left is my basement bomb shelter station. This station is Y2K compliant.

Courtney, Andrew, and Whitney Guarding the sign.


In 1958 I enlisted in the Navy, and because of my radio experience I was assigned as a radio operator on the U.S.S. Shenandoah AD-26.In a few months I advanced to RM3rd Class, then promoted to RM2nd Class Petty Officer.

I met my xyl, Janet, on a blind date, in April 1961, a few months before I was discharged from the Navy. Two weeks later we were married. A month later I got my First Class Radio Telephone license. a couple weeks later I help build a 5 tower directional commercial broadcast station, WGSB, Geneva, Illinois.1961WSBT-TV South Bend, IN. 1970-1978. After 18 years in broadcasting, I went on to electronic research and development for Intertec Corporation of Elkhart, Indiana.


I became an insurance agent in 1980.

The story continues

We raised two children, David, KA9NEC, and Katherine. David is looking for an xyl and Katherine is married to a Purdue graduate. My grand daughters, Whitney, likes to tell stories. Courtney----> likes to make up stories, Andrew---> operates AM phone on 3.880 kc on the station below.
Studio 1 upstairs
part of my collection.

KWM-2A1923 Crosley

1953 Zenith portable, National NC-300 Dream receiver and Hammurland HQ-129X, HW-7, HW-8
. In Business since YZero. Trust in Jesus; and if you don't believe in him; the devil will always take you back.