Novice Class license in 1967 as WN0WEP. Advanced Class upgrade in 1985 -- KD0BY. Amateur Extra Class upgrade in 2000. GROL with RADAR Endorsement. VE. Received 50-Year recognition from QCWA earlier this summer. Taught electronics 27-plus years at NEI and Dunwoody. Life Member ARRL. Life Member QCWA. Life Member NRA. AERO Instructor Team. AERO Curriculum Team. West Metro CERT. Hennepin County Emergency Management AUXCOMM Team. Ham interests: Antennas. 75, 60, 40, 20, 15, 2 meters, 70 cm. Packet Radio, APRS, Winlink, PSK31, and other so-called 'digital' modes. EMCOMM. Assembling Go-Kits. Solar-charged battery backup and station operation. Winlink gateway station W0LED-10 on 145.01 MHz. 73!