Biography of AJ8B

“Ham” Career

I was first licensed as WN8IQN 1971. Three years later, I again passed the Novice and received WN8TZN. I passed the Novice, General and Advanced on August 11th of 1978 and received KB8DF.

My Current "Antenna Farm"

My Current “Antenna Farm”

Finally, I upgraded to Extra in February of 1979. In April of 79, I received AJ8B.

My OM and Elmer was K8DWE. Dad became a Silent Key on 3/31/2014.

I enjoy Contesting and chasing DX in a manageable sort of way.

I am a member of the ARRL, NCDXF, CWOPS #1567. I am a past officer of the Southwest Ohio DX Association, past DXDinner chairman, and editor of the SWODXA Newsletter. I am the editor of the weekly DX Column in the Oh Section Journal.

Recently, I took on the task of being the 8th Call Area Incoming QSL Bureau “N” card sorter.

There was a Raspberry PI article in the January 2019 issue of QST and another in the Winter 2019 edition of the National Contest Journal.

More detailed info can be found on the bio-page.