Retired DoD-Contractor Cybersecurity Incident Responder / Digital Forensics technical analyst. Former ASA/INSCOM Signal Voice Interceptor at EU Field Station.
Other hobbies and interests include: synthesizers, bass guitar, tube guitar amplifiers, Railroad history, 8-bit single board computers and microcontrollers.
Work HF using an Icom IC-7200, LDG IT-100, and a Zero-5 10-40 Groundplane vertical. Also operate QRP at home and portable often as possible. CW, PSK31,RTTY mostly.
Monitor D-Star and East Coast Reflector often.
Recently acquired several repeaters located on Black Mountain (elevation 4145 feet) near Lynch, KY. D-Star repeaters 145.4000 and 444.4625 are currently stand-alone but a Gateway is in the planning stage. Analog FM Wideband 442.350 is AllStar linked part-time.
Also acquired 442.575 Analog FM repeater at Hunter Gap near Jonesville in Lee County, Virginia.