Originally licensed in 1972 (Canadian Amateur), I upgraded to Advanced Amateur 1973. Just recently got back into Ham Radio in 2015, after having been away with University, Family, work, etc. I’m still working – as a Director of Solution Architecture for the CyberSecurity branch of Fujitsu North America.
Frank Eichel VE7AWV will be WARA’s presenter on February 21, 2017.
His topic is “Installing an Optibeam yagi on a short tower on the roof of my house”.
Frank with his first home built CW transmitter.
Below is a short bio found on Frank’s QRZ webpage. I heartily suggest you log in to QRZ and have a look at his photos.
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Did you ever read the Hardy Boys? In the story titled The Short-Wave Mystery, Joe and Frank use their ham shack (do you remember their call sign?) to help solve a mystery of coded messages. Thieves are using stuffed animals to abet their wrong doing.