I was first licensed in 1970 as WB9FBX, I became W9XA in 1977 and hold the FCC Second Class Commercial Radio-Telegraph license.
My on-the-air interests include VHF-UHF and above, HF DXing, contesting, homebrewing, EME, and 630 Meters. I am active on 630, 160 - 10 CW as well as 6 Meters, 2 Meters, 222, 432, 902, 1296, 2304, 3456 MHz and 10 Ghz weak signal.
I have Life Membership in the ARRL, the Central States VHF Society, AMSAT and ARRL Maxim Society. I belong to MARS, RSGB, SMC, CW Operators Club, A-1 Operators Club, FRRL, NIDXA and I sort QSL cards for the Ninth Area QSL Bureau.
For the past 30 years I have been on staff at the Fermilab National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Illinois where I am employed as a Senior Engineering Physicist.
For the ten years prior I was a staff engineer and EIC at WGN-TV, Chicago.
I reside in Batavia, Illinois with my XYL, Caron W9QLT.
I would appreciate your continued support with your vote!