WNØZAQ - WØZAQ - WØSH - W4GAL - From 1954 to the present
65+ Years "On The Air"
First Picture - 1954 - Duane and his students. I'm the intense
looking one, dark frame glasses, lower left. I'm 13, Duane is 34.
WNØZAQ - 1955
WØZAQ - 1956
WØZAQ - 1957
WØZAQ - 1958
WØZAQ - 1959
WØZAQ - 1960
Combination study desk and ham station - WØZAQ/Ø - Iowa State University, 1961
WØZAQ - 1963
WØSH - 1977
Visiting Don Wallace, W6AM and operating the W6AM station - November, 1980
Operating the Barry Goldwater, K7UGA USAF MARS Station AFC6BG - 1981
W4GAL - 2004 - Gainesville
W4GAL - 2005
W4GAL - 2007 - Gainesville
2014 - Gary, W4GAL & Duane, W5SHN - I found Duane in Mountain Home, Arkansas
and went to visit, 60 years after the first picture was taken in this sequence. I'm 73, Duane is 94
A final note I'm sorry to report: Duane passed on to the ham station in the sky in May of 2017. He was 97.
W4GAL - 2015 - Gainesville
W4GAL - 2017 - Melbourne
2017 - That 14' flagpole is fed with RG-8x underground. It works very well on 20 meters. SWR 1.00:1 at 14.000.
2019 - Got on the air with a 2nd visit to W1AW - ARRL HQ in Hartford. My first visit was in 1986.
W4GAL - 2020
W4GAL - 2020 Operating remotely with my K3-Mini connected to Flex radios/amps/beams with stations in CONUS, KP4MM, HH2AA, and 9A/W4GAL