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  • Rolly is now friends with Darrell VA3RDC Jun 10, 2014 
  • Rolly One other I forgot to say. I also enjoy working with Midland commercial radio gear. Feb 06, 2014 
  • Rolly is now a member Feb 06, 2014 
About Me

A picture will have to wait for now. Just had some hand and arm surgery on my right hand. Its a little hard to type with my left hand since I'm right handed. I got my ticket back in Sept 2013 at the Carp Hamfest. I'm an 11m operator back from the late 70's. I took an intrest in ham radio while I was in high school at that time. But sorry to say. Never had the time or interest to study. To busy being a teenager. I say no more about that area.My interests are making antennas. Working SSB/FM and Am radio listening to stations at night on the old tube sets. Back in 2007 I started going to the local hamfests. Buying gear and talking with people about ham radio.Then I came across Ed (VA3ES).After some time. He got me interested again in studying for my ticket. He kept me going.A great help over the years. I think of him as my Elmer. What can I day. Now I can talk with other ham's on the air and enjoy what the hobby has to offer. Having only a Basic ticket is a good start. For now it will keep me going. HF is next on my list. So that I can enjoy the SSB (I like the best).

Last but not least. I would like to thank Mike (VA3MPM) & all the others in the group. You know who you are. I'm not very good when it comes to names/faces or call signs.

I'm still learning as I go. This hobby is way more fun then 11m's any day.

Thanks for your time. Do take care.



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