Music: Okie From Muskogee
Background: Born 1937. Raised in Kansas around Chanute and Emporia.
Educated at Emporia State University and then joined the US
Navy. A career as a radio operator was desired, but color blindness
prohibited that, and the Navy sent me to computer school.
Three years were spent fighting in Brooklyn and New York City
for the Navy. A nighttime job was held with IBM during this time.
When returning to Tulsa, employment was found with Zebco.
My main accomplishment for them was installing their first
A distinguished 30 year career in banking has followed Zebco.
Currently retired operations manager at Arkansas Valley
State Bank in Tulsa Oklahoma.
Equipment: Icom 756 Pro, TL922A, 75 meter delta loop, a Mosley tribander
for 10 15 and 20, a 32 element 432 yagi for ATV, and a 22 element
2 meter yagi. Have DXCC. Spend most time on 3819 Khz. and 1990 kHz.
Hobbies: Enjoy motorcycle riding on my Goldwing. Crewing on hot air balloon
teams is one of my favorite pastimes. Keeping up with personal
computers and the internet is also lots of fun.
We love our family pets. Our cat Minnie is a Calico. Our dog
Lucy is a Cardigan Welsh Corgie.
Family: The family consists of my wife of Linda, 2 sons, 2 daughters, and
two grandchildren. Linda's call sign is N5VXJ and my daughter Susan's call
Photos: Click on thumbnails to enlarge.
Tower array Station Family pets