August 27, 2013: Allen Wolff, KC7O: 1B Field Day. Why? A personal journey
Allen Wolff will show his experience of Field Day’s past including nostalgic Pasadena Radio Club pictures and the process that brought him to do one person 1B Field Days for the past 7 years. Preparation, equipment, antennas, results and lessons learned will be shared along with the camping locations.
Allen Holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, RF Communications, Drexel University, Philadelphia PA and has over 45 years’ experience in aerospace, medical and electronic manufacturing operations and quality management. He has worked on the Lunar Module including Apollo 11, military communications systems, the MX missile guidance system, commercial/military aircraft and hydraulic actuators, aircraft structures, spacecraft propulsion and deployments systems. He retired at the end of 2007, but continues to consult.
He holds an Extra Class Amateur Radio License, along with a General Radio Telephone License (formerly First Class Radio Telephone) and was first licensed in 1964 as WN2NTL and WB2NTL in New York. In addition he has held the calls of WB2NTL in New Jersey, WB9TXP in Indiana, KA7CGN and KC7O in Utah and KC7O in California.
Allen has been a member of the Pasadena Radio Club since 1984 and is a past president. In 1999 he was awarded the ARRL's Herb Brier Instructor of the Year award for 17 years of teaching Novice and Technician classes accounting for at least 450 new hams.