K3CB – Grid: FM28
Owen Wormser – Captain Lafitte
First licensed: 1950 as KN0BTD (2-year novice); age 12
Other calls: K6LEW Tech (1952), General Class in 1959, Amateur Extra Class (2004)
* Delmarva VHF and Microwave Society, K8GP
* Grid Pirates Contest Group
* Potomac Valley Radio Club
* Member Central States VHF Society
* Life Member – American Radio Relay League – (1970)
* Life Member – Radio Amateur Satellite Corp. (AMSAT)
* Life Member – AFCEA President
* No. VA FM Assoc. 1995, 96, 97,98 President
* T-MARC (frequency coordination) 1992, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98 National President
* National Frequency Coordinator’s Council Chairman, Drafting Committee (95/96), first nationally-elected President, 1997, re-elected President for 1999-2000 term, re-elected to the Board of Directors, 2000
* K6LEW Mentor/Elmer was John Chambers, W6NLZ.
* Helped John with the first 2-Meter duct contact from California to KH6UK in Hawaii.
* First 432-MHz EME USA to Australia QSO Operated
* First portable EME dual-band (144 and 432 MHz) to five rare States in 1978 / 1979 (from VA) with partner K3LFO (Jim Erickson), homebrewed all the equipment used on these expeditions.
* 6-Meter band – 26 countries (57-59!) and WAS,
* Active on 160-Meter band through millimeter bands.
* Enjoy building, have extensive test equipment for frequencies through 330 GHz.