Monthly Archives: January 2022

Sunshine Corner

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Starting the New Year with a birthday are John, KI4OWH; Justin, KJ4LAS; Elizabeth, KG4NXV; Joseph, KM4UYA; John, WA1STU; Ken, KE2N; Ken, KN4DD; Woody, N4MQ; John, KG4HZC; Fred, WD4ASP and Cat, KM4PBD. Hope you all were able to have a special celebration! Winter Field Day is January 29th & 30th this year, John, KG4NXT and I will be at Cabin #5 at Shenandoah River State Park just south of Front Royal. If you can come out and visit with us, please let us know ahead of the event. We will have our youngest grandson with us and he is not vaccinated due to age, so we want to keep him safe. Also, we don’t want him spreading something to anyone that might not be vaccinated. Any questions, or if you need more info on this event please reach out to John… Read more »

Member Spotlight – Mark Baker KO4MBN

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In January 2021, Mark Baker was not a ham. In December 2021, Mark is KO4MBN with a General ticket and has worked all 50 states and over 100 countries. Mark got his Tech ticket in February 2021. He joined the OVH in April 2021 and passed his General exam at an OVH VE session in October 2021. Zero to sixty in ham radio. Mark lives in Bristow, VA and is a Captain and Paramedic with the DC Fire Department. He has a number of other hobbies. He is an amateur astronomer. He does astrophotography and also landscape and nature photography. He is a pistol and rifle target shooter. He has three sets of dusty golf clubs as well as some bowling ball in the closet. Mark’s first exposure to radio was the father of one of his friends who was… Read more »