KU4GW Cliff

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Gender Male
Industry Manufacturing
Occupation Disabled after 30+ years in the workforce due to Multiple Myeloma blood plasma bone marrow cell cancer
Location Taylorsville, NC, United States
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Introduction Hi all. I am age 62 and was happily married to Irene for 27 years until her untimely death on March 24th, 2012. I have 3 children, 2 sons, 1 daughter, and 1 grandson, 3 granddaughters, My hobby and favorite past time for 27 years as of October 16, 2023 is "Amateur Radio", better known as Ham Radio. I make friends all over the world using voice, digital, and International Morse Code. CW (Morse Code) is my favorite mode!
Interests Ham Radio HF Ragchewing, CW, DXing, PSK31, MFSK, JS8Call, FT8, FT4, and Feld Hell also called Hellschreiber
Favorite Movies Avatar, Frequency, Jaws, Jurassic Park, Iron Man, The Green Mile, most all Science Fiction shows like Star Trek and sci-fi movies, and old westerns like Cheyenne, Lawman, The Rifleman, Wagon Train, The Virginian, and my most favorite - 20 years of Gunsmoke episodes starring James Arness as Matt Dillon, Dennis Weaver as Chester Goode, and Ken Curtis as Festus Hagan. Also, I love any movie with John Wayne, Sylvester Stallone, or Clint Eastwood in them!
Favorite Music Classic Rock, 70's Rock & Pop, Some Country, John Williams, Casting Crowns Christian Rock Band
Favorite Books Wires West, Cynthia J. Wall Book Series, A Thread Across The Ocean by John Steele Gordon, The Victorian Internet by Tom Standish, Murder By QRM by Walker A. Tompkins, Wires In The Wilderness by Bill Miller. It's the story of the opening of Canada's Yukon territory via a network of wires for Morse code transmissions.