Timeline in pictures from 1953 to the present - W4GAL



1953
The receipt for crystal set parts... my start in radio.
I was 11. Can you believe I just found this receipt?


1954


1955


1956


1957


1958


1959


1960


Combination study desk and ham station - Iowa State University, 1961


1963


1977



1980


Visiting Don Wallace, W6AM and operating the W6AM station - November, 1980


Operating the Barry Goldwater, K7UGA USAF MARS Station AFC6BG - 1981


2004




2005


2007


2015




2014 - W4GAL & "Elmer" W5SHN - 60 years after the 1954 picture in this sequence











April 15, 2011 - 50 years to the day of receiving my DXCC in 1961






That's Jody Foster in the movie "Contact" in the upper right. Same desk, same window at Arecibo Observatory, PR.


W4GVL, W9OMG, KP4AAA, WP4OJA, W9ERN, W4GAL all from Tioga, Florida... at the Arecibo Observatory




















60th Anniversary with a ham license: 1/4/1955 - 1/4/2015 ... Kathy, W4DEP, W4GAL, Jan, W9ERN, W9OMG