Timeline in pictures from 1954 to the present - W4GAL



First Picture - 1954 - Duane and his students. I'm the intense
looking one, dark frame glasses, lower left. I'm 13, Duane is 34.


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 - Gainesville




2005


2007 - Gainesville


2015 - Gainesville


2017 - Melbourne


2017 - That flagpole is a multi-band antenna fed with coax underground that works well from 10 through 40 meters.


Last Picture - 2014 - Gary, W4GAL & Duane, W5SHN - I found Duane in Mountain Home, Arkansas
and went to visit, 60 years after the first picture was taken in this sequence. I'm 73, Duane is 94