CHARLES R HICKMAN
I was first licened in 1955, My call was K5IEW and I lived in Cleveland, MS. I moved to Panama City, Fl in the fall of 1960. I was a P.E. teacher in the elemenary school for 43 years, I retired In 2003.
I was in the U.S. Army from about 1953-55. I worked in the A.F.N. Radio and TV service in Germany during that time.
My Rig is a FT-2000, a home made amp. The amp has a pair of 3-500G, the voltage is ajustible from 0 to 4500 volts. I also have an old Heathkit SB-221 amp. I have a 3 element tri-band for 10, 15 and 20 meters. An inverted "V" for 40, a dipole for 80, and a sloper for 17 meters.
I stay mostly on 20 meters, 28.400 on ten. I work both Phone and CW. I use both paddle and straight key on CW