[vcf-midatlantic] Hello Introduction
tommcnicholas7 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 12:37:47 EST 2018
Yes call sign is N2OOT
On Thu, Nov 8, 2018 at 12:11 PM W2HX <w2hx at w2hx.com> wrote:
> Welcome, Tom.
> Are you a ham too? Many radio/electronics guys are.
> 73 Eugene W2HX
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> of Tom McNicholas via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org>
> Sent: Thursday, November 8, 2018 11:01 AM
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> Cc: Tom McNicholas
> Subject: [vcf-midatlantic] Hello Introduction
> Evan suggested I post a hello and background not sure of length or detail
> is the norm,, so here goes
> Retired a few years ago but still on the board of directors after a 45
> year stint with a local electronics manufacturing company doing DOD work.
> during the 45 years did everything from testing, QA, engineering and plant
> manager Prior to the 45 year stint was in the USAF working on VHF, UHF and
> teaching then a couple of DOD manufacturing companies working on SSB
> transmitters, Radar, Sonar and microwave.,
> During the 70,s at work used the Apple II and later the Mac during the
> 80,ss and at that time started using the commodore 64 and Radio Shack 100
> at home latter moving to the 128 and then building IBM clones from parts
> bought at computer shows. Now all I do is just buy them ,too many as per my
> wife. .
> Presently have a small collection of vintage computers around 25 which I am
> sure is nothing compared to other members of the group. But I am looking
> forward to meeting others in the group who share my interest in vintage
> My only other interests outside of family and grandchildren are short wave
> radio and occasional riding on my Can Am trike.
> Tom McNicholas
> Wall NJ
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