Allen Sherwood










DOB: November 1942
Licensed: 1958
Upgraded Extra Class: 1996*
*I resisted “incentive licensing” for 38 years!!
Calls Held:
Current call: K6USN/9
Former calls:
WA6BXS California
KA2RS Tokyo Japan
WH6AGN Honolulu Hawaii
ZK1USN Rarotonga, South Cook Islands
E51USN Aitutaki, Cook Islands
T88AS Palau, South Pacific
V63SA Micronesia, South Pacific
KH0, KH2 Guam, Saipan, Tinian Islands, N. Marianas
VK4DSN Queensland, Australia
ZL/K6USN Auckland, Christchurch, New Zealand
3444 Lake Mendota Drive Madison, WI 53705
Education: BA California State University 1965
Graduate School, Univ of Oklahoma 1975
Commander, United States Navy (retired)
Administrator, California State University (retired)
Governor’s Office, State of California (Asst Press Secty)
Apollo Manned Spacecraft Recovery Team (1975) Pacific Ocean
County Airport Commissioner, Butte County California
Station Equipment:
IC 7700
IC 7600
Elecraft 500 W Linear
SteppIR yagi*
Force 12 crank up tower*
*Not in use at present QTH
Awards: WAS WAC WAZ DXCC 10M DXCC (200+*) Mixed
(*Had to start over many times due to career moves)
Club Memberships:
Mount Diablo Amateur Radio Club (California)
Golden Empire Amateur Radio Club (California)
Ham highlights:
Have operated from Japan, Honolulu, Cook Islands, Palau,
Micronesia, Guam, Saipan, Tinian.
Maritime Mobile: /USS Enterprise, USS Missouri, USS New Orleans/ at
sea, Pacific Ocean.
Aeronautical Mobile: /Goodyear Blimp Columbia/
Cover story, /World Radio Magazine June 2004/

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