Before we get started, just wanted to honor one of our very old friends who is leaving the area (but will still be watching our website). Sad to see you BOTH depart, Gary Nelson and your beautiful wife Marga. Gary got his license WA7BRB in - get this - 1951 !!
This next photo below is of our friend K7EVL, Bob Lathrop who began the hobby in 1954
W7NTD Roy Baumgart on the air since 1955.
Next is W7HDD Al Hagen - on the air since 1957.
K7MQV Jim Wonn messaging since 1960.
Ken Rau K7YR moving the radio waves since 1963.
Note that Ken is also the IACC (Inland Amateur Coordination Council) representative for N. Idaho and E. Washington
Below is Jim Klein K7RDX on the air since 1963.
KC7OO Donn Sass 1979, a closeup of his desk is below.
Here's Donna Roduner N7IIS hitting the airwaves since 1981
Below is Rich Cole, N7PZT, licensed in 1989
ARES/RACES' Matt Kozma AE7MK, dial twisting since 1990.
Bill Miller in his impressive Ham Shack W7JFJ
KB7MVF Craig Wentz in his great Ham Shack
W7LDG Lane Giard and his portable rig - gets the job done.
Here's VP and VEC Skip Frans KE7MPO. License earned in 1997.
Melody Frans KE7MPP also licensed since 1997.
W7LMK Laura Kozma - Hammin' it up since 1999
Bud Coffman K7BCR began his Ham hobby in 2007. Great looking Ham Shack, Bud..
K7CJK Colin Kozma in his mobile shack.
Lloyd Burbank KG7MRA first licensed in 2014
KG7MRA Lloyd Burbank 2014
Danny Whaley K7ISC on the air since 2014
K7JEW Jexix Whaley also into Ham Radio in 2014
KI7KDE Eric Knudsen in his portable Ham Shack.
KJ7RJT Dwayne Roduner picked up the hobby in 2018, welcome Dwayne
Also starting out in 2018 was Dave Herald KI7UUQ.
Jennifer Blake KJ7ARG 2018 At home away from home. Love it!!