JOHN L SCHROEDER
58 years of Ham Radio Operation
Novice Class: WN6UFJ July,1957 Technician: W6UFJ Dec. 1957 General: Aug. 1958 Advance: Oct. 1968, Extra Class: May,1974
New Call: N6QQ May, 1977
First RadioTelephone: June, 1968 First RadioTelegraph: June, 1974
Other US calls: AC6UFJ, NA6ITU, W1AW/6
Eqsl Fans - check out this site: http://www.eQSL.cc/Member.cfm?N6QQ
Contesters: http://www.dxwatch.com/dxsd1/dxsd1.php?f=0&c=n6qq&t=de (DX Watch - 3830 Scores)
Check out the ClubLog scores for the SCDXC - http://www.clublog.org/league.php?club=60
I have visited the following 56 countries:
3A, 3W, 6Y, 9M2, 9V, BV, BY, DL, DU, EI, F, FG, FM, FS, G, GM, GU, GW, H44,HA, HB, HB0, HL, HS, HV, I, JA, K, KH6, KL7, KP2, KP3, LA, LX, LZ, OE, OK, OM, ON, OZ, PA, PJ5, PJ7, S5, S9, SM, T9, VE, VP2E, VP2M, VR, XE, XX9, YO, YU
Monaco, Montenegro, Jamacia, Barbados, Croatia, West Malaysia, Singapore, China, Taiwan, Germany, Philippines, Ireland, Guadeloupe, Martinique, England, Scotland, Guernsey, Wales, Hungary, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Korea, Thailand, Vatican, Italy, Japan, Hawaii, Alaska, Pureto Rico, Bonsnia/Herzegovina, Norway, Luxembourg, Bulgaria, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Slovenia, Sweden, Poland, Turkey, Antigua, Canada, Montserrat, Hong Kong, Mexico, Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Macao, Haiti, St. Thomas
Awards: DXCC Honor Roll (337), 8-Band DXCC, 5BWAZ, 8BWAS, DXCC via Oscar 13.
CQ WPX Award: wkd 3048
Have driven in all 50 states, giving out over 1,500 counties. Have worked 2,880 counties
Clubs: Southern Calif. DX Club, Southern Calif. Contest Club, Downey Amateur Radio Club, Orange Country Radio Club, 10-10 International-Life #28884, ARRL-Life, Amsat-Life
Past President - Southern California DX Club 2011 http://www.scdxc.org/
Card Checker for ARRL DXCC and CQ Awards
ARRL Los Angeles Assistant Section Manager
Other interests: Boy Scouts of America Troop 303 Bellflower (I am an Eagle Scout), Los Angeles County Disaster Communications Service
Paramount Senior High School: Class of 1961
Compton Junior College: Electronics
California State University, at Long Beach: Teaching Degrees in Mathematics, Economics, Graphic Arts, Electronics, Photography, Chemistry, Computers
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA): Post graduate
University of California, Riverside (UCR): Post graduate
After graduation, started working at Hughes Aircraft Company, El Segundo, California. Aerospace Division, QA inspector on the Phoneix Missile System Program.
Started teaching in 1967.
1980 started a part time Computer Sales Business (Elephant Walk Enterprises). In 1985 merged with Computer Wave (4 Apple Computer stores in Orange County). 1987 sold Computer Wave.
Subjects Taught: Mathematics, Photography, Science, Graphic Arts, Computers -- Grades 7th thru Adult
Retired in 2002 -- after teaching 33 years.
1958 Age 16