First licensed in 1961 while serving in the United States
Air Force at Holloman AFB Base, New Mexico. Obtained a Novice Class
license in January of 1961 and later upgraded to a Conditional Class
license in July of 1961.
In April of 1983 I elected to have Call Sign of K5GLH changed to the Amateur call sign of NF5L.
I have lived at my current address for 38 years.
Retired from Civil Service of 30 Years in the field of electronics from Tinker Air Force Base in 1990.
Obtained a new Vanity Call sign of W5QO in May of 1997.
Currently a volunteer examiner for 2 VEC'S (Volunteer Examiner Coordinators), W5YI and ARRL VEC.
Former holder of a Commercial Radio Telephone First Class License which is now called a General Radiotelephone License Lifetime License.
A 1970 Graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Electronics Technical School of Electronics, located in Cleveland, Ohio and holding a diploma in Broadcast Engineering. Holder of an Associate of Arts Degree from ROSE STATE COLLEGE graduating in 1975.
Formerly, Chief Engineer of KYIS-FM Oklahoma City and serving in other engineering capacities at the following radio stations: KOMA, KNOR, and formerly KEBC-FM at earlier dates.
Interests: Ham Radio, Computers, Photography, Metal Detectors, and
Last revised July 5, 2005
Copyright © 2005, Paul L. McCord