Various IOTA DXpeditions
RSGB, CDXC, G-QRP, ARRL
Don started in amateur radio when at school, getting his licence in 1961 at
the age of 17.
Initially he was interested in Top Band DX, but from the late-'60s onwards
interests became much broader. Whilst at University, Don was President of
the Imperial College Radio Society and organised his first "DXpedition" to
the Scilly Isles.
In the early '70s, Don was Chairman of the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society,
and later, Chairman of BARTG, the British Amateur Teledata group. More
recently, he has been President of the Radio Society of Great Britain and is
currently Secretary of the International Amateur Radio Union, Region 1.
He has been deputy leader of the 9M0C, D68C expeditions and now co-leader of
the 3B9 expedition.
Don operates on CW, SSB, datamodes and SSTV from 1.8 to 30 MHz, and operates
regularly in the major HF contests under his own call or
Don has retired from life in a major multinational corporation, (although
still doing some consultancy) and lives with Hilary in the South Shropshire
JA1RJU, Kazu san
JH4RHF, Jun san
JA3AER, Taizo san