newest Spotlight is on Dewell Corbitt, AI4DS,
from Milledgeville, Georgia. Dewell was first licensed
in 2001 as KG4SVC. He is now an Amateur Extra Class
licensee and joined ARMS in 2009.
especially enjoys talking on SSB with other Christian
Hams. He says he was surprised, once he got on the air,
to find that so many hams were Christians. He is also a
member of Ambassadors for Christ, a net that meets on
Monday through Friday from 2 - 3:00 p.m. EST. He also
enjoys a little PSK31.
main rig at the AI4DS station is an Icom 756 Pro III. He
also has an Icom IC-718, an old Kenwood TS-430S, and a
Yaesu two-meter rig. He boosts his power with an
Ameritron AL-811H amplifier. His antennas include two
dipoles and a long wire up about 25'. For the truck,
Dewell uses an Icom IC-706MKIIG with 20- and 40-meter
served in the U.S. Army from 1965-1968. He was a cook
and, after he got out, he stayed in food service until
plays the bass guitar and he and his wife, Janie, sing
duets in church occasionally. They have been doing this
ever since they were married. She plays the piano for
the services and also teaches the adult Sunday school
and Janie have been married for over 40 years now and
have one married son who is in law enforcement. He lives
approximately 25 miles away.
favorite Bible verse is taken from Psalm 19:14.
"Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of
my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my
strength, and my redeemer."
POSTED ON 17-JUL-2009 ]