current Spotlight is Tim Hagquist, DU9/KEØQ.
He is a missionary in the Republic of the
was first licensed as a Technician Plus in 1996 and
upgraded to Amateur Extra Class in 2000. Previous
call signs were KN7PHG, KN7K, and DU1/KN7K.
has been a member of ARMS since 2005. He says that,
although he hasn't had a lot of time to pursue the
hobby, he's always enjoyed meeting people via Ham
DU9/KEØQ station includes Icom IC-706MKIIG and
IC-718 transceivers. He especially enjoys CW, nets,
and rag chewing.
developed an interest in electronics at an early
age. That interest served him well as he served in
the United States Navy from 1964 to 1974 as a sonar
technician. He planned on making the Navy his
career, but God had other plans. On October 31,
1971, he became a Christian and, as a result, his
life was transformed radically (check out 2
Corinthians 5:17). He did two tours of duty in
Vietnam. Then, in 1974, the Lord made it very clear
that He wanted Tim to serve Him in full-time
Christian service. So, after ten years in the Navy,
he returned to civilian life.
then he has been involved in various ministries. He
served for two years with the Military Ministry of
Campus Crusade for Christ. Then, for eighteen years,
he served as a pastor of churches in Southern
California and Arizona. In 2003, he was appointed as
a missionary with World Venture (formerly CBI).
Currently, he and his wife serve in Mindanao in the
Philippines. They attend the New Heights Christian
Fellowship (Conservative Baptist) in Davao City.
first wife passed away suddenly in 1996. In 1997 he
met Gloria, a wonderful single missionary who had
served as a missionary in the Philippines for
fifteen years. They married in 2003 and the next
year moved to the Republic of the Philippines to
serve the Lord together.
favorite Bible verse comes from Psalm 16:11 (NASB):
"You will make known to me the path of life; in
Your presence is fullness of joy; in Your right hand
there are pleasures forever."
POSTED ON 11-AUGUST-2007 ]