ARMS Spotlight this month features Eldo
Dention, W5ADT, from Delaplaine, Arkansas. Eldo
holds a General Class Amateur Radio license. His
previous call sign was KC5MQS.
W5ADT station includes a Yaesu FT-2800M 2-meter FM
transceiver, a Yaesu FT-897D HF transceiver, an
Astron RS35M power supply, a Tripp-Lite PR-25 power
supply, and an MFJ-969 manual antenna tuner. Eldo's
efficient antenna system includes a Cushcraft 13B2
Yagi and 37', a 3-element, homemade six-meter beam
at 32', a Hustler 5-band ground plane, a double
bazooka at about 25', and a Ringo Ranger 2-meter
vertical at 35'. His main interest on the air is the
ARMS 20-meter net.
is a born again Christian and says, "I love
serving God. I enjoy teaching Sunday school class
and being in the [worship] service." He also
enjoys country Gospel music and plays the guitar and
piano. He has a DVD of the complete Bible and
listens to a couple of chapters every morning. His
favorite verse of Scripture is John 3:16: "For
God so loved the world, that he gave his only
begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should
not perish, but have everlasting life."
is married to Shirley, his wonderful wife of
forty-two years. They have two great boys.
POSTED ON 01-JAN-2008 ]