ARMS Spotlight this month features Eldo Dention,
W5ADT, from Delaplaine, Arkansas. Eldo holds a General
Class Amateur Radio license. His previous call sign was
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 ]