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Welcome to my cybershack!

My name is Ken Gross and my QTH is Fishkill, New York; approximately 65 miles North of New York City in the Mid-Hudson Valley.

Though first licensed as an amateur radio operator in 1991, I've been interested in the many forms of radio communication throughout my entire life.  This site describes my radio-related interests and activities, as well as other areas of personal interest.

A General class operator, my favorite radio activities are contesting and chasing DX. I also enjoy digital modes on both HF & VHF/UHF. I'm very interested in satellite communication and look forward to adding satellite capability to my station in the near future. My vehicles are equipped for HF/VHF//UHF and I enjoy mobile HF QSOs.

Throughout the years I've been a club president, club secretary, and both Section & District Emergency Coordinator in the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES).

I'm currently a member of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL), and the QSY Society.

A veteran of the United States Air Force (AMMO troop), I spent three years of my enlistment stationed at RAF Welford in England, which left me with a fondness for all things British; especially real ale. I currently work in the Information Technology department at Westchester Community College in Valhalla, NY.

Aside from radio, my other primary interests are building scale models, model railroads, fishing, motorcycling and baseball.

Please feel free to contact me with any suggestions or comments you may have.  You'll find an email link to the left.

Thanks for stopping by - I look forward to meeting you on the air as I continue to enjoy this incredible hobby!