New England Weather Net
Dick, K1MGH, net control mostly on Mondays but whenever needed. Also Net Manager for the past three years. First licensed about 13 years ago, upgraded to Extra when the code requirement was removed. Retired physician active in woodworking, traveling North America, and digital photography. Lives in North Falmouth, MA.
Henry, K1WCC, net control on Tuesdays. Henry is very active in ham radio and the Falmouth Amateur Radio Association. He has recently retired from an oceanographic electronics career and enjoys his 8 grandchildren and camping with his wife of 48 years. Henry is also WW2MAN, representing the Museum Ship U-5075. He lives in East Falmouth, MA.
Jim, WA1KCC, Wednesday net control, lives in Hyannis, MA and has had a long career in the boat building industry and continues to work part-time in a popular hardware store in Hyannis. Jim has been the leading force in the Cape & Islands Weather Net on 2M in addition to his time on the NEWN.
Jack, W1AYX, is net control on Thursdays. He first became interested in the weather around age 12 after receiving some basic instruments and a book on meteorology as a Christmas gift. Jack got his general amateur license in 2015 and began participating in the NEWN soon after. Although fairly new to the hobby, his past experience includes radio communication in the U.S. Army and working as an emergency services dispatcher for a regional communications center in central Maine. He and his family currently reside in the community of Madawaska, Maine where he serves as pastor of a local church.
Joan, KC1KZ, is net control on Fridays and lives in West Falmouth, MA. Joan has become active in D-STAR transmission. She enjoys flying and building model airplanes. As a woodworker she has built furniture, boats, especially projects that require lathe work. She is learning how to operate a CNG milling machine. Joan taught in West Roxbury elementary schools for 10 years in the 1970-80’s. Joan’s yellow lab, Bear, and her cat, Monroe, keep a close eye on her when she is on the NEWN.
Jon. N1MLF, shares Net Control on Saturdays with me, K1MGH. He and Kathy live in Whiting ME. Jon has a strong signal and often volunteers to relay weather reports for members that can’t get thru to Net Control when band conditions are poor. Jon brings a lot of “Down East” to the Net!