NCDXF Biography

Ross Forbes, K6GFJ

Currently retired, Ross has been an IT Manager for Sevin Rosen Funds, held various IT positions for a large Palo Alto law firm, and ran his own import/export company in the 80s.  Early in his career he held various positions in commercial broadcasting.

Ross has been licensed since 1963, and currently hold an Amateur Extra Class license.  Previous calls include: WB6GFJ, KL7FFT, KH6GJW, XE0GFJ, ZK1XE, ZL0AKO, VK3BZZ, 3D2FB, FO0FB.

Ross is a Life Member of ARRL, AMSAT, QCWA.

He is also a member of NCDXC, NCCC, and RSGB.

Ross has served as Section Emergency Coordinator for SV, Section Manager for SCV, Vice-Director of the Pacific Division (1981), Area Coordinator for AMSAT-NA, and is a former manager of the Incoming W6QSL Bureau.

His current DX totals are 351/347 mixed overall and he is currently on the Honor Roll.  Most of his contacts are on CW, RTTY, and the Digital modes.

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