Greg Rix , WB7GR

First and foremost, thank you to BOTH the CWA advisors and fellow students. Their time and encouragement along with the CWT operators, is the sole reason for my current capabilities. I hope to pay it forward.

I am located in the southeast corner of Wyoming, just east of Cheyenne. The military brought me to WY in 1989 and I retired from the US Air Force in 1992 and decided to stay in Cheyenne, WY.

Then in 2003 I moved to Gering, NE to work in a Motorola service shop. There, I did everything from painting to payroll and still climb towers for myself and friends.

Seven years later I moved back to Wyoming where I bought a small home with enough acreage to grow some antennas. I did a little of this and some of that for a while and then retired from the county public works department in September of 2019.

I was first licensed in 1991 and quickly moved up to extra class. However, I immediately forgot CW when I left the test facility. Almost 30 years later, I found a renewed interest in CW. My current station consists of a Yaesu FTdx-3000 usually connected to a 43 ft Vertical. I also use an OCF dipole for 80M, 3element tribander, and a dipole for 160M. I also have an IC-7300 in my workshop where I seem to spend most of my time.

Thank you for the nomination, sponsorship and opportunity to participate as a member of CWops.