Member Spotlight — Arthur Castillo K5PM

Name and Call Sign:: Arthur Castillo K5PM

Years as Amateur Radio Operator:: 5

Areas of Interest (i.e. CW, DX, Packet, etc.):: QRP, VHF/ UHF, Light Contesting

Brief History of Activities Related to Ham Radio:: I got my Tech license in 2012 and Extra a few months later. I really enjoy field day and other public facing ham radio events.

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Other Hobbies or Interests:: I ride motorcycles (certified IBA Rider), shoot sporting clays, tinker with computers, and also hold a private pilot license.

Brief Life History (as much or as little as you would like to share):: I’m relatively new to the ham community but I try to be as active as I can.

Your thoughts on what benefits you receive as a Club Member:: I think the club van and the local VHF/UHF repeaters are great. I also enjoy the monthly meetings.

Your thoughts on which direction the Club should go and grow:: Long term I think it would be nice for the club to have a station and maybe a small steel building where we could hold meetings/events. I’d also think we would benefit from interfacing with WTAMU and Amarillo College.


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