SCCARC Meeting: Guest Speaker John Portune (W6NBC)
This Friday, March 19, Santa Cruz County Amateur Radio Club Zoom Meeting, 7:30pm
What is a Slot Antenna?
John Portune W6NBC
Native of Los Angeles, CA.
Licensed 1965, Extra 1972.
10 yr. resident of UK. British license MØGCK.
Commercial Licenses: GROL, General RadioTelegraph.
Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Oregon StateUniversity 1960.
Career (Retired) TV broadcast television engineer/instructor, KNBC Ch 4 Burbank, CA, Sony Broadcast, San Francisco.
Team Leader, radio license testing. “Ham License in One Day”. VE Laurel VEC, ARRL, W5YI. Commercial CE.
Published magazine author: QST (25 articles to Oct. 2020), World Radio, 73 and others.
5 QST Cover Plaque Awards. First Place (VHF) 2017 QST Antenna Design Competition, QST Cover Oct. 2019
Active on HF, VHF, UHF – SSB, FM, digitalmodes, ham satellites.
Frequent speaker at ham radio clubs, webinars. Free remote teleconference club presentations.
Steam railroading, pipe organ and sushi enthusiast. Married. 3 children, 12 grandchildren +.