California - USA
Name: Arnold (Arnie) Shatz
Profession: Retired Board Certified Urologist
Licensed since: 1957 at age 13
Prior DXpeditions/Other calls: K7C - Kure atoll (2005), 3B7C - St.Brandon Archipelago (2007), TX5C - Clipperton atoll (2008), K4M - Midway atoll (2009). Was also on Hawaii, Alaska, Mexico, Prince Edward Island (Canada).
Club Memberships: Southern California Contest and DX Clubs, Chiltern DX Club (UK), Orange County Amateur Radio Club, Medical Amateur Radio Council, Ltd. (MARCO)
Bio: I have lived in Southern California since 1976 with my wife, Sherry (KA6DOW). I have one son, Benjamin (N6COG) who is an appellate attorney in Los Angeles. I have been an ARRL member for more than 50 years and a member of the ARRL Legacy Circle. I am an ARRL and CQ awards Field QSL card checker. I am a member of the A-1 operators club, Ten-Ten International club (#29959), and Straight Key Century Club (#1309). I am an active contester and have been awarded many operating certificates including WAS (6 bands. SSB, CW, RTTY), DXCC Honor Roll, DXCC (8 bands, SSB, CW, RTTY), WAZ (CW & SSB), WAC, WPX and VUCC. I have been a guest speaker at many clubs around the country. I have volunteered to provide communications for many community activities in the Southern California area.