Amateur Radio Station N5VL
Jim started his "ham" radio career as a novice class operator in 1962 with the call letters WN5HNZ when he was 13 years-
"I had piddled with CB radio when i was 11 and got the bug. Radio has been my hobby and profession ever since." Being raised in the fire house in Nacogdoches, Jim has always been interested in emergency communications. He joined the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service in the mid 80's and has been the Texas RACES District 31 Radio Officer for 20 years.
Amateur Radio Station K5RWW
Rachel became interested in "ham" radio after she and Jim were married and soon passed her Technican-
In case of a disaster, she and Jim man the radios for the Corpus Christi District Disaster Committee at the Department of Public Safety Emergency Operating Center.