Anthony R. "Tony" Curtis
My name is Tony Curtis. I've been in ham radio since
1954 when I was licensed as WN8TIZ at Marietta, Ohio.
I went on to become W8TIZ and then moved to Pennsylvania
where I switched to K3RXK, which I still use.
I am a professor in the Department of Mass Communications
of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
I'm also the editor of Space Today Online, which is an
Internet newsmagazine about space and astronomy. STO covers
just about everything from Earth to the edge of
As an Extra Class ham, I'm pretty much interested in
everything from DC to daylight -- hamsats, emergency public
service work, dxing, ragchewing, packet & APRS, antennas,
propagation, hf, vhf, uhf, QRP, cw, fm, ssb, contesting,
QSLing, you name it [station data]. I'm a life member of the
League and a firm supporter of AMSAT and TAPR. You may have
read some of my stuff about amateur satellites in the past.
I have been president of amateur radio clubs and
repeater associations in the past. I also have done
a variety of jobs in the ARRL field organization.
I have been SEC (MDC), OES, ORS, OBS, OO. I was Net
Manager for the Maryland Emergency Phone Net (MEPN).
Today I am a national Educational Advisor to the ARRL,
a volunteer instructor, and a volunteer examiner for
the ARRL/VEC. I/m also very interested in
virtual worlds on the Internet and Second Life
in particular. I also have a virtual stamp album
on the web on the topical theme of mass communication.
The next page has some useful ham radio links.
73 and see you at Dayton,