Welcome to Andy's Online Astronomy Journal.
Kayaking, sailing, fishing and hunting.
Ham Radio, I got my first callsign (KA7GNQ) in 1979 and currently operate on the VHF and HF bands as much as I have time for. Its a great way to talk to people and share interests and hobbies.
Coast Guard Auxiliary, I am currently the Flotilla 76 Staff Officer for Nav Services here in Portland and we are starting up a detatchment here in Scappoose this year.
Favorite Sky Object
Hmm, thats a tough one, The constellation of Orion has been my companion for many years, as I walked to the barn to do chores every morning and evening out on our farm growing up, but M13 has always held a place in my heart too because of its size an
No, I do not take pictures through my telescope
Where I live
Comments about where I live
We live on a floating home in the Multnomah Channel near the town of
Scappoose, Oregon. Night viewing on the river is good, except for
everybodys night lights. But have a big open field to view from, and
Portland is 19 miles to the SE, some light from there polluting the
skies. But not to bad as observing sights go.