John Hamilton, KD9IBT

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About John:


John Hamilton currently lives in Manitowoc, and is the secretary for the Lakeshore Amateur Radio Service Club, as well as, serving the county as an AEC. He is originally from Denver, Colorado. After graduating from the University of Colorado School of Nursing, John entered active duty with the US Navy. During his career in the Navy, he was selected to attend Nurse Anesthesia school at Georgetown University, later serving as the Ship’s Anesthetist aboard the USS John C. Stennis aircraft carrier. After retiring in 2010 from the Navy, he moved to Wisconsin and started working for Aurora Health Care. In an effort to “always keep learning” John decided to obtain his amateur radio license in March 2017. He upgraded to General in October of that same year. Although he is pretty new to amateur radio, his experiences from healthcare and the US Navy are helpful in emergency communications. John is married, has four children, and a golden retriever.