Sheriff: Jim Russell Sr., W7ZHQ
Jim is the Sheriff of the Northwest Country Cousins.
If you are a cousin, you will get pushups -- Jim hands out pushups like girlscouts hand out Thin Mint cookies.
Jim, our former President, is very active on the NW Country Cousins as well as the Western Country Cousins.
Brief BIO of Jim:
Jim is the first born of a master electrician and WWII veteran.
has one brother and six (yes, count them) sisters.
has worked a lot of different jobs in the early years including operating big 'cats' and other tractors on large California farms.
Also worked the oil fields and poured and finished concrete.
decided to take up welding and recently ended his
career as a welder after 35 years.
became a ham in 1977 and also upgraded the same year to General class license.
In 1994 Jim
upgraded to Advanced class.
really loves the Northwest Country Cousins
am also a member of: Western Country Cousins, Mid-West Country Cousins, Southern Country Cousins, BBC
, WARTS, OMISS, and OEN.
Jim is currently Vice-President of Western Country Cousins and a past-President of Western Country Cousins.