My name is Rick Daniel and I live in the town of Lake
Wales, Florida which is located in the center of the state.
I am originally from Paintsville, KY
and have also lived / worked in Baldwinsville,
WV, Conneaut, OH, Rome,
Georgia, Tampa, FL and Winter
In May, 2002, I retired from Velda Farms in Winter Haven, FL as their Chief
Plant Engineer. Prior to working for Velda Farms, I was employed by
Anheuser-Busch for 17 years and retired as an Area Maintenance Manager in
I received my amateur radio license (WD8MHV) from the FCC in May, 1977, while
living in Conneaut, OH. In August, 1997, I applied to the FCC for the
amateur radio call of W4RLD which was issued to me in September, 1997.
My hobbies include amateur radio, flying my plane (N9880L), golf and computers.
Most of my amateur radio operating time is on HF (7.278 ± QRM @ 7:30
AM, 7.178 @ 5 PM and 3.825 ± QRM @ 8:30 PM eastern time) with some 2 meters.
I am a member of the Lake Wales Repeater Association, Lake Wales, FL
I hope you enjoy visiting the following amateur radio and miscellaneous links
that I have listed.
Pictures of W4RLD, XYL
and The Ham Shack.
Sign my GuestBook
Read my GuestBook
Please email me
with your comments or suggestions.