Welcome to KA2DDO's home page!

This is the home page for Amateur Radio operator KA2DDO, also known as Andrew Pavlin.

Current ham radio projects include:

the creation and maintenance of YAAC - "Yet Another APRS Client", a multi-platform Open Source client program for accessing the Automatic Packet Reporting Systemâ„¢ network from Microsoft Windows, Apple Macintosh OS X, Linux, and FreeBSD.

Andrew was first licensed in 1978 as a Novice, upgraded to Technician in 1979 (and also earned his 1st Class Commercial Radiotelephone Operator's license), and finally upgraded to Amateur Extra in 2009. He is a member of:

Chester County ARES/RACES (CCAR), Pennsylvania
Mid-Atlantic Amateur Radio Club
and, of course,
the American Radio Relay League (ARRL)

KA2DDO road-testing YAAC

He is currently employed as a Senior Applications Engineer at Oracle, and has been working with computers his entire professional career.