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 Principal Software Engineer at TruePosition, Inc., the leading developer of cellphone and other location technologies, and has been working with computers his entire professional career.

He was also the webmaster for the (now closed) community theater website, FindTheater.com.