KK6KND AKA Dustin here from sunny Southern California. I just figured I’d finally drop in and introduce myself after being on the TG for awhile now LOL. A little bit about me first. I’m very much into Ham Radio and Overlanding. Been a technician since 2014 and dabbled in just about all modes and bands available to my license class. I’m looking to upgrade my ticket this year to General to expand upon my privileges and dive into the world of HF. Beyond ham radio, I’m into all sorts of other stuff. Computers, Pyrotechnics (Yes I’m professionally licensed), pretty much any outdoor activity, RC cars, and model building (models kits, Erector sets, Lego Kits, and Petite Block kits). I’m sure there are a ton more things I’m forgetting, but please feel free to ask.
Now my rig… I go out and about in our world in a 2013 Tacoma Regular Cab. Her name is “Paige”. Since I’ve purchased her, she’s gone through a series of changes to customize her to my needs. Starting off she got a 3in lift, a camper shell, 30.5in tires, and a boatload of electronics… She got cameras front and rear for self spotting while cresting and off roading, a bunch of radios for various modes of communication, and even some electronics for tunes via satellite. Aside from that, we installed a lunchbox locker into the rear end so help get us where we need to go and temporarily finished by building an in-bed drawer system with sleeping platform. It’s set up just right… for the moment. More plans are in the works.
Now for the last part. What to do on vacation? or more specifically what to do while on vacation and can’t go much of anywhere due to various commitments locally? Simple… Play on the Ham Radio and BUILD LEGO KITS! By request, I’ve included some pics of the lego kits I build these last few weeks. I’m only attaching pics of some of the kits individually as I build over 20, but the remainder can be seen from the pic of the top of my desk. Anyone else into kit building?
-Dustin (KK6KND aka PyroTaco)