Saturday, March 11, 2017

Remembering the Bud Light United States Triathlon Series National Championship on November 5, 1989 Updated March 2017

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #CT  Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share Remembering the Bud Light United States Triathlon Series National Championship on November 5, 1989 Updated March 2017

Bud Light United States Triathlon Series (USTS) 

Bud Light United States Triathlon Series

I had come to find this article about the Bud Light USTS U.S. Triathlon Series  but not sure if the link and story are still up on the internet 

THE US TRIATHLON SERIES (USTS) HISTORY: 1982 - 1993. By Jim Curl

Bud Light USTS U.S. Triathlon Series National Championship on Hilton Head Island November 5, 1989 Race Poster



Official Race Shirt Bud Light USTS U.S. Triathlon Series National Championship on Hilton Head Island November 5, 1989





U.S Triathlon Series Bud Light Cat Sports Inc. USTS and CAT Sports Sticker

Remembering the Bud Light USTS U.S. Triathlon Series National Championship on Hilton Head Island 1989.

 An news-papers article that my mother wrote about me and the race,
a few of the pros here that is Scott Molina and
Jan Ripple and Karen Smyers in the background remember this is 1989 and I had just finished high school then class of 1989.








Bud Light US Triathlon Series National Championship 1989


Wearing my NTTC National Triathlon Training Camp CoolMax Singlet

Bud Light USTS U.S. Triathlon Series National Championship on Hilton Head Island November 5, 1989







The Bud Light U.S Triathlon Series Baltimore Maryland 1989. Bud Light USTS Baltimore Maryland 1989

 Thomas is in the Bud Light USTS had and Scott Tinley Swim Suit  Classmate Thomas Barnaby Tom Barnaby who lives in Springfield, MO  took the pictures. It has been along time since I have seen Tom.  He had taken some other Triathlon photos for me as well. A good friend Thanks Tom ! The orange VW Bus in one of the pictures was Tom's Parents we got to use for the trip to Baltimore. Thanks. I miss the VW Bus it was nice. As I write this yes I just found my old Joel Barlow High School Class of 1989 Friend Tom Barnaby and yes living in Springfield, MO. Great talking to you.

I had just finished high school at Joel Barlow High School in Redding, CT Connecticut class of 1989






The Bud Light U.S Triathlon Series New England 1989. Bud Light USTS New England July 16, 1989 I had just finished high school at Joel Barlow High School in Redding, CT Connecticut class of 1989

I was using my first Cannondale Race Bike that my father had bought me in 1988 when  Cannondale Bicycle Corporation when it was in Georgetown, CT and got it from Cycle Center here in  Ridgefield, Connecticut. Cycle Center is no longer here in town


The  Bud Light US Triathlon Series Bid 292 is from the 1990 race












United States Triathlon Series (USTS)  New England 1990




WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut  was a member of  The Sheeler Winton Swim Club in Miami, Florida 1971-1979 As it was truly a great place to swim.




Our relay team I belive the date is 1976 or 1978 on our award


Our team The Sheeler Winton Swim Club got to swim in the Bahamas in 1979 at the Dolphin Swimming Club Nassau, Bahamas. I think this was my first trip and time away from home., We stayed with nice family's from there.,


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share that he is glad he was able to run in the Wolfpit Running Club 40th Annual Pamby Ridgefield Half Marathon, Sunday, October 2, 2016. As this would be the last time that two great Wolfpit Running Club members would co-direct this race Rick Favier and John Dugdale. My first Pamby Ridgefield Half Marathon dates back all the way to 1989. I did miss a few years in-between 1989-2016. This also would be my first half marathon since I had torn my achilles in 2013 in training for the 2013 Marine Corps Marathon. Finally after seeing a different doctor I had surgery on my right achilles July 2014. Since my surgery in which there is one or two permanent stitches. So since I couldn’t race 2013-2014-2015 I was still able to volunteer for the race. My first Marathon dates back to 1986. Marathon de Paris International Marathon de Paris 1986 with the Proselec Delacquis Demenagements Clamart, France Running Club which I think was apart of Etudes et Productions Schlumberger 92140 Clamart France since my father Christopher Kimball was transferred  there with the family and I 1984 through 1986 from Schlumberger-Doll Research SDR Ridgefield, Connecticut. I have a handful of marathons and half marathon, bike races, triathlons, Ironman distance triathlons to Ultra-Marathons under my belt. I do not bike race and or do triathlons as I could not keep up with the ever raising cost of a race bike and or triathlon bike. As everything even the cost to race has gone up. A lot different then when I had used to do it mid 1980’s to about the mid 1990’s




Thomas Kimball in photo with fellow Wolfpit Running Club member John Dugdale and Thomas’s father Chris Kimball also a earlier days member. My father had meet up with some of the runners of the Wolfpit Running Club when my father had taken a job with Schlumberger-Doll Research SDR Ridgefield, Connecticut back in 1979. 

We had moved to Paris, France as Schlumberger-Doll Research SDR Ridgefield, Connecticut had transferred  my father to Etudes ET Productions Schlumberger 26, Rue De La Cavee-B.P. 202 92140 Clamart, France during the time period of 1984 through 1986. 

WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut father's Schlumberger-Doll Research SDR Ridgefield, Connecticut Business Card 

WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut father's Schlumberger 26, Rue De La Cavee-B.P. 202 92140 Clamart, France Bussiness Card. 

I had come to the Ridgefield, Connecticut area in 1979 when my father had taken a job with Schlumberger-Doll Research Ridgefield, Connecticut

Below is other of my past from bike racing in France to doing other triathlons here in the United States.


My Bernard Hinault Hinault Bernard La Vie Claire Look Terraillon Sports Card Postcard unfortunately has a crack in it do to trying to get out of being stuck to a photo album. I had collected this when I lived in Paris, France 1984-1986  I wish there was away to fix this or get another copy of this Bernard Hinault  La Vie Claire Look Terraillon Sports Card 


Greg Lemond World Champion Renault-Elf-Gitane Sports Card Postcard

Greg Lemond Championnat du Monde Renault-Elf-Gitane Sports Card Carte Mondiale de la Poste


Laurent Fignon Renault-Elf-Gitane Sports Card Postcard

Laurent Fignon Renault-Elf-Gitane Sports Card Carte Postale


Francesco Moser Mexico City km 51,151 23/1/1984 Diadora Scarpe Campioni In Tutti GLI Sport Sports Card Postcard

Francesco Moser Mexico km 51.151 23/1/1984 Diadora Scarpe Campioni En Tutti GLI Sport Card Carte Postale


 Team La Vie Claire-Wonder-Radar 1986 Bernard Hinault Etrangers: Steve Bauer, Andrew Hampsten, Roy Knickman,Greg Lemond
Miroir du Cyclisme Guide Du Tour 84
 Miroir du Cyclisme Tour 85 ( Bernard Hinault,Greg Lemond )
  Miroir du Cyclisme Tour 86 ( Bernard Hinault,Greg Lemond )
Sprint Special Tour 86 ( Bernard Hinault,Greg Lemond )



Le journal L'Equipe Lundi 28 Juillet 1986
Le Tour Du Nouveau Mode 1986 Tour de France



Le journal L'Equipe Samedi 26, Dimanche  27 Juillet 1986
Un Americain A Paris  1986 Tour de France ( but not the only American racing at the time see below )

Lemond devriat donc etre demain le premier Americain a enlever le Tour De France.  

Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt

L'Equipe Samedi 26, Dimanche 27 Juillet 1986
Un Americain A Paris 1986 Tour de France (mais pas la seule course américaine à l'époque voir ci-dessous)

Lemond devriat Fait etre demain le premier Américain a Enlever le Tour de France.

Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt



As mention in the above Notable international cyclists that started with the club include Stephen RochePhil AndersonRobert MillarPaul KimmageSean YatesSeamus Elliott





WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut standing in front of the front doors of his apartment building at 1 Place de Breteuil, 75007 Paris, France at the 7eme 7e arrondissement de Paris on the third floor During 1984-1985-1986. I miss Paris, France a lot and wish I would have the opportunity to one day but I’m not sure if I’ll ever be able to afford ever seeing Paris again. 



My Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt ACBB Cyclisme Team Members 
GEORGELIN Alain
KIMBALL Thomas ( United States )
LE LAY Patrick
LORAND Stephane
MANCEAU Didier
PEREIRA Bruno
BROUSSARD Erick
LOPES Antonio
MOREL Christian
GRAMMATICO Laurent
GHIGNOLI Pascal
GIBRIEN Francis
QUINIOU Arnaud
GIRARD Tanguy
GIBRIEN Jacky


Mes Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt ACBB Cyclisme Membres de l'équipe
GEORGELIN Alain
KIMBALL Thomas (Etats-Unis)
LE LAY Patrick
LORAND Stéphane
MANCEAU Didier
PEREIRA Bruno
BROUSSARD Erick
LOPES Antonio
MOREL Christian
GRAMMATICO Laurent
GHIGNOLI Pascal
GIBRIEN Francis
QUINIOU Arnaud
GIRARD Tanguy
GIBRIEN Jacky



Prix des Pompiers 11 Mai 1986 4eme et Juniors Racing-Club De Versailles Versailles Sportif Liste Des Engages Kimball Thomas is listed as number # 9 Junior 1 Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt A.C.B.B.

C.S.M.C. Club Sportif Municipal de Clamart Clamart le 8 Juin 1986 
Prix du Comite Des Fetes

Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt I'm listed #46 Kimball Thomas J1
KIMBALL Thomas (Etats-Unis)

USCM Union Sportive Du Canton De Magny En Vexin
Prix Des Associations De Magny En Vexin
Dimanche 1er Juin 1986



A.C.B.B Billancourt
128 Kimball Thomas J1
KIMBALL Thomas (Etats-Unis)
A.C.S.C L' Amical Club Sportif Cormeillais Section Cycliste
Sous Le Patronage de La Municipalite 
Le Prix Du Conseil Municipal



A.C.B.B 73 Kimball T J1
KIMBALL Thomas (Etats-Unis)

l'ACBB cyclisme  Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt A.C.B.B
1985-1986


l'ACBB cyclisme  Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt A.C.B.B
1985-1986
Sections Cyclisme M.G. Leroy 
47 Boulevard Jean Jaurès, 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt, France 




Athletique Club de Boulogne Billancourt Merlin-Plage Cycles Gitane Infomation
I guess I was not the only American (Etats-Unis) on the racing for ACBB. But I was only a Junior. 



A Christopher Ghiorse and Greg S Cravets and I guess Ghiorse and a Reeve where new arrivees to the team under the Directeurs Sportifs Claude Escalon. Where also Americans on this great team



Athlétique Club de Boulogne Billancourt Merlin-Plage Cycles Gitane Infomation

Je suppose que je n'étais pas le seul Américain (Etats-Unis) sur la course pour ACBB. Mais je n'étais qu'un junior.



Une Christopher Ghiorse et les Cravets Greg de et je suppose Ghiorse et une Reeve où de nouvelles arrivees à l'équipe sous la Directeurs Sportifs Claude Escalon. Où Américains aussi sur cette grande équipe



Revue Trimestrielle De L'Athletic-Club De Boulogne-Billancourt Fevrier 86 Bonne Annee 1986






Cyclisme Le Point Sur 85 Meilleur Amateur Francais 1985 PHILIPP Jean-Jacques Vainqueur de la Palme d or Merlin Plage 1985





l'ACBB cyclisme

 Bike racing for Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt A.C.B.B. Cyclisme 1986 Junior 1 Merlin Plage

My Membre Actif 1985-1986 Section Cyclisme 09 ACBB Athletic Club de Boulogne Billencourt ACBB Cyclisme Le Prsident de la Section Leroy Gerard Le President General Perbos Jean-Pierre No 921673 

Président : Philippe Leroy Philippe Leroy Cycles La Gazelle the offical bike shop of the ACBB Athletic Club de Boulogne Billencourt ACBB Cyclisme Philippe Leroy Locataire-Gerant 

The 1986 Tour de France Prologue statrted in Boulogne Billencourt which the route was in front of Cycles La Gazelle which was great., 

A American racing for Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt  A.C.B.B. Cyclisme France

Course de vélo pour Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt ACBB Cyclisme 1986 Junior 1 Merlin Plage

Mon Membre Actif 1985-1986 Section Cyclisme 09 ACBB Athletic Club de Boulogne Billencourt ACBB Cyclisme Le Prsident de la Section Leroy Gerard Le Président Général Perbos Jean-Pierre Aucune 921673

Président : Philippe Leroy  Philippe Leroy Cycles La Gazelle du magasin de vélo officielle de l'ACBB Athletic Club de Boulogne Billencourt ACBB Cyclisme Philippe Leroy Locataire-gérant

Le Tour de France 1986 Prologue statrted à Boulogne Billencourt qui la route était en face de Cycles La Gazelle qui était super.,

Une course américaine pour Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt ACBB Cyclisme France



My United States Cycling Federation USCF 1986 Amateur Racing License as this was the United States Cycling Federation USCF 1986 International License Philip Voxland was the president of the USCF then. As can be seen my old address 1 Place de Breteuil 75007 Paris, France





United States Cycling Federation USCF and Federation Francaise de Cyclisme FFC Stickers





Where I used to practice with other cyclists when I had lived in Paris. Circuit cycliste Hippodrome de Longchamp. And where I heard about A.C.B.B.

Autographs of the American 7-Eleven Cycling Team 1986 Tour de France
Alcala, Bob Roll, Davis Phinney, Chris Carmichael, Alex Stieda All autographs where done before the prologue Tour de France 1986 at Boulogne-Billancourt where the ACBB cyclisme had there bike store Cycles La Gazelle



 1986 Tour de France Winner Greg Lemond Autograph My Autograph of Greg Lemond 1986 Tour de France



1986 Tour de France Vainqueur Greg Lemond Autograph mon autographe de Greg Lemond 1986 Tour de France

  My Autograph of Andrew Hampsten ( Andy Hampsten ) 1986 Tour de France


My Autograph of Davis Phinney 1986 Tour de France


Thomas Q Kimball WA8UNS 7-Eleven Cycling Team Collection

The 7-Eleven cycling team list for 1986. Which includes people like Chris Carmichael, Alexi Grewal and Davis Phinney to name a few,

My Autographs of the 7 Eleven Cycling Team 1986 Tour de France., I got to meet the 1986 7 Eleven Cycling Team as I was living in Paris and bike racing as a Junior for the ACBB Athletic Club de Boulogne Billencourt ACBB Cyclisme 1986 as prologue of the Tour de France started in 92 Boulogne


Thomas Q Kimball WA8UNS 7-Eleven Cycling Team Collection



My 1988 7 Eleven Cycling 88 Pro Team Group Photo-Poster and my 7 Eleven 1989 Pro Cycling Team Photo-Poster




My 1988 Letter from the 7-Eleven Cycling Team The South Club, Inc. Waukesha,WI from James L. Ochowicz General Manager




Motorola cycling team 1992


Proselec Sports Association Sportive D' Etudes et Productions Schlumberger, 26 Rue de la Cavee, 92142 Clamart, France
Section Cyclotourisme
1985
D.Peborde


I did some Cyclotourisme before racing with A.C.B.B




Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut posing with other members of the old Cycling Team we had out of The  Cannondale Bicycle Corporation really known as Cannondale Corporation, 9 Brookside Place, Georgetown, CT  with the old Cannondale Yellow bike frame 1990-1991-1992-1993. At the time I was working at Cannondale Bicycle Corporation when it was in Georgetown, CT back in 1990-1993

United Bicycle Institute Bicycle Mechanics School  I Went here in 1995 for both basic repair and shop operation and advance bike mechanics student ID # 952109. 

1995-20 Professional Repair and Shop Operation September 11-September 22, 1995


1995-21 Advanced Mechanics September 25-September 29, 1995






Barnett's Manual : Analysis and Procedures for Bicycle Mechanics  Second Edition by John Barnet


Sutherland's Handbook For Bicycle Mechanics 6th ed 20th Anniversary. bicycle ... Handbook for Bicycle Mechanics by Howard Sutherland [6th Edition 1995].



Thomas at the Coors Light Biathlon Series Boston, MA Massachusetts 1990




#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share that I was a student at the International School of Paris ISP High School from 1984 1985 1986 





The Old  International School of Paris ISP High School Jacket from 1984 1985 1986 About International School of Paris via Wikipedia


Thomas running around Stade suffren Paris

International School Of Paris Physical Education Certificate Of Merit International School of Paris 8th Olympic Sports 1984 
 International School Of Paris Physical Education Certificate Of Merit International School of Paris 9th Olympic Sports 1985

Certificat de grade yellow kyu 5th International School Of Paris 1985 Rajasooriar E Joseph was the chief instructor martial arts 



URKUNDE  (German for Certificate) Laterns den 3.2.86  SCHISCHULE-LATERNS-FURX

WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut USA Paris Givre 1985 Certificat de Parallelisme Challenge Au Vieux Campeur La Station de ski de la pesse 30 km 6 hours 2 minutes 28


WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut USA Paris Givre 1986 Certificat de Parallelisme Challenge Au Vieux Campeur La Station de ski de la pesse 30 km 4 hours 33 minutes 52
WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut USA hiking österreich Austria alps


Sound Cyclists Bicycle Club Bloomin Metric Century VI May 15th 1983 About age 14 years old when I did this.




Bloomin' Metric 100km 1983 1st 62.14 mile bike tour




 #WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share that I was also a member Transatlantic Council  Troop 112 Boy Scouts of America out of the American Embassy In Paris, France from 1985-1986


I had torn my achilles in 2013 in training for the 2013 Marine Corps Marathon. Finally after seeing a different doctor I had surgery on my right achilles July 2014. Since my surgery in which there is one or two permanent stitches.


The different stages of cast I had on my right achilles starting in 2013 with just a hard cast (red) to and airiest (mid photo) to finally having surgery in 2014 (different type of cast on last photo)




A look back at the 2015 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk in New York City in which Team Kimball Thomas Kimball's Fundraiser had raised $500 for the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. Many thanks to those who had donated to Team Kimball for the 9/11 Memorial & Museum in 2015.



Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut stopping by The Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk event after The 2015 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk in New York City
Walk/Run in Memory/Honor of Samuel Oitice and  I knew Sam Oitice when I had used to goto Teddy's Night Club in the Danbury Holiday Inn, Danbury, CT. And Stephen Siller As I used to help out the Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk event with the Civil Air Patrol United States Air Force Auxiliary, The Connecticut Wing Civil Air Patrol 399th Composite Squadron (NER-CT-042)




Then 2nd Lt Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut with the Civil Air Patrol United States Air Force Auxiliary, The Connecticut Wing Civil Air Patrol 399th Composite Squadron (NER-CT-042) with Boss George Siller

Marathon International De Paris Marathon De Paris Paris Marathon 1986







This is what the start of the Mairie De Paris  Marathon de Paris Marathon de Paris, Paris, France. Depart 1986 Look Liked
C'est ce que le début de la Mairie de Paris Marathon de Paris 1986 Départ Regardez aimé


Memories of the Marathon de Paris 1986
Souvenirs du Marathon de Paris 1986



Thomas Kimball WA8UNS Pre Marathon de Paris International Marathon de Paris 1986 with the Proselec Delacquis Demenagements ClamartFrance Running Club which I think was apart of Etudes et Productions Schlumberger 92140 Clamart France



Thomas Kimball WA8UNS Pre Marathon de Paris Marathon International de Paris 1986 avec le Proselec Delacquis Demenagements Clamart, France Running Club qui je pense était en dehors des Etudes et Productions Schlumberger 92140 Clamart France


Marathon de Paris Marathon de Paris, Paris, France. Dimanche 4 Mai 1986
Marathon de Paris Marathon de Paris, Paris, France. Diplome
The Paris International Marathon (French: Marathon International de Paris) Dimanche 4 Mai 1986
Le Marathon International de Paris (français: Marathon International de Paris) Dimanche 4 Mai 1986


Marathon International De Paris Marathon De Paris Paris Marathon 1986


LES 20 KM DE PARIS ARRIVEE 1985



Les 20 Kilometres de Paris 1985 



20 Kilometres de Paris 1985
13 Octobre 1985


20 Kilometers de Paris A.S.C. Air Perrier Adidas La Hutte Inter Sport La Poste RTL



Paris Versailles Dimanche 27 Octobre 1985 10 eme Paris Versailles




10 eme Paris Versailles SNCF 





Ridgefield, CT Ridgefield Y-Athlon August 28th 1988
The Third Annual Ridgefield Family Y-Athlon
Thomas Q Kimball first Triathlon 19 years old




Thomas Q Kimball WA8UNS Derby Savings Bank 1991 Connecticut Triathlon Series globale Placez 58 sur 1545 En divison M 20-24 Placé 8 sur 134 Derby Biathlon, Biathlon Orange, Milford Triathlon, Triathlon Griskus, mandrins Triathlon, Litchfield Biathlon.




Thomas at  Lake Kenosia Danbury,Connecticut swim practice 1 mile= 1 time around  Lake Kenosia was able to do 4 times photo mid to late 1990's

WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield,Connecticut wanted to share his experience with the Chuck's Steak House Chuck's East Coast Triathlon Lake Kenosia Danbury,Connecticut United States 1988 Age 19


I was a Junior in high school at Joel Barlow High School in Redding, CT Connecticut United States class of 1989


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #CT  Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share competing in the Chuck's East Coast Triathlon Lake Kenosia September 17th 1989



I was using my first Cannondale Race Bike that my father had bought me in 1988 when  Cannondale Bicycle Corporation when it was in Georgetown, CT and got it from Cycle Center here in  Ridgefield,Connecticut. Cycle Center is no longer here in town

1 Mile swim
25 mile bike
6.2 mile run

WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield,Connecticut wanted to share his experience with the Chuck's East Coast Triathlon Lake Kenosia Danbury,Connecticut 1993 Age 24

1 Mile swim
25 mile bike

6.2 mile run






Chuck's East Coast Triathlon Lake Kenosia Danbury,Connecticut 1991

Karen Smyers and comes to compete in the Chuck's East Coast Triathlon in September 1991. I had first meet Karen in 1989 at The Bud Light USTS U.S. Triathlon Series National Championship on Hilton Head Island United States 1989.


I  had finished this in 2:14:31 I had placed 123 I had my first 1st time to complete the Ironman distance triathlon on September 7th 1991 


WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield,Connecticut United States wanted to share his experience with the Chuck's Steak House Chuck's East Coast Triathlon Lake Kenosia Danbury,Connecticut 1989 Age 20

September 17th 1989

I just finished high school at Joel Barlow High School in Redding, CT Connecticut class of 1989

I was using my first Cannondale Race Bike that my father had bought me in 1988 when  Cannondale Bicycle Corporation when it was in Georgetown, CT and got it from Cycle Center here in  Ridgefield,Connecticut. Cycle Center is no longer here in town

1 Mile swim
25 mile bike

6.2 mile run




 #WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut Marine Corps Marathon Washington, DC 23 October 1994 Marine Corps Marathon 1994 Certificate



 #WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut Marine Corps Marathon Washington, DC 29 October 2006 Marine Corps Marathon 2006 Certificate


WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut Marine Corps Marathon 1992 1993 1994 2006 patches 
Marine Corps Marathon 1994
19th Marine Corps Marathon 1994
 Place 4848 Time 4:00:14
Marine Corps Marathon 2006 Team USAA WA8UNS Kimball

Time 4:12:45 Overall 6024 
Marine Corps Marathon 2006 Team USAA WA8UNS Thomas Kimball

I hope to be able to do the Marine Corps Marathon again someday as I was suppose to do in 2013 and have done 1992 1993 1994 and 2006 but  enjoy it and visiting the Washington, DC Bowie, MD area is I had used to live in Bowie as father was a Signal Corps Officer with the US Army Security Agency Support Group out of Ft Meade, Md. National Security Agency NSA May 1970-71 as a Cryptanalysis . I enjoy visiting the National Cryptologic Museum, Ft. Meade, MD 


My mother Frances comes out as supports most of my sporting activities such as Marathons to former Triathlons. In above picture at Marine Corps Marathon 2006


WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield,Connecticut wanted to share his first Ironman distance triathlon attempt experience with you.  Endurance Ironman Triathlon Endurance Triathlon Lake Sunapee New Hampshire, 1990 was my first attempt at this distance

2.4 mile swim

112 mile bike
26.2 mile run

In 1990 I had done this but had to drop out 13 miles into the 26.2 mile run., I was 21 years old when I did this event 1990.

Just finishing high school at Joel Barlow High School  in Redding, CT 1989 a year before.






WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield,Connecticut United States wanted to share his first Ironman distance triathlon experience with you.  Endurance Ironman Triathlon Lake Sunapee New Hampshire1991 was my first time to finish this event., In 1990 I had done this but had to drop out 13 miles into the 26.2 mile run., I was 22 years old when I did this event 1991.

This was my 1st time to complete the Ironman distance triathlon in 13 hours 48 minutes for the 2.4 mile swim 112 mile bike and the 26.2 mile run at the end., Just two years after finishing high school at Joel Barlow in Redding, CT 1989

CamelBak Hydration systems was my product sponsor for a few years as I would help to test out there products as on my first try of this distance I got very dehydrated which caused me problems. And PowerBar product sponsored me as well. But I am proud I had a chance to do and finish this type of event and distance. At the time I was working at Cannondale Bicycle Corporation when it was in Georgetown, CT back in 1990-1993 and Bethel Cycle and Fitness had a Triathlon Team then early 1990's

1991 Endurance Triathlon Lake Sunapee, New Hampshire Ironman Qualifier


Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield,Connecticut Ironman distance triathlon experience 1991 Age 22 Number # 046



WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield,Connecticut wanted to share his first full Ironman 2.4 mile swim 112 mile bike 26.2 mile run distance triathlon experience with you.  Endurance Ironman Triathlon Lake Sunapee New Hampshire1991 was my first time to finish this event., I was 22 years old when I did this event 1991. 13 hours 48 minutes



WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball de Ridgefield, dans le Connecticut aux États-Unis a voulu partager son premier Ironman 2.4 mile nage 112 mile vélo 26.2 mile run expérience complète de triathlon distance avec vous. Endurance Ironman Triathlon du lac Sunapee New Hampshire, 1991 était ma première fois à la fin de cet événement., J'avais 22 ans quand j'ai fait cet événement 1991. 13 heures 48 minutes













Esprit Ironman Distance Esprit Triathlon de Montreal 1993



I had finished the 2.4 mile swim

 I had finsihed the 112 mile bike


 I had started the 26.2 mile run but ran into difficults and had to stop before the end of race.



Maratha's Marathas Vineyard Endurance Ironman Triathlon 1994 my last Ironman Triathlon since now I can't afford a bike anymore., I was 25 years old at the time in 1994. 

WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield,Connecticut wanted to share his second Ironman distance triathlon experience with you.

This was my 2nd time to complete the Ironman distance triathlon for the 2.4 mile swim 112 mile bike and the 26.2 mile run at the end., This was apart of the Maratha's Vineyard Traithlon Festival September 17th 1994. martha's vineyard endurance triathlon

I was only 25 years old in 1994













No #116 Thomas Kimball Age 25 West Redding, CT United States
No # 116 Thomas Kimball Age 25 West Redding, CT États-Unis



#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share that he is glad he was able to run in the Wolfpit Running Club 40th Annual Pamby Ridgefield Half Marathon, Sunday, October 2, 2016. As this would be the last time that two great Wolfpit Running Club members would co-direct this race Rick Favier and John Dugdale. My first Pamby Ridgefield Half Marathon dates back all the way to 1989. I did miss a few years in-between 1989-2016. This also would be my first half marathon since I had torn my achilles in 2013 in training for the 2013 Marine Corps Marathon. Finally after seeing a different doctor I had surgery on my right achilles July 2014. Since my surgery in which there is one or two permanent stitches. So since I couldn’t race 2013-2014-2015 I was still able to volunteer for the race. My first Marathon dates back to 1986. Marathon de Paris International Marathon de Paris 1986 with the Proselec Delacquis Demenagements ClamartFrance Running Club which I think was apart of Etudes et Productions Schlumberger 92140 Clamart France since my father Christopher Kimball was transferred  there with the family and I 1984 through 1986 from Schlumberger-Doll Research SDR Ridgefield, Connecticut. I have a handful of marathons and half marathon, bike races, triathlons, Ironman distance triathlons to Ultra-Marathons under my belt. I do not bike race and or do triathlons as I could not keep up with the ever raising cost of a race bike and or triathlon bike. As everything even the cost to race has gone up. A lot different then when I had used to do it mid 1980’s to about the mid 1990’s

I have volunteered at the New York Road Runners (NYRR) #NYRR #TCSNewYorkCityMarathon #NewYorkCityMarathon TCS New York City Marathon since 2009,2010,2013, 2014, 2015 . 2016 will mark my 6th year volunteering for the New York City Marathon doing Amateur Radio Ham Radio Emergency Communications for the event. 2015 mark the first year working at mile 23 as past years working at mile 24. I have never had a opportunity to run race in The New York City Marathon as of yet.


Volunteering at the #NYRR #TCSNYCMARATHON TCS New York City Marathon November 1st 2015 . The above Professional photo taken by Robert Eilets — at TCS NYC Marathon Mile 23. Thank You



WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut  using his Wouxun KG-UV3D and for the first year in the TCS New York City Marathon Amateur Radio Ham Radio Communications is by using also DMR so I had brought my CS700 Connect Systems DMR Radio. So in photo you see two radio’s and I have two radio headphones on as well. One is just a simple FBI agent looking ear piece the other is a Boom Mic Headset. 

Even though I had the two different radio’s when tested out in mile marker 23 vehicle it appeared and sounded like that the Digital Mobile Radio (DMRUHF frequency could be hear on a normal UHF radio non DMR radio. I would like to thank local friend N1GS George Slater from Danbury, CT for programming my CS700 Connect Systems DMR Radio and mile marker captain Michael Glasser - KC2GDP for bringing his computer and programming my Wouxun KG-UV3D as I don’t have a windows system computer.
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I was able to meet @CBSNewYork #CBSnewYork #CBSNews 
#cbsnewsny CBS New York News news anchors @DanaTylerTV Dana Tyler, @ChrisWragge Chris Wragge and with @LonnieQuinnTV Lonnie Quinn. in support of Kristine Johnson  @KJohnsonTV  who ran in the 2014 In 2014 TCS New York City Marathon

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Being that I’m a former marathon and ultra-marathon and ironman distance triathlete I understand what it is like competing in these events. And sometimes the pain and suffering it takes to be able to finish one of these events. And maybe in 2017 I might be able to run in the New York City Marathon myself. But currently in recovery since a achilles partial tear and my achilles surgery on July 17th 2014, Been doing marathons since 16 years old might have contributed to this tear,

Thomas  pictured here working the packet pick-up on Friday 30th September and Saturday 1st October 2016 at The Ridgefield Running Company in Ridgefield, Connecticut

Volunteering for the 38th Annual Ridgefield Pamby Motors Half Marathon, Sunday October 5, 2014, Wolfpit Running Club



A newspaper article on the Wolfpit Running Club  Wolfpitters run in close-knit circle April 7th 1992 Thomas Q Kimball in the center with the Brooks T-Shirt


WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut  Member of the Wolfpit Running Club my father was also a member of the Wolfpit Running Club going back to the early 1980’s

Ridgefield Pamby Half Marathon - Wolfpit Running Club





WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball Ridgefield, Connecticut United States Ridgefield Pamby Half Marathon - Wolfpit Running Club 1989

WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball Ridgefield, Connecticut États-Unis Ridgefield Pamby Half Marathon - Wolfpit Running Club 1989


Ridgefield Pamby Motors Half Marathon - Wolfpit Running Club





Ridgefield Pamby Motors Half Marathon - Wolfpit Running Club 1994



Ridgefield Pamby Half Marathon - Wolfpit Running Club 2007


Ridgefield Pamby Motors Half Marathon 2007

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33rd ANNUAL Ridgefield Pamby Motors Half Marathon 2009

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Ridgefield Pamby Motors Half Marathon, 2011


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Ridgefield Pamby Motors Half Marathon, 2006

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Ridgefield Pamby Motors Half Marathon, 2005 


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Ridgefield Pamby Half Marathon 2000

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Charl Matteus was at the Jack Bristol Lake Waramaug UltraMarathon Ultra-Marathon in 1998 what a year as article mentions the weather we had. 



Charl Matteus était à la Jack Bristol Lac Waramaug ultramarathon Ultra-Marathon en 1998, quelle année que l'article mentionne le temps que nous avions.


Thomas Kimball WA8UNS of Ridgefield,CT at the Jack Bristol Lake Waramaug Ultra Marathon ultramarathon 50km 31.1 miles in 1997 at age 28 with a time of 5:38:27 About the hat and the Army PFU About me I am also a Army and Navy Brat as born July 1969 my father was a US Army Signal Corps Officer with the US Army Security Agency Support Group out of Ft Meade, Md. We had a TDY at Ft Hood, TX 69-70 for MASSTER US Mobile Army Sensor System Test Evaluation and Review SurveillanceTarget Acquisition and Night Observation STANO. Then back to Ft Meade for the National Security Agency NSA 70-71 as a Cryptanalysis . After that we moved to Miami, Fla for the ONR Office Of Naval Research 71-79. The work for ONR Office of Naval Research took my father to US Naval Facility NAVFAC Eleuthera and NAVFAC Bermuda. )



April 1998 Jack Bristol Lake Waramaug Ultramarathons weather cold and monsoonal rains and snow showers Charl Mattheus had joined us that year 1998. 


Autographed Card from Charl Mattheus 

Carte dédicacée de Charl Mattheus

Offical Results 1998 Jack Bristol Lake Waramaug Ultras 4-26/1998
My 2nd one 50km placed 14th out of 36 Age 28 time 5:04:10 Remember the weather conditions weather cold and monsoonal rains and snow showers 

Offical Results 2001  Jack Bristol Lake Waramaug Ultras  5:12:54 PLACE 12 TOM KIMBALL

2003 Lake Waramaug Results:

T.Kimball Age 33 Time 5:12:31 for 50km 






Thomas Kimball WA8UNS of Ridgefield,CT in the 2008 Jack Bristol Lake Waramaug Ultra Marathon ultramarathon my last one attended. 50km 31.1 miles 5:37:19

Jack Bristol's Lake Waramaug Ultras

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#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #CT #Connecticut Thomas Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut near #westchester #WestchesterCounty #newyork #NYC is now a single guy and tries to be a regular at #gunnisonbeach #sandyhooknj Gunnison Beach at Sandy Hook Gateway National Park, NJ Monthmouth County, NJ. I'm recently coming out of a 12 year relationship in 2015 and hard being single again. #singles Just a few days before Labor day Weekend 2015 when I had called her I was coming down to visit her in New Jersey my ex-girlfriend told me she was seeing/dating somebody else and wouldn’t be around Labor day Weekend as she was going to the poconos with the new boyfriend. I did not visit Gunnison Beach this past Summer 2016 as it has been difficult for me as feel as I had lost the friends I once had down there in New Jersey. I had been going to Gunnison Beach since about 2000 and a member of friends of gunnison beach until disband. I'm a former #cyclist #ultramarathonrunner and #ironmantriathlete #triathlete #marathonrunner I'm still a #runner #swimmer
Thomas Kimball WA8UNS of Ridgefield,CT at 38th Annual Jersey Shore Half Marathon 2010 at  Gateway National Recreation Area- Sandy Hook, NJ  Sandy Hook Gateway National Park in  New Jersey.my favorite beach












38th Annual Jersey Shore Half Marathon 2010

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I was with the local Volunteer Fire Department Fire-Police until I had torn my achilles in 2013 in training for the 2013 Marine Corps Marathon. Finally after seeing a different doctor I had surgery on my right achilles July 2014. Since my surgery in which there is one or two permanent stitches.



#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share that I will once again be volunteering for Sandy Hook 5k race packet pick up Friday March 31st 2017 and also running in the Sandy Hook 5k April 1st 2017 #loverunsthrough #sandyhook5k

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield  in #FairfieldCounty #CT  #Connecticut
Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share volunteering for Sandy Hook 5k race packet pick up Friday April 1st 2016 and also running in the Sandy Hook 5k April 2nd 2016 #loverunsthrough #sandyhook5k This was my first time running the event since I had torn my achilles in 2013. I have been doing this event since 2013 but had to miss out on 2014 and walk it in 2015. 




Not bad for my first running in a event since I tore my achilles in 2013 and had a achilles operation in 2014. Overall Place 153 Time 26:43 Division Place 30/150



WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield,Connecticut wanted to share his experience at the Sandy Hook 5K for 2015 

People been asking about how my achilles has held up since my first 5km walk yesterday Sandy Hook 5K since my surgery last July. A little sore and the achilles feels tight due to the fact first time doing it and will always have a permanent stitch (s) in my achilles . "But happy to have finished it and have cross the finish line. Even though might have been last I was able to do it




Volunteering Friday the 27th March at the Reed Intermediate School,




And then taking part in the Sandy Hook 5K 2015 on Saturday 28th



The  following picture from Katie. of me about to cross the finish line with newly made friends coming together to finish the journey of this years Sandy Hook 5K as the pain was worth every step as such a great cause. Number # 719


I wanted to share his experience at The Sandy Hook Run for the Families a HMF Events (Hartford Marathon Foundation) Hartford Connecticut Saturday - March 23, 2013.

Many Thanks to all those volunteers that help to make this event possible. It was a emotional start and event. And great to see those people that came together for this event. 


Some pictures from the Sandy Hook 5K 2013 I had took part in. I had to skip the 2014 due to my achilles tear -injury.  Number # 7915

Bib 7915 Overall 269th of 8,862 Male 196th of 3,128 M40-44 21st of 290 Male First Responder 15th of 92 Finished 00:23:28. Recently signed up for the Stratton Faxon Greater Danbury Road Race Half Marathon to help support the The Newtown Police Union  and to run with  The “Newtown Police Union Team” on April 7th 2013. A little soon for me doing a half marathon but should be able to handle it.  


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Thomas Q Kimball WA8UNS from Ridgefield, Connecticut  United States running in the Stratton Faxon Danbury Half Marathon April 7th 2013Stratton Faxon Greater Danbury Road Race
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I wanted to share some photos of 
“Newtown Police Union Team” running in the  Stratton Faxon Danbury Half Marathon or 5K.
Stratton Faxon Greater Danbury Road Race

April 7th 2013. This team is made up of police, fire and medical personnel from around the state. Proud to have been a member of this team. 



Triathlete Goes The Distance Endurance Rider September 26, 1991





Triathlete Loves Challenge August 31st 1989






Kimball finishes second ultramarathon 1998



 Kimball competes in Ironman Triathlon 1994



Results from 2001 Dutchess County Classic Half Marathon  1:37:22 84 Thomas Kimball Age 32



Fairfield Half Marathon 587 Thomas Kimball Age 24 West Redding 1:41:00


 Fairfield Half Marathon 1997 1998 2001 2008

Stratton Faxon Fairfield Road Races 2008
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Fairfield Half Marathon And 5K 2001
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Fairfield Road Races - Half Marathon & 5K 1998
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3Rd Annual Stratton Faxon Greater Danbury Half-Marathon 2007
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1997 Ridgefield Half Marathon  137 Thomas Kimball 1:35:50

1999 Ridgefield Half Marathon 121 Thomas Kimball 1:34:59

2000 24th Ridgefield Pamby Half Marathon 176 Thomas Kimball Age 31 Time 1:38:21

 Danbury-News-Times 10km Connecticut Classic 1988 675 Kimball Thomas 47:46
Danbury-News-Times 10km Connecticut Classic 1989 446 Kimball Thomas 45:40 




Putnam County Fall Classic Half Marathon October 1997 Place 61 Thomas Kimball Danbury Time 1:37:39




Boston Buildup XIII 10km January 6th 1991 Rowayton, CT
Just notice an old friend from Redding, CT listed a Mr. Tom Haughney ( Wolfpit Running Club Ridgefield, CT Members have the * before there name ) My time Tom Kimball 47:02


US NAVAL SUBASE MEMORIAL 10K ROAD RACE MAY 15, 2004
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Thomas Q Kimball WA8UNS with The New York Guard State Volunteer Force At Camp Smith Training Site HHC, Army Division Enlisted in the New York Guard 29 April 2000 ETS April 2003  Promoted Staff Sergeant E-6 15 March 2003 Honorable Discharge July 31 2003 Rank Grade SSG/E6 NYG World Trade Center Incident




Questions I have seen on google.

How did September 11th change my life.  How has your life changed since 9/11? How did the attacks of 9/11 change your life?

#NeverForget911

Since The activation Task Force Liberty, the New York Guard Component of the 42nd Joint Task Force Rainbow Hope activated for Operation World Trade Center. And leaving with New York Guard with Honorable Discharge July 31 2003. In some of the training I have received from people that where there at Ground Zero WTC on 9/11 in which an honor to be taught by them. I’m glad to have made these accomplishments in my training which has been continuous, as it’s always evolving in Emergency Management. Some of my training might follow some of the recommendations from the 


“Create dedicated, ongoing training programs for FDNY chiefs so that they are proficient in using ICS principles during large and complex incidents involving terrorism, chemical, biological and radiological materials, and attacks to critical infrastructure.”
#nyguard #newyorkguard #campsmith @newyorkguard

 A Certificate of Special Recognition The New York Guard Operation World Trade Center at Camp Smith Training Site apart of The New York Guard  MP Detachment 



I had just found this below in a storage
42nd Joint Task Force Rainbow Hope

Joint Task Force 42 Rainbow Hope

An Open Letter to JTF 42 Service Members Brigadier General Joseph J Taluto Joint Task Force Commander

Synopsis of NYG ARDIV Duty Assignments, Task Force New York City and Task Force Liberty, 9/11/01 to 1/10/02 as seen in The Guardian Issue # 02-1 June 2002

At the time of The New York Guard activation Task Force Liberty, the New York Guard Component of the 42nd Joint Task Force Rainbow Hope activated for Operation World Trade Center. At Camp Smith Training Site we were at Threatcon Charlie FPCON CHARLIE  apart of The New York Guard  MP Detachment we where unarmed while working there at Camp Smith Training Site  Cortlandt Manor near Peekskill, NY, New York Guard Awards and Decorations include: New York State Defense of Liberty Medal 15 September 2002, as well as the New York Guard Commander’s Citation 15 August 2002



From my old historical file:  Military Police Unit Headquarters 
New York Guard Army Division
Camp Smith
Newsletter
29 June 00

Under #6 Training A self study book is a available to all MP’s on responding to terrorism. 

The book FEMA/USFA/NFA-ERT:SS June 1999
Emergency Response To Terrorism Self-Study U.S Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs-Bureau of Justice Assistance Federal Emergency Management Agency United States Fire Administration-National Fire Academy



FEMA/USFA/NFA Emergency Response To Terrorism Patch


As seen in Fire Engineering: first responders' first line of defense in terrorism responses by Sam Hansen and Alan Veasey. This article mentions how The federal Emergency Response to Terrorism Job Aid, which is intended to be used with the Department of Transportation (DOT) Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)

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Please see link below to read article written by Kenneth O. Burris Jr. as appeared in Fire Engineering 10/01/2000

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From my old historical file:  Military Police Unit Headquarters 
New York Guard Army Division
Camp Smith
Newsletter

1 April 00

Under #5 Training Up date on Peace Officer Training, will be held at Camp Smith on 29 & 30 April, 6 May, 20 & 21 May.


Thomas with the two New York Guard Peace Officer Training Instructors.


New York Guard State Volunteer Force At Camp Smith Training Site Building 504 Peace Officer Training Group Photo. The training was April 29th and 30th and May 6th, 20th and 21st 2000 Thomas is in photo last row on the side of entry to building. Also in photo back row is friend Paul Garre also from Connecticut.


Then it was a must to get and have for the class and or course was the Penal Law and Criminal Procedure Law of the State of New York. For the New York Guard for the Peace Officer Training for the Military Police Unit Headquarters New York Guard.



From my old historical file:
NYSG-COS (3025) Members Of The New York Guard
World Trade Center (9*11) Survey
Operation Trade Center and Operation Airport Security Member Survey-State of New York

The New York Guard MP Detachment  Securing Camp Smith Training Site Pre New York Army National Guard MP Shack at Camp Smith Training Site Cortlandt Manor near Peekskill, NY, after 9/11 WTC Incident






Night time operations The New York Guard MP Detachment  Securing Camp Smith Training Site at Camp Smith Training Site Cortlandt Manor near Peekskill, NY, after 9/11 WTC Incident


In photo with New York State Police trooper Kevin Reppenhagen Camp Smith Training Site Cortlandt Manor near Peekskill, NY, after 9/11 WTC Incident


The New York Guard Military Police Station Provost Marshal Building 85 Camp Smith Training Site Cortlandt Manor near Peekskill, NY,  after 9/11 WTC Incident


The New York Guard Military Police Vehicle Camp Smith Training Site Cortlandt Manor near Peekskill, NY,  after 9/11 WTC Incident


New York Guard State Volunteer Force At Camp Smith Training Site NYG World Trade Center Incident Duty Group Photo. 

A small group of The New York Guard MP Detachment was sent to due some NYG World Trade Center Incident Duty at the New York Army National Guard and the Westchester County Police Academy in Valhalla, NY 

A little bit about my background and spending the first two years of my life as a son of a US Army Signal Corps Officer with the US Army Security Agency Support Group and a mother who got a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)  The University of Michigan Hospital Ann Arbor, Michigan.


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut USAA Quarter Century Member


The little guy in the crib is Thomas Q Kimball

My father was in Signal Officer Basic Course, Ft Gordon June through August 1969 but came back to Ann Arbor, Michigan to see my birth July 4th 1969. Wish I could  see a class picture photo from the Signal Officer Basic Course, Ft Gordon June through August 1969 

I am also a Army and Navy Brat as my father was a US Army Signal Corps Officer with the US Army Security Agency Support Group out of Ft Meade, Md. We had a TDY at Ft Hood, TX  December 1969 through May 1970 for MASSTER US Army Project Mobile Army Sensor System Test Evaluation and Review Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Night Observation STANO.  On October 17, 1969, Project MASSTER moved to Building 91025 at the newly designated West Fort Hood, formerly "Killeen Base.”

I believe after some research that Colonel Sammy J. Cannon, SigC was one of my father’s bosses at US Army Project Mobile Army Sensor System Test Evaluation and Review Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Night Observation STANO

Major General John K. Singlaub was the chief of staff, Project MASSTER US Mobile Army Sensor System Test Evaluation and Review Surveillance, Fort Hood, Texas, Oct 69 - Jun 71. 

Major General John K. Singlaub chief of staff, Project MASSTER, Fort Hood,


Many thanks to Major General John K. Singlaub for having sent this autographed picture to me. It really means a lot to me. As I was at home while my father was working under you there at US Army Project MASSTER US Army Project Mobile Army Sensor System Test Evaluation And Review STANO Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Night Observation. I believe my father was with the Communications/Navigation Branch As he was a US Army Signal Corps Officer with the US Army Security Agency Support Group
December 1969 through May 1970 apart of military history to me. Wish I could meet you in person one day and shake your hand. Thank You for your service. Major General John K. Singlaub Distinguished Member of the Special Forces Regiment Major General Singlaub (U.S. Army, Ret.), who served in the OSS and was a founding member of the CIA, and whose career spanned 1943-78.


I had one day in the early 1990's like 1990 found this book on Major General John Kirk Singlaub Major General John Kirk Singlaub Hazardous Duty An American Soldier In The Twentieth Century  I look in it at the index and photos and came across Project MASSTER. So it became an intresting read to me. 


I became interested in areas of subjects that where related to my growing up with my father's military past and also Amateur Radio Ham Radio as I was born in  July 1969 at the The University of Michigan Hospital  Ann Arbor, Michigan. So I was around for his Army two-year active duty which included US Army Signal Corps Officer with the US Army Security Agency Support Group out of Ft Meade, Md. We had a TDY at Ft Hood, TX December 1969 through May 1970 for MASSTER US Mobile Army Sensor System Test Evaluation and Review SurveillanceTarget Acquisition and Night Observation STANO As it reads from the website masster - 1969-1976 - OTC History

As my interest in my father’s military past grew as I was around for most of it July 1969-1979 10 years I wanted so research why his first activity duty TDY at Ft Hood, TX  December 1969 through May 1970 for MASSTER US Mobile Army Sensor System Test Evaluation and Review SurveillanceTarget Acquisition and Night Observation STANO. In which Major General John Singlaub was the chief of staff, Project MASSTER, Fort Hood, Texas, Oct 69 - Jun 71. ? As my father prior to this was doing mostly for the Office Of Naval Research ONR Cooley Electronics Laboratory Department of Electrical Engineering The University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan. So a few years of researching came up with US Army Security Agency Support Group had a presence there but also maybe the part of SurveillanceTarget Acquisition and Night Observation STANO. Had some involvement with Operation Igloo White Sensors and Weapons which has mentioned U.S. Navy's Project Jezebel  replacing the hydrophones with microphones. But all is just a research theory for me. A book that caught my interest is Wiring Vietnam: The Electronic Wall - Anthony J. Tambini, Wiring Vietnam The Electronic Wall.pdf - Higher Intellect | Conte

Please click HERE THE FIELD ARTILLERYMAN - Fort Sill - U.S. Army  to see Sensor Systems Studied in Project MASSTER




Then we went back to Ft Meade for the National Security Agency NSA  May 1970-71 as a Cryptanalysis 


Some good reading

Attack on the USS Liberty by William D. Gerhard  Gerhard, William D. Attack on the USS Liberty: An Edited Version of SRH-256. Walnut Creek, CA: Aegean Park, 1996.

Secret and Urgent: The Story of Codes and Ciphers. 
Fletcher Pratt. Aegean Park Press, Apr 1, 1996 

The Origin and Development of the National Security Agency (Cryptographic Series) [ George Brownell, Wayne G. Barker] ( Laguna Hills, CA: Aegean Park Press, 1981)

The Origin and Development of the Army Security Agency 1917-1947. Laguna Hills, CA: Aegean Park Press, June 1, 1993



On October 17, 1969, Project MASSTER moved to Building 91025 at the newly designated West Fort Hood, formerly "Killeen Base."and also Ft Meade for the National Security Agency NSA R Group - Research and Engineering. May 1970-71 as a Cryptanalysis . After that we moved to Miami, Fla for the ONR Office Of Naval Research 71-79. The work for ONR Office of Naval Research took my father to US Naval Facility NAVFAC Eleuthera and NAVFAC Bermuda.

Mother Frances Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)  The University of Michigan Hospital  Ann Arbor, Michigan.

I did not know any of my father's work from 1969-1979.  And really didn't learn anything of it until mid to late 1980's.  But did find his old Vietnam Era OG-107 Uniforms in which I had found in box's and would wear the shirts when hiking.


My old 1980's passport DDR Deutsche Demokratische Republik  East Germany from 1986 Zarrentin to Staaken, Again when the familiy was pulled over didn't know anything about my father's military past.,, 



Finally after so many years of waiting for a National Security Agency NSA FOIA request to be approve  today April 5th 2014, I get to see my fathers paper in the NSA Technical Journal Article 1966 on 
C.V. Kimball A Text Recognition Procedure for Cryptanalysis.  https://www.nsa.gov/news-features/declassified-documents/tech-journals/assets/files/text-recognition.pdf As student University of Michigan.  Paper looks like to was viewed at the International Symposium in Information Theory at UCLA 31 January-2 February 1966 mentions Dr. B.C. Getchell, P1 My research on google mentions  Dr. B.C. Getchell  Butler University






If you look at last page of C.V. Kimball A Text Recognition Procedure for Cryptanalysis.  
Looking at the page of references. You see C.V. Kimball
A RecognitionProcedure for Natural-Language Text with Application to Cryptography,
Unpublished thesis University of Michigan 1965. And Communication Theory of Secrecy Systems is a paper published in 1949 by Claude Shannon  

references. Communication Theory of Secrecy Systems. (Shannon, C.E.) Bell System Technical Journal, 28: 4. October 1949 Pages 656 and Page 709


As my interest in Amateur Radio Ham Radio and other  related things came from my father

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Wiley-IEEE Press: Claude E. Shannon: Collected Papers I would like to get a copy of this but cost to much.



US Army Security Agency Support Group Fort George G Meade Maryland 
Awards and Decorations Ceremony Service Club #2 1400 Hours 30 September 1970


Thomas Q Kimball then at home in 1971-1979 at 8441 SW 142nd Street Miami, Florida 33158 

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The US Naval Facility Eleuthera Bahamas is mentioned in The Third Battle Innovation in the U.S. Navy's Silent Cold War Struggle with Soviet Submarines


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut is the monitor for my US Naval Facility Eleuthera Bahamas Facebook Group in which is a closed group. As I only approve people are former employees and their dependents family member I approve the request to join. I request if you would like to join please message me as when you where there and a photo if possible. 

The below information is 


And
Please see pdf link on Using the Ocean to Hunt Soviet Submarines, 1950-1961 History – The American Sound Surveillance System: Using the Ocean to Hunt Soviet Submarines, 1950-1961 Volume 5 Number 2. The American Sound Surveillance System:  Gary E. Weir,. U.S. Naval Historical Center;
The below mentions two names of folks that my father had worked with from being a student of Theodore Birdsall, at Michigan’s Cooley Electronics Laboratory and with working with John Steinberg

Steinberg worked for seven years on Project Jezebel, the low frequency acoustic research that made the Sound Surveillance System [SOSUS] possible.

When he left Bell Labs for retirement and a research post at the University of Miami’s facility on Virginia Key between Miami and Key Biscayne, Steinberg’s interest in SOSUS continued.

University of Michigan mathematician then supported by ONR for his work in acoustic signal processing. Theodore Birdsall, at Michigan’s Cooley Electronics Laboratory

Contract Proposal PGI-MI-3 Period of Performance 1 July 1972- 30 June 1973

Transmission fluctuations John C. Steinberg, Office of Naval Research. Acoustics Programs, Institute for Acoustical Research

Institute for Acoustical Research, Miami Division of Palisades Geophysical Institute Blauvelt, New York 10913 , 1973

Institute for Acoustical Research, Miami Division of Palisades Geophysical Institute 615 S.W. 2nd Avenue Miami, Florida 33130 



A familiar name here is J. Lamar Worzel Vice President.

Worzel is a cofounder of the Palisades Geophysical Institute




Palisades Geophysical Institute, Inc Proposal PGI-MI-3 My father Dr. C.V. Kimball is listed with Dr. John C. Steinberg under Co-Principal Investigators 

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share The T-Building United States Naval Facility - Eleuthera, Bahamas

I am the site administrator for NAVFAC Eleuthera Bahamas Facebook Group, US Naval Facility Eleuthera Bahamas and the NAVFAC Bermuda Facebook Group, US Naval Facility Bermuda Facebook Group

US Naval Facility Eleuthera, Bahamas NAVFAC Eleuthera Patch. I found this among other items given to me in helping to clean out my parents house. My father use to do trips there alot when we lived in Miami, Fla 1971-1979 as he did work for the Office Of Naval Research ONR

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut The United States Naval Facility - Eleuthera, Bahamas

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut The United States Naval Facility - Eleuthera, Bahamas
 #WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut The United States Naval Facility - Eleuthera, Bahamas
 #WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut The United States Naval Facility - Eleuthera, Bahamas

A familiar name here is J. Lamar Worzel Vice President. and also mentioned  Dr. John C Steinberg I had begun doing my own naval historical research by connecting the names. And came up with William Maurice Ewing and his student John Lamar Worzel to John C. Steinberg and T.G. Birdsall

I also didn't know any of the work my father had done for The Department of The Navy Office Of Naval Research in which was funded by ARPA (Advanced Research Projects Agency) Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and his his (M7) Interim Invention Statement US Navy N00014-75-C-0593 Based on the results of the experimental program development of a practical submarine-to-submarine communication system using coherent matched filter techniques is proposed. A particular implementation (M7) incorporating a randomized burst-type transmission for detection resistance is suggested as a basis for future work.

My father is in his 70’s now and it would be great if he is able to see his work again that he did for The Department of The Navy Office Of Naval Research in which was funded by ARPA (Advanced Research Projects Agency) Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Defense Technical Information Center
Accession Number : ADC003594
Title :   Acoustic Communication Studies
Descriptive Note : Technical rept. Jul 1971-Jun 1974
Corporate Author : ROSENSTIEL SCHOOL OF MARINE AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE MIAMI FL


Report Date : Sep 1975
Pagination or Media Count : 47
Abstract : An experimental study of techniques for submarine to submarine communication was conducted. Based on the results of the experimental program, a practical submarine to submarine communication system is proposed. A particular implementation (M7) is suggested as a basis for future work.




An experiment study of coherent, matched filter techniques for  submarine-to-submarine communication was conducted, matched filter techniques offer three advantages over existing systems. First, coherent integration allows useful system operation at signal-to-noise ratios significantly below 0 db. Incoherent systems experience a threshold at a 0 db signal-to-noise ratio, which causes system performance to deteriorate rapidly. Second, filtering of the received information symbol with a filter matched to the received symbol waveform reduces the effects of both noise and multipath. Finally, these techniques are compatible with a wideband, randomized transmission format, which reduces the detectability of the signal by unintended receivers. The research program was conducted in two stages. The first stage evaluated communication system performance over 7- and 42- nmi fixed-site ranges. Over 4,000 hours of experimental data were obtained and analyzed to ensure the statistical significance of the measurements. Results from these data showed that reliable communication could be obtained with signal-to-noise ratios below 0 db. A typical experimental system (M6B) transmitted 0.625 bit/sec in a 100-hz band centered on 420 hz. Over a 42-nmi patch this system yielded a bit error probability of 0.01 at an input signal-to-noise ratio of -9 db. Such performance is within 6 db of that obtainable with the optimum receiver operating though a linear time invariant channel with added white Gaussian noise. To determine the applicability of the fixed-site results to the submarine-to-submarine communication problem the second stage of the program investigated the space-time stability of the acoustic medium with a towed source. An experiment was conducted in the deep ocean off Eleuthera, B.I at ranges from 0 to 400 nmi. This experiment indicated only a 10 percent decorrelation  in the channel from one 30-sec interval to the next. Consequently the coherent, matched filter techniques evaluated over the fixed-site ranges are applicable to practical problems involving moving platforms. Based on the results of the experimental program development of a practical submarine-to-submarine communication system using coherent matched filter techniques is proposed. A particular implementation (M7) incorporating a randomized burst-type transmission for detection resistance is suggested as a basis for future work. 

During my father's time with the Cooley Electronics Laboratory Department of Electrical Engineering The University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan. He was a contributor to many of the joint effort has been nicknamed MIMI (Miami-MIchigan )
hence the fact that I was born in 1969 at the The University of Michigan Hospital  Ann Arbor, Michigan. And moving to Miami in 1971. After my father's Army two-year active duty contract was over. 



Durring his time with the Cooley Electronics Laboratory Department of Electrical Engineering The University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan. He was a contributor to many things like seen below.



Technical Report No. 161
03674-5-T
THEORY OF SIGNAL DETECTABILITY:
COMPOSITE DEFERRED DECISION THEORY
by
Richard A. Riberts
Approved by:B. F. Barton
for
COOLEY ELECTRONICS LABORATORY
Department of Electrical Engineering
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Contract No. Nonr-1224(36)
Office of Naval Research
Department of the Navy
Washington 25, D. C.
March 1965

the computer programs were written by Mr. Kimball. Mr. Kimball incorporated several special techniques in the computations due to the complicated functions that
arose in the analysis. The programs represent a great amount of very good work. Appendix C is due to Mr. Kimball.



Just by google searching Detection theory, or signal detection theory, and goto Detection theory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia you can see all the math involved.

As my interest in Amateur Radio Ham Radio and other  related things came from my father



Steinberg JC, Birdsall TG (1966) Underwater sound propagation in the Straits of Florida. J Acoust Soc Am 39: 301–315 * My father is mentioned in the piece of work under acknowledgments C. Kimball on the computer analysis techniques. 



Below is some of my fathers old work

Accession Number : AD0674423
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,
Corporate Author : MICHIGAN UNIV ANN ARBOR COOLEY ELECTRONICS LAB
Personal Author(s) : Kimball,Christopher V.
Report Date : AUG 1968
Pagination or Media Count : 213
Abstract : When a binary communication system transmits symbols through a bandlimited channel, the received symbols will generally overlap in time, giving rise to intersymbol interference. In the presence of noise, intersymbol interference produces a significant increase in the system probability of error. The problem of intersymbol interference and noise is considered here for known, linear, time invariant channels and with added white Gaussian noise. Although a particular underwater acoustic channel is used as a source of motivation, the results presented are equally applicable to other communication channels. Traditional approaches to the intersymbol interference problem--spectrum and transversal (time) equalization are examined. A basis for the comparison of intersymbol interference problems using the concept of phase equalization, is given. A major assumption which limits the interference to that caused by adjacent symbols is made. This assumption is shown to be equivalent to restricting the transmitter to reasonable signalling rates relative to the bandwidth of the channel power spectrum. All subsequent analysis and evaluation are done under this assumption. Several linear filter receivers prevalent in the literature are reviewed and evaluated. Two easily implemented nonlinear receivers are considered as alternatives to the more complex optimized linear filter receivers. The iterated switched-mode receiver is shown to perform better than any optimized linear receiver when intersymbol interference is moderate. (Author)

Descriptors :   *UNDERWATER COMMUNICATIONS, INTERFERENCE, DIGITAL SYSTEMS, MULTIPATH TRANSMISSION, BANDWIDTH, ERRORS, PROBABILITY, INFORMATION THEORY.
Subject Categories : Cybernetics
      Non-radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE

In my father's phd publication Intersymbol Interference In Binary Communications by C.V. Kimball in which he mentions to things here in this blog posting: Iterated Switched-Mode Receiver in which the below shows his Patent US3611149 also mentioned in his Forward in his Intersymbol Interference In Binary Communications phd publication "This report considers a practical problem in underwater communications - intersymbol interference. And the above contributions should be of considerable importance to a designer of a underwater communications system." In which I am proud to show and share his Acoustic Communication Studies (U) An experimental study of techniques for Submarine to Submarine Communications Systems as seen above. 




I am sharing his work for educational purposes.
3611149 is referenced by 15 patents and cites 3 patents.

There is disclosed an iterated switched mode receiver which operates on a received distorted serial binary sequence to diminish or eliminate 
intersymbol interference. The operation of the receiver is predicated upon making two decisions on each symbol. The preliminary or 'first guess' decisions on adjacent symbols are used to eliminate the effects of these symbols on the final decision for each symbol. Signal delays are employed so that it is possible to work with the successor digit as well as the predecessor digit. The preliminary decisions on the succeeding and preceding digits are made by threshold circuit having thresholds at zero. The final decision is made by a variable threshold circuit which receives as its inputs outputs representative of the digit immediately preceding, the digit immediately succeeding and the digit to be processed.
Title
Application Number
04/830,964
Publication Number
3611149
Application Date
June 6, 1969
Publication Date
Inventor
Assignee
The Bottelle Development Corporation a correction would be Assignee is 
(The Battelle Development Corporation)
IPC

Notice the application date is 1969-06-06 which is about on month before I was born July 4th 1969


Amplitude Learning in the Sequential‐Clipper Crosscorrelator Detection Receiver By C.V. Kimball as seen on 70th Meeting Acoustical Society Of America Wednesday 3 November 1965
A comparison is made between an adaptive sequential‐clipper crosscorrelator and the adaptive nonclipping sequential receiver for the case of a signal known except for amplitude; i.e., amplitude is specified by a probability distribution. Both receivers update distributions on the signal amplitude during the observation process to learn the transmitted signal amplitude and, consequently, improve receiver performance. This study compares the amplitude learning of the two receivers during one step of the sequential procedure. Assuming the same initial information, a fixed small‐amplitude signal is applied to the input of each of the receivers and the distributions after observation are studied. From these distributions, the amplitude learning of the sequential‐clipper crosscorrelator receiver is compared with that of the amplitude‐utilizing receiver to provide a measure of the efficiency of the clipper crosscorrelator receiver in learning the signal amplitude. The measure obtained is analogous to the well‐known detection efficiency of 2/π. [Work supported by the U. S. Office of Naval Research Acoustics Programs (Code 468).]



Thomas with his father somewhere in the Florida Everglades  Circa 1970’s after 1971.

My father who was WB4WZR in Miami then 1971-1979 And WA8UNS from 1966-1971

 Where it all started 69-71 Call sign WA8UNS at our home in Bowie, Md United States  Notice the HF Antenna in the back ground. 

Thomas Q Kimball WA8UNS from Ridgefield, Connecticut and my father Operating Special Station February 4th - 6th 2013

Father and son Operating Amateur Radio Ham Radio at AMC Appalachian Mountain Club Northwest Camp. northwest slope of Bear Mountain in Salisbury, CT.  My Mom did the role of professional Photographer. Thanks :)


I am proud of my father’s work for Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) Office Of Naval Research ONR and US Army Signal Corps Officer with the US Army Security Agency Support Group The National Security Agency NSA as I was personal around for this from 1969-1979.  As Amateur Radio Ham Radio was in the family 60's-70's (WN8QGF 1965-1966)WA8UNS (1966-1971) -WB4WZR (1971 until recently changed) And my mother was WN8QGE 1965-1966. As with this my Amateur Radio Ham Radio FCC call sign is WA8UNS





I grew up with Drake Amateur Radio Equipment, R. L. Drake Company manufacturer of electronic communications and also KDK 2 meter FM transceiver mobile in the 1970's My father also used a  Vibroplex Bug.,

As WA8UNS was my father's call sign in which changed in 1971 with a 4 call. The Drake Amateur Radio Equipment was sold before we moved to Paris, France in 1984. From 1979-1984 I would be able to build some small kits from Heathkit like a Code Oscillator HD-1416 Morse Heathkit Brand, Heath Co.; Benton Harbor MI and a few others. 


My Fathers old vibroplex morse code keyer mid 60's-70's WN8QGF-WA8UNS ( 1965-1971 ) -WB4WZR ( 1971 until recently changed )


In picture Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut with The Ulster County Sheriff's Office Mobile Incident Command Vehicle. Nice to have a couple guys from The Ulster County Sheriff's Office bring it to class and show us there truck with all the nice communications set up and portable repeater.




 Also seen in QST May 2016 by Rick Palm, K1CE


TRG-AUXCOMM: Auxiliary Emergency Communications Course Certificate

Auxiliary Emergency Communicator (AUXCOMM) – This unofficial ICS position supports the operational and technical aspects of the Auxiliary Communications Unit, maintains and/or operates the AUXCOMM network; the knowledge to perform this function applies to every AUXCOMM position

I had attended the DESPP Sponsored Auxiliary Emergency Communications AEC Workshop At the CT Fire Academy on May 3rd and May 4th 2014

Thomas Q Kimball looking at the STOC (State Tactical On-Scene) boxes  "Spring Training" A Grand Slam in Connecticut QST; Jul 2009, Vol. 93 Issue 7, p70 ( Mr. Wilson Photo Credit )

WA8UNS listening to a briefing on the State Tactical Scene Communication Box STOC Interoperability Solution Model 341 Communications Gear made by Marcus Communications for the State of Connecticut Office of Emergency Management Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security .



Connecticut, State Tactical On-Scene Channel System (STOCS) Train the Trainer Certificate

WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut taking part in the The State Tactical On-Scene Channel System (STOCS)  is to provide an Interoperable Radio System for on scene tactical use. Train the Trainer Training that took place here at Ridgefield, Connecticut this morning. Great day for this on April 12th 2014 






Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut  WA8UNS ARES Amateur Radio Emergency Service 2007 Identification.

CT REGION 5 Connecticut Amateur Radio Emergency Service (CT ARES) Radio Amateur Civil Emergency (RACES) CT ARES District 5

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share he has taken

The ARRL Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Course ARECC Level 1 March 27th 2007 This is my old FCC Call Sign KB1MJF Before I had switched to WA8UNS.


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share he has taken The Connecticut Emergency Communications Spring Training March 28th 2009 Southbury, CT Connecticut Amateur Radio Service ARES Connecticut CT REGION 5 Connecticut Amateur Radio Emergency Service (CT ARES)


DHS/OEC/ICTAP Communications Unit (COMU) Positions Description Recognized in the Incident Command System (ICS) Notice Amateur Radio Operators in the above chart. Amateur Radio Operators and AUXCOMM members support the COM-L as a Technical Specialist (THSP)


The ICS organizational chart with IC- Incident Commander LSC-Logistics Section Chief COML- Communications Unit Leader.
#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut wanted to share he has completed The NIMS ICS All-Hazards Incident Commander Course January 27th-31st 2014
 #WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut wanted to share he has completed The NIMS ICS All-Hazards Logistics Section Chief June 2nd-6th 2014


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share he has successfully completed The NIMS ICS All-Hazards Communications Unit Leader Course (E/L-0969)