Wednesday, February 7, 2018

American Red Cross DST Disaster Services Technology Certificates

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share his American Red Cross DST Disaster Services Technology Certificates



#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share his American Red Cross Disaster Services Technology Overview Workshop


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share his American Red Cross Disaster Services Technology Communications Workshop


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share his American Red Cross Disaster Services Technology Computer Operations Workshop


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share his American Red Cross Disaster Services Technology Customer Service Workshop


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share his American Red Cross Disaster Services Technology Networking Workshop


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share his American Red Cross Disaster Services Technology Information Management System




#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share his American Red Cross Disaster Services Technology: The First 48 Hours of a DRO (Disaster Relief Operation)

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#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share his American Red Cross DCS GAP: Disaster Services Technology Communications Service Associate


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share his American Red Cross DCS GAP: Disaster Services Technology Networking Service Associate


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share his American Red Cross DCS GAP: Disaster Services Technology Customer Service Service Associate


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share his American Red Cross DCS GAP: Disaster Services Technology Computer Operations Service Associate



#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share trying to get people to sign up for American Red Cross Disaster Services Technology DST at our T5 Southbury CT monthly meeting at a job fair set up where folks come and sign up for more information about different areas one can volunteer with the American Red Cross.


If you might have intrest in American Red Cross DST Disaster Services Technology Please See for a Overview:  American Red Cross Welcome to Disaster Services Technology IN ONE SHOT



American Red Cross Disaster Services Technology Team DRO Table of Organization DST Chief > Communications Manager (CM) >Amateur Radio Liaison Associate 

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 and now as a American Red Cross DST Disaster Services Technology volunteer. 



The little guy in the crib is Thomas Q Kimball WA8UNS

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 


My father a former US Army Signal Corps Officer with the US Army Security Agency Support Group out of Ft Meade, Md.  Ft Meade for the National Security Agency NSA R Group - Research and Engineering. May 1970-71 as a Cryptanalysis 

NSA Technical Journal Article: A Text Recognition Procedure for Cryptanalysis 

Defense Technical Information Center Title Acoustic Communication Studies 

My father had worked on a Acoustic Communication Studies (U) An experimental study of techniques for Submarine to Submarine Communications Systems for many years unfortunately his (M7) Interim Invention Statement US Navy N00014-75-C-0593 contract files destroyed on November 14, 1984.  As I had received this reply in a letter from ONR FOIA dated August 30th 2016 According to our records the contract files destroyed on November 14, 1984 pursuant to the Department of the Navy Management Program Manual.


In my father's phd publication  Intersymbol Interference In Binary Communications  in which mentions to things Iterated Switched-Mode Receiver in which the below shows Patent US3611149"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.”

Some of the books seen below might have been used for his study and or his interest.



Two old books of my father The Mathematical Theory Of Communications by Claude E. Shannon and Warren Weaver and Information Theory and Introduction For Scientists and Engineers Raisbeck 





 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 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.


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


Thomas Q Kimball with the SWSC Sheeler Winton Swim Club 1970's
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.
Please click here to see:

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 picture collection of US Naval Facility Eleuthera, Bahamas, NAVFAC Eleuthera 1970's Pictures taken by father while working for the Office Of Naval Research ONR.

Please see and read pages 90-97 of the Papers in Australian Maritime Affairs | Royal Australian Navy Papers in Australian Maritime Affairs No. 21. Australian Maritime Issues 2007 - SPC-A Annual






Nicely written as to my 8 1/2 years living in Miami, Florida between 1971-1979 before moving to Connecticut in 1979.

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 


Special Studies Group IAR/ PGI Suite 4 9719 South Dixie Highway Miami, Florida 33156 Special Studies Group IAR/PGI ( Institute for Acoustical Research. Miami Division of the Palisades Geophysical Institute. ) Suite 4 9719 South Dixie Highway Miami, Florida 33156

TI-MIX (Microcomputer Information Exchange) 

Tl-MIX (Texas Instruments Mini/MicrocomputerInformation Exchange)

TI-MIX (Texas Instruments Mini/Microcomputer Information Exchange) 



PDP-8 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

   DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION PDP 8/E 
FIELD-8 computer Field-8/E System 1 with what looks like a General Radio 1161-A Coherent Decade Frequency Synthesizer ontop of the FIELD-8 computer Field-8/E System 1





LINC-8 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


( Pictured ) The LINC-8 contained one PDP-8 CPU and one LINC  The LINC (Laboratory INstrument Computer)  CPU, partially emulated by the PDP-8 LINC-8 was the name of a minicomputer manufactured by Digital Equipment Corporation between 1966 and 1969. ( Pictured ) The Teletype Corporation ASR 33 Teletype 


#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


Some of my father’s old books:
Key Papers in the Development of Coding Theory Elwyn R. Berlekamp IEEE Press

Spread Spectrum Techniques Robert C. Dixon IEEE Press

Data Communication Via Fading Channels Kenneth Brayer  IEEE Press

 Secret and Secure: Privacy, Cryptography, and Secure Communication by Clayton C. Pierce
 Analysis of the permutations in the federal data encryption Standard  Clayton C. Pierce
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 )

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



Movie from Top secret NSA by Discovery Channel 4 5 

  

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.,, 


As for communications my father was a US Army Signal Corps Officer with the US Army Security Agency Support Group out of Ft Meade, Md. He had worked at The National Security Agency NSA May 1970-71 as a Cryptanalysis. Also worked on techniques for Submarine to Submarine Communications Systems for ARPA Advanced Research Projects Agency - ONR Office of Naval Research. And also such iteams like A Text Recognition Procedure for Cryptanalysis for the National Security Agency. My fathers Phd paper on Intersymbol Interference In Binary Communication Systems, It mentions The above contributions should be of considerable importance to a designer of an underwater communication system. As well as my mother a RN with a BSN in with my relationship in Public Health and Volunteerism such as Town of Ridgefield pop up food pantry and Connecticut Food Bank Mobile Pantry at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, Ridgefield, CT and also American Red Cross. As well as a volunteer with Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue (ROAR) 


US Army Security Agency Support Group Fort George G Meade Maryland 

Thomas Q Kimball WA8UNS visiting the NSA National Cryptologic Museum - NSA/CSS The Memorial Wall  "They Served in Silence,"2006

National Cryptologic Memorial - NSA/CSS - National Security Agency





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.


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share Hurricanes Test Critical Communications A Mission Critical Communications Article. Mentions The Caribbean and also Florida in this article




WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share that I'm sharing the above article Hurricanes Test Critical Communications A Mission Critical Communications Article as I had worked my 2nd deployment with The American Red Cross Hurricane Irma 2017 with DROHQ DR 414-18 Hurricane Irma FL 2017 American Red Cross Hurricane Irma 2017. As a American Red Cross DST Disaster Services Technology Communications Service Associate.


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share


"As I would like to take this time to mentioned that being able to do this two American Red Cross DR 414-18 Hurricane Irma FL 2017 National Deployments would not be possible without the support:  since I have two animals a dog and cat in whom need to be taken care of as I had written on my Facebook page: Many Thanks must go to my parents Chris and Frances in whom had watched my two kids of the four legged type. Without there help I would not have been able to leave Ridgefield, CT and be able to help others with the American Red Cross down there in Florida. As I have no wife and or girlfreind and or close freinds to have around to be able to watch and take care of my two kids of the four legged type."





I did things like setting up computers, fixing computer issues, IP issues as all and most of the computers to printers where all wireless,  you name it I did it just like MacGyver and or James Bond 007. :) Just made it happen with the knowledge I ready had plus also referencing the doc as well.






#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share in the above photo with Thomas and Warren and other DST American Red Cross DST Disaster Services Technology volunteers at the DROHQ at the first location in Orlando Florida.





#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share loading up the Van with equipment inside DROHQ Headquarters warehouse in Orlando Florida. Tim Forrest and myself had made several trips shuttling American Red Cross DST Disaster Services Technology equipment from DROHQ warehouse in Orlando Florida to what was to become our new DROHQ Headquarters located in Fort Myers Florida




#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share At American Red Cross Lee County Chapter Fort Myers, FL. As reads on my FaceBook Page October 6th 2017: Just got here to do site survey for the new site coming for American Red Cross Disaster Headquarters not sure if where going to set up equipment this evening as will head back to Orlando tonight








American Red Cross "Through these doors pass the greatest volunteers in the world" a sign at the American Red Cross Lee County Chapter Fort Myers, FL.
#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share welcome to the American Red Cross DST Disaster Services Technology Communications Group office at our new  DROHQ Headquarters in Fort Myers, Florida at two office suites next to the At American Red Cross Lee County Chapter Fort Myers, Florida. Feeling proud to be able to show what I had did in pictures photos as this was my first time doing any of this. 

The above and only training I had for American Red Cross DST Disaster Services Technology Communications Service Associate. DST-CM-SA. And to my understand there is about 8 or 9 more course classes in the American Red Cross DST Disaster Services Technology Communications Group. So I had a lot of Just-In-Time Training at on a real American Red Cross Deployment.  But I ended up doing everything in American Red Cross DST Disaster Services Technology 

I did everything but Communications (Radio) as there was NO (Radio Communications) going on at the time so did Networking (computing), Computer Operations and Customer Service. 

I did things like setting up computers, fixing computer issues, IP issues as all and most of the computers to printers where all wireless,  you name it I did it just like MacGyver and or James Bond 007. :) Just made it happen with the knowledge I ready had plus also referencing the doc as well.





#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut American Red Cross DST Disaster Services Technology Communications Service Associate. DST-CM-SA. Using two ViaSat SurfBeam 2 Pro Portable with two ViaSat Pro Portable Terminals with a Ubiquiti US-24 Unifi Switch with a Ubiquiti Unifi Security Gateway Pro (USG-PRO-4) then we had used two UAP-AC-LR UAP-AC-LR Wireless Access Points 

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share going through the ViaSat SurfBeam 2 Pro Portable with two ViaSat Pro Portable Terminals manual online as seen on the screen reads Appendix B Manually Entry the GPS Coordinates in Modem. 

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share always travel with my Arizona Energy Herbal Tonic even on my 2nd deployment with The American Red Cross Hurricane Irma 2017. As if you look at all my photos on my blog you will always see a can. Arizona Beverage Company



#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share in photo with Tim and Chuck ( from Logistics ) in which Tim and I had help Chuck set up all the tables and chairs before DROHQ staff had showed up to the new DROHQ Headquarters in Fort Myers, Florida 


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share in photo with Tim  and Pam and Warren.

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share in photo with Tim  and Thomas 

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share in photo with Tim and Pam

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut American Red Cross DST Disaster Services Technology Communications Service Associate. DST-CM-SA. Setting up our DST Disaster Services Technology ViaSat SurfBeam 2 Pro Portable  on a nice hot Florida roof at our new American Red Cross DROHQ Headquarters located in Fort Myers Florida in which the Lee County Chapter American Red Cross was located
I found recently a ViaSat SurfBeam 2 Pro Portable Quick Start Guide

ViaSat Surfbeam Pro 2 Portable Documentation Downloads / Training

As well as Cradlepoint

Both found on the TacSat Networks Site.

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut American Red Cross DST Disaster Services Technology Communications Service Associate. DST-CM-SA. Setting up our DST Disaster Services Technology VSAT system with with Thomas  teaching me on the job training doing it and also (missing from picture) Tim  on a nice hot Florida roof at our new American Red Cross DROHQ Headquarters located in Fort Myers Florida in which the Lee County Chapter American Red Cross is located. This set-up was done on October 7th 2017
#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut American Red Cross DST Disaster Services Technology Communications Service Associate. DST-CM-SA. Setting up our DST Disaster Services Technology Using two ViaSat SurfBeam 2 Pro Portable with two ViaSat Pro Portable Terminals on a nice hot Florida roof at our new American Red Cross DROHQ Headquarters located in Fort Myers Florida in which the Lee County Chapter American Red Cross is located. This set-up was done on October 7th 2017


Using two ViaSat SurfBeam 2 Pro Portable with two ViaSat Pro Portable Terminals with a Ubiquiti US-24 Unifi Switch with a Ubiquiti Unifi Security Gateway Pro (USG-PRO-4) then we had used two UAP-AC-LR UAP-AC-LR Wireless Access Points 

Please see video's on ViaSat SurfBeam 2 Pro Portable Hands-On and also ViaSat Pro Portable Ka-band Broadband Terminal Setup. 



#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut American Red Cross DST Disaster Services Technology Communications Service Associate. DST-CM-SA. Checking various ViaSat SurfBeam Software functions such as ViaSat System Status, Setup, Network and Administration. 



Using a Ubiquiti US-24 Unifi Switch with a Ubiquiti Unifi Security Gateway Pro (USG-PRO-4) then we had used two UAP-AC-LR UAP-AC-LR Wireless Access Points

UniFi Security Gateway Pro Quick Start Guide - Ubiquiti Networks https://dl.ubnt.com/guides/UniFi/USG-PRO-4_QSG.pdf



Using RJ45 connectors with a RJ45 crimper

Using two ViaSat SurfBeam 2 Pro Portable with two ViaSat Pro Portable Terminals with a Ubiquiti US-24 Unifi Switch with a Ubiquiti Unifi Security Gateway Pro (USG-PRO-4) then we had used two UAP-AC-LR UAP-AC-LR Wireless Access Points 


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share Tim and I connecting the cable to the the UAP-AC-LR UAP-AC-LR Wireless Access Points .

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share installing the cable in the ceilings to connect the UAP-AC-LR UAP-AC-LR Wireless Access Points so that the new DROHQ Headquarters in Fort Myers, Florida would be all set up for the American Red Cross volunteers could get wireless internet on their workstation computers when they transferred moved in from DROHQ Headquarters in Orlando Florida


Using two ViaSat SurfBeam 2 Pro Portable with two ViaSat Pro Portable Terminals with a Ubiquiti US-24 Unifi Switch with a Ubiquiti Unifi Security Gateway Pro (USG-PRO-4) then we had used two UAP-AC-LR UAP-AC-LR Wireless Access Points 





#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share Using two ViaSat SurfBeam 2 Pro Portable with two ViaSat Pro Portable Terminals with a Ubiquiti US-24 Unifi Switch with a Ubiquiti Unifi Security Gateway Pro (USG-PRO-4) then we had used two UAP-AC-LR UAP-AC-LR Wireless Access Points October 8th 2017. As written on my Facebook Page Welcome to our server and ViaSat Modem so then we connect folks in there different sections with WIFI to be able to do there functions. Here at what will become our new American Red Cross Headquarters. 




#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share On my Facebook page on at Lee County American Red Cross on October 7 2017  Fort Myers, FL  As I had wrote A hard day of work today setting up for the move of the American Red Cross Disaster Headquarters no lunch and no dinner as of 6:46 pm here clothes are all sweated up to learn a few minutes ago moving down here tomorrow to pre set up all communications for headquarters staff before arriving early next week so will be stationed here at Ft Myers
#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share using Burlap FABRIC using with yarn string  to lift up the heavy Pea Gravel Bags to the roof to hold down the two ViaSat SurfBeam 2 Pro Portable with two ViaSat Pro Portable Terminals. Tim  became MacGyver coming up with this idea.


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut American Red Cross DST Disaster Services Technology Communications Service Associate. Wanted to share our two ViaSat SurfBeam 2 Pro Portable with two ViaSat Pro Portable Terminals on a nice hot Florida roof at our new American Red Cross DROHQ Headquarters was located in Fort Myers Florida in which the Lee County Chapter American Red Cross is located.



#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share Our equipment that we used two ViaSat SurfBeam 2 Pro Portable with two ViaSat Pro Portable Terminals with a Ubiquiti US-24 Unifi Switch with a Ubiquiti Unifi Security Gateway Pro (USG-PRO-4) then we had used two UAP-AC-LR UAP-AC-LR Wireless Access Points October 8th 2017. As written on my Facebook Page Welcome to our server and ViaSat Modem so then we connect folks in there different sections with WIFI to be able to do there functions. Here at what will become our new American Red Cross Headquarters. 


Tim had named our two man team the Secret Squirrel team as Tim and I where once again tasked to set up equipment this time at The American Red Cross Southwest Florida  Chapter in Sarasota, FL 34232 as we where originally task from DROHQ was first located in Orlando, Florida to set up all communications for the new DROHQ at Fort Myers, Florida
Gear loaded up in the van for the Secret Squirrel team tasked to set up equipment this time at The American Red Cross Southwest Florida Chapter in Sarasota, FL 34232 from our DROHQ in  Fort Myers, Florida 

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share always travel with my Arizona Energy Herbal Tonic even on my 2nd deployment with The American Red Cross Hurricane Irma 2017. As if you look at all my photos on my blog you will always see a can. Arizona Beverage Company


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share a displaced cat that was at our hotel that we stayed at in Fort Myers, Florida. The effects of Hurricane Irma FL 2017. I love animals and volunteer with my Cat and Kittens with the Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue - ROAR in Ridgefield, Connecticut. I and another American Red Cross volunteer was concern of it's well-being and welfare. 


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share his American Red Cross Logistics: An Overview Certificate




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) 


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share The National Interoperable Field Operations Guide (NIFOG) is now available as the eNIFOG mobile app

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share The Newly Released NIFOG 1.6.1 The Newly Released National Interoperability Field Operations Guide v1.6.1 June 2016


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

Our instructors where and many thanks to them

Carter Davis (KH6FV)  From Honolulu. Hawaii HIDHS/Office of Emergency Communications Honolulu

Chris Baker  ( KF6CDV ) Battalion Chief/Paramedic with the Roseville CA Fire Department. Department of Homeland Security COML and COMT instructor.

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 .



#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share his Connecticut, State Tactical On-Scene Channel System (STOCS) Train the Trainer Certificate

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








#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share member of both the CARA Candlewood Amateur Radio Association and PEARL Putnam Emergency Amateur Repeater League 



#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share Member of ARES Amateur Radio Emergency Service KX1EOC Danbury, Connecticut holding the CT REGION 5 Amateur Radio Emergency Service Group (ARES REGION 5) Amateur Radio Emergency Service ( SET ) Simulated Emergency Test 4 October 2008  State Of Connecticut CONNECTICUT SECTION - SIMULATED EMERGENCY TEST


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share former member of Civil Air Patrol United States Air Force Auxiliary, The Connecticut Wing Civil Air Patrol 399th Composite Squadron (NER-CT-042) Photo 1988 I am a former member of Civil Air Patrol United States Air Force Auxiliary, The Connecticut Wing Civil Air Patrol 399th Composite Squadron (NER-CT-042)  In which I had started in 1988 I had left in 2012. I did have breaks in service.


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share Former Civil Air Patrol United States Air Force Auxiliary member Second Lieutenant Thomas Kimball  doing some communications at the 399th Composite Squadron (NER-CT-042) 


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share Former Civil Air Patrol United States Air Force Auxiliary member Second Lieutenant Thomas Kimball  doing some communications at the 399th Composite Squadron (NER-CT-042) 



#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share former member of Civil Air Patrol United States Air Force Auxiliary, The Connecticut Wing Civil Air Patrol 399th Composite Squadron (NER-CT-042) National Headquarters Civil Air Patrol Certificate of Completion Master Level Communicator 1st April 2011


While in the Civil Air Patrol United States Air Force Auxiliary I had the Duty Position Communications Officer then also Assistant Communications Officer as had both the ACUT Advance Communications User Training 05 February 2011 and the BCUT Basic Communications User Training 23 October 2010



#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)


#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) that was held at Orange County Department Of Emergency Services, Goshen, New York. The Orange County Emergency Services Center Goshen, NY On July 12-14th 2016. Many thanks to Chris Carney Communications System Specialist Orange County Department of Emergency Services for hosting this event. All Many thanks to our two instructors Keith Victor of The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Emergency Communications (OEC) and Toby Dusha NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services NYS Office of Interoperable & Emergency Communications.
And assisting Richard Claing CT IMT-3 And nice to have in our class Brett Chellis, Deputy Director of the Office of Interoperable and Emergency Communications and others from Connecticut like Town of Ridgefield Ed Briggs Director of Health and some folks from New Jersey. 



#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share in above picture with Keith Victor of The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Emergency Communications (OEC) and Toby Dusha NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services NYS Office of Interoperable & Emergency Communications.


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


 #WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share remembering the KR1COM Town of Ridgefield,CT Antenna Party 2007 Placing new antennas on the EOC Emergency Operations Center Ridgefield, Connecticut 



#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share at KX1EOC Danbury,CT the above photo was taken on the day Simply Simplex test was done in ARRL QST Magazine March 2008, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p90 WA8UNS Mentioned


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share at the controls of Ridgefield EOC Emergency Operations Center KR1COM Amateur Radio Ham Radio Station Amateur Radio Emergency Service Tropical Storm Irene Hurricane Irene Town Of Ridgefield, CT Wednesday August 31st 2011


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share The 2011 Halloween nor'easter, "Snowtober" and "Storm Alfred" Nor'easter Alfred Winter Snow Storm Alfred October 2011. At Ham Radio Station KR1COM at the Town Of Ridgefield, Connecticut EOC Emergency Operations Center 






#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share Hurricane Sandy 2012 "Superstorm Sandy” At Ham Radio Station KR1COM at the Town Of Ridgefield, Connecticut EOC Emergency Operations Center
 #WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share at KR1COM Ridgefield,CT for Region 5 Amateur Radio Test August 3 2013 Region 5 Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES) CT REGION 5 Amateur Radio Emergency Service Group (ARES REGION 5) at EOC Emergency Operations Center KR1COM Amateur Radio Ham Radio Room



#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share CT REGION 5 Amateur Radio Emergency Service Group (ARES REGION 5) Amateur Radio Emergency Service ( SET ) Simulated Emergency Test Nov 9th 2013  State Of Connecticut CONNECTICUT SECTION - SIMULATED EMERGENCY TEST at EOC Emergency Operations Center KR1COM Amateur Radio Ham Radio Room




#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share CT REGION 5 Amateur Radio Emergency Service Group (ARES REGION 5) Informal 6 meter test Sunday, November 17,  2013 11:00 am CT Region 5 Connecticut in which doing a check-in on 53.020 simplex on the ICOM IC-7000. into a field station on Above All Road in Warren, Connecticut. 


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share CT REGION 5 Amateur Radio Emergency Service Group (ARES REGION 5) Amateur Radio Emergency Service ( SET ) Simulated Emergency Test Nov 8th 2014  State Of Connecticut CONNECTICUT SECTION - SIMULATED EMERGENCY TEST at EOC Emergency Operations Center KR1COM Amateur Radio Ham Radio Room




#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share High Band Radio Test Friday October 2nd at 1000hrs at EOC Emergency Operations Center KR1COM Amateur Radio Ham Radio Room

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share he had just recently participated in Governor Malloy's The State Of Connecticut Emergency Planning and Preparedness Initiative (EPPI) October 29th and November 2nd 2016 This exercise had Simulated a Major Ice Storm Affecting the State. This marks the 4th year participating in the The State Of Connecticut Emergency Planning and Preparedness Initiative (EPPI) at The Town of Ridgefield, Connecticut EOC Emergency Operations Center for Communications support in keeping in contact with The Division of Homeland Security and Homeland Security of the Department of Public Safety (DEMHS) Region 5. By letting them know that we where receiving the injects and also participating in the exercise. This is also good to listen to see what other towns could be heard from Ridgefield, Connecticut during the exercise as well and keeping a note of it. 




#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share WA8UNS New York City Marathon NYC Marathon Communications Team 2009 Mile Marker 24


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share 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 and 2017  marks my 7th 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.
WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share New York Road Runners' (NYRR) TCS New York City Marathon November 5th 2017 as Ham Radio Operator, Amateur Radio Mile Marker 23 


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The United States Coast Guard Communications Unit Activities Communications Unit Leader "P" aka Planning P Please see video below of the ICS Planning P Cycle

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.”

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share a photo taken by a fellow New York Guard member at Camp Smith Training Site HHC, Army Division after being Promoted Staff Sergeant E-6 15 March 2003 


 #WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share his time 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 and Promoted Staff Sergeant E-6 15 March 2003 with a Honorable Discharge July 31 2003 Rank Grade SSG/E6 NYG World Trade Center Incident
#nyguard #newyorkguard #campsmith @newyorkguard
#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share 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
#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share 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

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share 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 


 #WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share 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


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share 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 2000


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share 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


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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#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share From my old historical file:  Military Police Unit Headquarters 
New York Guard Army Division Camp Smith Newsletter 1 April 00


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share Under #5 Training Up date on Peace Officer Training, will be held at Camp Smith on 29 & 30 April, 6 May, 20 & 21 May. 1 April 00


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share Thomas in photo with the two New York Guard Peace Officer Training Instructors.


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share 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.

One of my old Force Protection New York Guard Military Police "OF THE TROOPS FOR THE TROOPS" t-shirt.




#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share 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



#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share 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


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share 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


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share New York Guard Military Police Checkpoint Terrorist Alert Threatcon Charlie 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



#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share New York Guard Military Police Checkpoint Terrorist Alert Threatcon Charlie 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


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share 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



#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share 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


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share 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
#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share in photo with New York State Police trooper Kevin Reppenhagen Camp Smith Training Site Cortlandt Manor near Peekskill, NY, after 9/11 WTC Incident 
#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share The New York Guard 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


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share The New York Guard Military Police Vehicle Camp Smith Training Site Cortlandt Manor near Peekskill, NY,  after 9/11 WTC Incident



#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share with a New York Guard State Volunteer Force At Camp Smith Training Site NYG World Trade Center Incident Duty Group Photo. 

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share with a small group of The New York Guard MP Detachment was sent to do some NYG World Trade Center Incident Duty at the New York Army National Guard and the Westchester County Police Academy in Valhalla, NY 
#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield  in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT  #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share The RVNA 42nd Annual Health & Wellness FairApril 92016 at The East Ridge Middle School. I’m working the Ridgefield Health Department Booth with Director of HealthEd Briggs


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield  in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT  #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share The RVNA 43nd Annual Health & Wellness FairApril 12017 at The East Ridge Middle School. I’m working the Ridgefield Health Department Booth with Director of HealthEd Briggs




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.


My Putnam County Office Of the Sheriff Certificate of Completion the Fire Police Seminar 30th April 2014. 




#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut 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.




#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share at my first marathon the Marathon International De Paris Marathon De Paris Paris Marathon 1986


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share at my first bike racing cycling team. 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


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share as I had metnioned before I had to stop bike racing and or doing Ironman Triathlons and or just regular Triathlons in 1994 as the cost of living is high in the area I live so now I can't afford a race bike anymore which is current as of 2018. I was 25 years old at the time in 1994. 





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


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





#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share I'm currently looking for part-time work to supplement my income in the Ridgefield, Connecticut Area I might like to get back into the Cycling Bike Industry again like I did when worked at Cannondale Corporation and or Outdoor Sports Type of environment since a former Ironman distance Triathlon Ultra-Marathon Runner.

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share my  Marine Corps Marathon 1992 1993 1994 2006 patches 

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share my Marine Corps Marathon 2006 Team USAA 
Time 4:12:45 Overall 6024 Marine Corps Marathon 2006 Team USAA 

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share 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 


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share my 1991 Endurance Triathlon Lake Sunapee, New Hampshire Ironman Qualifier Ironman distance triathlon experience 1991 Age 22 Number # 046


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer 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 Hampshire, 1991 was my first time to finish this event., I was 22 years old when I did this event 1991. 13 hours 48 minutes







#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share his Maratha's Marathas Vineyard Endurance Ironman Triathlon 1994 my last Ironman Triathlon since now I can't afford a race bike anymore which is current as of 2018. I was 25 years old at the time in 1994. 

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 as I was only 25 years old in 1994 No #116 Thomas Kimball Age 25 West Redding, CT United States
#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share his Remembering the Bud Light United States Triathlon Series National Championship on November 5, 1989 Bud Light United States Triathlon Series (USTS) 

WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share Bud Light USTS U.S. Triathlon Series National Championship on Hilton Head Island November 5, 1989 Race Poster

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share his Official Race Shirt Bud Light USTS U.S. Triathlon Series National Championship on Hilton Head Island November 5, 1989


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share his Remembering the Bud Light USTS U.S. Triathlon Series National Championship on Hilton Head Island November 5th 1989. Remember this is 1989 and I had just finished high school then class of 1989.


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share just finished the swim part of the Bud Light USTS U.S. Triathlon Series National Championship on Hilton Head Island November 5th 1989.

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share just on the cycling part of the Bud Light USTS U.S. Triathlon Series National Championship on Hilton Head Island November 5th 1989.


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share just finished the race of the Bud Light USTS U.S. Triathlon Series National Championship on Hilton Head Island November 5th 1989.

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share Derby Savings Bank 1991 Connecticut Triathlon Series my overall place was 58 out of 1545 In my division Male 20-24 I had placed 8 out of 134 in Connecticut Triathlon Series which included The Derby Biathlon, Biathlon Orange, Milford Triathlon, Griskus Triathlon, Chucks Triathlon, Litchfield Biathlon.

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share  an old article Before there was Ridgefield, CT TriRidgefield Ridgefield Sprint Triathlon  there was back in the mid-late 1980's there was The Third Annual Ridgefield Family Y-Athlon Sunday Aug 28th 1988 and 1988 was my first at age 19 with a time of 1:26:56 The Old Days of Ridgefield Cycle Center and the old Ridgefield YMCA. 

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share 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  Member of the Wolfpit Running Club my father was also a member of the Wolfpit Running Club going back to 1979



#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share Pamby Ridgefield Half Marathon - Wolfpit Running Club 1989

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 Glad I was able to compete in the Ridgefield Half Marathon today October 1st 2017 as great race and also a member of the Wolfpit Running Club in which doing this Ridgefield Half Marathon since 1989. My result time for the 2017 race a 1:49:11 and for 2016 was a 1:49:52 as seen below. I had missed about two weeks of training for the Ridgefield Half Marathon today October 1st 2017 as I was deployed with the American Red Cross since this was my first National Deployment American Red Cross DR 414-18 Hurricane Irma FL 2017 in which I had started on September 5th 2017 and came home on September 20th 2017 
Two photos below from todays Ridgefield Half Marathon today October 1st 2017 as great race and also a member of the Wolfpit Running Club in which doing this Ridgefield Half Marathon since 1989.





#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share in the 2008 Jack Bristol Lake Waramaug Ultra Marathon ultramarathon my last one attended. 50km 31.1 miles 5:37:19 in which I had started doing them in 1997


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share when I was a former 2nd Lt with the Civil Air Patrol United States Air Force Auxiliary, The Connecticut Wing Civil Air Patrol 399th Composite Squadron (NER-CT-042)  taking part in The Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk events and then providing crowd control I believe this was 2010


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share when I was a former 2nd 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 at one of The Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk events that The Connecticut Wing Civil Air Patrol 399th Composite Squadron (NER-CT-042) would help with.



#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share when I was a former  2nd Lt with the Civil Air Patrol United States Air Force Auxiliary, The Connecticut Wing Civil Air Patrol 399th Composite Squadron (NER-CT-042) Civil Air Patrol providing crowd control at one of The Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk events Date might be 2010 2011 ? 




#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share in In 2015 Team Kimball had raised $500 via CrowdRise for the 9/11 Memorial 5k Run Walk


#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share Sandy Hook Run for the Families 2013
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. 

 #WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share that I only had a chance to volunteer for Sandy Hook 5k race packet pick up Friday March 31st 2017 but I was suppose to run but did not do to the weather forecast of possible fog and ice with concern about my achilles in which I tore in 2013. #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. 


WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share Town of Ridgefield pop up food pantry at Saint Stephens Episcopal Church November 6th 2017


WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share Connecticut Food Bank Mobile Pantry on November 10th at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, Ridgefield, CT 




#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share at Connecticut Food Bank Mobile Pantry at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, Ridgefield, CT on August 12th 2016 this would be my second time meeting him the first time is when Congressman Jim Himes had visited the Ridgefield, Connecticut Emergency Operations Center (EOC) during Hurricane Irene August 2011.





#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ThomasQuickKimball #ThomasKimball #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield @ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #FairfieldCountyCT #CT #Connecticut Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut who also is a American Red Cross Volunteer wanted to share we first started here in Ridgefield, CT Connecticut Food Bank Mobile Pantry in Ridgefield, Connecticut was at Halpin Lane 2012
Photos below of Volunteering with other Volunteers Connecticut Food Bank Mobile Pantry in Ridgefield, Connecticut.