Mr. Bastress developed an interest in radio communications at an early age, and he became an amateur radio operator at the age of 13. He has had the privilege of serving at several Christian and missionary radio stations in Ohio, Arkansas, and Puerto Rico. He has worked in broadcast engineering, communication systems design, construction and maintenance, and antenna manufacturing.
Education and Credentials
- A.S.E.T., John Brown University
- Bible Diploma, Practical Bible Training School
- G.R.O.L. or equivalent, since 1968
- NABER Certified 2-way Technician, since 1994
- Amateur radio and emergency communications
- Providing technical assistance (mentoring or projects) for small groups or individuals