Lionel E. (Pappy) Gleason W2BKI QCWA # 9245



Education / Employment History


1949 Civil Aeronautics Administration (Glens Falls, NY) Communicator


1951 - Civil Aeronautics Administration (Bedford, MA) Airport Traffic Controller


1955 Federal Aviation Administration (Massena, NY) Flight Service


1957- Federal Aviation Administration (Massena, NY) Maintenance Technician


1971 - Retired


Amateur Radio History


First licensed 1949 as W2BKI.


Other call sign held W1THH


Pappy was a member of QCWA and attended several Chapter 70 Meetings. Moved to Florida in the late 1970s


Pappy passed away November 17, 1994 in Ithaca, NY


Biography prepared by VE3XK 2010-11-24 Updated 2015-09-15