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I am a photographer, aviator, hobbyist and general technologist living in Northern Virginia with my family. Most of my spare time is consumed with one technology or the other. I have a passion for “ham” (amateur) radio where I have been an FCC licensed operator for 45 years. That passion lends itself to all kinds of other things like drone and fixed wing radio controlled remote flight by radio remote control, remote photography, all kinds of other computer, network, network protocol, telephony, electronic and other technologies. I’ve been a professional programmer and owned several companies in my time. Somehow it’s all munged together to do what I do today.

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The Burn Pile.

Are you a member of “the burn pile”? Left discarded, burned, frozen, trampled, ignored, then snowed and rained on over multiple seasons you can still produce perfect fruit. There is a lesson to learn from this pumpkin who despite all the odds decided life was worth continuing, set down roots, leafed out, flowered and successfully …

Shenandoah

I’m lucky to live so close to the Shenandoah Valley. From my house to the middle of Skyline Drive at Shenandoah National Park may be 45 minutes of driving. Mostly I’m out there on the weekend when I have time to waste driving around Virginia without worrying about work. When I do get there the …

Contact

I’m probably best contacted via a blog post or e-mail.

You can reach me at email john at westerman.photo

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