Board member Alan Bloom is also the Chief Engineer and producer of the Classical Tones show. He got started with KBBF as a listener, tuning in to practice his Spanish, but soon was drawn into becoming more involved with the KBBF family. Alan is an electrical engineer who retired in 2005 from a 26-year career with Hewlett Packard (later Agilent, the current Keysight Technologies). Other interests include cycling and amateur radio (callsign N1AL). His personal web site is http://n1al.net and he can be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org.