Welcome to the Home Page of
Tom "Doc" Gruis, Ed.D.,
KØHTF - K.Y.C.H.
This little homepage has items and links about religion - Mostly United Methodist,
many fraternal orders, radio - both amateur (KØHTF) and "long wave 'D',"
Sweet Adelines, and a whole bunch of other stuff!
THE correct time!
Exact and official U. S. (Central Zone) Time within 0.3 second
Doc and Donna Bob Margie
(The halo, well deserved,
just showed up on the picture!)
First United Methodist Church, Des Moines, Iowa *
West Des Moines, Iowa United Methodist Church *
Iowa United Methodist Conference
United Methodist Home Page
Stephen Ministries *
Gideons International Life *
American Bible Society *
The Methodist Church in Ireland - F.Y.I.
Sweet Adelines: Harmony Central
Sweet Adelines International
Des Moines, Iowa Weather
American Radio Relay League Life * Weather Radio
KØHTF / KAF4381 / "D" on long wave
KCCI-TV 8 <--- I worked there for
Long wave Club of America * about 27 years. They really try to get
REACT Life *
Iowa REACT * Satellite of Central US
GMRS and MURS
Federal Communications Commission
Iowa Repeater Association
Des Moines Radio Amateur Association - WØAK's *
Family Radio Information
GMRS Co-ordination Other good stuff:
Another GMRS site Doc's Dissertation Abstract
Emergency Alert Systems Iowa Network Services
Salvation Army ZIP+4 Information
EXCELLENT LF Radio Site Travel
Mike, G3XDV - LF Radio WOI AM and FM Radio
Part 15 Stations KBPS-FM in Portland, Oregon
DX (Distance) information resource! carebags4kids
VK2ZTO Experimentation Page
Electrical Workers* (Retired from L. U. 347)
Drake University Alumni
Des Moines Technical High School Alumni
New link soon to Des Moines Tech Alumni
Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa
National Education Association*
Fraternal Orders: Iowa and Des Moines:
Our Neighborhood Association
The Orange Lodge * # silosandsmokestacks.org/
Sons of Ulster No. 899 *
Another Orange Link
Royal Arch Purple
The Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland
Much More Orange Information!
Grand Orange Lodge in the USA
Grand Lodge of Iowa, A. F. & A. M.
Iowa Masons *
Things to come:
Moingona Lodge #633 A. F. & A. M. * #
(I am now Secretary)
York Rite of Freemasonry * #
Ascalon Chapter #139, R. A. M. * #
High Twelve International * # in 2003 Arcturus Council, R. S. M., U. D. (#63)
Iowa/South Dakota Assoc. Pres. 2006-7
Iowa/South Dakota Chaplain 2007-8
Scottish Rite of Freemasonry * The Grotto * #
HAPAC Grotto No. 71* # (I am Secretary)
The Shrine * National Sojourners (Life - Honorary)
Secretary of Des Moines Chapter 88
and another Shrine Location
The Philalethes Society Life *
Royal Order of Scotland Iowa Research Lodge No. 2
Jr. Warden 2007-8
Order of the Eastern Star # White Shrine of Jerusalem
Worthy Patron in 20054& 2006
http://amaranth.org/ DeMolay International
Life Member - Alumni Assoc.
Masonic Service Association
Acanthus Lodge No. 632, A. F. & A. M. *
The Grand College of Rites *
"An American Masonic Lodge in the European Tradition"
The Grange* #
Independent Order of Odd Fellows * #
--Patriarchs Militant *
Knights of Pythias * # The Improved Order of Red Men * #
Alumni - LifeMember
Some General Fraternal Information
Knights of Freemasonry Universal - Official Site
A KOFU Member' Site and Another
* or * Indicates that I am a member or participant of this group.
# Indicates that I have been or am presiding officer at the local level.
Please remember, I am neither Catholic, Jewish, nor Moslem
and am just presenting the following links for information.
Knights of Columbus
Jewish Men's Organization: B'nai B'rith - more fraternal and social
Jewish Ladies Organization: Hadassah
Jewish: Anti-Defamation League - more political
This looks like a fine site about Islam
(gruis.net - my other site for later! - gruis.com - NO relation - Another route to get here - Iowa Network Services
“Bitte vergessen Sie nicht die Antenne zu erden!”
This is the Rock of Ages Light House in Lake Superior. I took this
picture ca. 1981. The two poles support the antenna for the long
wave radio beacon.
E-mail to: Doc@gruis.org Last updated: Monday, 14 April 2008 -