|[AMRadio] Long-Winded Transmitions|
bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Sat Dec 3 21:40:51 EST 2005
He is probably still alive - listed active as CLOYS P. WYLIE
with the FCC.
On 3 Dec 2005 at 20:24, crawfish wrote:
> I remember Paul, WA5FHP. A friend of mine had a tape of him chewing out some
> slopbuckets. He had some big Collins AM rig. He used to be on 3950 in the
> afternoons and weekends. Wonder when he went SK?
> Joe W4AAB
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mike Duke, K5XU" <k5xu at jam.rr.com>
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Saturday, December 03, 2005 10:56 AM
> Subject: [AMRadio] Long-Winded Transmitions
> > Does anyone in the southeast remember Paul, WA5FHP, from Dequincy, La?
> > Excluding the "broadcasts of K1 You Know Who, Paul was "responsible" for
> > two longest transmitions I have ever heard on the ham bands. Both occurred
> > on 75 meters.
> > During one of these "radio half hours," he read the transcript of a
> > conservative radio program called "Life Line." This program was only 15
> > minutes including the commercial breaks. But, in a style which would make
> > Rush proud, he concluded the transmition by telling all who were listening
> > just what we were to think of what he had read. That one lasted at least
> > minutes.
> > His other marathon occurred one newyear's eve when he was obviously very
> > much into the egg nog. I don't know what he was using for a transmitter
> > night, but that signal was also the widest non-cb am signal I have ever
> > heard.
> > He would often play portions of Justin Wilson or Dave Gardner comedy
> > during his qsos.
> > When I was first licensed, he was one of about 4 AM stations who could
> > my Ranger and very low dipole from Mississippi. When he was not on his
> > soapbox, or up to his ears in the pickle barrel, he was actually a pretty
> > good qso.
> > It's hard to believe that those incidents occurred nearly 40 years ago!
> > Mike Duke, K5XU
> > American Council of Blind Radio Amateurs
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