[AMRadio] Old Novice Days

k0ng at inebraska.com k0ng at inebraska.com
Sat Feb 19 14:10:39 EST 2005

Nice to remember "the good ole days" Ronnie.

No amount of Foreign radios or internet will ever beat that.

I arrived in 1955 with homebrew transmitter, regen receiver and then
Haliscratchers S77 and ARC-5 receiver. Better than Hershey !!

Keep Going.  73 DE Charlie, K0NG  ..

Quoting "ronnie.hull" <ronnie.hull at glowbugs.com>:

> a recent qso about novice days, stimulated my interest and I got out my old 
> log books. My very first cq qso was on november 24, 1969, with WN8AAD, George
> in Hamden Ohio, on 7.160mhz, at 22:45    I wonder whatever happened to ole 
> George?
> Anyway, I was running an Eico 720 and a Drake 2B with a dipole of course!
> I staid on 40 until the spring of 1970 when I discovered 15 and 10 meters. 
> Suddenly, my lowly 50 watts of output was working the entire world. The 
> Acquistion of a TA-33Jr and a rotator and 50' of heigth, really opened up the
> airwaves. Man, those were fun days.
> 73's de W5SUM
> ex: WN5AIA & WB5AIA
> "Be sure your right, then go ahead"  D.Crockett
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