[AMRadio] W5BM - Lou

ronnie.hull ronnie.hull at glowbugs.com
Sun Oct 2 14:24:19 EDT 2005

I am also worried about one of my Elmers, Roger Hoskins, W5QEP from Raine, 
Louisiana. Has anyone got any information on him?


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From: W5OMR/Geoff <w5omr at satx.rr.com>
To: Discussion of AM Radio <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Sun, 02 Oct 2005 10:02:06 -0500
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] W5BM - Lou

> Brian Sherrod wrote:
> >Does anyone on the list know any info on Lou/W5BM, an old-timer and AM'er 
> >Abbeville, LA?
> >
> >I know Rita virtually wiped out Abbeville and remembered Lou lived there 
in the same
> >house he was born (1917) in.  I'm hoping some of the TX, LA, OK, AR 
members might
> >know of his welfare.
> >
> >Tnx,
> >
> >Brian / w5ami
> >  
> >
> After some searching, I discovered that at least at one time, a site 
> existed that was w5bm.com.  I tried typing in different variations 
> into my browser (w5bm.com,  www.w5bm.com, http://w5bm.com) but no 
> server could be found on anything.
> I don't know if they just don't have power down there, yet, or... if 
> they don't have internet access back yet... if he was paying for a 
> co-location site or was hosting his own domain... and I certainly 
> havn't heard him on the air, in a number of years (unfortunatly -
>  Lou is a great and interesting guy to talk with).
> I know of some hams down there in that area (Crowley, Abbeville, 
> Kaplan, Jennings) some are back on the air - some are trying to 
> rebuild antennas.  I hope to count Lou among the survivors.
> Please, Brian, let us know what you find.
> --
> 73 = Best Regards,
> -Geoff/W5OMR
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