[AMRadio] VHS Video of AM Operators


Brian Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Tue Sep 19 10:46:17 EDT 2006


Eddy you really oughta make a DVD copy of that thing for posterity.
VHS won't last forever!

Then you could pass it along to the archivists.

> Good Morning All,
> 
> This talk about OT audio recordings clicked a bulb of remembrance from deep
> withen my feeble brain...
> 
> Way back, in the early 90's, when dawn AM roundtabling on 1888-KHz ---
> spearheaded by none other than Dick (W2UJR) --- was in vogue, Brian (WB8JBT)
> got the notion to start a "pass around" VHS video tape of the different
> "regulars". Every participant who received the tape was obliged to film
> himself & his rigs/antennas, and then pass the tape on...
> 
> Well, mine was the LAST entry onto the tape, before I passed it on to Dick
> for a look-see, who, in turn, returned the original to Brian (this was
> before he moved south). I made a copy for myself before I mailed it,
> though...
> 
> The tape shows WB8JBT, N8UJR, KB8QF, myself, and a host of others...and I
> still have it, and enjoy viewing it whenever the mood strikes me.
> 
> I wonder if such a thing might not be a bad idea to repeat to-day...?
> 
> ~73!~ Eddy VE3CUI - VE3XZ
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Lawson" <jpl15 at panix.com>
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Monday, September 18, 2006 10:18 AM
> Subject: RE: [AMRadio] Vintage recordings and preservation
> 
> 
> >
> >
> >    Along with the other Volunteers - I'd like to offer my services in
> > regard to restoring and preserving old audio recordings.  I have over 20
> > years professional experience, and a lifetime of messing around with,
> > audio and music electronics.  I'm recently retired from 20 years in the
> > film business, all in post-production, the last 10 years as Chief
> > Engineer, MGM Studios.  I have always maintained a 'personal' studio (or
> > two), and I continue to do media restoration and recovery for lots of
> > clients worldwide.  I can play anything from Edison cylinders on up, and
> > I've made a specialty of restoring damaged media - broken records,
> > partially erased tapes, water/smoke damge, etc etc.
> >
> >
> >      I'd be very pleased to offer whatever help I can be toward the
> > preservation efforts of our history and legacy.  So if you've got any old
> > cassettes, tapes, wires, or discs, etc., etc., I would like to join the
> > folks here who have generously offered to help with this.  I have pile of
> > machinery and devices, and an extensive suite of restoration products,
> > generally as ProTools plugins, and can deliver the Results as downloadable
> > files, or of course CDs or DVDs.
> >
> >
> >
> >      Contact me off-list is there's anything I can do to help out.
> >
> >
> >
> >    Cheers
> >
> > John  KB6SCO
> > Carson City DM09fg
> >
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