[AMRadio] Re: AMRadio Digest, Vol 47, Issue 45

BSugarberg bsugarberg at core.com
Wed Dec 19 18:12:18 EST 2007

Hello Carl,

According to the ARRL, Dave Newkirk originated "elmer".
The ARRL web site says that the term "elmer" comes from
an article by Dave Newkirk in the March 1971 issue of QST,
and that this is where the term "elmer" was first used.

73, Bruce WA8TNC
jeremy-ca wrote:
> I hate that name, I always get a vision of Elmer Fudd or some unwashed 
> mountain hillbilly.
> Whoever thought it up should be strung up by the heels and beat with the 
> Wouff Hong.
> Carl
> KM1H

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