[AMRadio] Old Call Books, 1956-59

Jim Wilhite w5jo at brightok.net
Thu Apr 8 23:01:28 EDT 2010

Hal, since call books are by the call and not alphabetized by name, it 
will be a very long look.  Can he remember the prefix (probably a W7) 
and at least the next letter to narrow the search.  Otherwise it will be 
a very, very long look.


----- Original Message ----- 

>I would like to help a friend, Joseph Gillespie, who has forgotten
> his call sign from many years ago.  All Joe can remember is that he
> had a Novice license in 1955 or 1956 followed by a 5-year
> "conditional license" from a test taken by mail and administered by a
> high school teacher. He thinks the Novice license was issued in
> Nampa, Idaho and the conditional license in Portland, Oregon.  I
> don't have any Callbooks from the 1956 to 1959 era and would
> appreciate help from anyone who does. Were these class of licenses
> listed back then, and were listings alphabetical by last name or by
> city?
> 73 Hal KK6HY  (TMC and  AM forever!)

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