16 Nov 18

Paul Warfield Tibbets Jr, most notably was known for piloting the Enola Gay which dropped the first atomic bomb but yet he did have a distinguished career in the US Air Force beginning in the European theater in the early days of WW2. To Find out more (Click Here)

15 Nov 18

NRQZ or National Radio Quiet Zone… 

 is a large area of land in the United States designated as a radio quiet zone, in which radio transmissions are heavily restricted by law to facilitate scientific research and military intelligence. It is located roughly half each in the Blue Ridge Mountains of west-central Virginia, and the Allegheny Mountains of east-central West Virginia and southernmost tip of the Maryland panhandle.

NRQZ

For more Information

Brian Koberlein Website

Wikipedia

11 November 18

Fred Lloyd AA7BQ founder of QRZ.com was originally working on a project called the call sign project which was to obtain and distribute to hams the FCC database of operating call signs. This project was born out of  the internet news group rec.ham-radio. The projects initial sponsor was Rusty, Carruth, N7IKQ.

To learn more about Fred Lloyd AA7BQ  … Click Here

9 November 18

Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre Grimaldi; born 14 March 1958) is the reigning monarch of the Principality of Monaco and head of the princely house of Grimaldi. He is the son of Prince Rainier III and the American actress Grace Kelly

Prince Albert II’d spent a lot of time in New Hampsire and also attended Amherst Collage in Massachusetts. Competed in the 1988, 1992, and 2002 Winter Olympics bobsled for Monaco.

For more … Click Here

7 November 18

In September 1916 the American authorities issued 2YT to the Marconi Company in New York for use at the Marconi Institute. Ref: http://earlyradiohistory.us/speclnd2.htm
 
The original callsign 2YT was issued in Britain to the Marconi Company for use at the Poldhu Station in Cornwall in the early 1920’s. 2YT is recorded as being used for tests between Poldhu and station 2FC Willoughby, Australia in March 1924.
It is also recorded that 2YT was used by Marconi from his yacht Elettra, see update below.
 
G2YT was issued to F J Rumary of Down Road, Redcliffe Bay, Portishead, Somerset in 1936. Originally, nothing was known about this station but in August 2006 a G2YT QSL card was found dated 1936! The is now an update to this, see G2YT 1936 below.
 
G2YT was issued to Crispin Redshaw, G4VZ of Bridport Road, Dorchester in Dorset. The exact circumstances and date of this re-issue is not known but Cris is recorded as using G2YT from his Dorchester station in December 1957.
 
Crispin Redshaw became a ‘silent key’ in 1974.
 
G2YT was re-allocated to Peter Fox (formerly G4MCK) of Shefford in Bedfordshire in 2000.
 
This is the excerpt from the South Dorchester Amature Radio Club page only pertaining to the 2YT – G2YT call sign, much more is on that page, … Click Here

Last Man Standing Trivia

While I was checking to see what else I can add aside from the the second video on this post I tripped over this video of the Last Man Standing set being used, the second video will pretty much fill ya’ll in on the rest of the story… Just had to throw in the 3rd clip from the show since were just about up to Thanks giving……

The following video’s pretty much sums up everything about The Last Man Standing Show, All videos are from Ham Nation, show is Bob Heil and friends.

Last Man Standing’s Producer Joe Amodeo talks about the Cast and Crew with amateur radio…….. Hosted by Bob Heil and Leo Laporte

https://twit.tv/shows/ham-nation/episodes/34

The Third video which deals with Thanksgiving…..