Ham Radio Operators and WWII
This is an article about ham radio operators during WWII.
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"Your radio transmitter is completely
smashed by a falling chimney. How
long will it take to borrow an old broadcast
receiver from a neighbor and build a new
transmitter from its parts?"
That's a sample of the questions that radio
amateurs are being asked. Aware of
the grave possibility that it may need to
help defend America, the amateur world is
preparing itself for action. Half a dozen
different radio organizations are drilling
over the air.
"Simulate destruction of your main
transmitter. Rig up your emergency equipment
and report back on the air as soon as
you can," was another command that went
out to members of one group.
when a club of amateurs assisted in nighttime
army maneuvers, one operator was
asked how much time he would need to get
his portable station into operation in the battlefield, without even a match to help him see...
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