World Radio put Council Bluffs on the cutting edge of technology

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  1. W2STF

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  2. W2STF

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    Loved my Globe Scout. Finally got the GLOBE VFO after I became WA2GQO.
     
  3. W0LEN

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    Great article, John. Like you, I made the trip to WRL in 1969 with 3 buddies who had also just been licensed. At that time I was living in Moorhead, Minnesota and had call sign WAØZOM. I bought my first rig ... a Galaxy GT-550 complete with all the goodies. I ran that rig for several years, both fixed and mobile. I upgraded to Extra, and my current call is WØLEN (my initials). In the late '70s I relocated to the Chicago area, where I currently reside. The memories of WRL, Galaxy Electronics and Leo and his crew are still with me.

    Lyn, WØLEN
    St. Charles, IL
     
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    I had a Galaxy V in my Truck for several years and ran 40 meters with a whip And coil on the mirror of the truck. Good Radio.... Finally after 40 years I am not the only ham in the family so I recently handed down the ole Galaxy to him..73 KD0QG..
     
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  6. K4ULP

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    I had the great privilege of meeting Leo Meyerson. Actually he attended an organ concert that I was playing in Omaha. When I would play concerts and there would be "blue/grey haired" audiences (HA!) I would send out a CQ de K4ULP from the organ and then go right back into whatever selection I was playing. I tell of this story and the picture of Leo and I at that concert on my QRZ bio. What a wonder fun man Mr. Meyerson was. 73s to all ... Lanny / K4ULP
     
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  7. W0UQJ

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    I meet Leo as a young boy. My Grandfather Bob Brenneman w0uqj sk introduced me. Thank you for the great read.

    Kelly w0uqj
     
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  10. KE0SSM

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    Before I was A ham I bought my first Stereo system from World Radio...I still have all the pieces to this day
     

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