As 2016 came to a close, Christian returned to Delaware to say goodbye to a World War 2 Veteran, and a life long friend. We also feature a story on learning CW in an ever changing amateur radio landscape. Plus, a book giveaway. Listen for the question, send your answer with your name, call sign and mailing address in an email. A winner will be randomly chosen and contacted. Good luck! +++ http://100wattsandawire.com/100-watts-and-a-wire/episode79 +++ 100 Watts and a Wire ® is a weekly podcast celebrating amateur radio. Join Christian Cudnik, K0STH for topical conversation, interviews, news and an entertaining look at the adventures of a ham trying to figure it all out. 100 Watts and a Wire is perfect for those who are new to ham radio, those looking to serve as Elmer’s, and the technically curious crowd. Whether you run 5 watts or 1500 watts, everyone is welcome. In our community, it's OK not to know everything, ask for help, give advice and get on the air. Visit 100wattsandawire.com for more information. You can subscribe to the show by clicking the RSS feed. Or, by using podcast apps like, iTunes or Stitcher. iTunes: goo.gl/G4ODJc Stitcher: goo.gl/X3hrsa Calling Frequencies: 14287 and 7180 Gathers happen on Thursdays at 8p Central. Bands may vary.