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Celebrating first transatlantic contact 28/11/1923 between Fred Schnell and Leon Deloy

Discussion in 'Ham Radio Discussions' started by TM6AM, Nov 3, 2019.

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  1. TM6AM

    TM6AM Ham Member QRZ Page

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  2. W4ZD

    W4ZD Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    This is cool! It is good to remember and celebrate history. Imagine, almost 100 years ago. My how times have changed, eh? :)

    The first QSO...

    1MO : 8AB, hello, Leon, how's it going?
    8AB : Doin' fine 1MO, though the XYL was givin' me grief last night.
    1MO : How so?
    8AB : Well, she was complaining about me making too much noise working on this thing.
    1MO : Bummer. My XYL does the same thing. Sez I should cut the grass instead of tinkering with wires.
    8AB : Ain't that the truth. Can't live with 'em, can't shoot 'em.
    1MO : Yeah, for sure. Buy her some chocolates. She'll come around.
    8AB : Bought her some expensive French perfume, didn't work.
    1MO : Gotta be chocolates, Leon. Trust me.
    8AB : OK, will try that.
    1MO : Well, this seems to work, anyway.
    8AB : Yeppers. We need a way to sign off, though.
    1MO : OK, how about "73"? It's my mom's age.
    8AB : Good as anything, Fred.
    1MO : OK. 73 Leon.
    8AB : 73 Fred.

    Last edited: Nov 4, 2019
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  3. W7UUU

    W7UUU Super Moderator Lifetime Member 133 Administrator Volunteer Moderator Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    If you would like, I can move this notice to "Special Events" where it might get more exposure for your event.

    Just reply back here if you would like this


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