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Surviving Coal Miner is a HAM!

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by AA7BQ, Jan 8, 2006.

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  1. AE4SH

    AE4SH Ham Member QRZ Page

    My card will go out in the morning as well.
    i used to work in a strip mine in besmer city NC.
    my families belssing's go out the randall and his family.
    w4stl
    scott, cathey & kara Hamm
     
  2. JI1AVY

    JI1AVY Guest

    Let me join this heart-warming movement. I will send my card from Tokyo, Japan.:)
     
  3. WB3DJL

    WB3DJL Ham Member QRZ Page

    Could you send me the article? I have tried to get it in the news several ways and have had no luck. Maybe your local paper is a begining and the national news will pick it up.I firmly believe that this deserves national, if not world wide attention in the news media.
    73 de wb3djl
     
  4. K4KWM

    K4KWM Ham Member QRZ Page

    I emailed Fred about the missing counter but he hasnt replied yet. Wish he would put it back or tell us why he wont. John
     
  5. KA9EKG

    KA9EKG Ham Member QRZ Page

    My QSL and note and money went in the mail last week.along with a short note.God Bless you Randy and the familys that lost loved ones.As far as Fred pulling the counter my hat is off to him.With all the posts it is no bodys concern except Randy's family.Think of the crooks out there.De KA9EKG
     
  6. W5AOX

    W5AOX Ham Member QRZ Page

    (SNIF)-- My check, and less importantly, my QSL went out to Anna McCloy today.... thanks for the UPPERs, guys and dolls.
    I'd be interested in sending at least a buck apiece to the other unfortunate miners' families too.. surely someone will post their addresses or set up a collection account in a local bank there for us.
    Jim W5AOX
     
  7. WA6NDW

    WA6NDW Ham Member QRZ Page

    I think this would be great. What a tribute if the other families were to receive $$ from the HAM's. If someone can get a bank or address, I would love to send in money that couldbe split with the families.

    WA6NDW
    DeNise
     
  8. KD8BMX

    KD8BMX Ham Member QRZ Page

    This was on the local news in Charleston, WV this weekend.
    http://www.wchstv.com/newsroom/showscripts/11sat.shtml#10

    The link may only be online till Saturday. So below is the script from the news cast.
    There was a day last week that the radio station and local bank had a day of collecting and raised over $75000 for the families. Not sure if they still are but I'll do my best to find out. I'll post if I find anything.
     
  9. K8TS

    K8TS Ham Member QRZ Page

    The thread will be mailed in the morning to the family.  All 22 pages of it.  It has a short cover letter which reads;
    ANNA:
    I am sure by now that you and Randy and your whole family know that you are in the hearts of the entire amateur radio community.  These copies that are enclosed, are from posts to the internet that got this started.  We all wish you well-God speed to Randy-and our heart felt feelings reach out to those whose loved ones did not make it.
    (signed) Your Ham Radio Friends
    P.S. I started to list the states, but there was just too many.
     
  10. W7HW

    W7HW Ham Member QRZ Page

    Hi guys, let us go one step further than sending QSL cards to the injured miner.......reseach tells me that he has a family, also: the look-up on his call sign have gone outta site, why not enclose a couple of bucks in each QSL card to help the family. It certainly was a bad year in 2005 for a lot of folks. Why not help this family also. I sent a few bucks, lets get the ham fraternity going and help this fellow ham and his family. Just a comment from my observation.......73 to all, and: think positive.........Duane w7hw [​IMG]
     
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