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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. G8RJQ

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    My grandfather was a miner and I saw him through the hard times of coal mining, he past on after years of breathing coal dust, my heart goes out not only to our friend Randal and his family but also to those that never reached old age. Truely a class of guys whose trust in one another and friendship is rarely seen in this world anymore, get well soon Randal. My card is on its way, ZS1RJQ.
  2. VK3FY

    VK3FY Ham Member QRZ Page

    To Randal and his family, we hope you get will soon. To all the families that lost love ones, our hearts go to you all. 73's from the Dimitrijevic family. Chris VK3FY, Nikolaas VK3FNIK, Deeny & Norman
  3. N9WWR

    N9WWR Ham Member QRZ Page

    Like many other HAMS we will be sending a donation to  Randall and his family. Besides donations from HAMS alike , we at Northside Radio Supply, are issuing a challenge to ALL advertisers on QRZ and Ham radio suppliers. Lets help a ham along with his family and fellow miners families that are in need by donating 10% of December or January total sales.
    May God bless Randall and his family along with the grieving community that was part of this tragic event.

                       73s and God Bless all,

                              John Praeger
                         Northside Radio Supply
  4. AK6S

    AK6S Ham Member QRZ Page

    I have always felt honored to be a ham and reading all these well wishes truly makes me so proud of all of you!  
    Our prayers and thoughts are with Randal, and his family and there friends, as well as prayers of comfort and condolences going out to all the families and friends.  May God Bless them.  Randal get well soon!  Hope to talk to you on the air some day!  We will send ours out tomarrow.  What a great idea. God Bless you all. 73
    Sherry & Chuck
    AK6S    KE6SE
  5. K8OCN

    K8OCN Ham Member QRZ Page

    I am always a little late, but its better late than never.
    I mailed out my QSL Card and a little cash to help out the family. [​IMG]
  6. KC2NPU

    KC2NPU Ham Member QRZ Page

    As soon as my paycheck comes in this week... a small token will be sent to him as well
  7. KI4JAV

    KI4JAV Ham Member QRZ Page

    From CNN: NEWS ALERT Sago Mine disaster survivor Randal McCloy Jr. "awakening from coma," doctor says.
  8. NY7Q

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  9. KD7ZOS

    KD7ZOS Ham Member QRZ Page

    Howdy Y'all: According to news reports today, our Ham Coal Miner Buddy is starting to awaken, moving hands and feet, responding to talk. Please continue to Pray for his full and speedy recovery. 73's God Bless and Stay Safe...73's Tom Kelly KD7ZOS [​IMG]
  10. W5AOX

    W5AOX Ham Member QRZ Page

    I find it odd the news media seems to be avoiding or ignoring outside support such as this QSL-card-and-donation campaign. An internet search reveals no such news items.
    As any of us who have lived through injury or death in the family knows, money is much more useful than cards and flowers. Even very small contributions can add up to a lot of relief for the family.
    Jim W5AOX
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