Shortwave Central: A Century of Amateur Radio and the ARRL

Another Amateur Radio first took place in 1960, when the first EME (moonbounce) contact was made on 1296 MHz between W6HB in California and W1BU in Massachusetts. During the 1950s and 1960s, The USSR and the …


Another segment of the continuing series :A Century of Amateur Radio and the ARRL” by Al Brogdon (W1AB).  Included in this article are the DX-peditions of Danny Weil (VP2VB), the addition of more amateur radio prefixes (WA and WB), the introduction of the log periodic antenna, VHF contacts between Hawaii and California. the creation of CONELRAD, and the first moon bounce (EME) contacts between amateur radio operators.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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