pleasure is all mine, Jeff.
Teaching those classes was a huge amount of fun for me. I hope
to be doing some more, but there just doesn't seem to be much interest
Remember the fox hunt inside the building? That was a fun
class, too. Oh, and the Christmas tree light dipole. And the
anti-sheep nets. IIRC, wasn't it Joe N8FQ I was talking to when the
antenna started on fire?
for all of your effort and contribution and for making class fun and
funny. (Not part of class, but I still chuckle when I think of what
you asked the central dispatch operator when she was telling us the story of the
guy that called 911 because he couldn't poop.)
Thanks Mark! I remember that day well. It's amazing what 50 watts and an
arching antenna will do. I wonder if the gentleman in Holland who answered
could smell it?
I was certainly bitten that day you had set up that
station in Ross Park. With just a radio, battery, antenna, and one CQ call...
Hans in Germany.
I'm honored to be friends with such a great group of
amateurs, not just here in Muskegon, but across West Michigan.
Thanks for all you have done for me Mark!
Muskegon County Skywarn
Saturday, January 28,
2012 10:59:27 AMSubject:
RE: [WestMichiganHams] Ham radio operators
demonstrate their hobby | Video | wzzm13.com Grand Rapids,
to think it was only a few short years ago I demonstrated to him how to set an
antenna on fire with a 2 meter rig. I can still hear his voice like it
was yesterday. "Uh, it is supposed to be on fire like
was afraid that the incident would scare him away, but obviously it
job, Jeff. You represented us very well.
very proud to have had you as a student.
Here are the video links to the other
Jim, K8COP / Jim, KC8PCJ