Reputed World’s Oldest Ham Jean Touzot, F8IL, SK

12/01/2017 Jean Touzot, F8IL, of Albi, France — said to have been the world’s oldest radio amateur — has died. The “dean of French radio amateurs,” Touzot was 109 and enjoyed operating CW with an old-fashioned hand key and a modern Yaesu transceiver. He “retired from the airwaves for health Read More …

‘His one true love’: Vietnam veteran’s last wish to broadcast on ham radio fulfilled

For Vietnam veteran John Nugent, who served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps, coming home to Newburgh, N.Y., meant some isolation, according to his son Chris, but his love of ham radio allowed him to reach out to other people throughout the world. “It was tough for him. The radio Read More …

Collins Transmitter & Receiver for Sale

CARS has these two items for sale that need a good home.  If you or anyone you know may be interested please send them our way.  Photos are below the descriptions. This equipment used to belong to long time club member and silent key, Barry Goldblatt, W3AFH Collins Receiver 75A-3  Read More …