Tom Stanfield, N4WXS, SK

The following information was shared to me and as I know several members are involved with the Western Tidewater club, I am sharing the following information. Condolences to the family and to the WTRA club membership. ——————————————————————————————————————————– Ron, W4RRH, just made me aware that Tom, N4WXS, became a Silent Key Read More …

Norm Harris, K4NDH, SK

Norm Harris, K4NDH, former President of CARS, HOTY recipient and friend to many became a silent key Tuesday morning in Chesapeake. Norm made a lasting impact on CARS and everyone he dealt with during his tenure as president. Jason Harris, KJ4IWX has sent us a link to the visitation arrangements Read More …

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 …