Old conversations I have had and wish I still did --

Mike Langner mlangner at SWCP.COM
Mon Sep 18 14:59:16 EDT 2006

Hello, list members !

Y'know, years ago when I was a kid I talked with Leo, W0GFQ.

Wish I had a tape of that one.

And then there was the day I talked to "Old Man Mosley" using my then (this
is nearly 50 years ago) Mosley trap vertical and AM kilowatt.

I didn't know who he was at the time.

Got a QSL card with his picture and a "Worked The Old Man Himself" award
certificate.  What a delightful surprise that was. I was just a teen-ager
with radio-stars in my eyes. And wow !  I'd talked to a genuine "radio

Don't have the QSL card or the certificate any more -- but sure have fond
memories of that conversation.

And wish I had a tape of that one, too.

They would be bookmarks in the history of my lifelong love of amateur radio

For some of us the conversations of our histories is a very uninteresting
subject; for others like me, these are the endearing moments we continue to

I vote for finding and preserving history.

It's made us what and who we are today!

Thanks for reading !


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