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[AMPS] G3RZP, W0AIH health reports

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Subject: [AMPS] G3RZP, W0AIH health reports
From: (Ian White, G3SEK)
Date: Mon, 6 Sep 1999 07:29:50 +0100
Richard W. Ehrhorn wrote:
>Hi Ian...
>Awfully sorry to hear about Peter's infection! Please pass on my very best 
I spoke briefly to Peter on Sunday, and he is beginning to get better -
but it certainly was serious, involving midnight emergency surgery about
10 days ago. It will be several weeks before he's back at work and e-

>-- and while you're at it, might ask if he got the info I passed on per 
>his request a month or so back.
Next time we speak, I'll ask him.

>Also, many on this reflector undoubtedly know DXer, contester and magnificent 
>antenna farm grower (Rev.) Paul Bittner, W0AIH. Just got an    e-mail from his 
>son-in-law that after safely erecting at least 2500 feet of steel towers 
>(several in 200' range, home-built and rotating) plus 2000 feet of wooden 
>4 squares, etc., on his 120 acre Wisconsin antenna farm over the past 25-30 
>years --- hanging by a rope or nylon sling at 200 feet innumerable times and 
>much higher on commercial rigging jobs a number of times -- he mis-stepped 
>getting off the bottom of a ladder after finishing painting his house (!) and 
>fractured his heel. Will be laid up - or at least on crutches, since Paul 
>never allow himself to actually be laid up - 6-8 weeks.
Amplifiers are definitely much safer!

73 from Ian G3SEK          Editor, 'The VHF/UHF DX Book'
                          'In Practice' columnist for RadCom (RSGB)

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