The book is a great read, even or perhaps especially if you had never heard of
him - though even as a kid in my pre-ham days we had heard of this guys with
big antennas down by the coast. Those rhombics were pretty awesome. And some of
the denizens of this reflector might enjoy how he dealt with the CCRs he was up
I imagine the $150 copy is signed - at least signed copies were in that price
range when last I looked.
I have also seen copies for sale on the shelf at HRO in Anaheim, if that is any
73! - jeff wk6i
At 01:02 PM 2/26/2004, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>QST had a biography of the man a few years ago. I'd never heard of him 'til
>I read it. Truly a pioneer, and, it appears, a great guy to boot...
>Al N6TA <email@example.com> said:
>> I looked for used copies on Amazon yesterday and found one generous offer of
>> a VG++ copy for only $150!
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of David Greer
>> Hi everyone,
>> I found this information in the TowerTalk archives.
>> The information is from June 2001 so I don't know if
>> it's still up to date:
>> "For those who have been asking recently, there are
>> tons of the Don C.
>> Wallace, W6AM, Amateur Radio's Pioneer books still
>> available. They are in
>> stock at the offices of the company Don Wallace
>> founded 76 years ago. The
>> cost is $29.95 plus current freight charges. Don's
>> son, Bill Wallace,
>> W6TCG, is still there as is Ron Camp, K6EVR and
>> Don Werner, WA6KKR
>> Wallace and Wallace
>> Manufacturers' Representatives
>> 11823 E. Slauson Avenue, Suite 38
>> Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
>> 562-693-6313 Fax
Jeff Stai firstname.lastname@example.org
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