I have a QSL from Don for a QSO I made years ago on CW with him while he was
mobile (yes, mobile cw) he was using a Swan rig in his car. I remember that
at the time I was really suprised that he was mobile, he had an excellent
fist, was going along about 20wpm.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Stai WK6I" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, February 27, 2004 1:30 AM
Subject: RE: [TowerTalk] W6AM book availability
> 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 against (really!)
> 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 help...
> 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
> >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
> >> a VG++ copy for only $150!
> >> Al
> >> -----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
> >> myself.
> >> Regards,
> >> Don Werner, WA6KKR
> >> Wallace and Wallace
> >> Manufacturers' Representatives
> >> 11823 E. Slauson Avenue, Suite 38
> >> Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
> >> 562-945-2908
> >> 562-693-6313 Fax
> >> WA6KKR@arrl.net
> Jeff Stai firstname.lastname@example.org
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