Growing up in Detroit, radio captured the imagination of six year old Yehuda, when his father, David Cern, set up a crystal set and strung a long wire antenna to the trees behind the house. This led to Yehuda to get his first ham ticket when he was only twelve, and a General Class license the following year. Yehuda was spared an early death from electrocution, when he was accidently shocked while working on the high voltage power supply of his home brew rig. Surviving electrocution and a bit more cautious, Yehuda went on to become an innovator in the area of medical and power electronics, and a teacher. Yehuda holds over 25 US patents, and numerous foreign patents. Amatuer Radio was the foundation on which Yehuda built ...
Episode 003 - Angel Santana - WP3GW
Angel, WP3GW travels around the World, from his home on the island of Puerto Rico, not by ship or airplane, but on the wings of ham radio. Angel says, “the magic for me is speaking to people in other countries”. Angel likes to meet people, make connections from different countries and from different backgrounds. From his beginnings on Citizens Band, in 1998, after Hurricane Georges left Angel and his neighbors without power for over a month, Angel discovered ham radio from listening to borrowed scanner. Two years later he got his first ham license after meeting his ham radio “Elmers” at the local CB radio club.
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