Episode 005 - Ron Weaver - W6OM
Amateur radio opened the World to Ron and created a course for his life beginning with not only licenses in the Amateur Radio Service, but the commercial broadcast licenses as well. This led to the successful creation of an international telecommunications company where Ron's ham radio friendships played a major role in its success. Ron also did a stint as a Southern California broadcast radio talk show host.
Ron resides in Orange County, California. His two grown children are also ham radio operators.
After George, W6OM, became a silent key, Ron changed is call sign from N6VO to W6OM in his memory.
Call Sign: W6OM, Also FO5VO (Tahiti)
Previous Call Sign: N6VO
First Rig: Homebuilt 6CL6 Transmitter
Current Rig: Kenwood TS-2000
AM Rig: Collins 75A-5 Receiver, Bauer 707 commercial broadcast AM transmitter
Favorite Operating Modes: CW, SSB/AM, AM on re-assigned commercial broadcast AM transmitter,
Rag Chewing on 80 meter AM on 3870 KHz
7 Band DXCC (DX Century Club)
5 Band WAS (Worked all States) - 250 contacts
5 Band WAC (Worked all Continents)
Fists CW Club
Southern California DX Club
Western AM Club
Schematic of 6CLC transmitter similar to Ron's first rig
with thanks to AA8V
Bauer 707 AM broadcast transmitter modified for 80 meters - this one isnt Ron's. I needed a picture with the door open and the finals glowing. Click here to see Ron's