Episode 287 - Fred Schramm - K2HA
Fred Schramm, K2HA, visited Israel a few weeks ago and contacted me to meet with him in Jerusalem. Howard, 4X1ZZ, and I visited Fred at his hotel and recorded this interview with him. Fred tells his ham radio story, his life in Fairbanks, Alaska, and his thoughts on keeping old hams connected when they can no longer get on the air.
Hometown: Queens, NY
First License: WA2IKU, WB4LMK
Favorite operating mode: HF Phone
Hallicrafters SX99 Receiver
BFO - Beat Frequency Oscillator
Brooklyn Technical College, now CUNY?
Queens College, NY
Allstar Link Network
Southcoast Amateur Radio Service - SCARS
Doug Crompton, WA3DSP
Assisted Care Facilities
Amateur Radio in Assistied Care Facilities
WestCARS - West Coast Amateur Radio Service
Hezekiah’s Tunnel Jerusalem
Techelet - the color blue
Ein Gedi, Israel
FT-8 Digital Mode
ARRL Field Day
Excited most by: Keeping up with it (amateur radio)
Advice to new or returning hams: Join a club, do a lot of listening, work Field Day.
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