Episode 032 - Ron MiLliman - K8HSY
First License: KN8HSY, 1957, Age 13
Other call signs: W7GPF, AC4HM
First Rig: Homebrew 6L6 Transmitter, Hallicrafters S38
Michigan School for the Blind - closed in 1995. Began in 1915. The building is a landmark. The school encouraged Ron and his friends to obtain their amateur radio licenses.
Resources for Blind Hams:
Current Rig: Kenwood TS590 on an 80 meter loop antenna with antenna tuner
Kenwood TM-V71A Dual Band VHF/UHF
Favorite Operating Mode: CW and SSB
Ham Awards: DXCC, over 300 countries confirmed
Once was a partner in a FM Broadcast Station - KMMD Mesa, Arizona
Articles by Ronald Milliman:
Advice to new hams: Study the history of ham radio
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Hallicrafters S38 Receiver
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This rig talks to blind amateurs for every setting
Kenwood TM-V71A Dual Band UHF/VHF
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