Episode 041 - John Langridge - KB5NJD
Elmers: Jimmy Miles, KA5V and Bill Smith KO5Y
First License: Nov ice, KB5NJD, 1988
General License - Fall 1989, testing session at Harden Electronics, Ft. Worth, TX
Jim Bellamy, WB5NOF - took the test at the same time.
Extra Class upgrade: 1990
Advanced Class License - privileges were similar to the General Class license but included 275 Khz of additional HF spectrum. No longer available after 2000 license restructuring.
First Rig: Swan 500 CX
Current Rig: Yaesu FT1000 MK5 and Ameritron AL-811
Medium Wave Station: Yaesu FT920
Field Radio: Elecraft KX3
High School Summer Internships with:
Steve Parks, KF5RYI - pedestrian mobile - operating CW while walking
National Traffic System - is a structure for rapidly moving third party traffic in message format. The NTS operates daily.
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Swan 500 CX Transceiver
Yaesu FT-1000 MK
Yaesu FT-920 Transceiver
KB5NJD as pedestrial mobile CW operator