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Arduino Projects for Amateur Radio by Dennis Kidder, Jack Purdum

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CHAPTER 1

Introduction

Many, many, years ago, Jack was a member of the local Boy Scouts group in his home town. Jack’s scout leader had arranged for the troop to spend some time at the home of a local merchant named Chuck Ziegler who was a ham radio operator. As Jack recalls, Chuck had a schedule with his son every Sunday afternoon. What really impressed Jack was that Chuck was in Ohio and his son was in South Africa! In the weeks and months that followed, Jack spent many hours watching Chuck twiddle the dials on his all-Collins S-Line equipment feeding a 50-ft-high tri-band beam. It wasn’t too long after that initial meeting that Chuck administered Jack’s Novice license exam. Jack has been licensed ever since … almost 60 years now.

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