ARRL East Bay Section

Amateur Radio: Every Single Minute (video)

Posted by nj6t on April 8th, 2007


22 min 25 sec – Dec 28, 1959
Description: In 1955, The Phil-Mont Mobile Radio Club, an association of mobile amateur radio operators, provided emergency communications during the during the devastating flooding along the Delaware River and in the Pocono Mountains following Hurricane Diane, the sixth costliest U.S. hurricane of the 20th century…fifty years before Hurricane Katrina. In 1959, the club produced this short film to explain amateur radio, and especially mobile communications as practiced by the club. (The main film begins after a three minute interview with Jim Spencer, W3BBB, produced by a local cable channel many years later)