has received a gift from Lloyd Bankson Roach, K3QNT,
ECARS #3823, consisting
of the recording of a historical commercial radio
broadcast which he wrote and directed in April of 1969.
It was broadcast over WERS-FM and WBZ-AM in
Boston, Massachusetts. It
“200 Meters and Down.”
It has been
donated to ECARS for historical purposes only.
It features amateur radio operators in the
Philadelphia and Boston area including ECARS founding
member Jim Lightfoot, WA1KRN, then VP/Gen Mgr of WBZ
Not only does it cover Amateur Radio in general but has
a generous discussion about ECARS, its
origin and its purposes.
recording is available for download by clicking the link
below. It is a large audio file (24
MB) and could take a few minutes depending on your
connection. The file is in MP3 format.
If you wish to listen
to the audio file, just click the link.
However, if you wish to download the file then
right-click and choose "Save Target as..." or "Save Link
Meters and Down.
is very grateful to Lloyd, K3QNT, for his generous gift.