Left for dead, twice, RadioShack gets another shot online

RadioShack, a fixture at the mall for decades, has been pulled from brink of death, again. It’s the most prized name in the basket of brands that entrepreneur investors Alex Mehr and Tai Lopez have scooped up since the coronavirus pandemic bowled over the U.S. retail sector and sent a number of chains into bankruptcy …

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80th Anniversary Of W2XOY Schenectady, New York

Radio engineers of the General Electric Company early became interested in the possibilities of FM Broadcasting systems, and have worked closely with Major Edwin H. Armstrong in the development of both receiving and transmitting equipment for various services. In view of this experience, therefore, it seems only natural that the General Electric Company should have …

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Zero Gravity Amateur Radio!

The first ham radio operator in space was a NASA astronaut by the name of Owen Garriott. His callsign was W5LFL, he used a 2-meter radio to chat with King Hussein of Jordan, senator Barry Goldwater and also his mother. This occurred on November 28, 1983. Owen SK'ed April 15th, 2019. On November 15th, 2020 SpaceX launched four astronauts …

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