One of my favorite operating events is the Wisconsin QSO Party. I’m a pretty casual operator, so a contest that falls on a Sunday afternoon in late winter is perfect for me. Always the second Sunday in March, this event is when the state of Wisconsin comes alive with radio operators. “ This year my […]
I spotted this helmet at a flea market last week. It appears to be a standard issue white fiberglass Civil Defense helmet from the late 1950’s or early 1960’s. I’m not sure it’s worth the $75 asking price, but a fine specimen none the less.