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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Rocket City Loss: Rocket scientist Ernst Stuhlinger dies at age 94

With so many people in the Maysville and Ryland area being employed by NASA and Redstone Arsenal, we all feel a great loss when we lose a rocket industry pioneer.

Rocket scientist Ernst Stuhlinger dies at age 94

"...Stuhlinger served as chief scientist for Dr. Wernher von Braun and was among the group of German scientists who moved with him to Huntsville in 1950 when the Army established the Ordnance Missile Laboratories...."



Any Maysville area Ham Radio Operators Out There?

Huntsville Hamfest - August 16 & 17, 2008

"...The Hamfest is an event organized by amateur radio enthusiasts, for social gathering and comparison and sales of radio equipment. The Huntsville Hamfest features a flea market, where the attendees buy and sell equipment. Vendors and manufacturers of new equipment will demonstrate and sell their products. Some participants offer seminars on technical, operational, and legal aspects of amateur radio..."

Resource: A descendant of signed-off W5VBY