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Posted on Sunday, July 06, 2014 at 09:42:07 (EDT)

To ALL ......International Marconi Day April 26 2014 ... if you like to collect rare and historically significant QSL cards and Awards you may want to take part ......
Click here ... http://www.qrz.com/db/W1AA/ref/1398353060
60 stations World Wide will be taking part. http://g4usb.net/IMD/award-stations/

Watch the DX Summit for spots .. http://www.dxsummit.fi/DxSpots.aspx

We plan to start on 40 CW on Friday evening ....

73 Whitey K1VV ( RM2 Reserves USS Reliance NJPJ 1972)
W1AA Marconi Radio Club
Cape Cod MA



~ Bob "Whitey" Doherty K1VV <>
Posted on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 12:22:06 (EDT)

RITCHIE
Kenneth Joe (JR) Ritchie passed away on 18 Aug 2013 after a long illness. He was given "A Gift of Life" organ transplant in July 2000 and was eternally grateful for the additional 13 years of life he was able to experience from that generous gift.
Joe was born on Jan 20, 1937 in Coffeyville, Ks. He retired from the Coast Guard, as a Chief Petty Officer. He was owner of J.R.'s Liquor in Lakehills, Tx for the past 18 years. He was a life member of the NCOA, the forming Chapter Chairman of the Purple Post Chapter, and a member of the Knights of the Round Table. He was a life member of the American Legion, serving as a past Post Commander.
Joe is survived by his wife of 25 years, Linda, daughters Rebecca, Michelle and Connie, sons John and Joe, ten grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, his brother, his nephew and niece.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a grandson and a niece.
His family and friends will celebrate his life with a Wake at the Lakehills American Legion on Sat, Aug 24, 2013, 3 to 6 PM. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/sanantonio/obituary.aspx?n=kenneth-ritchie&pid=166553839#fbLoggedOut


~ Jim Huffman Sr <>
Posted on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 13:14:08 (EDT)

I wanted to let Joe's (Kenneth Joe Ritchie) Coast Guard buddies know that he passed away on Sunday, August 18th
at the Christus Sister Mary Hospice Center. He was too ill to remain at home until his passing but went
peacefully in their care. His obit will be in the Express News here in San Antonio tomorrow and will remain
there for 30 days. We are having a Wake for him at the Amerian Legion here in Lakehills on Saturday the
24th. He loved a party. Please keep his family in your prayers as we celebrate his life in the fashion that
he requested.

Thanks,
Linda Ritchie


~ Jim Huffman Sr <>
Posted on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 13:04:26 (EDT)

New Roster is on the street. $15.00 to Andy gets your personalized
copy printed and in the mail.


~ Jim Huffman Sr <>
Posted on Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 13:34:36 (EDT)

Does anyone know if the BOB MARLOW was the same as R.J. Marlow
who was on the CGC ACUSHNET Portland ,Me. 1952 ? I was there
with R.J before NMH.


~ Wink Mintz RMC RET. <>
Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 16:02:44 (EDT)

ZFH2
A new and improved Association Membership Roster is in the making and will soon be available. Watch out for the announcement in Comm-ONE and OpNotes. If you would like to have your pix, either back then or now, included
with your roster info please send it to me (JPEG) at [email protected] or 1660 Marine Drive Bellingham, WA 98225
/s/ Jim/801


~ Jim Huffman Sr <>
Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 14:01:25 (EDT)

It is with great sadness that I inform you all of my Dad's, RMC John A. Christie, passing on 23 January. I know he loved everything Radio and Coast Guard and spoke fondly of his association with all of you. Fair Winds & Following Seas Dad

~ John A. Christie Jr <>
Posted on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 00:11:44 (EST)

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Posted on Monday, January 07, 2013 at 07:56:19 (EST)

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~ qtxkmgn <>
Posted on Saturday, January 05, 2013 at 05:07:54 (EST)

LennoxBrief summary of cnehgas so far for next release:MIUI_Au A2SD back in. Will now automatically reboot to recovery after first reboot (will get to boot animation, green led will stay on while moving folders, then auto reboot to recovery), so you can fix permissions to hopefully avoid the low volume bug and other issues. I strongly recommend not moving the /data/data folder to sd-ext for now because we don't have a patched libsqlite yet and the lag is noticeable, either the default A2SD or PC-A2SD seem to perform best for me.Readded LED permissions fox compatibility with older apps notifications.Readded timer to sd-ext mount for slower sd cards.Fixed default trackball scroll speed (it's in settings but the default was shocking for moving around text.)Fixed (hopefully) the last of the force closes in the dialer.Fixed problems with Google Calendar Sync.A few tweaks to hopefully give better performance for the UI.Custom installer script readded for the lazy tweakers :pHboot determining script upgraded, now even Oxygen hboot users can run MIUI_Au v4. Please note everyone that only stock hboot users can perform a data wipe, as the Data++ (180Mb) Hboot is borderline and to avoid dramas I've automatically moved /system/app to sd-ext for any hboot 140-200 Mb, and anything less then 140 has fonts and framework moved to sd-ext also, and /system/media is symlinked to data. Theres no other way to make it work for everyone (other then removing most of the apps from the rom ). So if you ever do need to do a data wipe, be sure to flash the rom again afterwards otherwise you WILL bootloop. I've tested running with all 4 folders moved and it didn't have any negative effect on performance for me.Will clean up the main post when I do update and set everything out clearer and explain better.Please report any more bugs / missed translations / issues as soon as you find them.

~ Sulochana <>
Posted on Friday, January 04, 2013 at 08:08:05 (EST)

I AM NOW ON ECHO LINK NODE 19255/I MONITOR THIS NODE ON 440. POB/K8LEN
.....................................................
ANYONE know RM1 JOE MIZE, was instructor at RM School, and after that disappeared.
73's
POB/K8LEN...RM1 USCG....Long time ago.


~ P. O'BRIEN <>
Posted on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 09:36:01 (EST)

Greetings to all all RMs. Will find and submit my Radioman A School class photo from mid-1971 and whatever else I can find. Worked lots of CW aboard the Courageous (NCRG) out of A school, then Radsta Miami (NMA) for a couple of years before I went to the Amver Center the civilian life after 8 years. Will see what I can find and send in. Saw a couple of familiar names after finding this site. Neat. -.-

~ Mark Holmes <>
Posted on Saturday, September 08, 2012 at 20:18:06 (EDT)

Is your site open to CG AUX people too?. Some of us use CW as back up.

Thanks


~ G.M. <>
Posted on Sunday, September 02, 2012 at 03:12:42 (EDT)

As you may know, Fred's Place (www.fredsplace.org) - as we know it - will go off line at the end of August.

Many files were shared between Comm-One and Fred's Place. So, I had to move many files over to Comm-One thus putting a strain on our server's storage capacity. We can no longer afford having eight years worth of Newsletters readily available online. I will have the current edition online and if anyone wishes to have a specific issue(s) you may click on the issue(s) you desire from the calendars provided on the Newsletter Page. I will attach your requested issue(s) to a reply email. Sorry for this inconvenience.

Fred


~ Fred Siegel <>
Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 07:39:15 (EDT)

Does anyone know of any other Distress call (SOS) sent from
a USCGC as sea other than the one I sent from SOUTHWIND/NMBT in March of 1968. Read the Grounding of the
Southwind on Fred's Place for details. thanks all and
Happy New Year to all.


~ Ralph Breschini <>
Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 11:15:32 (EST)

It is with sadness and regret that I report that Tom Wurz's key has gone silent on November 15th. 73s om

~ Fred Siegel <>
Posted on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 16:01:12 (EST)

Update on cancer treatment. Still alive. Got out of Hospital this afternoon was dehydrated, extremely short of breath, plus diareha(sic). Lungs are shot can't hardly get to bathroom without hyper ventillating. Added two more Chemo treatments 3 weeks apart.

~ CWO4 Tom Wurz <>
Posted on Thursday, October 06, 2011 at 03:56:04 (EDT)

CWO(COMM) Ret Tom Small has relocated to Tampa, Fl with the above new email address along with a new call sign - K4NMR - Have put up a new Carolina Windom 80 which seems to be doing a better job that that back in Apopka. So for now best 73 DE K4NMR dit dit

~ Tom Small <>
Posted on Tuesday, October 04, 2011 at 21:41:53 (EDT)

CWO4 COMM-RET Tom Wurz ZUT253
Would like to tell all my good CW Forever friends that I had Non Small Cell Lung Cancer in 2009 and had lower left lung lobe removed. Clean until check up this April. Then it was found in lymph node in left lung with possible other places lighting up in PET Scan. Presently undergoing Radiation and Chemo Therapy. Have 5 of 33 Radiations to go. Can't eat and barely drink. Doctors believe I have mod chance of remission. If I don't pass I'll Keep you posted.


~ Tom Wurz <>
Posted on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 02:59:16 (EDT)

Any RM's on CQ100 ON THE NET/YOU have to be licensed to use it.
or
HAMSPHERE

Good way to qso each other..
Tnx/73
P O'BRIEN/K8LEN


~ P O'BRIEN <>
Posted on Friday, April 22, 2011 at 17:44:40 (EDT)

Hi all you RM.
I am a Coast Guard historian and need your help,
I am looking for the call letters of the 36-foot CG36500 out of Chatham, MA. She had call letters for sure in 1952 but nobody seems to know what they were.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Dan Murphy


~ Dan Murphy <>
Posted on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 02:34:47 (EDT)

I have not viewed this page in a long time. I was saddened to see that Captain Volkle had died. He was our Squadron Commander in Vietnam and was very well like and admired. He spent a good deal of this time running interference for us with the Navy.

Also he was the last Division 12 Commander. He oversaw the transfer of the Division and its WPB to the Navy then to the Vietnamese who, the latter, he trusted little.

He was an excellent officer.


~ Bill Wells <>
Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 16:56:18 (EDT)

I regret to say that Captain Thomas C. Volkle, 79, crossed the bar on January 9th 2011 in Bothell WA. I had the pleasure of serving twice with 'TC' - a great shipmate and leader.



~ Fred Siegel <>
Posted on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 02:26:53 (EST)

Juist got this from Andy 12/13/2010
(Great job guyz)

I just sent a package to the Fisher House at FT Sam Houston with 84 $25.00 Walmart cards for a total of $2,100. If anymore stragglers come in I will send a second batch.

I've traded email with them and they are having a Christmas Party on 12/23/10 so they should get the cards well in advance of that.

Andy


~ Jim Huffman Sr <>
Posted on Monday, December 13, 2010 at 12:15:43 (EST)

Way to go Jim.
1st - There is no such thing as a 'former' CG RM. Once an CG RM, always a CG RM.
2nd - I found your book a 'great read' and look forward to your next one.
3rd - Too many people are negative about everything and spend all there time looking for something to bitch about ... relax and be happy especially for anyone in our small group of professionals that is gifted ... we have writers, composers, singers ...
We members of ZUT are part of a fantastic and great group of people.


~ David Riffle ZUT741 <>
Posted on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 10:21:14 (EDT)

Thanks to whomever sent the reunion
Pix to Fred and thanks to Fred for
Posting them in a timely manner.
Typical RM great job.


~ Jim Huffman Sr. <>
Posted on Monday, September 13, 2010 at 19:52:55 (EDT)

With sadness, I forward the following email.

This is Jennifer, John Bischoff's granddaughter. I am so sorry to inform you that Grandpa has gone to heaven. He passed Wed at 12:15 in the afternoon. He was very peaceful in his passing. We will be having a memorial service at the Aulander Baptist Church, Sat. at 1 p.m.

Evidently his granddaughter Jennifer can get into his email ([email protected]) if any of you wish to express condolences.




~ Fred Siegel <>
Posted on Thursday, May 06, 2010 at 13:55:38 (EDT)

For awhile now the controversy of who are we has gone on and on. Are we Coasties or Guardians? Well guys I hit on RDCS John R. Hawkins USCG (Ret) website. On this site a poem is posted that really says it all.

Coasties On The Wall
ť 1997, By: Dolly Juhlin

Could it be your brother there?
Or a sweetheart, or your friend?
All the years that have gone by
Still the memories never end -

Time stands still for seven of them
In memories they stand tall
Seven U.S. Coast Guard men who served
Shadowed names upon a wall -

On a mission far from home
Not knowing what would be
They sacrificed the ultimate
Heroes for you and me -

Ever ready to go forth
Who would know their end
Atta boy's are silent now
Let's not forget these men -

Long ago they sailed away
to a different port of call
Do salute them silently
Coasties one and all.

For me at least it says it all.
JJ Gilliam ZUT 68


~ Jim (JJ) Gilliam <>
Posted on Monday, April 26, 2010 at 08:20:52 (EDT)

I had the pleasure of reading Jim Gilliam's "Point Deception" and enjoyed each and every page. I am sure his exploits, especially as a CG RM1 will bring back great memories, as it did for me. Then you get the opportunity to join in a new adventure with Tim Kelly (the hero and X CG RM1) and leave you waiting until the next book is published. Buy it, read it, enjoy it, become part of it and become a fan, as I did.

~ David Riffle <>
Posted on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 02:13:12 (EDT)

Fellow ZUTers I've just established my own website http://www.pointdeception.com and would like to extend an invitation to you all to stop on by and sign my guest book and leave a message.

On another matter, Andy my 2010 dues are headed your way via snailmail.

Take care and have a great day.

Jim Gilliam ex-RM1 ZUT68


~ Jim Gilliam <>
Posted on Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 11:50:50 (EST)

Have any of you guys ever read a novel where the protagonist was a Coast Guard RM? No. Well, I would like to invite you to read Point Deception, my new novel just released November 2009. Here is a short excerpt from the book.

SIXTEEN
FOR THE NEXT FEW YEARS, Kelly’s Coast Guard career
took him from radio school in Groton, Connecticut to Hawaii
and the Far East and then to a shipboard assignment in Norfolk, Virginia.
A couple of years later he was transferred again, this time to a buoy tender in Cordova, Alaska and from there to the Coast Guard Radio Station on Kodiak Island where he remained for the duration of his eighteen month Alaskan tour.
When his tour in Alaska was completed, Radioman First
Class Tim Kelly’s request for assignment to Coast Guard Radio Station Galveston, Texas was approved. He had come full circle returning to the Texas Gulf Coast where he had been born and raised.
This new assignment in Galveston would happily allow
Kelly abundant opportunities to spend time with his estranged father in Freeport, as well as visit with his mother in Port Isabel—approximately four hundred miles further south.
***
The office was located in a rundown strip mall within walking distance of the Freeport waterfront. The new lettering on the door proclaimed that this was the local office of the Seafarer’s International Union—James Kelly—Union Representative.
Tim entered the outer office, stopping at the edge of the desk belonging to a cute brunette, who immediately put down her nail file and smiled up at him.
“Hi I’m Tim Kelly is my dad in?”
Kelly and his father had never been what you would call
close. But then James Kelly had never been much of a father.
Consequently there was a void in Kelly’s formative years that was only partially filled by male role models like Rodolfo Guzman and Dave Holt. James was an alcoholic ne’er-do-well.
Kelly always felt that he had to make excuses for him.
In Kelly’s words, “It’s kind of like the gambler and the
crooked crap game. The gambler knows that it’s crooked, but
it’s the only crap game in town. My father may not be the hero I would choose for the role but the bottom line is he’s the only father I’ve got.”
At the end of the day James was his biological father and in spite of his many character flaws Kelly loved him.
“I’ll tell him you’re here,” the cute brunette said as she
hurried into the elder Kelly’s private office.
James burst out of his office to give Kelly a big bear hug
that momentarily took his breath away.
Finally holding him out at arm’s length he exclaimed, “Let
me look at you boy! You’ve grown into quite a man! Yes indeed you truly have!”
“Mary Jo, could you bring us some coffee?”
Seated in James’ small, cramped, cluttered office Kelly
and his father were awkwardly trying to fill in the gaps left by years of separation when Mary Jo returned with coffee and doughnuts.
“Thank you Mary Jo. Now, no interruptions unless it’s life
or death; mine.”
When she left Kelly turned to his father and asked, “So
what’s the deal with this union thing?”
“Well as you see. I’m not as young as I once was, and I
wanted to do at least one thing in my life to give back something to the rank and file members of the shrimp fishing industry. I realize that I’ve not been any kind of real father to you, but I wanted to do just one thing in the years that I may have left to me, that possibly would make you proud of me.”
Kelly did not reply.
After a long awkward moment of silence the elder Kelly
asked, “Would you like a little stiffener for your coffee?” He was holding a bottle of Irish whiskey that had suddenly materialized out of one of the desk drawers.
“No thanks dad, it’s a little early for me.”
Pouring a large dollop of Jamison’s Irish whiskey into
his half filled coffee mug, James tilted his head as if deep in thought.
“Where was I? Oh yes, the fat cats who own the fish houses
and the shrimp boats have exploited the fishermen along the
Gulf Coast for years. It’s, dangerous dirty work for poor pay and no benefits. Before I leave this life, I’m going to try and change that. My feeling is that if I can make a difference, no matter how small, it will be my legacy.”
“That sounds good dad. How are the fat cats reacting to your efforts?”
“Like, you might expect. I’ve received threatening phone
calls and letters. I’ve been roughed up on occasion and the local cops, who are in the pockets of the fat cats, have instituted a campaign of blatant police harassment. In other words, my efforts are making some people extremely nervous.”
***
Approximately two weeks later, “Good afternoon Coast
Guard Radio Galveston, RM2 Smith speaking how may I help
you sir or ma’am?”
“This is the U. S. Public Health Service Hospital Galveston
calling for RM1 Tim Kelly.”
“Please standby ma’am I’ll put him on for you.”
“Hey Kelly. Outside call line two.”
“Got it Smitty thanks.”
“Petty officer Kelly.”
“Petty officer Kelly my name is Sandra Johnson I’m a nurse
at the U.S. Public Health Service Hospital here in Galveston.”
“What can I do for you nurse Johnson?”
“I’m afraid I have some bad news for you petty officer
Kelly. Your father James Kelly was the victim of an apparent mugging and has been transferred to this hospital in critical condition.”
The rest of the conversation was a blur, ending with Kelly
finally saying to Nurse Johnson, “I’ll be there as soon as I can.”
“My name is Tim Kelly. I just got word that my father has
been admitted.”
“Yes Mr. Kelly you can take the elevator to the second floor to the ICU and one of the nurses there will help you.”
“Thank you,” Kelly said as he bolted for the stairs, bypassing the elevator.
Kelly pressed the door bell just outside the ICU and
approximately fifteen seconds later was face to face with Sandra Johnson, RN.
“You got here fast Petty Officer Kelly.”
“Please call me Tim.”
“Okay Tim put on this gown and mask and I’ll take you to
your father.”
“Is he conscious?”
“Yes but he has been medicated for pain, so he might not be
very coherent.”
Kelly relieved that his father wasn’t in a coma or on life
support replied, “Sometimes that’s his normal state, he’s Irish you know.”
Nurse Johnson gave Kelly a quizzical look but said nothing.
Kelly noting the look offered, “Sorry, the way I handle stress is with humor.”
“I understand.”
Kelly wasn’t prepared to see his father with his left leg up in traction, his right arm in a cast, his face badly bruised, and both eyes almost swollen shut. His first reaction was shock, almost instantly replaced with rage.
“What the hell!”
“Hi kid,” the words were barely audible through James
Kelly’s cracked and swollen lips.
“Who did this to you dad?”
“Some wise guy from here in Galveston. He calls himself
Coastie.”

What the Hell, the movie The Guardian was about rescue swimmers and an old CG movie Onion Head starred Andy Griffith where he was a cook on a buoy tender at the start of WWII. I just figured it was time that CG radiomen got a shot. Would love to hear from you guys. My email address is [email protected] My webpage will be up soon pointdeception.com, please visit.

Jim Gilliam


~ Jim Gilliam (JJ) ex-RM1 ZUT-68 <>
Posted on Saturday, March 06, 2010 at 12:00:25 (EST)

For those that haven't heard yet ... Retired RMCM Bob Marlow's key went silent on Christmas Day. I was fortunate to have known Bob while we served together on the CGC Cook Inlet in '61. Bob's home address is: 1217 Countryside Lane NW, Albuquerque, N.M. 87114-1834.

~ Fred A. Siegel <>
Posted on Friday, January 01, 2010 at 14:03:33 (EST)

Just a note to Fred: Great job on the new web page! You still owe me for taking that billet at COMCARIBRON, even though it was the best/worst job I ever had as a RM ;>)

~ Paul Krueger <>

hey Paul, Just like your assignment to COMCARIBRON, my tour as a detailer could also be described as my best/worst. 73s ~ Fred

Posted on Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at 21:52:09 (EST)

Here is a pdf link to ACP-131(E):

ACP-131


~ Paul Krueger <>
Posted on Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at 21:47:50 (EST)

Received the following from Tom Wurz. "Andy, I just got word that RMCM BOB Marlowe(Ret) has terminal lung/liver cancer, his wife Pat says he won't leave hospital in Albuquerque, NM. I'm trying to find Jack Beiths email address do you possibly have it? I also had a nodule removed from my lung October 21 that was malignant, doctor then removed half my left lung. Doing fine now and no additional treatments are required." If anyone wants contact info email me and when I get it I'll forward it.

~ Andy <>
Posted on Thursday, December 24, 2009 at 09:42:01 (EST)

A ham buddy passed this along:

Last I had was ACP131E, so thought maybe this would be
of use.
73/ZUT, Augie


~ Arthur Whittum <>
Posted on Wednesday, December 23, 2009 at 21:57:02 (EST)

Didn't want a whole month to go by with out an OpNote being added! In Andy's e-mail delivering the latest CommOne, he said he was looking for a high of in the teens at his house. Just couldn't let it pass without letting him know its been in the 70's here in NW Fl. last few days with lot's of rain (5 plus inches). Normal temps high 50-60 low 40's. Remembering Groton/NY when we all were together as instructors 64-68 (Andy, Jim & Jim, Fred, Charlie Brogdon, Bill Dixon, Jeff Ellison, Hank, John Potts, John O'Shea. Of course also remembering Jack Malchoff and Dusty Rhodes now passed. Even further back, 1961, remember Jim Yount, my RM School instructor (Paul Vanderslice my classmate). Hope to see all in Branson or Cape May!! Great page Fred...and, again, thanks for helping me make Chief!! You are still helping us all!! Jack ZUT 1558

~ John L Sprague <>
Posted on Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at 11:50:54 (EST)

I sent an additional 9 Walmart cards, $225.00 worth to the folks in San Antonio this week for a final total of 49 cards in the amount of $1.225 in contributions to the Wounded Warrior program for Thanksgiving. Thanks to everyone for their contributions.

~ Andy <>
Posted on Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 09:46:09 (EST)

Fred, the Website looks great! Thanks again for doing a fine job! Nice to have the ZUT Net posted also. All it takes is an amateur callsign to join the Net. Meets weekly on Thursday at Noon, Eastern 14.052 Kc. QNI/ZKE

~ Dave Johnson ZUT213 <>
Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 17:16:16 (EST)

The ZUT-net Logs have been update.


~ Fred A. Siegel <>
Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 14:13:06 (EST)

Jack Beth (ZUT 93) returned home from having his heart cath. The doctor said that he was pleased that he didn't find anything that requires further surgery. He's restricted to bed rest (or recliner) for the next 24/48 hrs.

Get well, Jack.


~ Fred A. Siegel <>
Posted on Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 23:41:11 (EST)

NEW FEATURE!

We are now posting the weekly ZUT Net Logs on www.Comm-One.Org. This new feature has been added to the left-hand Menu or can be directly accesses here: http://www.comm-one.org/zutnet/

Enjoy!


~ Fred A. Siegel <>
Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 18:23:40 (EST)

Well, I sent off 40 Walmart gift cards to the folks at the Fisher House/BAMC/Ft Sam Houston this morning. That was for a total of $1,000 in donations. Wouldn't you know that in this afternoon's mail I received an additional $150 in donations. So after the weekend, and a few more mail deliveries I will send off some more cards. You have no idea the experience of going to the local Walmart and asking for 40 gift cards. You get the strangest looks....

~ Andy Scharf <>
Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 16:22:31 (EST)

Patsy Thomas notified Jack and Kay Cunniff that Tom Thomas crossed the bar on November 8, 2009. Below is information about his funeral services.

Tom's viewing will be on Wednesday and the funeral and mass will begin at 10 am on Friday. Tom will be at Arch L Heady at Resthaven, 4400 Bardstown Rd. Louisville, KY 40218 and the hours are 4-8 on Wednesday and 11 to 8 on Thursday with the funeral on Friday at 10 am at St. Louis Bertrand Catholic Church, Louisville, KY. For more information, go to the following link: http://dignity.mem.com/ContentDisplay.aspx?ID=17712078


~ Jim Huffman <>
Posted on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 21:57:15 (EST)

Just talked to Andy and at the moment he has $925 in hand for the Walmart
cards and is expecting more. He will post a OpNote when he ships them to
BAMC with the final amount. Many thanks for making some of our wounded
warriors have a little happier Thanksgiving . . .


~ Jim Huffman <>
Posted on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 20:32:08 (EST)

Outstanding job Fred. It looks great.

~ Andy Scharf <>
Posted on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 11:18:30 (EST)

Our new website DNS has now been promulgated throughout the web. You no longer have to use the IP Address to gain access - www.comm-one.org now 'works'.


Thanks to Jim Huffman for his quick action regarding the switchover.


~ Fred ZUT-481 <>
Posted on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 22:26:38 (EST)

Many recent Newsletters have been posted and the ZUT Roll Call & Membership Lists have been updated. Enjoy!

~ Fred A. Siegel <>
Posted on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 17:37:46 (EST)

Fred
We are honored to have you take over our web-site. Comm-One and www.Comm-One.org are in good hands.
Thanks to both of you for all of your hard work. It is most certainly appreciated.
73/88/ZUT /s/ #801


~ Jim <>
Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 13:50:16 (EST)

Welcome to our newest feature - Opnotes.

Here you may just want to say 'hi' or let us know how you're doing.

Personally, I'd like to take this opportunity to thank the Board for allowing me to assume the role of webmaster of www.Comm-One.Org. It is my intention to publish the very best website I possiby can for a group that deserves the very best.

I also want to acknowledge the years of oustanding service our Webmaster Emeritus, George Datz, has contributed. Believe me, his devotion and hard work is obvious to anyone that looks 'behind the pages' here at www.Comm-One.Org. Thanks, George, I have BIG shoes to fill.

A website can only progress if members and visitors contribute their ideas, comments, suggestions and thoughts to the webmaster. So, do not hesitate in sending me a note now and then.

73's


~ Fred A. Siegel <>
Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 01:36:09 (EST)

 



great.

~ Andy Scharf <>
Posted on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 11:18:30 (EST)
Our new website DNS has now been promulgated throughout the web. You no longer have to use the IP Address to gain access - www.comm-one.org now 'works'.


Thanks to Jim Huffman for his quick action regarding the switchover.


~ Fred ZUT-481 <>
Posted on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 22:26:38 (EST)
Many recent Newsletters have been posted and the ZUT Roll Call & Membership Lists have been updated. Enjoy!

~ Fred A. Siegel <>
Posted on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 17:37:46 (EST)
Fred
We are honored to have you take over our web-site. Comm-One and www.Comm-One.org are in good hands.
Thanks to both of you for all of your hard work. It is most certainly appreciated.
73/88/ZUT /s/ #801


~ Jim <>
Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 13:50:16 (EST)
Welcome to our newest feature - Opnotes.

Here you may just want to say 'hi' or let us know how you're doing.

Personally, I'd like to take this opportunity to thank the Board for allowing me to assume the role of webmaster of www.Comm-One.Org. It is my intention to publish the very best website I possiby can for a group that deserves the very best.

I also want to acknowledge the years of oustanding service our Webmaster Emeritus, George Datz, has contributed. Believe me, his devotion and hard work is obvious to anyone that looks 'behind the pages' here at www.Comm-One.Org. Thanks, George, I have BIG shoes to fill.

A website can only progress if members and visitors contribute their ideas, comments, suggestions and thoughts to the webmaster. So, do not hesitate in sending me a note now and then.

73's


~ Fred A. Siegel <>
Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 01:36:09 (EST)
 



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Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 01:36:09 (EST)
 



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73/88/ZUT /s/ #801

~ Jim <>
Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 13:50:16 (EST)
Welcome to our newest feature - Opnotes.

Here you may just want to say 'hi' or let us know how you're doing.

Personally, I'd like to take this opportunity to thank the Board for allowing me to assume the role of webmaster of www.Comm-One.Org. It is my intention to publish the very best website I possiby can for a group that deserves the very best.

I also want to acknowledge the years of oustanding service our Webmaster Emeritus, George Datz, has contributed. Believe me, his devotion and hard work is obvious to anyone that looks 'behind the pages' here at www.Comm-One.Org. Thanks, George, I have BIG shoes to fill.

A website can only progress if members and visitors contribute their ideas, comments, suggestions and thoughts to the webmaster. So, do not hesitate in sending me a note now and then.

73's


~ Fred A. Siegel <>
Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 01:36:09 (EST)
 



great.

~ Andy Scharf <>
Posted on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 11:18:30 (EST)
Our new website DNS has now been promulgated throughout the web. You no longer have to use the IP Address to gain access - www.comm-one.org now 'works'.


Thanks to Jim Huffman for his quick action regarding the switchover.


~ Fred ZUT-481 <>
Posted on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 22:26:38 (EST)
Many recent Newsletters have been posted and the ZUT Roll Call & Membership Lists have been updated. Enjoy!

~ Fred A. Siegel <>
Posted on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 17:37:46 (EST)
Fred
We are honored to have you take over our web-site. Comm-One and www.Comm-One.org are in good hands.
Thanks to both of you for all of your hard work. It is most certainly appreciated.
73/88/ZUT /s/ #801


~ Jim <>
Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 13:50:16 (EST)
Welcome to our newest feature - Opnotes.

Here you may just want to say 'hi' or let us know how you're doing.

Personally, I'd like to take this opportunity to thank the Board for allowing me to assume the role of webmaster of www.Comm-One.Org. It is my intention to publish the very best website I possiby can for a group that deserves the very best.

I also want to acknowledge the years of oustanding service our Webmaster Emeritus, George Datz, has contributed. Believe me, his devotion and hard work is obvious to anyone that looks 'behind the pages' here at www.Comm-One.Org. Thanks, George, I have BIG shoes to fill.

A website can only progress if members and visitors contribute their ideas, comments, suggestions and thoughts to the webmaster. So, do not hesitate in sending me a note now and then.

73's


~ Fred A. Siegel <>
Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 01:36:09 (EST)
 



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on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 22:26:38 (EST)
Many recent Newsletters have been posted and the ZUT Roll Call & Membership Lists have been updated. Enjoy!

~ Fred A. Siegel <>
Posted on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 17:37:46 (EST)
Fred
We are honored to have you take over our web-site. Comm-One and www.Comm-One.org are in good hands.
Thanks to both of you for all of your hard work. It is most certainly appreciated.
73/88/ZUT /s/ #801


~ Jim <>
Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 13:50:16 (EST)
Welcome to our newest feature - Opnotes.

Here you may just want to say 'hi' or let us know how you're doing.

Personally, I'd like to take this opportunity to thank the Board for allowing me to assume the role of webmaster of www.Comm-One.Org. It is my intention to publish the very best website I possiby can for a group that deserves the very best.

I also want to acknowledge the years of oustanding service our Webmaster Emeritus, George Datz, has contributed. Believe me, his devotion and hard work is obvious to anyone that looks 'behind the pages' here at www.Comm-One.Org. Thanks, George, I have BIG shoes to fill.

A website can only progress if members and visitors contribute their ideas, comments, suggestions and thoughts to the webmaster. So, do not hesitate in sending me a note now and then.

73's


~ Fred A. Siegel <>
Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 01:36:09 (EST)
 



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T-481 <>
Posted on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 22:26:38 (EST)
Many recent Newsletters have been posted and the ZUT Roll Call & Membership Lists have been updated. Enjoy!

~ Fred A. Siegel <>
Posted on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 17:37:46 (EST)
Fred
We are honored to have you take over our web-site. Comm-One and www.Comm-One.org are in good hands.
Thanks to both of you for all of your hard work. It is most certainly appreciated.
73/88/ZUT /s/ #801


~ Jim <>
Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 13:50:16 (EST)
Welcome to our newest feature - Opnotes.

Here you may just want to say 'hi' or let us know how you're doing.

Personally, I'd like to take this opportunity to thank the Board for allowing me to assume the role of webmaster of www.Comm-One.Org. It is my intention to publish the very best website I possiby can for a group that deserves the very best.

I also want to acknowledge the years of oustanding service our Webmaster Emeritus, George Datz, has contributed. Believe me, his devotion and hard work is obvious to anyone that looks 'behind the pages' here at www.Comm-One.Org. Thanks, George, I have BIG shoes to fill.

A website can only progress if members and visitors contribute their ideas, comments, suggestions and thoughts to the webmaster. So, do not hesitate in sending me a note now and then.

73's


~ Fred A. Siegel <>
Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 01:36:09 (EST)
 



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Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 01:36:09 (EST)
 



ork. It is most certainly appreciated.
73/88/ZUT /s/ #801

~ Jim <>
Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 13:50:16 (EST)
Welcome to our newest feature - Opnotes.

Here you may just want to say 'hi' or let us know how you're doing.

Personally, I'd like to take this opportunity to thank the Board for allowing me to assume the role of webmaster of www.Comm-One.Org. It is my intention to publish the very best website I possiby can for a group that deserves the very best.

I also want to acknowledge the years of oustanding service our Webmaster Emeritus, George Datz, has contributed. Believe me, his devotion and hard work is obvious to anyone that looks 'behind the pages' here at www.Comm-One.Org. Thanks, George, I have BIG shoes to fill.

A website can only progress if members and visitors contribute their ideas, comments, suggestions and thoughts to the webmaster. So, do not hesitate in sending me a note now and then.

73's


~ Fred A. Siegel <>
Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 01:36:09 (EST)
 



great.

~ Andy Scharf <>
Posted on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 11:18:30 (EST)
Our new website DNS has now been promulgated throughout the web. You no longer have to use the IP Address to gain access - www.comm-one.org now 'works'.


Thanks to Jim Huffman for his quick action regarding the switchover.


~ Fred ZUT-481 <>
Posted on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 22:26:38 (EST)
Many recent Newsletters have been posted and the ZUT Roll Call & Membership Lists have been updated. Enjoy!

~ Fred A. Siegel <>
Posted on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 17:37:46 (EST)
Fred
We are honored to have you take over our web-site. Comm-One and www.Comm-One.org are in good hands.
Thanks to both of you for all of your hard work. It is most certainly appreciated.
73/88/ZUT /s/ #801


~ Jim <>
Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 13:50:16 (EST)
Welcome to our newest feature - Opnotes.

Here you may just want to say 'hi' or let us know how you're doing.

Personally, I'd like to take this opportunity to thank the Board for allowing me to assume the role of webmaster of www.Comm-One.Org. It is my intention to publish the very best website I possiby can for a group that deserves the very best.

I also want to acknowledge the years of oustanding service our Webmaster Emeritus, George Datz, has contributed. Believe me, his devotion and hard work is obvious to anyone that looks 'behind the pages' here at www.Comm-One.Org. Thanks, George, I have BIG shoes to fill.

A website can only progress if members and visitors contribute their ideas, comments, suggestions and thoughts to the webmaster. So, do not hesitate in sending me a note now and then.

73's


~ Fred A. Siegel <>
Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 01:36:09 (EST)
 



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Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 01:36:09 (EST)
 



on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 22:26:38 (EST)
Many recent Newsletters have been posted and the ZUT Roll Call & Membership Lists have been updated. Enjoy!

~ Fred A. Siegel <>
Posted on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 17:37:46 (EST)
Fred
We are honored to have you take over our web-site. Comm-One and www.Comm-One.org are in good hands.
Thanks to both of you for all of your hard work. It is most certainly appreciated.
73/88/ZUT /s/ #801


~ Jim <>
Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 13:50:16 (EST)
Welcome to our newest feature - Opnotes.

Here you may just want to say 'hi' or let us know how you're doing.

Personally, I'd like to take this opportunity to thank the Board for allowing me to assume the role of webmaster of www.Comm-One.Org. It is my intention to publish the very best website I possiby can for a group that deserves the very best.

I also want to acknowledge the years of oustanding service our Webmaster Emeritus, George Datz, has contributed. Believe me, his devotion and hard work is obvious to anyone that looks 'behind the pages' here at www.Comm-One.Org. Thanks, George, I have BIG shoes to fill.

A website can only progress if members and visitors contribute their ideas, comments, suggestions and thoughts to the webmaster. So, do not hesitate in sending me a note now and then.

73's


~ Fred A. Siegel <>
Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 01:36:09 (EST)
 



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Posted on Friday, November 06, 2009 at 01:36:09 (EST)
 



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