35 Years Ago, "One Small Step…"

February 2005
QST;Feb2005, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p95
Reports on amateur radio operator Jack Yanosov's role in maintaining the extravehicular communication systems radio used by U.S. astronauts on the surface of the moon in 1969. VHF radio used to transmit astronaut Neil Armstrong's message as he stepped on the surface of the moon; Yasonov's technical background.


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