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You amaze me! Great job pulling this out of history. It was also good to see Bill (N0AXZ) and Don (KM0R).
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Swisher" <Komu8ce@gmail.com>
To: "main" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 2, 2020 3:55:01 PM
Subject: Re: [CMRA] Corey
One of only a few videos of Corey doing what he did best, with a little
help from his friends. https://youtu.be/5LG-0UQ-nWg
On Sun, May 31, 2020 at 11:47 PM Bill McFarland - N0AXZ <
Corey Mesenbrink, KC0YNS, passed away Thursday night, 5/28 2020 at his
home. It was an accident in the home.
Most of you on this list would have known Corey, or talked with him on the
radio. In the past year he was on DMR, BYRG, all the time, but before he
temporarily lost access to his massive Shack, you heard him on many of the
local repeaters, and faithfully delivering traffic on 3.963 MHz. He had a
large complement of ham radios and antennas at his home near Hallsville. I
called it RF Hill.
His email signature block read:
DTS. Digital Traffic System
RRI Radio Relay International
Missouri Traffic Net 3.963
Assistant Emergency Coordinator BCARES
And he was all that and more. He enjoyed buying and selling radios and
gear, and attending hamfests when he was still able. He was always ready to
offer a piece from his “junk” boxes to any who might need that piece. He
enjoyed talking to people on the radio, and DMR gave him that chance from
his wheelchair in the house.
He was instrumental in both local radio clubs in Columbia serving in
several capacities for many years. He was an early adopter of Winlink using
it for his digital traffic role. He had several linear amplifiers and
didn’t believe much in QRP. He liked to have his 75M dipole good and
resonant at 3.963 MHz, and insisted that K0PHP and I shorten the wires by 6
inches just last Saturday (5/23/20) to make him happy when he dumped his 1
KW amplifier on it. Guess that won’t happen now.
Rest in peace, my friend,