I enjoy ham radio! I started as a kid about 12 years old. I've held a Amateur Radio Extra Class License -
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One of my all time favorite stations has been HCJB “la voz de los andes” [HCJB “The Voice of the Andes.”]
HCJB aired its first program from Quito, Ecuador on Dec 25th, 1931. Radio Station HCJB was the first missionary radio station in the world, as well as the first radio station in Ecuador with daily programs. Unfortunately, HCJB ceased it’s shortwave broadcasting in April 2014.
My hobby of Amateur Radio owes HCJB’s founder, Clarence Jones, a huge round of applause, because of innovative development of antennas that could handle high power and high altitudes. See also: Wikipedia.