Radio: OE3AH

When the German army crossed the Austrian border last March, incorporated Austria into the Reich, OE3AH sat at his radio apparatus in Schloss Sonnberg filling his log with records of the short-wave contacts he was making for a high score in an international DX contest. A week after the contest closed, a London Exchange Telegraph dispatch reported that Archduke Anton von Habsburg, brother-in-law of Rumania's King Carol, had been arrested and sent to a concentration camp because of the discovery of a "secret radio station" in his home. That news (despite prompt...

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