Radio: Hams' Oscar

For the first time since smart Columbia Broadcasting President William S. Paley donated an annual trophy to be awarded to the outstanding U.S. radio amateur, 1940's Oscar was awarded last week to a ham who had not shown himself a hero in some great disaster.*

Heroic in another fashion, for 70 nights of ten Kansas winters since 1929, Marshall H. Ensor has propped his books and notes against the homemade mike of his 1-kilowatt station W9BSP. From 7:30 to 8:30 he has broadcast to a shadowy schoolroom a lesson in how to operate...

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