Tribute to Herbert C. Hoover, Jr. W6ZH
1903 - 1969

Herbert Hoover, Jr., W6ZH was a past president of the ARRL, IARU, and son of our 31st president of the United States.

Read his tribute by W8SU!

Herbert Hoover, Jr., son of President Hoover, has taken up his new position in Los Angeles, where he will be in charge of planes operated by the Western Air Express. It is the desire of this company to make commucations possible between passengers in planes and ground officials. Officials of the air line assert that under Mr. Hoover's direction, it is the intention of the company to provide such complete service that a passenger aboard the plane may be connected with any ground number, and a person at a ground station may put in an ordinary call for a passenger aboard the plane in flight....
Source: Short Wave Craft, June-July 1930, p. 6.

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