W2MEL 1968 Wappingers Falls, New York

Operator: Al Bry
1916 - 2010

Photo of W2MEL in 1940

W2MEL was the founder of the WIHB, World Institute of Homebrewers. He lead an interesting life and the fact he engineered his own equipment which few do. I see he was a pal of  BOB W2LYH who was another outstanding radio engineer and builder (WIHB).

Here is his obituary from a Florida paper!

QSL courtesy of OE2WC
Photo from the estate of W2LYH
Info courtesy of W8SU