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This is the RAIN Hamcast Podcast #96, posted 09-13-23. Voiced by Kent Peterson/KC0DGY.

[The running time for this RAIN Hamcast Podcast is 14M014S with a station break at 8M46S. Short timer resets occur approximately every 2M50S.]

Did you frequently shop at your local Radio Shack store in the 90s? In August, 1991 7,000 copies of the Fall Radio Shack catalog were mailed out with an ad on page 68 that drew the attention of ham radio enthusiasts worldwide. The ad featured Radio Shack's first handy talkie. Just what HT was it? And who did Hap interview in the summer of 1991 from Radio Shack who strongly backed his company's decision to enter the VHF & UHF ham radio market? Here's a replay of part one of Hap's interview with Ed Juge, W5TOO, Director of Market Planning.

Hap Holly/KC9RP will return with the conclusion of his 1991 conversation with Ed in podcast #97.

RAIN Hamcast Podcasts can be found in many places including Overcast, Victor Reader, THERAINREPORT.COM, and Archive.org. 73 to you all. Keep on hamming!

RAIN Founder Hap Holly/KC9RP edits and produces this biweekly ham radio hamcast without monetization. Your support via PayPal and feedback on therainreport.com are appreciated. RAIN programming is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International license. The URL for that license (which you may want to link to from your site) is you are encouraged to download, share, post and transmit the RAIN Hamcast in its entirety via Amateur Radio. Thanks to Tom Shimizu/N9JDI for posting a not-for-broadcast version of these podcasts via the RAIN Report Channel on YouTube. Very 73 from RAIN. KEEP ON HAMMING!

The RAIN Hamcast Podcast #97 will post 09-23-2023.

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