QCWA's - The Old Man West Virginia State Flag Calvin R. Basham
Chapter 97 - Charleston, West Virginia
Chartered March 16, 1976


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Cal,FOØGAP - 1981 St. Pierre et Miquelon DXpedition in QSO with UA6LDL

Calvin R. Basham - W8NR
The following are miscellaneous facts retrieved from the internet about the chapter's namesake.
W1GKK, W8NR and K2AGZ were all listed as silent keys in July QST. All were very high up on the DXCC ladder.
Member A-1 Operators Club.
The Annual Calvin Basham, W8NR Memorial West Virginia NET Competition and Award.
Our friend Cal, W8NR lived on an adjacent hilltop, with a 100' or 120' tower and 20M yagi. Charlie, N8RR.
West Virginia State Radio Council Ham of the Year recipient for 1978 was Calvin R. Basham, W8NR, of Charleston.
1981 St. Pierre et Miquelon DXpedition (Calvin is pilot of his twin-engine Beechcraft) with W8NR, W8AH and Bill, K8CJQ.
Cal's license was cancelled in 2003

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