Tuesday, January 12 at 5:30 PM
Round Table Pizza, 4330 Redondo Beach Blvd, Torrance
Eric Christensen, K6EJC, from HRO Burbak showing Ham Radio Toys
In 1971, a CHP officer and veteran of the Navy signal corps, who happened to be a ham, came into possession of a little radio emporium on a wood train platform in Burlingame, CA. Bob Ferrero, who was then K6AHV (and later became W6RJ), loved ham radio and was determined to make a go of starting a business selling amateur radio products.
Today HRO is a family owned business with 14 sales locations throughout the U.S., making it the Largest Ham Radio dealership in the world. HRO recently opened their newest store in Plano Texas.
Guest Speaker: Eric (K6EJC) Christensen, Manager of the Burbank HRO, will bring an assortment of popular Kenwood, Icom, Yaesu, Alinco, Powerwerx/Wouxun HTs and mobiles, plus a few popular accessories like antenna analyzers, sound card units, scanners, etc.
K6EJC has been with HRO since 1985; manager of HRO Burbank store, about 10 years.
Eric holds an extra class license, beginning in 1979. His main interests are public service and emergency communications: Asst District Communications Officer for LA County DCS at Crescenta Valley Sheriff Station, former DEC & Asst SEC for ARES North West, communications volunteer for PSJMC/Providence St Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, and former City Radio Officer for Burbank Fire Corps/BEARS. Eric is an active member of San Fernando Valley ARC, Pasadena ARC, Crescenta Valley ARC, Independent ARC, Conejo Valley ARC, plus he has worked Baker to Vegas police race for over 20 years.
K6EJC also worked part time as a security officer at Knott’s Berry Farm since 1995.
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