Charles, Robert, and Ernest Oney - 4H

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tlf 7 11» . - * Wellfiiffton ny CdS'A M'SHB^AUb 23-.tlarkcf St WiOtifS 2t* WKYaUNO'rOiV.-SRt. Church, 26, son of Air", and. Mrs, Churlt'S S. Church, 131 Smith street; Wellington, has jit.sl been «w'ar<(i v d the Broir/.fi Strrl', nomewherr in- the Kviro|>rmi The-iitrr, The cifatlun read, "Brun/,e Ht,»r nWiirded I)c- tembcr 21, 104'), Hut, I<ayntt>ml Church for nierltiirioits. leivletf. ri'iuiered hh Country,' Military roasnds were hoi disclosed, Sgf, Church hus the distinction of lioinf! 'the orgiinUor of the -Ml Hadio Club 111 \VellmKton, (M;;ht yt'Hr-s agy, which wns thu only tutt* "f its kind in the country. At t(n ; \VvlliKtim fair In" HI3II, the chjb ^el up n telophnlie boolh, Sitlilttir to ilu; our" ,)i (lu» Great l.aki*!, K.V- position nnd like the New Yolk Woild's l-'.iir Exhibit, only on n .smaller scsile. The Welllstun hookup hookup enbrtled .spi-ctatyrs tu maHe ,. iflephiMie ('fill which wa< nicked up and amplified so (hut all in thy booth could hear. Sxt, Church had been In -t-H club work nine years »( the time of Iho yet-up al the locnl Fair, nntl (hi're years prior had been working working on rwllti experiments. SK'. Church conft-rred with C. 1, Ilum- mcl, county HKnctiltur.il e.xifiision uKfnt, nt which lime Mr. .Hummel MTU red a 4-H cotnmtssiion for the club,, but found the members would have tu compile their own project books, since there had never benn a •(-!( radio project before. Church and HumtneTflnnlly KICW in knowledge knowledge as to radio experimenting, and then compiled the first project books. The club then branched oui_ into more complicated experiments. experiments. The club roams were In the attic of ihe Church home here, The boys used the call letter a.sM'pned to one "f their members—Ernest Oney. They were WB- SSC. Allot her member, William Waite, had • a cnniniercliil license. At the present lime all liiem- bei.s, except Thomas Keep, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Keep aie doing r.idio work in the w.ir, ,Heep was reported inisMiiK in action more than a year ago. The membership included SRI, Church, advisor and orgam/er, Hubert Oney, Harry \Vil,son, \Vil,son, Hn»cuc Hnlrd, Billv McKihSon. W,.rd Cnffm, Karl' Hart. William Wiiile, Thomas Keep, Ted Jones and Charles Oney, making ,1 mem- ber.ship of elevctL I,sit or the enrollment enrollment W'as brouRht u,') to ).'J,

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  1. The Chronicle-Telegram,
  2. 18 Jan 1945, Thu,
  3. Page 15

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