Veterans Who Have Passed

Northern Illinois

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Nov. 2, 2019.

Rockford High School – Wireless Club, 1921

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Wireless refers to wireless telegraph in 1921 and HAM operators who used them.  They were very helpful in bad weather, such as storms, tornadoes, floods, when the phone wires were down and not functioning.  In 1914 the American Radio Relay League was form to relay requests for help.

Photo source: 1921 Rockford High School Yearbook