[AARA] Looking for old info

nick pugh quadpugh at bellsouth.net
Wed Aug 21 09:02:30 CDT 2013


Hi Art et all

I had class with him and remember the incident. I also remember that the CD
was located in the old jail on Main st and that building shaking.  A good
resource would be Warren Parrin who probably can put you in touch with his
parents.

nick

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Group - Not sure if any of you saw the article in the new QST with mention
about the memorial to ham radio operators killed while providing public
service.

My memory want back to 1964 and the tragic death of Scotty Bernard who was
killed during Hurricane Hilda while in the CD facility in Erath,

This is a link to the story
http://www.vrml.k12.la.us/vpkids/vp/Erath/erathhistory/HurricaneHilda/Wakeof
Tragedy.htm

I am on a mission to get his name and call on the memorial but have hit a
dead end on finding his call letters.  I am in contact with the author of
the QST article and ARRL seems to think he was a CB operator.  My memory is
otherwise.

I remember Scotty (we were the same age and both at USL) coming by the local
CD facility before heading to Erath to operate.

So, if anyone remembers this and has any idea of Scotty's call or any other
info please let me know

Art K5FNQ

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K5FNQ Art Mouton k5fnq at lusfiber.net (or @arrl.net) ARRL, QCWA, CW OPS,
Louisiana Contest Club, DXCC Honor Roll (Mixed & CW) 5BDXCC, DXCC 10, 12,
15, 17, 20, 30, 40, 80 Meters Originally Licensed 1960 - KN5FNQ


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