K1VCT – Charlie was passing thru to New Orleans on his way back from Beau Bridge, Louisiana so he stopped by to visit the “Rare Ones”. A great time was had by all at Perino’s Boiling Pot Restaurant in Harvey, LA with great friends and food.
Steve Greffe is the First Confirmed Canadian Associate Member of the Rare Ones of New Orleans. The Rare Ones always appreciate Steve checking in with the Rare Ones. The “Rare Ones” feel a special kinship with our Canadian hams since we owe our Cajun Culture from the Acadian descendants from the Maritimes of Eastern Canada!
The Morning Call has ceased doing business in the metro New Orleans Area as of January 20th. The owners are looking to open at another location. At this time, though, an institution that has been operated in the New Orleans metro area since the 1870 has shuttered.
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Greg Speyrer – ke5deu, recently became a “Rare One” of New Orleans Member. Greg is a New Orleans Resident and a Amateur Extra Class Operator. He has many interests in life from amateur radio to scuba diving. In addition, he serves as a volunteer diver with the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. Greg is also a member of the Jefferson Amateur Radio Club. We all welcome Greg aboard and hope you will meet him on the airways on 40 Meter or in the Shark Tank!
The “Rare Ones” of New Orleans wish to congratulate Randy Everman, NN4G, on earning his Associate Membership to the Rare Ones of New Orleans. We appreciate Randy’s support of the Rare Ones! Randy is also active on the 7.240 Club Net.
Rudy, N5YIC is the latest member to join the ranks of the “Rare Ones” of New Orleans. He is a active and popular amateur radio operator within the Greater New Orleans Area. Rudy is a rare sight in New Orleans since he is frequently traveling in his truck cruising around town. So it is a rare sighting if you catch a glimpse of the newest “Rare One” Road Runner Rudy!
Rudy is a constant fixture in the New Orleans Amateur Radio Community. He can often be found holding court at the local Dot’s Dinner with his friend and colleagues!
Jimmy ” the Alligator” Villar, WA5HOD and Mark “the LSU Tiger” Poche, N5GFK resigned, in good standing, from the “Rare Ones” of New Orleans effective September 18, 2018. The “Rare Ones” of New Orleans extends their gratitude to both Jimmy and Mark for participating in the activities of the Rare Ones of New Orleans over the past 18 months. Jimmy and Mark both have extensive family obligations at this time, and wish the “Rare Ones” and all the extended amateur radio family their best regards in the future.