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Ham radio showing its gray

Aging hobbyists hope to reach new generation

Ham radio enthusiast Sumner Weisman of Framingham transmits from the Framingham Amateur Radio Association's station in the Danforth Museum of Art, with Tom Malloy of Natick standing by. Ham radio enthusiast Sumner Weisman of Framingham transmits from the Framingham Amateur Radio Association's station in the Danforth Museum of Art, with Tom Malloy of Natick standing by. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)
By Mark Arsenault
Globe Correspondent / October 2, 2008

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FRAMINGHAM - The spinning radio dial yielded pops and crackles, blips of Morse code from a ham radio operator in the Midwest, a warbling voice in a German accent, and, finally, a friend. (Full article: 1061 words)

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