WHICH HAS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE MOONBOUNCE ENDEAVORS.
The following pictures are from the Varian Associates Magazine dated April 1977. On the cover is the cartoon of my father which was taken from the photograph of him sitting at the radio in the next picture.
On July 17, 1960, Eimac (San Carlos) radio station (W6AY) made the first-ever amateur two-way 'moon-bounce' contact with the Rhododendron Swamp Radio Club (W1BU) in Massachusetts. Dad directed the connection from San Carlos, California.
This is the crew involved in this EME endeavor.
Standing: Robert Sutherland W6UOV (now W6PO), Hank Brown W6HB, Bill Eitel W6UF, George M W Badger W6RXW (now W6TC), Al Clark W6MUC and Bob Morwood K6GLF.
Sitting: Ray Rinaudo W6KEV (was W6ZO then back to KEV), Charlie Anderson W6IVZ (now W6VW), Allan Beer K6GSO.