Rick Levy Passes

A Joseph Ross joe@attorneyross.com
Mon Aug 27 00:14:44 EDT 2018

Sounds like I'd have enjoyed knowing him.

On 8/26/2018 3:51 PM, Rob Landry wrote:
> I met Rick when he was helping out at my college station, WHRB. Rick 
> was a long time listener and friend of the station, which was no more 
> than half a mile from his home in Cambridge, MA. Rick helped us out on 
> innumerable occasions, perhaps most importantly by doing the 
> engineering work that got WHRB its construction permit for its present 
> transmitter site on One Financial Center in 1994. Previously it had 
> operated from what is now its auxiliary site on a building in Harvard 
> Square. The OFC site gave the station a dramatic increase in coverage. 
> More recently, Rick negotiated a deal with Eyeheart Media whereby WHRB 
> and Eyeheart's co-channel station in York, Maine relaxed their mutual 
> interference protections, allowing WHRB to go non-directional.
> Rick was a man of many facets. He was a runner in several Boston 
> Marathons, an avid reader of science fiction, an amateur astronomer, 
> and a scholar of Jewish religion and philosophy. He also loved making 
> puns and telling jokes; one day recently he called and askd me if I'd 
> ever heard of Alexander Graham Warszawski.
> "Who?"
> "Alexander Graham Warszawski."
> "No, I can't say I have."
> "He was the first telephone Pole."
> I miss Rick.
> Rob

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