Dan Strassberg

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Tue Feb 18 08:35:14 EST 2020

Dan had an excellent understanding & knowledge of all radio engineering
aspects. His posts were always thoughtful and accurate. Very Sorry to hear
that he's gone.
Mark Casey, K1MAP
Hampden, Mass (near Springfield)

On 2/13/2020 11:04 AM, Kevin Vahey wrote:
> I am sad to report that Dan passed away in 2018
> https://www.edn.com/memories-of-dan-strassberg/
> If there was any doubt this line on the tribute page confirms it
> As much as Dan loved oscilloscopes, he also loved radio. I'm convinced
> that he knew the location of every AM, FM, and TV station in the
> country, as well as the coordinates of their antennas, the height of
> their towers, and their effective radiated power.
> On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 10:53 AM Sean Smyth <ssmyth@alumni.psu.edu> wrote:
>> Someone posted here in recent years about Dan. He was then in his 80s and
>> wasn’t really online anymore. His anecdotes and his knowledge are missed,
>> and it’s great that they’re on the record.
>> I’ve thought the same of posts from Counselor Ross, who fortunately still
>> checks in.
>> I only got to one of those gatherings, at the old Firefly’s in
>> Framingham,
>> and I enjoyed it.
>> On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 3:00 AM Mark Connelly via Boston-Radio-Interest <
>> boston-radio-interest@lists.bostonradio.org> wrote:
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>>> Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 06:38:54 +0000 (UTC)
>>> Subject: Dan Strassberg
>>> It has been a number of years since I have seen any items by Dan
>>> Strassberg on this list.
>>> Is he still alive? If so, still in Boston area?
>>> You may remember that he had a very good command of radio technology
>>> including expected AM signal performance based on directional array
>>> set-up,
>>> ground conductivity, night skip, etc.
>>> Before I had moved to the Cape from Billerica in 2012, there was a
>>> Boston
>>> Radio Interest outdoor gathering at the ice cream place on 3A in
>>> Chelmsford. Dan and I had a great chat about AM DXing, '50s/'60s Boston
>>> and
>>> NYC radio, and oldies music. Donna Halper was also there and I had good
>>> talk with her too.
>>> Mark Connelly (WA1ION)
>>> South Yarmouth, MA

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