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Posts by Ric Schmidt

Two special volunteers

We are blessed with volunteer help from two long-time supporters of KNOM. Tom and Marian Braun from Colorado are spending two weeks at KNOM. Now retired, they…

True heroism

True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at…

Before the snow flies…

The hills throughout Western Alaska have seen their first frost of the season. Winter is fast approaching as everyone busily finishes up their summer projects. For some, it…

September ’72: Construction

September 4, 1972 They’re completed. Fred Dyen and fellow volunteers Les Brown and Chris Brockway have constructed a prefabricated garage and building for the transmitter site generator.…

One good reason

Forget about all the reasons why something may not work. You only need to find one good reason why it will.