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Clipper(PAA)-5-12-1948.pdf
Brief article about a CAA (forerunner to the FAA) employee who had to be emergency airlifted to Honolulu after a fish bone became lodged in his throat. Lucky for him, the Pan Am Clipper Celestial (a Douglas DC-4) was nearby and able to divert to…

Date: 1948-05-05

PP-46-1-001-00001.jpg
For several years, starting in 1948, a small colony of Americans lived on Palmyra under the employ of the CAA (forerunner of the FAA). These photos show a visit to the colony by the atoll's owners, the Fullard-Leo family.

They had just recently…

Date: 1947

QSL-1.jpg
Palmyra Designation: KH6KL
Operator: W2HHF

This QSL was likely created by a CAA (forerunner to the FAA) employee, who lived and worked on Palmyra as part of the colony.  Amateur radio would have been an ideal hobby for someone there at the time,…

Date: 1947-06-17

KH6KQ-KP6 1948 Patrick Rigg.jpg
Palmyra Designation: KP6
Operator: William H. Dirk

Special thanks to the Club Log Team for sharing this QSL with us!

Date: 1948-03-09

KG6MV KH5 1940 Warner Hoboy.jpg
Palmyra Designation: KP6
Operator: Warner Hoboy

This QSL represents the first documented DxPedition to Palmyra, and we're very excited to house a digital copy of it in our archive.

Special thanks to the Club Log Team for sharing this QSL with…

Date: 1940-06-01

KP6AO 1960 SM5LNE.jpg
Palmyra Designation: KP6
Operator: Warren

Special thanks to the Club Log Team for sharing this QSL with us!

Date: 1960-10-30

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