Nice Christmas Day piece from the Hartford Curant. It’s sometimes hard to imagine just how much The Old Man accomplished during his short life. Maxim was 41 when he co-founded the ARRL, and passed this life just twenty-two years later.
How long have you been licensed? If it’s longer than 22 years — what have you to show for it?
Longtime Hartford resident Hiram Percy Maxim was a true renaissance man. Maxim’s many interests and accomplishments are dizzying, from pioneering early automobiles, to inventing gun and industrial silencers, to founding the world’s largest amateur radio organization.