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DONALD CHRISTENSEN (NU8U)

2019-09-12

Don, NU8U, formerly W8WOJ from Midland, Michigan was age 93 and born on October 3, 1925.

Don was 1st. licensed in 1941 with his original assigned call sign of W8WOJ.
After High School graduation in 1943, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps and served in WW2 with aviation flight training and next flying in the European theatre.

Following his military service he enrolled at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor obtaining a degree in Electrical Engineering followed by a 30 + year career with the Dow Corning Corporation.

Amateur Radio was his beloved past time activity and he attained his Extra Class license with emphasis on DX and award pursuits. Don was a life time member of the Quarter Century Wireless Association Chapter 10.

Contributed by : GORDON BEAN (K8MRS)

RIP, Don. I'll not forget "worn out old junk".

Contributed by : Ed Gansen (K8DSS)

Corresponded with Don a few times after he purchased
one of my backlight kits. Was saddened to hear of his
passing.

Rest in peace Don,

Max
VE3TMT

Contributed by : Max Donoghue (VE3TMT)

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Friend's CallsignNU8U
Friend's NameDONALD CHRISTENSEN
Date DeceasedSeptember 12, 2019
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