Andrew, NV1B, has been working hard getting the CFO Club up and running again. The CFO website is at https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/Chicken-Fat-Operators-Club,
The Tuesday night net on 7030 at 2100 EDST has had quite a few check-ins (cluck-ins?) over the past few weeks.
Nice tribute to one of the founding members of CFO,
James B. Ricks *1913-2001* Born 23 Dec 1913 of Cobden, IL
HIS KEYER CIRCUIT HERE:
A PICTURE OF HIS CW KEYER
MORE CFO PICTURES HERE:
Now I know for certain that Chuck V. spends all his time searching the internet (since he found that schematic I had uploaded long ago).
My guess is I drew that one in the mid 60's for the second 9TO that I built in college. I built the first one while still in high school in the early 60's.
My first QSO with Jim was in July 23, 1972 for 30 minutes on 40M. Next qso was in 1976