The World of Amateur Radio

In this vintage 16mm film from ARRL, Dick Van Dyke and Roy Neal K6DUE (SK) present the virtues of amateur radio. It was shot in 1979 and gives an idea how amateur radio was viewed and used at that time. Roy Neal, a TV personality/producer and an NBC News correspondent was joined by other celebrity hams including Barry Goldwater K7UGA (SK), King Hussein JY1 (SK) and Arthur Godfrey K4LIB (SK).

This was produced by Dave Bell, W6AQ. At the end of the movie, he made a very personal commentary on some behind the scenes info on the making of the film. A biography of him can be found at

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