Daily Archive: Thursday, April 13, 2017

David Letterman’s mom, who became unlikely star, dies at 95

The moment Dorothy Mengering went on her son’s late-night TV show she became a hit, with a cheerful “Hi, David!” in her Indiana accent starting every appearance. The two had great on-air chemistry, her homespun sincerity proving the perfect foil for her son’s urban acerbity. NEW YORK — David Letterman’s mother Dorothy Mengering, a Midwestern

World Amateur Radio Day on April 18 Marks IARU’s 92nd Anniversary

04/12/2017 World Amateur Radio Day (WARD) on Tuesday, April 18, will mark the 92nd anniversary of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU), and radio amateurs around the world will take to the airwaves to celebrate the day in 1925 that the IARU was formed in Paris. “Celebrating Amateur Radio’s Contribution to Society” is the WARD