My New Paddle

I recently received Serial # 20 of the commemorative paddle built for the ARRL by Pietro Begali. As you can see below it is the Begali Sculpture paddle with both the ARRL Logo and the Begali logo. The Serial # is on the bottom.

The key is wonderful and it looks good on the desk. It is still available on the ARRL website.

Mike Crownover, AD5A, is a regular contributor to and writes from Texas, USA. Contact him at [email protected].

One Response to “My New Paddle”

  • Bill, K7JBQ:


    Looks great. Just one question: Is it silent, or does it make little clicking noises. My current paddle (P4) is wonderful, but my XYL goes bonkers because of the clicking sound when I’m operating.


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