• W4BRK first appears in the Spring 1933 Callbook edition, assigned to Samuel Sweeny at 1606 Princess St. Wilmington, N.C.
  • In the Summer 1934 issue, Sweeney is suddenly listed as "Lieut. (jg) USNR, 1606 Princess St., Wilmington, N.C. (Comdr. Unit 6, Sec. 3)"
  • In the Fall 1934 edition, Sweeney holds both calls, W4BRK & W4CZD, with a different USNR address in Wilmington, N.C., for W4CZD. This one is "P.O., Front & Chestnut Sts."
  • Winter 1934-35, Summer and Fall 1935 editions, all have Sweeny still holding both calls, W4BRK at 1606 Princess St. Wilmington, and W4CZD on Front & Chestnut.
  • The Spring 1936 through Winter 1937-1938 Callbooks now shows W4BRK's address at Masonboro, and W4CZD at P.O. Front & Chestnut St.
  • Finally in Spring 1938, Sweeny drops W4CZD and only holds W4BRK.
  • By Winter 1947, sweeny moves to Wrightsville Beach, N.C. By Spring 1953, sweeny moves to 26 Taylor St., Staunton, VA
  • The last entry for Sweeny appears in 1979 where he lived at 206 South Front St., New Bern, N.C. since 1957
  • On 04/26/2002 W4BRK is issued to Berkeley County Amateur Radio Service through the vanity call program as our club call.

Information Provided By:
Pete "The Greek" / NL7XM

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