CNAC RADIO OPERATORS
AND
COMMUNICATIONS


This is a very short list of names. Only 46 names.
I really need your help to make it complete and correct.
All offers of help are appreciated.
Thank you very much!


NOTES:
AVG = American Volunteer Group
PAG = Pan American Grace Airways or Panagra
CAT = Civil Air Transport

Dates listed under names are the years spent working for CNAC.

An (*) next to the name indicates that the spelling and use of the name has been verified by the individual, their family or other documentation.

If no country is listed under the name, then for the time being, consider them from the United States. Thanks.

From a March 19, 1943 report from H.M. Bixby (prepared by Owen F. Johnson) to Mr. W.S. Youngman, China Defense Supplies, Inc., 1601 V Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.:

"CNAC has a total of 175 (radio) operators which is sufficient to man all aircraft and ground stations. Additional personnel are also available from Chinese Government schools."

So, from this report and the small number of radio operators listed on this page, one can see that we have lots of folks yet to identify. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks.

Added note...I would guess that 95% to 99% of the radio operators would be guys from China or of Chinese decent that could speak Chinese and English.
This would be critical in their positions as radio operators.



Ivan Carlson
Radio Engineer
(1933-1934)
Chang
(Chinese)
Radioman on the First Flight Over The Hump
(19??-194?)
C.H. Chang
(Chinese)
(194?-194?)
P.L. Chang
(Chinese)
(194?-194?)
C. Chen
(Chinese)
(194?-1941)
Ding-Tze Chen
(Chinese)
(194?-1944)
G. Chen
(Chinese)
(194?-1943)
N.A. Chen
(Chinese)
(19??-19??)
V.N. Chow
(Chinese)
(19??-1945)
T. Chung
(Chinese)
(194?-194?)
(AVG?)
Jack Dong
(1943-1945)
C.L. Doo
(194?-194?)
(PAG)
William Ehmer
(1934-1936?)
H. Feng
(194?-1945)
J.D. Hicks
Chief Communications Engineer
(194?-194?)
Sai Ho
(19??-1943) (H=XXX)
Hsu Chin
(19??-194?)
S.W. Hwang
(19??-1943) (H=XXX)
Kwok-Yung Karn
(Chinese)
(19??-1945)
(AVG)
Robert J. King
"Bob"

Radioman
(1942-194?)
Alice Knight(*)
Radio Technician
Dinjan then Shanghai
(1944-194?)
Earl C. Knight
"Red"
(*)
Chief Radio Technician
Dinjan then Shanghai
(194?-194?)
C.H. Lam
(Chinese)
(19??-1945)
S.S. Lam
ground radio operator
at Ft. Hertz in
northern Burma
(19??-194?)
S.W. Lam
(19??-1944)
F.M. Li
(19??-194?)
Lin Ju-liang
(19??-194?)
Y.S. Liu
(194?-1945)
C.H. Loh
(19??-1944)
Joe Loh
(194?-194?)
Loong
(Chinese)
(19??-19??)
Lu Yuan-bin
(Chinese)
(194?-194?)
T.H. Ma
Radio Operator
(19??-194?)
W.D. Price
Superintendent of the
Communications Department.
(19??-19??)
(AVG)
Loy F. Seamster
"Sy"

Communications or
"Radio Jockey"
OR
Sy Semester,
discribed as a "Radio Jocky"
by Robby Robertson.
(1942-194?)
(AVG)(CAT)
Roger Shreffler
Radioman
(1942-194?)
Capt.(?) Archie R. St. Louis
Ground Communication
Radio Engineer
(1930?-19??)
G. Tai
(Chinese)
(19??-1945)
C. F. Tang
(Chinese)
(19??-1949)
Siang Yew Tow
(Chinese)
(194?-194?)
Tsui
(Chinese)
(19??-194?)
S.C. Ung
(Chinese)
19??-1945)
T. Y. Waung
(194?-1949)
D. or R.W. Weaver
(1929-19??)
Wen, De Bin
Chinese
(194?-1944)(H=XXX)
Wong
(194?-194?)
K. Wong
(Chinese)
(19??-1943)
Li Wong
(194?-194?)
Mark Wong
Ground Communications
Engineer
(19??-194?)
W.L. Wong
(Chinese)
(19??-19??)
W.Y. Wong
(19??-19??)
Y.T. Wong
(19??-1943)
C.H. Woo
"Fatty"
(1937-19??)
T. Z. Woo
(Chinese)
(19??-1942)
R. Wu
(Chinese)
(194?-194?)
Z.V. Wu
(Chinese)
(194?-1943)
C.C. Yang
(19??-19??)
K.L. Yang
HELP!
Is it possible that Yang's initials are "Y.L."?
(19??-1942)
Young
(19??-19??)
K.C. Yuan
(19??-19??)

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