Ole E. Wassenkari age of 30 in the 1930 census is a brother to head of the house. home is Iliamna, third judicial district in alaska. year of birth is 1899 or 1900 depending on date of birthday and mnth of census.
Ole Wassenkari born 4 march of 1899 dand died june of 1984 last known residence was King salmon in al. his ss was 574-03-1097.
article in june 26 1931 friday arcadia, calif.
Amateur Radio Picks Up Message
brother of Mrs. J.A. Balentine send broadcast from Alaska picked up in Santa Clara
Travels in Alaska give time for one to think of relations at home, and Ole Wassenkari proved this when he came out into civilizatrion at Naknek, alaska
Thinking of his sister Mrs. J.A. Balentine north first aven he used an anateur radio station to send out a message, whcih was picked up by R.E. Pinkham, owner of anateur radio staion W6BPT in Santa Clara, calif.
Mr. Pinkham relayed the message to mrs. Balentine, having obtained the message at 3:10 a.m. Thursday of last week. he offered to send a return message immediateley and this was done. Mr. WEassenkari is trapping along the Alaska rivers.