2019 UPDATE

As of January 2019 here were the state by state populations:

Arkansas 8790 Louisiana 6912
Mississippi 6014 New Mexico 7308
Oklahoma 10,772 Texas 57,746

TOTAL 97,746

And the numbers by each alpha-group:
A 320
B 280
C 301
D 333
E 237
F 191
G 242
H 204
I 167
J 321
K 226
L 246
M 283
N 175
O 175
P 199
Q 120
R 333
S 275
T 321
U 176
V 224
W 235
X 54
Y 102
Z 130

These 17 W5W** call signs are still in the data base. Some of the owners are deceased, but the names still match up with when they were first licensed:


W5WBK - Joseph O. Dawes - Big Spring, TX
W5WBU - Harold A. Loden - Houston, TX
W5WEE - J K Fancher, Jr. - Harrison, AR
W5WFP - James D. Edmondson, Sr - Albuquerque, NM
W5WGT - Clay D. Barbay - Beaumont, TX
W5WHG - Michael L. May - Dallas, TX
W5WJB - Ronald S. Blair - West Columbia, TX
W5WQN - Herbert A. M. Luther - College Station, TX
W5WRE - Ronald W. Thompson - Troy, TX
W5WRG - David W. Davis - Shreveport, LA
W5WRW - Larry J. Hearne - Nederland, TX
W5WSC - Edward F. Rice - Tulsa, OK
W5WSF - Jack Scheinuk - Fuquay-Varina, NC
W5WVI - Jon M. DeLaune - Mesa, AZ
W5WWH - Simon W. Murphy - Natchez, MS
W5WWJ - William I. Wilder - Gulfport, MS
W5WWU - George H. Ory - Baton Rouge, LA



Last Checked January 30, 2019