Scott Degenhardt is a native of the Middle Tennessee area and is popularly known for disseminating information about current happenings in the sky. An avid amateur astronomer, he has serves as a research member with the International Occultation Timing Association. He helped pioneer the use of video for timing eclipses of stellar and solar system objects. Using this technique, he has discovered three new binary star systems.
His background in optics and his technical training and experience in electronics and computers have led Scott along several interesting career paths. He has done everything from controlling broadcasts by satellite for Country Music Television to working on spacecraft for NASA. He spent many years calibrating equipment used to test aircraft, spacecraft, missiles, and rockets at Arnold Air Force Base in Tennessee. He also spent some years on a laser research project at Vanderbilt University's Free-Electron Laser (FEL) Center.
In 1992, Scott saw a newspaper review posted on his church's bulletin board about John Ronner's book, Do You Have a Guardian Angel? In this review, Ronner cited examples of people who had been visited by deceased family members, something Scott had experienced himself. He started the "Survivors of Death Network" in the Middle Tennessee area. His interactions with the members of that group, along with ten years of interviews and observations, led to the writing of Surviving Death. Scott continues to do media interviews to shed some light on the Light!
Author John Ronner discussed the history of angels, and various types of encounters with them, as well as shared death experiences. First hour guest, author Jerome Corsi shared updates on the economy and the Shroud of Turin.