Past Louisiana Section Manager Jim Molan, KD5IGG, SK

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ARLX005 Past Louisiana Section Manager Jim Molan, KD5IGG, SK

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Special Bulletin 5 ARLX005
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 15, 2018
To all radio amateurs

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ARLX005 Past Louisiana Section Manager Jim Molan, KD5IGG, SK

Past ARRL Louisiana Section Manager Jim Molan, KD5IGG, of Bunkie,
Louisiana, died on March 8 after suffering a severe head injury in a
fall. He was 84.

Molan had served as Louisiana SM from 2014 until 2016 and was a
Louisiana Section Field Organization volunteer prior to that, having
served as Assistant Section Manager, Assistant Section Emergency
Coordinator, District Emergency Coordinator, and Emergency
Coordinator.

Molan was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and later enlisted in the
Louisiana National Guard, where he was a battalion tank leader.

Most of his career was spent at electric services company Cleco,
initially as a radio technician before ultimately working as a
microwave communications supervisor. He retired in 1994 after some
40 years of service. He was a Red Cross volunteer, and in 1997,
Molan was named as the National American Red Cross Disaster Relief
Volunteer of the Year.
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ARRL is the national association for Amateur Radio in the US. Founded in 1914 by Hiram Percy Maxim as The American Radio Relay League, ARRL is a noncommercial organization of radio amateurs.

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