Carl Gardenias, WU6D, Re-Elected Section Manager For Orange, CA

Hey everybody and welcome back to Everything Hamradio. Today we are talking about the re-elected section manager for Orange, CA, Carl Gardenias, WU6D. I reached out to Carl, but I did not receive anything back from him. Oddly enough, none of the re-elected Section Managers have gotten back with me except for one saying that he was inundated with emails and would get back to me as soon as he could. So I had to do this the hard way, and honestly, the only thing that I could find on…

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DX News – 3/14/2019

ZCZC AE11 QST de W1AW   DX Bulletin 11  ARLD011 From ARRL Headquarters   Newington CT  March 14, 2019 To all radio amateurs This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by 5B4ALX, The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. VIET NAM, 3W.  Jean-Pierre, F6CTF will be QRV as 3W9JF from Hoi An from March 16 to April 6.  Activity will be on 80, 40, 20 and 17 meters using…

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Who Is The New Idaho Section Manager?

In Idaho, Dan Marler, K7REX, of Boise, will officially take over the leadership of the Idaho Field Organization from Ed Stuckey, AI7H, on April 1, who chose not to run for a new term after serving as Section Manager for more than 10 years. Marler has been an Assistant Section Manager and was the only nominee after the position was re-solicited last fall About Dan You will normally find him on the D-STAR XRF757A multi-mode reflector (D-STAR, DMR, Fusion), but He can also be heard on the HF digital modes (including CW). He…

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Who Is The New Section Manager In Wyoming?

Wyoming will welcome Rick Breininger, N1TEK, of Green River, as its new Section Manager on April 1. He was the only nominee for the position after Jack Mitchell, N7MJ, announced that he would not run for a new term after serving since 2015. Breininger has been a Public Information Officer and Local Government Liaison in Wyoming Wyoming ARRL Section Website 1. Could you tell me a little bit about your personal history? Things like how long you have been a ham, License class, where you are from, and what you…

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Who Is The Newly Elected North Texas Section Manager?

This newly elected ARRL Section Manager is right here in my home section, North Texas. He is from a small little Texas town called Ben Franklin, TX. It is located in an unincorporated area of Delta county, about 77 miles northeast of Dallas. At its peak it has 1000 people living in it, back in 1890. Over the years it had waxed and waned and as of 1990, it had a whopping 75 people living there. It has since climbed to a little over 200. But this history lesson is…

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FCC Universal Licensing System will be Down for Maintenance

QST de W1AW   ARRL Bulletin 6  ARLB006 From ARRL Headquarters   Newington CT  March 1, 2019 To all radio operators The FCC has announced that the Universal Licensing System (ULS), which processes Amateur Radio license applications, will be offline for scheduled maintenance from 0300 UTC until 1300 UTC on Saturday, March 2 (starting late on Friday, March 1, in continental US time zones). The ULS system is located at, https://www.fcc.gov/wireless/systems-utilities/universal-licensing-system The FCC said all applications submitted on Friday, March 1, and Monday, March 4, will be processed on Tuesday,…

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Who Is The Newly Elected Iowa Section Manager?

If you live in the Iowa ARRL section, then I’m sure you know that you have a newly elected Section Manager starting on April 1, 2019. She received 315 votes in the winter election. Her opponent, Paul Crowley, W0YR, received 234 votes. So who is your new Section Manager? Her name is Lelia Garner, WA0UIG. Below is part of her biography on QRZ. When my father passed away, I received his ham gear and packed it away without knowing anything about it. 6 years later, with the help of my…

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Winter Election of Section Managers

So the elections for Section Managers is officially over and the winners have been announced. First off, I would like to say congratulations to the five new section managers and the four that ran unopposed. Over the course of the next month or so, I will be doing blog posts on each them on Mondays and Wednesday’s. The last managers post should go up the Wednesday before April 1st when they take office. Here is a quick run down of the Elected section managers: Lelia Garner, WA0UIG – Iowa Steven…

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ARES Program Updated

It’s about time! I have been a ham now for over 20 years, and in that I have been a member of our local ARES group as well. During that time the requirements for being a member has changed on the program level but has changed on our local level. With the introduction of the NIMS system over 15 years ago, our local group implemented the requirements of the IC-100 and IC-800 course to be able to participate in the group. This was mainly done in response to the agencies…

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