ABLB016 Springtime Section Manager Election Results Announced

QST de W1AW ARRL Bulletin 16 ARLB016 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT May 23, 2019 To all radio amateurs SB QST ARL ARLB016 ARLB016 Springtime Section Manager Election Results Announced In the only contested Section Manager election this spring, ARRL members in Utah have re-elected Mel Parkes, NM7P, as Section Manager for a new 2-year term of office that starts on July 1. Parkes, of Layton, received 481 votes; his opponent, Pat Malan, N7PAT, of South Jordan, received 233 votes. Parkes has served as Section Manager since 1999. Ballots were…

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Malcolm Keown, W5XX, Re-Elected Section Manager For Mississippi

Hey everybody and welcome back to Everything Ham Radio. this is the last post on the new Section Managers. I am actually missing James Ferguson, N5LKE, the Section Manager from Arkansas. I wrote him several emails and never heard anything back from him nor could I find anything online about him. So in this post we are going to be talking about Malcolm Keown, W5XX, from Mississippi. Malcom was licensed in 1958 as a Novice in Chattanooga, Tennessee, then got my Extra in 1964 at the FCC Office in Atlanta.…

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Steve Morgan, W4NHO, Re-elected Section Manager For Kentucky

Hello everybody and welcome back to Everything Hamradio! In today’s post we are going to be talking about Robert Morgan, W4NHO. He actually goes by Steve though. Steve was first licensed in 1969 as WN4NHO. His first station consisted of a Heath DX60B transmitter and a Hammarlund HQ-170 receiver. In 1979 he upgraded to General as WB4NHO. In 1997, he dropped the B in his callsign and got the vanity call W4NHO. Steve’s activity in amateur radio includes traffic handling in KY and 9RN, ragchewing on CW and PSK31. His…

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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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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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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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