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    12/08/2009 | US Ambassador William A. Wilson, K6ARO (SK)

    William A. "Bill" Wilson, K6ARO, the first US Ambassador to the Holy See (the Vatican), passed away from cancer on the morning of Saturday, December 5. He was 95. First appointed as presidential envoy to Rome in 1981 by President Ronald Reagan,
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    11/23/2009 | ARRL Sweepstakes Manager Ken Adams, K5KA (SK)

    Ken Adams, K5KA, succumbed to cancer and passed away on Sunday, November 22. He was 64. Adams, an ARRL Life Member, served as the first-ever Contest Manager for the ARRL Sweepstakes, coming on board in 2005. "Ken was a 'get it done' kinda guy,"
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  • 10/28/2009 | Former Hudson Division Director Paul Vydareny, WB2VUK (SK)

    Paul Vydareny, WB2VUK, of Tarrytown, New York, passed away Thursday, October 22, from a brain aneurism. He was 65. An ARRL Life Member and member of the ARRL's A-1 Operator Club, Vydareny served as Director of the ARRL’s
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  • 09/03/2009 | Den Connors, KD2S (SK)

    The first president of Tucson Amateur Packet Radio (TAPR) Den Connors, KD2S, of Pepperell, Massachusetts, passed away September 3 from lymphoma. He was 58. Connors, an ARRL Life Member, conducted the firs
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  • 06/12/2009 | Don Tunstill, W4NO (SK)

    Don Tunstill, W4NO, founder of the Central America VEC, passed away at his home in Huntsville, Alabama on Monday, June 9. He was 69. Tunstill, an ARRL Life Member, was a charter member of Huntsville Amateur Radio Club and served as president of  Learn More

  • 05/12/2009 | ARRL Southeastern Division Vice Director Sandy Donahue, W4RU (SK)

    The ARRL is sad to report that Southeastern Division Vice Director Sandy Donahue, W4RU, of Dothan, Alabama, passed away on May 4. He was 63. Donahue, an ARRL Life Member, served as Vice Director since January 2002 and as Georgia Section Manager from 1997-
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    02/12/2009 | Dieter Schliemann, KX4Y (SK)

    Dieter Schliemann, KX4Y, of Scottsboro, Alabama, passed February 9 after a battle with cancer. He was 68. According to Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) International Chairman Frank H. Bauer, KA3HDO, Schliemann was instrumental in l
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  • 06/03/2008 | Morse Code Returning to MARS Toolbox

    After more than a dozen years, Morse code will soon be returning to Military Affiliate Radio System (MARS) nets. In the mid-1990s, the Department of Defense (DoD) did away with CW operation across the board -- including MARS nets -- as automatic systems s
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