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Wilse Morgan, WX7P (ex-KL7CQ) SK

06/14/2013

Wilse Morgan, WX7P (formerly KL7CQ) passed away June 13 in Rice, Washington. He is survived by his wife, Gimmie AL7LB.

An ARRL Life Member, Wilse was an Assistant Section Manager for Eastern Washington and was very active on satellites, PSK31, DXing and contesting. In 2009 he was inducted into the CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame.

During his 20 year tenure in Alaska as KL7CQ, he taught courses in Amateur Radio at the University of Alaska and at Anchorage Community College, graduating more than 800 licensed hams. As a Volunteer Examiner, Wilse was involved in the very first VEC exam in the nation and was the first VE certified by the local FCC office in Anchorage.

Our thanks to Eastern Washington Section Manager Mark Tharp, KB7HDX and Ric Tel, K5UJU. Photo courtesy of the Spokane DX Association.

 

 



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