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ARRL General Bulletin ARLB020 (2020)

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ARLB020 James Armstrong, NV6W, Named Santa Clara Valley SM

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ARRL Bulletin 20  ARLB020
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  August 24, 2020
To all radio amateurs 

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ARLB020 James Armstrong, NV6W, Named Santa Clara Valley SM

James Armstrong, NV6W, of San Jose, California, has been appointed
to the post of Santa Clara Valley (SCV) Section Manager (SM),
following the untimely death on July 28 of incumbent Bill Ashby,
AA6FC, just 4 weeks after he took office. An ARRL Life Member,
Ashby, also of San Jose, was 66 and the only nominee for the
position when nominations closed in March. Ashby had earlier served
as the Affiliated Club Coordinator from 2007 to 2010. Armstrong will
fulfill the remainder of the term, which expires on June 30, 2022.

His appointment by ARRL Radiosport and Field Services Manager Bart
Jahnke, W9JJ, followed consultation with ARRL Pacific Division
Director Jim Tiemstra, K6JAT. Armstrong served as an Assistant SM in
the SCV Section since 2013. A ham for more than 40 years, Armstrong
also holds a Second Class Radiotelegraph Operator certificate, a
General Radiotelephone Operator license, and a GMDSS Radio
Operator/Maintainer license, all with ship radar endorsements.
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