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ARRL Special Bulletin ARLX002 (2004)

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SB SPCL @ ARL $ARLX002
ARLX002 Well-Known Contester Bill Fisher, W4AN, SK

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Special Bulletin 2  ARLX002
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Newington CT  April 6, 2004
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SB SPCL ARL ARLX002
ARLX002 Well-Known Contester Bill Fisher, W4AN, SK

Bill J. Fisher, W4AN (ex-KM9P), of Alpharetta, Georgia, died
unexpectedly April 4. He was 41. An ARRL Life Member, Fisher and
fellow Georgian John Laney, K4BAI, took the silver medal at World
Radiosport Team Championship 1996 in the San Francisco Bay area and
they competed in WRTC-02 in Finland as OJ3D.

Fisher was the founder of the Contesting.com Web site. During the
1980s and 1990s, he contributed more than a dozen articles to the
National Contest Journal. He was a member of the South East Contest
Club, the South East DX Club, the First-Class CW Operators' Club and
the A-1 Operator Club. In addition to being a ham radio contester,
he was an avid bicycle racer.

Fisher was founder and Vice President of Concentric Systems Inc and
he also established and served as president of Akorn Access Inc, an
Internet service provider and consulting company. Survivors include
his wife, Dana, and their sons Graeme and Erik. A memorial service
will begin at 11 AM on Saturday, April 10, at L. W. McDonald & Son
Funeral Home & Crematory, 150 Sawnee Drive, Cumming, Georgia.
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<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>ARLX002 Well-Known Contester Bill Fisher, W4AN, =
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<P><FONT SIZE=3D2>ZCZC AX02</FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>QST de W1AW&nbsp; </FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>Special Bulletin 2&nbsp; ARLX002</FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>From ARRL Headquarters&nbsp; </FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>Newington CT&nbsp; April 6, 2004</FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>To all radio amateurs </FONT>
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<P><FONT SIZE=3D2>SB SPCL ARL ARLX002</FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>ARLX002 Well-Known Contester Bill Fisher, W4AN, =
SK</FONT>
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<P><FONT SIZE=3D2>Bill J. Fisher, W4AN (ex-KM9P), of Alpharetta, =
Georgia, died</FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>unexpectedly April 4. He was 41. An ARRL Life Member, =
Fisher and</FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>fellow Georgian John Laney, K4BAI, took the silver =
medal at World</FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>Radiosport Team Championship 1996 in the San =
Francisco Bay area and</FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>they competed in WRTC-02 in Finland as OJ3D.</FONT>
</P>

<P><FONT SIZE=3D2>Fisher was the founder of the Contesting.com Web site. =
During the</FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>1980s and 1990s, he contributed more than a dozen =
articles to the</FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>National Contest Journal. He was a member of the =
South East Contest</FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>Club, the South East DX Club, the First-Class CW =
Operators' Club and</FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>the A-1 Operator Club. In addition to being a ham =
radio contester,</FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>he was an avid bicycle racer.</FONT>
</P>

<P><FONT SIZE=3D2>Fisher was founder and Vice President of Concentric =
Systems Inc and</FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>he also established and served as president of Akorn =
Access Inc, an</FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>Internet service provider and consulting company. =
Survivors include</FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>his wife, Dana, and their sons Graeme and Erik. A =
memorial service</FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>will begin at 11 AM on Saturday, April 10, at L. W. =
McDonald &amp; Son</FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>Funeral Home &amp; Crematory, 150 Sawnee Drive, =
Cumming, Georgia.</FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>NNNN</FONT>

<BR><FONT SIZE=3D2>/EX</FONT>
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