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ARRL Special Bulletin ARLX004 (2015)

ARLX004 Nevada Section Manager Gary Grant, K7VY (SK)

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Special Bulletin 4  ARLX004
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  February 2, 2015
To all radio amateurs 

ARLX004 Nevada Section Manager Gary Grant, K7VY (SK)

ARRL Nevada Section Manager Gary Grant, K7VY, of Reno, died February
1, after a period of ill health. He was 78. Grant was a native of
Glendale, California, and was licensed in 1956.

During his more than 50 years of ARRL membership, Grant served in
several Field Organization positions, including Official Observer
and OO Coordinator, Volunteer Examiner, and Assistant Section
Manager. Grant was appointed Section Manager last year to fill the
remaining term of SM Joe Giraudo, N7JEH, who stepped down because of
increased business travel and recommended Grant to succeed him. That
term ends June 30.

Grant had enjoyed an extensive career in broadcast engineering and
previously worked for Collins Radio in Iowa and California. In 1962
began work as a TV engineer for KCRL and KRNV in Reno, a job he
continued for 30 years before taking a position with the University
of Nevada-Reno. He retired from UNR in 2000 after 23 years of
service. Grant also once owned Sierra Electronics, a two-way radio

In addition to the ARRL, Grant was a member of the Quarter Century
Wireless Association and the University of Nevada-Reno Radio Pack.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth, and their two children.

The position of Nevada Section Manager will be filled by