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ARRL Special Bulletin ARLX012 (2014)

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ARLX012 Past Sacramento Valley SCM, Santa Clara Valley SM, Pacific
Vice Director Jettie B. Hill, W6RFF (SK)

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Special Bulletin 12  ARLX012
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  October 2, 2014
To all radio amateurs 

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ARLX012 Past Sacramento Valley SCM, Santa Clara Valley SM, Pacific
Vice Director Jettie B. Hill, W6RFF (SK)

Long-time ARRL Field Organization volunteer Jettie B. Hill, of
Roseville, California, died September 21. He was 93. An ARRL Life
Member, Hill served as ARRL Santa Clara Valley Section
Communications Manager (later "Section Manager") from 1978 until
1982. He was the ARRL Pacific Division Vice Director in 1982 and
1983. Following his retirement in 1984, he relocated to Roseville
and subsequently served as Sacramento Valley Section Manager from
1989 until 2000 and again from 2002 until 2006.

First licensed in 1938 in Eureka, California, Hill moved to the San
Francisco Bay area after graduating from high school. He served in
the US Army as a radiotelegraph operator at the Presidio during
World War II. Subsequently he served in the US Navy (1944-1946 and
1950-1951).

Hill graduated from San Jose State University and was employed by
United Airlines, Itek, Stanford Research Institute, Illumitronic
Engineering, National Semiconductor and other firms.

He was a member of the Sierra Foothills Amateur Radio Club. A
serious DXer and CW operator, he was on the DXCC Honor Roll with 340
DXCC entities confirmed. He also had earned WAZ and 7-Band DXCC.
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