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ARRL Special Bulletin ARLX022 (2016)

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ARLX022 Past Radio Amateurs of Canada President Bill Gillis, VE1WG
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Special Bulletin 22  ARLX022
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  December 29, 2016
To all radio amateurs 

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ARLX022 Past Radio Amateurs of Canada President Bill Gillis, VE1WG
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Former Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) President William James "Bill"
Gillis, VE1WG, of Moncton, New Brunswick, died December 26. He was
87. Gillis spent his career in the technical and management fields
of the telecommunications industry.

He was a veteran radio amateur, having been licensed as VE1WG since
1946. He also held the call signs VE3WG and 5H3WB (Tanzania).

Gillis served as RAC president from 2002 to 2003, and during his
term, he was a guest at ARRL Board of Directors meetings.

Gillis was RAC Director for the Maritimes Region and also served two
terms as president of the Moncton Area Amateur Radio Club. He also
belonged to the Montreal Amateur Radio Club and the Oakville Radio
Club. In addition to Amateur Radio, he enjoyed the sport of curling.
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