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John Bigley, N7UR, Appointed as Nevada Section Manager


John Bigley, N7UR, of Las Vegas, has been appointed ARRL Nevada Section Manager, succeeding the late Gary Grant, K7VY, of Reno, who died February 1 after a period of ill health. Field Services and Radiosport Manager Dave Patton, NN1N, consulted with Pacific Division Director Bob Vallio, W6RGG, and made the appointment effective on February 5.


Bigley has been serving as an Assistant Section Manager and as the Public Information Coordinator for Nevada. He edits the Nevada Amateur Radio Newswire. Bigley will complete Grant’s remaining term of office, which concludes on June 30. Bigley was selected as the 2014 ARRL Pacific Division “Ham Of The Year.”

ARRL is now soliciting nominations for the next 2-year term of office for Nevada Section Manager, which starts on July 1. Nominating petitions are due at ARRL Headquarters by March 6, 2015. Details are available on the ARRL website.





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