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Jim Cocke (N5RTG) elected International President of the WBCCI

Jim Cocke (N5RTG) was elected President of the entire Wally Byam Caravan Club International, the Airstream Owners Association.

Jim (N5RTG) getting ready to install the Amateur Radio Club’s new officers at the Annual Business Meeting in Escanaba.

 

Jim is very active on the RV Service Nets plus he previously served as president of the Amateur Radio Club of the WBCCI and as the Club’s treasurer. He will be putting together the WBCCI’s next International Rally, which will be held in Salem, Oregon.

Congratulations to Jim on this special honor.

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Jo Wagnon (W9MAB) given “Life” membership

Jo Wagnon (W9MAB), widow of Wag Wagnon (W9WAG), was given life membership in the Amateur Radio Club of the Wally Byam Caravan Club. Wag served as the Club’s treasurer for many years plus he served as the president of the WBCCI. Wag was also active on the RV Service Nets.

Jo Wagnon (W9MAB) at the Annual Business Meeting in Escanaba

The Executive Board of the ARC/WBCCI voted to transfer Wag’s life membership to Jo.

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Bill Wild (KM4UTL) named SK Manager

Bill Wild (KM4UTL) accepted the appointed position of SK Manager for the RV Service Nets and for the Amateur Radio Club of the Wally Byam Caravan Club, International.

Bill, KM4UTL

Please contact Bill if you learn that any of our RV Service Net members become silent keys.

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Club officers elected at the 2017 Annual Meeting

Members of the Wally Byam Caravan Club International’s (WBCCI) Amateur Radio Club elected officers for 2016-2017 at its annual business meeting. The meeting was held this year in Lewisburg, West Virginia, on July 27, 2017.

Newly elected club officers are:

  • President – Steve Padgett, K4NM
  • 1st Vice President – Jeff Dalrymple, N5YEI
  • 2nd Vice President – Don Williams, KD6UVT
  • 3rd Vice President – Ernie Bauer, N1AEW
  • Secretary/Treasurer – Doug Hart, N1JBG
  • Recording Secretary -John Green, W9CJX
  • Director and Immediate Past President – Bruce Fried, K5YXN
  • Director –Joel Ware, KD7QKK

The WBCCI Amateur Radio Club sponsors the RV Service Net.

Left-to-right: Bruce Fried (K5YXN), Jeff Dalrymple (N5YEI), Don Williams (KD6UVT), Steve Padgett (K4NM), Ernie Bauer (N1AEW), Doug Hart (N1JBG), John Green (W9CJX)

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Added  28 July 2017 – Comments? Questions? Updates?

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WBCCI Amateur Radio Club/RV Service Net Events in Escanaba, Michigan

The following events are scheduled for the Amateur Radio Club of the Wally Byam Caravan Club, International during the International Rally in Escanaba, Michigan:

  • Morning Net every day at 8:00 a.m. This is an informal net on 146.43 mHz.
  • Introduction to Amateur Radio Presentation – Monday, July 24 at 8 a.m. in the Community Center
  • Amateur Radio License Review Session – Tuesday, July 25 at 8:30 a.m. in the Community Center
  • Amateur Radio License Exams (ARRL VE Session) – Tuesday, July 25 at 1:00 in the Community Center
  • ARC of the WBCCI Annual Business Meeting – Thursday, July 27 at noon in Herford and Hops Restaurant
  • How to Get Started Transmitting – Friday, July 28 at 1:30 p.m. in the UP Telegraph building

Everyone is welcome to attend and participate in these events.

Local hams work on the antennas at the shack being used by WB8RC during the Rally

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