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W9WAG – Robert “Wag” Wagnon – SK

John (W4CCQ) reports that Robert “Wag” Wagnon (W9WAG) became a silent key on Thursday, June 8, 2017.

Wag, W9WAG

Former ARC/WBCCI President John Green (W9CJX) talked to Jo, Wag’s wife, to express the Club’s undying gratitude to Wag for his service to the Club and to the Wally Byam Caravan Club International. Wag served as treasurer for the Amateur Radio Club of the Wally Byam Caravan Club International’s (WBCCI). He also served as the International President of the WBCCI.

Col. Wagnon’s (U.S. Army, retired) obituary may be found at:

http://www.prokofuneralhome.com/book-of-memories/2957822/Wagnon-Robert/obituary.php

Wag was in Wisconsin when he passed away.

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Updated  9 June 2017 – Comments? Questions? Updates?

June 08 2017 | News and SK | Comments Off on W9WAG – Robert “Wag” Wagnon – SK

RV Service Net Dinner at Dayton Hamfest

Even though Hamvention is moving, the RV Service Net will still have the annual Saturday evening buffet at Robs Restaurant in Brookville, Ohio. This restaurant is near the Dayton KOA.

We need to reserve an appropriate number of seats for the Saturday dinner buffet. Please notify Hank (K4HM) if you plan to attend this RV Service Net Saturday dinner and include the number in your party.

Send you reservation information to:

hank@k4hm.net

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Posted 18 April 2017 – Comments? Questions? Updates?

April 18 2017 | News and Rallies | Comments Off on RV Service Net Dinner at Dayton Hamfest

Clocks change, but not the RV Service Nets

Times will change on Sunday, March 11, from Standard to Daylight Savings Time. While our clocks may change, the RV Service Nets times remain the same on local times.

The local start times for the RV Service Nets will remain the same. The start times for the nets are local and not UTC and remain:

  • Eastern/Central USA and Canada Net: 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. Eastern
  • Rocky Mountain Net: 6:30 – 8:00 Mountain
  • Pacific Coast Net: 9:00 – 10:00 Pacific

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Posted 8 March 2017 – Comments? Questions? Updates?

March 08 2017 | Nets and News | Comments Off on Clocks change, but not the RV Service Nets

Our condolences to Mike Bowen, W4CYJ

We are sad to report that Mike Bowen’s wife passed away this morning.

Mike is a former net control operator of the 40 Meter Eastern/Central RV Service Net.

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posted 21 February 2017 – Comments? Questions? Updates?

February 21 2017 | News and SK | Comments Off on Our condolences to Mike Bowen, W4CYJ

Our Condolences to Bruce Fried, K5YXN

We are sad to report that Bruce Fried’s wife passed away earlier today

Bruce (K5YXN) is the current president of the WBCCI Amateur Radio Club, which sponsors the RV Service Nets.

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posted 21 January 2017 – Comments? Questions? Updates?

January 21 2017 | News and SK | Comments Off on Our Condolences to Bruce Fried, K5YXN

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