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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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Added  30 July 2017 – Comments? Questions? Updates?

July 31 2017 | News and SK | Comments Off on Bill Wild (KM4UTL) named SK Manager

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

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

WBCCI Amateur Radio Club past president Bob Thurman (W7HLD) is silent key

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Bob Thurman (W7HLD) passed away on January 5, 2015. He was 100 years-old, a retired United States Navy Commander and served as the 1969-1970 president of the WBCCI Amateur Radio Club.

Bob had a long career with the United States Navy and served both during and after World War II. Some of the ships he commanded were: USS ATR46, USS Tawasa, USS Grapple, USS EPCER 857, USS Safeguard, USS Minder and the USS Windless.

Bob was an avid RV enthusiast. He and his wife traveled from the Panama Canal to the Arctic Circle as members of Wally Byam Caravan Club International until 2007.

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Added  14 February 2016 – Comments? Questions? Updates?

February 14 2016 | Miscellaneous and SK | Comments Off on WBCCI Amateur Radio Club past president Bob Thurman (W7HLD) is silent key

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