Bill Wild (N4WLW) named SK Manager

Bill Wild (N4WLW) 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, N4WLW

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

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Updated  12 September 2017 – Comments? Questions? Updates?

July 31 2017 | News and SK | Comments Off on Bill Wild (N4WLW) named SK Manager

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?

July 28 2017 | Miscellaneous and News | Comments Off on Club officers elected at the 2017 Annual Meeting

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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Added  19 July 2017 – Comments? Questions? Updates?

July 19 2017 | News and Rallies and VE Sessions | Comments Off on WBCCI Amateur Radio Club/RV Service Net Events in Escanaba, Michigan

WBCCI Amateur Radio Club’s Annual Business Meeting for 2017

Here is an update on the WBCCI Amateur Radio Club’s Annual Business Meeting. President Bruce Fried (K5YXN) noticed that the original meeting time conflicted with the Club’s ARRL amateur radio exam. The Annual Business meeting will be held during the Airstream International Rally in Escanaba, Michigan and is scheduled for Thursday, July 27, 2017, at noon at the Hereford and Hops restaurant in Escanaba.

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Updated  19 July 2017 – Comments? Questions? Updates?

July 07 2017 | News | Comments Off on WBCCI Amateur Radio Club’s Annual Business Meeting for 2017

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

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