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Special Event Station W4B

The Amateur Radio Club of the Wally Byam Caravan Club International will be using the Special Event Call Sign W4B during the 62nd Annual WBCCI International Rally (IR) in Doswell, Virginia. The IR will be from the Meadow Event Park, birthplace of Secretariat, July 20-27, 2019.

W4B will be used for the two meter net at the event, for checking in to the RV Service Nets and for making general contacts from the Club’s station at IR.

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Posted  13 December 2018 – Comments? Questions? Updates?

December 13 2018 | Nets and News and Rallies | Comments Off on Special Event Station W4B

Eastern/Central RV Service Net Contest Holiday

According to WBCCI ARC/RV Service Net Director Sam Haynes (WA4ICK), the Eastern/Central RV Service Net will not meet on Sunday, November 18, 2018. This is due to the ARRL November SSB Sweepstakes contest.

The net will return on Monday, November 19, 2018.

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Posted  17 November 2018 – Comments? Questions? Updates?

November 17 2018 | Nets and News | Comments Off on Eastern/Central RV Service Net Contest Holiday

Sam Haynes (WA4ICK) named Director of Nets

Sam Haynes, WA4ICK, was named the new Director of Nets for the RV Service Nets. The Board of Directors of the Amateur Radio Club of the Wally Byam Caravan Club International, sponsor of the RV Service Nets, unanimously confirmed this appointment during its annual meeting in Salem, Oregon.

Sam, WA4ICK

The Board also thanked  Richard Paschall, AJ4UX, for his years of service as the Club’s Director of Nets and to the RV Service Nets.

Richard, AJ4UX

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Posted  27 June 2018 – Comments? Questions? Updates?

June 27 2018 | Nets and News | Comments Off on Sam Haynes (WA4ICK) named Director of Nets

Sam Haynes (WA4ICK) Awarded Life Membership

Sam Haynes is now is Life Member of the Amateur Radio Club of the Wally Byam Caravan Club International, sponsor of the RV Service Net.

Sam, WA4ICK

In nominating Sam for this honor, Director of Nets Richard Paschall said:

Sam has been the manager of the East Coast/Central 40 meter net for many years and has acted as a net control station once or more per week for the time he has been net manager.  Sam has done an outstanding job and meets the criteria for lifetime membership.

The Executive Board of the ARC of the WBCCI unanimously approve the motion to award life membership to Sam.

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Posted  31 January 2018 – Comments? Questions? Updates?

 

January 31 2018 | Members and Nets and News | Comments Off on Sam Haynes (WA4ICK) Awarded Life Membership

Leo Hunter – K9GDI – SK

Leo Hunter, K9GDI. became a silent Key on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Leo was 99 years old.

Wally Byam Caravan Club International (WBCCI) President Jim Cocke, N5RTG, said:

We are sorry to hear of Leo’s passing. His was always the good strong response and he had great ears. We enjoyed knowing Leo these many years, always enjoyed visiting with him.  Didn’t matter where we saw him, in Quartzsite AZ or SKP park in Bushnell FL or in between. What a nice friend and a great Amateur Radio man. We’ll miss him.

Leo Hunter, K9GDI

Leo’s big signal and his voice will be missed on the RV Service Nets.

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Updated  4 October 2017 – Comments? Questions? Updates?

October 04 2017 | Nets and News and SK | Comments Off on Leo Hunter – K9GDI – SK

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