Wednesday, October 24, 2012

W1AGP Retires as ARRL Media/PR Manager

Allen Pitts, W1AGP, retired in October as the ARRL's Media and Public Relations Manager after more than eight years of coordinating the League's promotion of amateur radio to the public and helping local volunteers to do the same. Pitts was responsible for developing and managing several recent ARRL public relations campaigns, including "Hello Radio" in 2006, "Emergency Radio" after Hurricane Katrina, "We Do That" in 2008 and "Do It Yourself" in 2011. At press time, there was no word on the appointment of a successor.