|Carole Perry, WB2MGP, receives the first Carole Perry |
Educator of the Year award from the Orlando Amateur
Radio Club at the 2019 Orlando Hamcation. (Photo
Former FCC amateur radio enforcer Riley Hollingsworth, K4ZDH, will coordinate the development and implementation of ARRL's new Volunteeer Monitors program, a joint ARRL/FCC effort that will replace the Official Observer program. The ARRL Letter reports that Hollingsworth resigned as Atlantic Division Vice Director in order to avoid any appearance of a conflict of interest.
The Associated Radio Amateurs of Long Beach (California) are celebrating the 40th anniversary this month of a permanent amateur radio presence on the Queen Mary museum ship. W6RO began operations from the ship's radio room on April 22, 1979 and was the first of what the ARRL Letter says are now more than 100 ham stations operating from museum ships around the world.