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But Wait! There’s More — New Hams and Upgrades

We have yet another group of new hams to welcome, as well as upgrades to celebrate. Congratulations to new Technician license holder James Parish, KI5JJA. Andy Dow, KI5JJB, tested through to General. Pedro Acosta, KI5JJC, tested through to General. Richard … Continue reading

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Welcome Some New Hams!

Time to play catch-up with some newly licensed hams. Congratulations to new Technician license holders Hal Radioff, KI5JBV; Blaine Bachman, KI5JBU; Billy Hubbell, KI5JBW; and Michael Garcia, KI5JBX. Mike Grashius, K5LMG tested through to General. And Christopher Bowen, AG5YZ, tested … Continue reading

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General-class license course and test coming in late April

The El Maipas VE Group is planning a General-level training class in April and May. The class will run two successive weekends, from 0830-1730, April 27, Apr 28, May 4 and May 5. Testing will be at 1500 on May … Continue reading

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Technician-class course and exam April 5-7

The El Malpais Tech VE group trainers have set a new Technician-level Class for April 5-7, 2019, at the NW Area Command Community Room, 10401 Cibola Loop, NW, right across the street from Cibola High School. Classes will run from … Continue reading

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New Tech, Two Upgrades — QSO Fodder!

Here’s to Albert Waters, of Los Lunas, who passed his Tech exam Jan 12, 2019. In addition, Kevin Welander, K5ZOO, of Bosque Farms, upgraded to a General-class license. And a belated congratulations to David Fouts, KC5ERO, of Albuquerque, who upgraded … Continue reading

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There’s a New Extra-Class Ticket-Holder in NM

Congratulations to Daniel Alvarez, KC0CJD, of Los Lunas for passing his Extra exam earlier this month! And thanks to the Valencia County ARA’s W5YI Team for overseeing the exam.

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ARRL Names a New RMD Vice-Director

From ARRL HQ: ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, has named Robert Wareham, NØESQ, of Highlands Ranch, Colorado,  as Rocky Mountain Division Vice Director. Wareham will serve the remaining term of Jeff Ryan, KØRM, who assumed the position of Rocky Mountain … Continue reading

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ARRL Rocky Mountain Division has a new director

From Jeff Ryan, K0RM: Dwayne Allen, WY7FD has stepped down as ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Director and per the League’s Articles of Association, I have assumed the duties as the new director.  I wish to thank Dwayne for his nearly … Continue reading

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Section Manager’s Newletter – October 2018

GM (Good Morning in CW) from Fryeburg, ME!   Judy and I spent the last weekend in Newington, CT, where I attended the annual meeting held for new Section Managers. The participants ranged from two from CA to my friend … Continue reading

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Two new licensees and an upgrade

From the Department of New Hams and Upgrades, congratulations to Ellis Fish of Los Lunas for earning his Tech license, to Scott Rankin of Fence Lake for earning his Tech ticket, and to Scott Weltin (WA1FTI) of Albuquerque for upgrading … Continue reading

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