Category Archives: Section News

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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Section Manager’s Newsletter – September 2018

GA from Albuquerque and the ARRL/TAPR DCC (Digital Communications Conference).  The has been great thus far!  I’m looking forward to this afternoon’s and tomorrow’s presentations.  I had the opportunity two weekends ago to visit the Alamogordo Hamfest when I got … Continue reading

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Section Manager’s Newsletter – August 2018

While time is short, you can still plan to attend the Alamogordo Hamfest this coming Saturday.  You can find all the details at:  http://www.qsl.net/k5lrw/hamfest.htm.  I look forward to seeing many of you from Southern NM there! I’m am writing this edition … Continue reading

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Harvey Houses on the Air

Back in the day, when my family took road trips throughout the Southwest and traveled Route 66, likely as not we’d either eat or stay at a Harvey House when we hit major stops. Founded by Fred Harvey in 1876, … Continue reading

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Chasing Route 66 on the Air

Back in the day, when my family took road trips throughout the Southwest, Route 66 got you there. Next month, the Cirtrus Belt Amateur Radio Club kicks off its event: Route 66 On The Air 2018. Twenty-two club stations in … Continue reading

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A new Tech and an upgrade to General

Congratulations to a new ham and to a ham who upgraded, courtesy of their own hard work and the testing prowess of the Valencia County ARA Volunteer Examiner team (W5YI). The newcomer? Kevin Welander of Los Lunas, who earned his … Continue reading

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