November 7, 2014

From QCWA Headquarters

QCWA Bulletin 2014-031 - Brian Short, KCØBS - ARRL McGan Silver Antenna Award Winner

QCWA is proud to announce QCWA Member #35717, Brian Short, KCØBS, of Olathe, Kansas,
is recipient of the 2014 ARRL Philip J. McGan Silver Antenna Award.

Short, an ARRL Life Member, appeared on Kansas City Public Media's "Up To Date" interview
program on KCUR-FM in November 2013. The show, "Exploring Ham Radio in a Digital World"
highlighted Amateur Radio's value to the community and how individuals can get involved.
An Amateur Radio instructor, he was the recipient of the 2009 Herb Brier Instructor of
the Year Award.

Short is an ARRL Midwest Division Assistant Director, serves as Johnson County Amateur
Radio Emergency Service (ARES) Emergency Coordinator, and is a SKYWARN weather spotter.
He is also president and frequency coordinator of the Kansas Amateur Repeater Council
and of the NEKSUN/K0HAM group. He has been a Public Information Officer in the Kansas
City area.
(courtesy ARRL Letter)
Short was licensed at the age of 18 in 1987, and joined QCWA on January 20, 2012, when
he was sponsored by QCWA Member #28806, George Yantis, KØGY.


Ken Oelke, VE6AFO
President, QCWA Inc.