March 8, 2014

From QCWA Headquarters

QCWA Bulletin 2015-005 - QCWA Board Fills Director Vacancy

Pursuant to the QCWA Bylaws, the Board of Directors are pleased to announce the appointment of Carole Perry, WB2MGP, to fill the recent Director vacancy of Carl Zelich, AA4MI. Perry can be reached at

Perry has been licensed since 1977 and resides in Staten Island, NY. She worked as an executive secretary in an electronics manufacturing company, Rapidcircuit Inc. for 16 years. In 1980, when the company relocated she returned to Intermediate School 72 in Staten Island, NY where she worked until her retirement in 2004, teaching 'Introduction to Amateur RadioĒ to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders for 30 years. Carole wrote the curriculum for 'Introduction to Amateur Radio' a very successful program which had 950 students a year coming through it.

Perry is the recipient of the prestigious 1987 Dayton Ham of The Year Award, the 1987 ARRL Instructor of The Year Award, the 1991 Marconi Wireless Memorial Award, the 1993 QCWA Presidentís Award, the 1996 RCA Barry Goldwater Amateur Radio Award, the 2009 RCA Presidentís Award, the 2012 RCA Presidentís Award and is an RCA Fellow, and in 2007 was elected to the RCA Board of Directors, a position she still holds.

Perry has moderated the Dayton Hamvention Youth Forum and Instructorsí Forum for 27 years. She is a member of QCWA, RCA, ARRL, DARA, (Dayton Amateur Radio Association) AWA, (Antique Wireless Association) and Brandeis Women. 


Ken Oelke, VE6AFO
President, Quarter Century Wireless Association, Inc.