January 21, 2016

From QCWA Headquarters


QCWA Bulletin 2016-001 - ARRL Elects New President - Rick Roderick, K5UR

The QCWA Board of Directors congratulates QCWA Life Member # 29027, Rick Roderick, K5UR, as the new ARRL President.

The ARRL Board of Directors elected ARRL First Vice President Rick Roderick, K5UR, of Little Rock, Arkansas, as ARRL's 16th President at its 2016 Annual Meeting January 15-16 in Windsor, Connecticut. He succeeds Kay Craigie, N3KN, of Blacksburg, Virginia, who had served for three terms when elected in 2010. Craigie is also QCWA member # 34512.

A ham for 48 years, Roderick is an attorney. He has served on the ARRL Board of Directors for 24 years and is an enthusiastic Amateur Radio operator and DXer on HF and VHF/UHF. He and his wife Holly have two adult children.

The QCWA Board of Directors look forward to working with President Roderick, as well we thank Kay Craigie for her extensive work while with the ARRL over the past 30 years.

(Thanks to 'The ARRL Letter')


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