May 26, 2016

From QCWA Headquarters

QCWA Bulletin 2016-008 - Larry Price, W4RA - Honorary Member Of The Canadian Amateur Radio Hall Of Fame

The QCWA Board of Directors wish to congratulate QCWA Life Member, Larry Price, W4RA on his recent induction as Honorary Member of the Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame. Price is President Emeritus of the ARRL and of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU), and was first licensed in 1951.

The Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) inducted Larry Price, W4RA, of Statesboro, Georgia on Saturday, May 21 at 2016 Dayton Hamvention. The induction ceremony was held at the International Amateur Radio Union booth. Many of Larry's amateur radio colleagues attended the presentation.

The appointment is in recognition of Larry's many years of support of Radio Amateurs of Canada and Amateur Radio in Canada. Honorary appointments can only be initiated by the Directors of RAC. This is the first Honorary appointment in the history of RAC. Larry is also a former President of both the ARRL and the IARU.

(Thanks to RAC Bulletin Service)

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