Robert A. Wood

QCWA # 20558
Chapter 112
W1VYI - Robert A. Wood

W1VYI, Woody was first licensed 1952. He and his wife, Betty, W1VYH passed their Novice Exams at the U. S. Custom House in Boston, when diagrams and questions seemed more difficult. Betty and Woody have five children, three boys and book-end girls. The three boys have callsigns; N1HOW, N1HSY and N1HSZ. Fourteen grandchildren makes for a full family.

Woody is the Trustee for the Club callsign W1PZ, the Pocahontas Radio Club located in the Boston-North area. Woody can also be found at K4TRR, the Travelers Rest Resort Amateur Radio Club in Dade City, Florida.

Woody is a member of Wally Byam Caravan Club International Amateur Radio Club. Woody is a Past President of that club. His also a Life Member of the QCWA, Yankee Chapter, New England.

Woody served in the Navy, WWII, 1945-1947. He served aboard the submarine USS Cubera SS-347. Worked for Sylvania and GTE and is now retired. Betty and Woody have been married for fifty-seven ix years now in 2008.

November 13, 2014