* W4DICK used to allow Dick access to the QCWA Members Only webpage, he does not hold an amateur license.
Richard E. 'Dick' Wiley
QCWA # H0005
FCC Commissioner 1972 to 1974
FCC Chairman 1974 to 1977
Chair, FCC's Advisory Committee on Advanced Television Service 1987 to 1995
National QCWA Convention @ the ARRL National Convention
The Metropolitan N.Y. Chapter was the host for the National QCWA Luncheon held in connection with the ARRL National Convention on Sunday, July 21, 1974. It was held at the Black Angus Restaurant, 1/2 block east of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Frank A. Gunther, W2ALS, Natonal QCWA President, was the meeting chairman.
Guest speakers were Armond Meyer, W3ACE, the former ambassador to Japan and Richard E. Wiley, FCC Chairman.
W2ALS presented Mr Wiley with an Honorary Membership in QCWA, approved by the QCWA Board of Directors.
Richard Emerson 'Dick' Wiley
Born: 20 Jul 1934, Peoria, IL
Wife: Elizabeth Jean (m. 1960)
Children: Douglas, Pamela and Kimberly
US Army (Captain JAG Corps, 1959-62)
National Co-Chair, Lawyers for Bush-Quayle, 1992.
National Co-Chair, Lawyers for Bush-Cheney, 2000.
Founded Wiley & Rein in 1983 with Bert W. Rein, who were joined 1986 by Fred F. Fielding.
Dick heads the firm's 80-attorney Communications Practice, the largest in the nation. As Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), he fostered increased competition and lessened regulation in the communications field. Dick played a pivotal role in the development of HDTV in this country, serving for nine years as Chairman of the FCC's Advisory Committee on Advanced Television Service. He represents a number of major communications-oriented organizations, including Verizon, AT&T, JP Morgan, Credit Suisse, Newspaper Association of America, Motorola, CBS, Belo, Gannett, Sirius/XM, Emmis, Gray Television, and LG. Dick also is a frequent author and lecturer on telecommunications and information law.
July 20, 2016