W4DK - Duke Knief
2008 QCWA Convention

H.C. 'Duke' Knief
Etowah, NC

QCWA # 12539

The incumbent treasurer of QCWA, Duke is retired as both an airline Captain and Air Force Reserve Lt. Colonel. He holds the Extra class license and 1998 will mark his 50th year in amateur radio.

A life member of QCWA, ARRL and AMSAT, he served as Chapter President, Treasurer and is in his third term as Secretary. An active DXer, he holds DXCC "Top of the Honor Roll" as well as other operating awards.

As trustee of the chapter club license, he has been a motivating force in sponsoring and amintaining both the local packet BBS and DX Cluster operating under the chapter call, K4QC.

In his first term as QCWA Treasure, he has worked closely with the GM and QCWA accountant to economize operations where possible while amintaining and improving the memebr services.

October 3, 2008