Rocky Mountain Division Director Resigns

In a letter to ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, on Friday 19th October 2018, Dwayne Allen, WY7FD, resigned as Director of the Rocky Mountain Division due to time constraints and competing duties with work and family. As such, the Secretary of the Corporation has declared the position vacant.

In accordance with Article 7 of the Articles of Association, Vice Director Jeff Ryan, K0RM, will assume the Director position immediately.

Banbury UK Amateurs Win RSGB Construction Award

The Banbury Amateur Radio Society has won a constructors prize at the RSGB Convention in the UK.

The project is to promote "Club Zest" and is called BARSicle. It is a LEARN-CODE-BUILD project to re-invigorate members in electronic design and amateur radio circuit operation.

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RSGB Past President GI3KYP SK

RSGB Past President Alexander Davidson Patterson OBE, FIEE, GI3KYP, died on October 10, 2018, peacefully, at home, surrounded by his family.

Better known as Barney, he was RSGB President in 1967.

Barney traveled widely during his Presidency and, among many other achievements, oversaw the purchase of 28 Little Russell Street, London, as the then-new RSGB HQ.

Also holding the call sign EI4BC, he served as President of the Irish Radio Transmitters Society in 1971 and 1972, the only person ever to have held both posts.

His funeral is on Monday 15 October 2018 at 1pm in Roselawn Crematorium.