Ned Stearns, AA7A, Elected as Southwestern Division Vice Director:
W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL
May 19, 2017
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Ned Stearns, AA7A, Elected as Southwestern Division Vice
QST de W1AW
ARRL Bulletin 14 ARLB014
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 20, 2017
To all radio amateurs
SB QST ARL ARLB014
ARLB014 Ned Stearns, AA7A, Elected as Southwestern Division Vice
Edward J. "Ned" Stearns, AA7A, is the once-and-present Vice Director
of the ARRL Southwestern Division. Stearns, of Scottsdale, Arizona,
served earlier as Southwestern Division Vice Director in 2005-2006.
He topped the field of three candidates after ballots were counted
on May 19 at ARRL Headquarters and will succeed Marty Woll, N6VI,
who decided not to run for another term after serving since 2008.
Stearns took over the office upon his election.
Stearns garnered 1,836 votes, while Grant Hays, WB6OTS, received 575
votes, and Frank Westphal, K6FW, picked up 762 votes.
Stearns has served on the ARRL DX Advisory Committee. Since
September 2015, he has maintained the World Above 50 MHz Standings
on the ARRL website. Licensed since 1963, Stearns has chased DX on
all bands, operated as part of DXpeditions all over the world, and
run moonbounce from home and abroad. He is active on all bands from
160 meters to 23 centimeters.
Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.
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