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Changes Proposed to ARRL Governing Documents

CQ Amateur Radio magazine reports in the CQ Newsroom blog about proposed changes to the ARRL’s governing documents.

The ARRL board of directors will be considering a proposal at its January meeting to make significant changes to the League’s Articles of Association and By-Laws. …

Among the proposed changes, the board of directors will be able to revoke League membership “for cause” and to remove board members by revoking their League membership; 1

New ARRL ND Section Manager Appointed

Nancy Yoshida, KG0YL, has been appointed as the ARRL North Dakota Section Manager, starting on January 1, 2018. Yoshida, an ARRL Life Member who resides in Thompson, will take the North Dakota Field Organization leadership reins from Lynn Nelson, W0ND, who was elected last month as ARRL Dakota Division Vice Director. Nelson, of Minot, has served as the North Dakota Section Manager since 2008. 1

LOTW to Add Support for CQ WAZ Award

Participants in CQ magazine’s Worked All Zone (WAZ) award program will soon be able to use the Logbook of the World (LoTW) system of ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio, to apply for the WAZ award and its endorsements, both ARRL and CQ announced on December 14.

Amateur Radio operators will be able to use LoTW logs to generate lists of confirmed contacts to be submitted for WAZ credit. Standard LoTW credit fees and separate CQ award fees will apply. [ 1 ]