Archive for September, 2007

RCA names 13 Club members as new Fellows in ‘class of 2007’

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

The first six in alphabetical order

Bill Baker, W1BKR; Fred Baumgartner; KG0KI; Sandra Black; and Russell Fox, esq.
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At the Nov. 16, 2007 banquet, the Radio Club of America will elevate the status of 13 individuals to the membership status of Fellow. Here are some details about six of them. Congratulations to the new Fellows, class of 2007.

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RCA names 13 members as new Fellows in ‘class of 2007’

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

The remaining seven in alphabetical order

James W. Hart, P.E., W0NFD; George W. Hoeltje, P.E., K9GWH; Morgan E. O'Brien; Donald W. Pfohl, W7LPA; William F. Roselle Jr., W7SFE; Elizabeth R. Sachs, esq.; and Joseph J. Schroeder Jr., W9JUV.
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At the Nov. 16, 2007 banquet, the Radio Club of America will elevate the status of 13 individuals to the membership status of Fellow. Here are some details about seven of them. Congratulations to the new Fellows, class of 2007.
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Dennis Bodson, W4PWF, to receive RCA’s Sarnoff Citation

Sunday, September 23rd, 2007

Former NCS chief is active ARRL, IEEE volunteer

RCA Sarnoff Citation for 2007 goes to Dennis Bodson, Ph.D., P.E., W4PWF

Dennis Bodson, W4PWF Dennis Bodson, W4PWF

The Radio Club of America has named Dennis Bodson, Ph.D., P.E., W4PWF, of Arlington, Virginia, as the recipient of the Sarnoff Citation. The award is given to recognize significant contributions to the advancement of electronic communications. “I was shocked when I heard that I would receive the Sarnoff Citation,” Dennis told me, adding, “I find it difficult to believe that I’ll be on the dais with Walter Cronkite, KB2GSD.”

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Walter Cronkite, KB2GSD, named honorary member of Radio Club

Saturday, September 8th, 2007

CBS newsman becomes RCA’s 26th honorary member

Walter Cronkite, KB2GSD, in a 2003 ARRL video,

The Radio Club of America has conferred honorary membership upon Walter Cronkite, KB2GSD. Cronkite is best known as the anchor of the “CBS Evening News” program from 1962 to 1981 and as America’s eyewitness to history.

In its 98-year history, RCA has given only 26 honorary memberships. The other living honorary member is June Poppele. Her father, Jack R. Poppele, was one of two engineers who, in 1922, started what now is New York’s WOR AM radio station. (more…)