Archive for December, 2007

RCA scholarship applications invited

Wednesday, December 26th, 2007

Applications are due by May 1, 2008

RCA Scholarship Fund..

The Foundation for Amateur Radio has begun accepting applications for scholarships for the 2008-2009 academic year. Of the Radio Club of America’s 12 scholarship money grants for the year, FAR administers and selects the recipients for three of them. The FAR-administered scholarships are the only RCA grants available to students regardless of location. The remainder of RCA’s scholarships are connected with specific colleges and universities where only students matriculated there are eligible.

‘World War II Radio Heroes’

Wednesday, December 26th, 2007

Letters of Compassion


You might enjoy this story from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. It has a connection with RCA that I’ll explain at the end.

Radio Club of America names Andy Rooney as honorary member

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

TV essayist gave keynote speech at RCA’s 2007 banquet

Andy Rooney of the CBS News program .

By a vote of the board of directors on Nov. 16, 2007, Andy Rooney was named an honorary member of the Radio Club of America. That evening, Andy delivered the keynote speech at the Club’s annual banquet. Andy is best known for essays that he presents on the CBS News program “60 Minutes,” where he has worked for the past 30 years. RCA by-laws state that “an honorary member shall be a person of high professional standing who is interested in the activities of the Club.”

Radio Club to host Texas Dinner in Galveston

Saturday, December 15th, 2007

Second annual dinner in Lone Star state

RCA Texas Dinner.

Updated on Jan. 26, 2008.

The Radio Club of America has scheduled a banquet in conjunction with the 2008 Texas APCO Conference & Expo. This will be the second banquet to be arranged by the Club’s Texas Event Committee, headed by Carroll Hollingsworth. A reception and cash bar begins at 6 p.m.; the dinner meeting is set for 7 p.m. on April 29, 2008 at the Galveston Island Convention Center, 5600 Seawall Blvd. Texas APCO’s convention will be conducted there from April 28-30, 2008.

Radio Club of America Spring Gathering

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

2008 APCO Western Regional Conference

Radio Club of America 2008 Spring Gathering..

Updated March 19, 2008

RCA has scheduled its Fifth Annual Spring Gathering for April 1, 2008, at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque, 330 Tijeras NW. The event is to be held in conjunction with the APCO Western Regional Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The guest speaker is Alan Tilles.