RAC-Bulletin- RAC President Attends Annual ARRL Board Meeting: January 18-19

The following information was received from the Radio Amateurs of Canada


The annual Board of Directors meeting of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL), is underway in Windsor, Connecticut and will conclude tomorrowSaturday, January 19.
The above photo shows (from left): Jay Bellows, K0QB (ARRL International Affairs Vice-President), Rick Roderick, K5UR (ARRL President), Glenn MacDonell, VE3XRA (RAC President) and Rick Niswander, K7GM (ARRL Treasurer).
The ARRL Board Meetings are held twice each year in January and July. This was the fourth January ARRL Board meeting that Glenn has attended as a guest of the ARRL.
The meeting provided an opportunity to renew acquaintances with returning ARRL Directors and officers and to meet the five newly-elected ARRL Directors.
At the opening of the meeting Dave Sumner, K1ZZ, Secretary of the International Amateur Radio Union and past ARRL Chief Executive Officer, brought greetings from the IARU.
RAC President Glenn MacDonell, VE3XRA, extended greetings and best wishes on behalf of RAC and described for the new members the close relationships between Amateurs in Canada and those in the United States. He also spoke about our common interests in the upcoming deliberations at the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) which will be held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from October 28 to November 22, 2019.

Alan Griffin
RAC MarCom Director