Bill Lippert (left), AC0W Board member from the Dakota Division (South Dakota, North Dakota, and Minnesota) and Chris Stallkamp (far right), KI0D, ARRL Section Manager for South Dakota, present a certificate of recognition to Pete Burkett (center), Hot Springs Amateur Radio Club President.
By Eric Harrold
Staff Writer at Fall River County Herald-Star
HOT SPRINGS – At its regular monthly meeting held on Tuesday, March 8, the Hot Springs Amateur Radio Club was recognized by the Amateur Radio Relay League, commonly known as ARRL, for its continued growth and contributions to the local community, which it serves.
The Amateur Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the national association for amateur radio in the US, and is headquartered in Newington, Conn. At the beginning of the meeting, Bill Lippert, AC0W Board member from the Dakota Division (South Dakota, North Dakota, and Minnesota) and Chris Stallkamp, KI0D, ARRL Section Manager for South Dakota, presented the award to Pete Burkett, Hot Springs Amateur Radio Club President.
The Hot Springs club was recognized for its support of ARRL as an affiliated club since March 28, 1962. In addition, its membership was recognized for providing communication support for various public service needs including Skywarn reporting, as well as serving as a resource to mentor new amateur radio operators including providing license classes and VEC (Volunteer Exam Coordinators) amateur radio license testing.
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