I believe that Amateur Radio and the ARRL are at a crossroads. Issues such as the need to bring new people of all ages into Amateur Radio and get them active have become urgent. We also need to do a much better job at building public awareness and support for Amateur Radio as a means … Continue reading An Important Choice – Please Cast Your Vote for ARRL New England Division Director →
I held a second Town Hall Meeting earlier this week with Hams in New England. I was joined by Phil Temples, K9HI, and Rob Leiden, K1UI from my team. After a brief introduction, I spent the evening answering questions. We recorded the second Town Hall Meeting and I wanted to share it with our readers … Continue reading Our Second Town Hall Meeting →
Folks have been asking me why I want to become the next ARRL New England Division Director. For me, this is about giving back and helping people to enrich their lives through Amateur Radio and all that it can offer. You can watch the video above to learn more. Fred, AB1OC
I wanted to share my thoughts about how we can grow membership in the ARRL. This clip is from the ARRL New England Division Candidate Forum which was part of the Northeast HamXposition. You can watch the full Candidate Forum video here. Fred, AB1OC
The three candidates who are running to become the next New England Division Director participated in a Candidates Forum at the Northeast HamXpostion in Marlborough, MA recently. The Candidate Forum was moderated by Don Arthur, K1DCA. Thanks to Jim Palmer, KB1KQW for recording and producing the video of the Candidate Forum. Don asked a series … Continue reading ARRL New England Division Director Candidates Forum at Northeast HamXpostion →
I held the first of what I hope will be many Town Hall Meetings with Hams in New England last evening. I was joined by a panel of Hams who are supporting my campaign and who are helping me to develop plans for the work I will do as ARRL New England Division Director. After … Continue reading Our First Town Hall →
I have had the pleasure to work collaborate with my club and others to create programs to get new people and young people started in Amateur Radio. I’ve been sharing information about these programs with clubs across New England and around the US to provide ideas and inspiration for Amateur Radio clubs to add similar … Continue reading Programs Helping Hams and Young People to Develop Skills and Get on The Air →
It is vitally important that we make efforts to bring Amateur Radio to young people in schools and other venues. When we spend time bringing Amateur Radio to young people, we accomplish two important things. First, we have the potential to change a young person’s life for the better by involving them in Amateur Radio, … Continue reading Importance of Amateur Radio in Schools →
Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC Hello. I am Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC, and I am hoping to become your ARRL New England Division Director. I have a long history of helping people to become licensed, learn new skills, and become active in the Amateur Radio Service. I have also served as the President of the Nashua Area Radio Society, … Continue reading Creating a Strong Future for Amateur Radio as ARRL New England Division Director →
Every executive leadership role that I have held has come with an understanding that I would have 100 days to take actions that demonstrate my ability to do the job and my commitment to address important issues that ARRL members here in New England care about. I believe that anyone that is chosen to be … Continue reading Our First 100 Days as Director →
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