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SWODXA DXDINNER® ANNOUNCEMENT

March 1st, 2017
Bill Salyers, AJ8B
AJ8B@ARRL.net

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The SouthWest Ohio DX Association (SWODXA) has announced that ‘Experiencing the Hobby of a Lifetime’ will be the keynote topic for their 32nd annual DX dinner®. The dinner, held in conjunction with the 2017 Dayton Hamvention®, will be on Friday, May 19th, at the Marriott Hotel in Dayton.  Ruth Willet, KM4LAO, a member of the Dave Kalter Memorial Youth DX Adventure, will be the keynote speaker.

Ruth is a freshman at Kettering University in Michigan, majoring in Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Physics. She alternates academic terms at school with a co-op job at Textron Specialized Vehicles in Augusta, Georgia. Ruth earned her Technician class license, in June 2015, after discovering ham radio through an interest in learning Morse code. She upgraded to Amateur Extra within a year. Ruth is a member of multiple clubs nationwide, including the ARRL and the Gwinnett Amateur Radio Society. Ruth has enjoyed many aspects of Amateur radio, including operating SSB and CW on HF, satellite operations, working community service events, mentoring new hams, and DXing. She was honored to be a member of the 2016 Dave Kalter Memorial Youth DX Adventure, which operated from the island of Saba in August 2016.

For more information and to order dinner tickets, visit WWW.SWODXAEVENTS.ORG
and follow us on Twitter (@SWODXA).

 

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