WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #21-01
DARRELL DAVIS KT4WX APPOINTED ASSISTANT SECTION MANAGER AND TECHNICAL COORDINATOR.
Mike Douglas W4MDD, Section Manager of the ARRL West Central Florida Section, appointed Darrell Davis KT4WX to be an Assistant Section Manager. Davis will serve as the Executive Assistant Section Manager. Dave Birnbaum K2LYV, Technical Coordinator of the ARRL West Central Florida Section, had decided to step down as Technical Coordinator on Thursday December 31, 2020. Douglas appointed Darrell Davis KT4WX, as the new Technical Coordinator for the ARRL West Central Florida Section. Davis has previously served as Technical Coordinator from 2000 through the middle of 2004.
Douglas had the following to say about the appointment of Davis, “Darrell Davis, KT4WX will remain an integral part of the West Central Florida Section of the ARRL. As I transition into the new post of Section Manager I will continue to rely on Darrell’s expertise. I do not plan, in the immediate future, on making any changes to staff of the WCF. The Section has been running quite smoothly. I have no desire to reinvent the wheel”. Davis said the following about his appointments, ” I feel honored to serve on Mike’s cabinet as one of his Assistant Section Manager’s and to serve for the second time as Technical Coordinator. I got my start in the West Central Florida Section serving as Technical Coordinator and I really enjoyed serving in that capacity. Building and experimenting with radio, electronics, and computers is my first love in amateur radio.” Davis also will continue to serve as Chairman of TECHCON, the ARRL West Central Florida Section Technical Conference as part of his responsibilites as Technical Coordinator.
The ARRL West Central Florida Section extends its sincere thanks to Dave Birnbaum K2LYV for his service as Technical Coordinator for the later part of 2019 and 2020. Birnbaum will continue as an ARRL Technical Specialist and regular contributor to the section newsletters, the WCF PRESSER and the WCF EXPERIMENTER. Birnbaum has also been an annual presenter at TECHCON and plans to continue in that role as well.