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October 16, 2014. Founders Day Celebration The Northern California DX Club was founded October 10, 1946 at a meeting at the Coit Hotel, Oakland. The NCDXC.

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1 October 16, 2014

2 Founders Day Celebration The Northern California DX Club was founded October 10, 1946 at a meeting at the Coit Hotel, Oakland. The NCDXC is 68 !!

3 Our Charter Members Jack, W6BUY; Elvin, W6TT; Reg, W6ITH; Mario, W6DUB Chas, W6EJA; Dan, W6PB; Bud, W6AED Phil, W6IKQ; Bud, W6QLH; Ray, W6UPV; Horace, W6TI

4 Daniel O’Brien- W6PB First President of the NCDXC Secretary/Treasurer 1948 DXer Editor 1948 – 1950 Was a practical joker on the air DX Bug

5 D. Reginald Tibbetts - W6ITH graduate of UC Berkeley Designed the 5M HTs used during the construction of the Bay Bridge 30 years as Chief Engineer for UPI

6 D. Reginald Tibbetts - W6ITH Sint Maartin Saint Martin

7 Felix (Phil) Caldera - W6IKQ Served as NCDXC President in 1947 UC Berkeley, Class of 1931 Reported 85 worked in Radio Magazine, April, 1941

8 Chauncey ‘Bud’ Downey - W6QLH First Licensed in 1938 – Radio & Television, Dec 1938 Operated mobile for a while with National NC-173 Announced as SK to NCDXC at March, 1984 meeting

9 John R. 'Ray' Brennan - W6UPV 73 Phone, 23 Zones in 1948 All on 10M Phone Moved to Palo Alto in June, 1949

10 Horace R. Greer - W6TI Originally 6TI in 1920 NCDXC President Secretary/Treasurer Director – 1950 Callsign now W6TI repeater

11 Charles Henry - W6EJA President of the NCDXC Secretary/Treasurer – DXer Editor

12 L. E. “Bud” Walton - W6AED Active in 1940 – Contacted Adm. Byrd’s Antarctic Expedition; active with Pacific DX stations Moved to Sandy Point, ID about November, 1977 Western Washington DX Club – Member 9/93 as W6AED/7 DXer December, 1995 reports Bud as a Silent Key

13 John D. “Jack” Holmes - W6BUY Director – 1948 & 1951 Secretary/Treasurer – 1956 & 1958 Operated from Bray, Ireland as EI2VSB

14 Elvin Feige - W6TT Co-owner of Elmar Electronics in Oakland 186 CW, 104 Phone, 40 Zones in 1948 License renewed in 1997 Cancelled in 2001

15 Elvin Feige - W6TT Jennings Linear Amplifier: A Jennings Vacuum Variable showroom in a box. Custom built for W6TT, co-owner of Elmar Electronics in Oakland

16 Elvin Feige - W6TT Commodore, Oakland Yacht Club

17 Mario Chirone - W6DUB Co-owner of Elmar Electronics in Oakland Graduate Oakland Technical High School National Electronics Distributors Association President Executive Director Active Amateur

18 Sometimes the Internet reveals amazing things … Echoes of Past DX Hamgallery.com

19 Mario, W6DUB, sends his QSL card to Ray, XU8RA, for a QSO on 20 APR 1940 … And …

20 Here is the XU8RA QSL card to W6DUB for that QSO !!

21 It’s all here: Mario, the Op, his 1940 station and QSLs for both sides of the DX QSO – Amazing!!

22 In Recognition and Appreciation of Our Past Presidents’ Service to Our Club

23 Past Presidents Who Are NCDXC Members

24 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President Craig J. Bradley, AE6RR Thank You For Your Service to our Club

25 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President LEONARD R. GERALDI, K6ANP Thank You For Your Service to our Club

26 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President Ross W. Forbes, K6GFJ Thank You For Your Service to our Club

27 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President Russell L. Bentson, K6KLY Thank You For Your Service to our Club

28 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President GERALD D GRIFFIN, K6MD Thank You For Your Service to our Club

29 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President ALBERT C. BURNHAM, K6RIM Thank You For Your Service to our Club

30 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President LOUIS J. BEAUDET, K6TMB Thank You For Your Service to our Club

31 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President Theodore S. Park, K6XN Thank You For Your Service to our Club

32 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President JOHN A. EISENBERG, K6YP Thank You For Your Service to our Club

33 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President JAMES A. SANSOTERRA, K8JRK Thank You For Your Service to our Club

34 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President Theodore P. Algren, KA6W Thank You For Your Service to our Club

35 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President DEWEY R. CHURCHILL, KG6AM Thank You For Your Service to our Club

36 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President ROBERT R. ARTIGO, KN6J Thank You For Your Service to our Club

37 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President RICHARD M. CROUCH, N6RC Thank You For Your Service to our Club

38 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President RICHARD M. LETRICH, W6KM Thank You For Your Service to our Club

39 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President Charles K. Epps, W6OAT Thank You For Your Service to our Club

40 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President Robert B. Vallio, W6RGG Thank You For Your Service to our Club

41 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President G. Kip Edwards, W6SZN Thank You For Your Service to our Club

42 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President George A. Allan, W6YD Thank You For Your Service to our Club

43 Past Presidents Who Are No Longer NCDXC Members

44 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President MICHAEL L. SHAPIRO, WA6O Thank You For Your Service to our Club

45 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President BRUNO BIENENFELD, AA6AD Thank You For Your Service to our Club

46 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President RICHARD C. WILDE, K6OHJ Thank You For Your Service to our Club

47 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President DONALD L. SCHLIESSER, K6RV Thank You For Your Service to our Club

48 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President DOUGLAS W MURRAY, N6BU Thank You For Your Service to our Club

49 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President THEODORE C. DAVIS, W6BJH Thank You For Your Service to our Club

50 Presents This Certificate of Appreciation to our Past President Roy W. Fontes, W6TEX Thank You For Your Service to our Club

51 Happy 68 th Anniversary!!


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