ARRL Forum: 9-10AM: Salon A-B-C

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ARRL West Gulf Division Director

Dr. David Woolweaver K5RAV

conducts this year's ARRL Forum

with Vice Director

John Robert Stratton N5AUS.


Guest speaker this year is Ed Hare W1RFI, Lab Manager at the ARRL.


w1rfiEd is employed by ARRL, the National Association for Amateur Radio. After an industry career in product testing, he came to work at ARRL HQ in 1986. He has decades of testing and test-equipment experience in the field of radiocommunications.

He now holds the position of Laboratory Manager.


Over the years he has written quite a number of RFI articles, ranging from articles for QST and the "ARRL Handbook" to articles about the practical aspects of EMC that have appeared in professional trade journals. He is also one of the editors and authors of the ARRL "RFI Book" and the author of the ARRL's book on RF exposure, "RF Exposure and You."


He is very active holding a seat for Amateur Radio on various industry committees, serving as a voting membership on the IEEE EMC Society Standards Development and Education Committee, the ANSI accredited C63® EMC Committee as Vice Chair of Subcommittee 5 on Immunity, a past Chair of the IEEE Connecticut Section and others, representing ARRL and the interests of Amateur Radio as industry standards are developed.


He is a member of the IEEE Standards Association, the IEEE Power and Energy Society and serves on the Board of Directors of the IEEE EMC Society