Officers of KPARC




Joe Flack – W0QF- President

First Licensed: 50’s
Amateur Radio Associations: VE, ARES, CERT
Interest in Amateur Radio: I like talking with people overseas and volunteering for Emergency Services.


Bill Miller – N1CDO – Vice President

First Licensed: 1980
Military Service: US Navy
Amateur Radio Associations:  ARRL, VE, ARES
Interest in Amateur Radio: The fun of DXing, Public service and helping others.


Doug Gatchell – K4DGG – Treasurer

First Licensed: 2010
Military Service: Army National Guard
Amateur Radio Associations:  ARRL VE, ARRL Technical Specialist, ARES/RACES
Interest in Amateur Radio: Challenges of digital radio and learning new things

Don Vlack – K2DV – Secretary

First Licensed: 1990
Amaterur Radio Associations:  ARRL, VE, Antique Wireless Association Volunteer
Interest in Amateur Radio:  I have been a member of the ARRL before I was a ham.  I am still fascinated by the magic of being able to communicate with my own equipment and a wire.


Dick Bishop – W4NWD – Past President
First Licensed:1960
Military Service: Air force ROTC for 4 years
Amateur Radio Associations:  ARRL VE
Interest in Amateur Radio: My dad and I repaired radios and TVs while I was in high school. He and I wanted ham licenses to stay in contact while I was in College