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W5H Special Event Photos

Honor Flight Info-Nov. 7, 2017

Contact Information:

Honor Flight, Inc., 175 South Tuttle Road, Springfield, OH 45505

Phone: 937-521-2400 (9am – 5pm EST)

SCRIPT: (PDF) – Script

Map (PDF) – W5H Map

W5H Special Event – Veteran’s Day

Special Event Station W5H honoring Veteran’s Day and promoting awareness of the Honor-flight Program.

Honoring veterans November 10 thru 12, 2017

Planned and operated by The Broken Arrow Amateur Radio Club.

See attached flyer for more up-to-date info: HonorFlightSpecialEvent2017

Note: This flyer has been revised since last posting.

Larry Russell, K5ZCJ Silent Key

Dear fellow club members,

It is with extreme sadness that I must report the passing of Larry Russell – K5ZCJ of Broken Arrow.   Larry passed peaceably on Saturday evening, Sept. 2, 2017, at his QTH, surrounded by his family.  He had been ill for some time. Our prayers are with Linda and the family.

The graveside service is currently set for Sept. 11, 2017, 11:00 AM.  The location is Floral Haven in Broken Arrow at 71st and 129th.

Ray Richardson  WB5JJA

Dan Woods W5BM

Sept. BAARC Meeting, TUE, 9/5

September’s BAARC meeting is TUESDAY, Sept. 5 at the Community Center, 1500 S. Main St.

BAARC Cookout – October 2, 2017, 6pm

Our annual BAARC Cookout will be held on Monday October 2, 2017 @ 6:00PM.

Location K5PX’s QTH, 7 Spring Creek Lane, Broken Arrow, OK 74014

Everyone needs to bring your chairs!

BRUCE needs everyone to RSVP at, with how many attending and what you are bringing.

Bruce K5PX

More Photos from Ice Cream Social

Sorry it took so long to get these up. These photos are from Gerry KC5JKU:

Memorial for John Anderson, KN5UPS

Brian Railey KB6LZJ has created a memorial for John Anderson on Find A Grave. Please click on  this link if you would like to leave flowers and a note on his memorial.

John Anderson, KN5UPS, Silent Key

Obituary for John Ralph Anderson Jr.

John R. Anderson, Jr., beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, and friend died on July 27, 2017. He was born April 15, 1944 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He graduated from Edison High School in 1962. Upon graduating he studied at OSU in Stillwater for one year before enlisting in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was in communications and served one tour in Vietnam. Returning to Tulsa he attended Spartan School of Aeronautics, where he earned his airframe and power plant licenses, and went on to work for American Airlines as a mechanic, where he retired in 2010 after almost 25 years.

He was an avid streetrodder, owning and building several cars, and winning many awards at car shows over the years. He had a model railroad in HO scale and flew model airplanes for several years. Most recently he added antique radio restoration and HAM radio operation to his hobbies. He enjoyed traveling with his wife and spending winters in Florida.

He was survived by his wife, Vicki, of almost 30 years, a son John R. Anderson III and his wife Mollee of Fayetteville, NC, and their children John R. Anderson IV, Nashville, TN, Jordan Anderson, Tampa, FL, Grace Daugherty and husband Dylan of Chattanooga, TN, and Claire Mills and Jacob Mills of the home; a daughter Gretchen Clarkson and husband Bradley of Stillwater, OK and their children Cates Cathey, Tucker Cathey, Aspen Clarkson and Gentrie Clarkson; a sister Sharon Finnerty and husband Mark of Tulsa, OK. He is also survived by many sisters and brothers-in-law and nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father John R. Anderson and mother Beatrice Anderson of Tulsa, OK.

A memorial service will be held in the Floral Haven Chapel August 4, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.