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From: Daryl Stout (1:2320/33)
To: All
Date: Thu, 09.12.21 17:48
ARRL Extra Bulletin
ARLX018 ARRL Virginia Section Manager Joseph Palsa, K3WRY (SK)

Special Bulletin 18 ARLX018
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 9, 2021
To all radio amateurs

ARLX018 ARRL Virginia Section Manager Joseph Palsa, K3WRY (SK)

Virginia Section Manager Joe Palsa, K3WRY, of North Chesterfield,
Virginia, died on December 7. An ARRL Life Member, he was 80.

Palsa was appointed Virginia Section Manager in February 2015, and
had since won elections in his own right. A radio amateur for more
than 50 years, he also served as the Virginia State Government

Palsa held a PhD in electronics technology and was a Life Member of
the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He
enjoyed researching and designing ham equipment and building
projects, including some specialized military applications on
electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), electromagnetic interference
(EMI), and electromagnetic pulse (EMP). His professional experience
included design, product development, and application engineering
support, as well as positions in senior sales and marketing and
senior executive management.

During 2014, he served as president of the Richmond Amateur Radio
Club. In past years, he has held ARRL Field Organization positions
as Official Bulletin Station (OBS), Official Observer (OO), and
Official Emergency Station (OES).

Active in the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES), he received
two ARRL public service awards. Palsa enjoyed DXing, contesting, and
public service communication.
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