Ronald L. Moorefield, W8ILC from Kettering, Ohio, USA passed away 18 March 2020.
Information from his qrz page:
Amateur Radio First Licensed 1951(Age 13). Extra License in 1980's. General Radiotelphone

License. Amateur Radio operate all bands 160 Meters to 440Mhz. Retired from AT&T,Ohio Bell

with 38 Years Service. FEMA 2004-2006 Amateur Radio and Community Service work.

Amateur Radio ARES DEC and EC for 50 Years,Retired 2011. ARRL Life Member. Life Member

Dayton Amateur Radio Association,Member since 1950. Charter Member Huber Heights

Amateur Radio Club. Charter Member of the Southwest Ohio Dx Association(SWODXA).

CQ Hall OF FAME 2011. Been to all the Dayton Hamventions,First was 1952.

1984Olympic Torch Relay New York to Los Angles Radio Officer 86 Days. QCWA Member.

Dayton Skywarn Member. Hamvention Special Achievement Award 1978. Dayton Amateur

Radio Ham of the Year. Frank Schwab,W8OK SWODXA Ham of the Year 2007. Great Lakes

Division George Wilson Award 2005. DARA Lifetime Communications Van Award.

Al Severson AB8P Memorial Award Ohio 2011. ARRL DXCC Honor Roll#1 with 373

Countries Both Phone and Mixed. CQ DXCC Honor Roll with 341 Countries .160 Meter

#89 DXCC now 163 Countries. AREC ARECC Honor Roll. FEMA Courses completed

QRPp NAOCC #6508


QRPp Member NAOCC Club #6508

IS-022,IS-00100,IS-00200,IS-00700,IS-00800. ADE Weiss Millwatt QRPp Trophys

#1 DXCC #1 200 Countries #1 300 Countries with less than 1 watt output.

ARRL QRP 5 Band DXCC. QSL manager for J6LRU,J68AM and VP2EK.

DX-Epeditions to VE2,C6,J6,6Y5,Ti5,V2,V4 VP2E.

Other Interests are Metal Detecting and Photo.

American RED CROSS 55 Years.

Great Lakes Division Assitant Director

Public Information Officer(PIO) Ohio.

W8ILC Ronald Moorefield, Kettering, Ohio, USA