Tom Blackwell W5GAR became a silent key on May 14th, 2020.
Tom was the ARRL North Texas Section Manager in the 2000’s representing area hams for the ARRL. He frequently attended many club Field Days through the years as well as local club events. After his tenure as Section Manager he continued to petition the ARRL for suggested improvements in the ARRL bylaws, election rules and regulations.
Tom was also actively involved in Dallas politics and remained so throughout his life.
Memorial services will be held June 19th at 10AM at Hillcrest Mausoleum & Memorial Park, 7405 West Northwest Highway in Dallas.