The ARRL Northwestern Division Leadership provides the interface between League Members and the National Organization. The Northwestern Division Leadership shall keep the Division Membership informed and provide the Membership with leadership training and opportunity along with the promotion of League programs within the Division that are vital to our overall success.
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6/10/2014 - SeaPac Regional Convention

Seaside Oregon displayed two of its greatest assets, during the
weekend of June 6, 7 and 8 – 1)fantastic weather and 2) the annual
SeaPac Northwestern Division Convention.... which this year was one of
the six Regional Conventions celebrating the 100 years of service to
the Amateur Radio Community by the ARRL.

In attendance were almost 3,000 folks with an elevated zeal for Amateur
Radio. The convention was organized by a cadre of volunteers who not
only made sure the event was successful but ran with clock like

5/24/2014 - Reminder - SEAPAC is almost here!

The 32nd Annual SEA-PAC Convention is June 6 - 8, 2014 at Seaside,
Oregon. It's not too late to register online at This
year we'll be celebrating the ARRL Centennial. ARRL President, Kay
Craigie, will speak at the Saturday Banquet.

This year's highlights include:

Two Friday Workshops: One on Contesting and Station Improvement and the
second a "hands-on" event on HSMM-Mesh.

More than 40 Seminars on Saturday and Sunday.

The Harry Lewis CW PROFICIENCY RUN and CONTEST offers a chance to prove
your skills.

Letter 4/2014

The 2014 Hamfest season is well upon us and Vice Director Altus and I
are attending many events, as the ARRL celebrates its 100th
anniversary. One of the Division events will be SeaPac at Seaside,
Oregon in June. We hope you will be able to attend and help us
celebrate 100 years of the National Association of Amateur Radio. For
more information go to:

ARRL Calls for Timely, Visible FCC Amateur Radio Enforcement:
In comments filed in response to the FCC’s February 14 Report on
Process Reform (GN Docket 14-25), the ARRL has called for a more

3/21/2014 - Centeniel Conventions

2014 is a busy year, as we celebrate the 100 anniversary of the ARRL -
The National Association for Amateur Radio. There are a number of
events taking place:

The ARRL Centennial QSO Party is a year-long operating event that
celebrates hams making contacts. In the end you will have accumulated
points, worked new stations and made new friends all over the world.

The Centennial QSO Party is made-up of two main activities: (1) W1AW
operating portable in each state and most territories; and (2) The
Centennial Points Challenge which is the accumulation of points from

Letter 2/2014

From the Director’s Shack - It’s been a month since the change of
the guard in the Northwestern Division. Since then we have been busy
attending club meetings and ham fests, working on matters coming before
the Legal Defense and Program Committee and preparing for the
Administrative and Finance Committee meeting in April.

I did attend the SeaPac Planning Committee meeting in February and will
continue attending meetings until the actual Convention at Seaside. The
Planning Committee is doing a superb job getting things in order to make

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