Candidate for Director
I have been licensed since 1976 and WD5DBC is the only call sign that I have held. I was licensed in Dallas Texas while working at the HeathKit store in Dallas, Texas. I still have some of the "One of the Hams at Heath" QSL cards. I am an active member of the QCWA, Quarter Century Wireless Association, and the Vic Clark Chapter 91 of the QCWA.

I have served on the QCWA board for 6 years. During that time, I have been a member of or the chairman of the A&F, Publications, and Chapter Relations committees.

My Amateur Radio Related Activities include:
- Virginia ARES District 2 Emergency Coordinator
- National Weather Service Skywarn spotter
- Skywarn Advisory Council member
- Skywarn Net Control Station
- Former Founding Vice Chairman of the Fairfax County Citizen Corp Council
- Member of the National Capital ARES Council
- Member of the Board of Directors of the Northern Virginia FM Association;
- Member Amateur Radio Research and Development Corp.;
- ARRL VEC Extra Class Volunteer Examiner
- W5YI VEC Extra Class Volunteer Examiner
- Laurel VEC Extra Class Volunteer Examiner
- Life Member ARRL; American Radio Relay League;
- Member Vienna Wireless Association;
- Member Northern Virginia FM Association;
- Life Member of the QCWA
- Member QCWA Board of Directors
- Member QCWA Vic Clark Chapter 91
- Member 10-10 International
- HAM radio volunteer for the Marine Corps Marathon since 1997
- HAM Radio coordinator for the Marine Corps Marathon since 2001

I am active on 10-80 mtrs, 2 mtr, 220 mhz, 440 mhz, and 1.2 GHz as well as packet radio and DStar. My current gear includes: IC701, IC706MKIIG, FT100, FT847, TMD700, VX5R, TM541, ID80AD, ID880, FTM400DR, and AREDN.

Howard Cunningham, MCP
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