Club Station Commemorates Amateur Radio Newsline Cofounder Bill Pasternak, WA6ITF (SK)
From ARRL de WD1CKS@VERT/WLARB to QST on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 18:20:34
The Amateur Radio Newsline Amateur Radio Club, WA6ITF, has adopted the call sign of Newsline cofounder Bill Pasternak, who died in 2015. Pasternak was a familiar voice in Amateur Radio news media, and a frequent presence at hamfests and conventions. He and Jim Hendershot, WA6VQP, established the Amateur Radio Newsline¨(initially˙The˙Westlink Report) ham radio newscast. Pasternak served as˙Newsline's managing editor and occasional newscaster for the program. In an announcement, the club said it wanted to honor Pasternak by putting his call sign back on the air.