“I’m pleased to report that the Police Amateur Radio Team of Westford has been officially renewed as a Special Service Club,” according to Eastern Mass. Section ARRL Section Manager Phil Temples, K9HI.
Extraordinary clubs like PART actively pursue all aspects of Amateur Radio: new ham development and training; public relations; emergency communications; school club support; technical advancement; operating activities; annual reports, etc.
“Through the work of its members, [PART] is recognized for its continued efforts on behalf of Amateur Radio and services to its community.” said ARRL Educational Activities Assistant Linda Mullally, KB1HSV in a March 9, 2004 letter to PART’s Terry Stader, KA8SCP, EMA Section Manager, K9HI, and New England Division Director, K1KI.
More information about Special Service Clubs can be found at http://www.arrl.org/FandES/field/club/#ssc_program
Shown here: PART of Westford’s Terry Stader, KA8SCP accepts the Special Service Club certificate from EMA ARRL Affiliated Club Coordinator Frank Murphy, N1DHW. —photo courtesy W1AI