Open ARRL Field Appointments

This page contains a listing of ARRL Field Appointments that the Western Massachusetts section is actively searching to fill.  If you are an ARRL member in the Western Massachusetts section that meets the stated requirement of the appointment and are interested in it, please contact the Section Manager.

Section Emergency Coordinator

The Section Emergency Coordinator is the main coordinator of the Amateur Radio Emergency Service within the Western Massachusetts section. Current SEC N2YHK has held this appointment since 2006 and has expressed interest in resigning as soon as a new SEC is found. Requires Technician class license or higher and full ARRL membership.

District Emergency Coordinator North Worcester County

This District Emergency Coordinator is the main coordinator of ARES within North Worcester County. Current DEC North Worcester County W1SEX has held this appointment since 2006 and has expressed interest in resigning as soon as a new DEC North Worcester County is found. Requires Technician class license or higher and full ARRL membership.

District Emergency Coordinator South Worcester County

The District Emergency Coordinator is the main coordinator of ARES within South Worcester County. The last DEC South Worcester County was KA1OTQ, whom passed away March 2016. This appointment has been vacant since. Requires Technician class license or higher and full ARRL membership.

District Emergency Coordinator Berkshire County

This District Emergency Coordinator is the main coordinator of ARES within Berkshire County. This appointment has been open for some time since KB2SAE moved out of the area. Requires Technician class license or higher and full ARRL membership.

State Government Liaison

The State Government Liaison is the primary contact for all governmental affairs having the potential to affect amateur radio. The SGL helps inform legislative and regulatory entities of the importance in amateur radio considerations in each bill, and potentially helps muster a section wide amateur radio publicity campaign to bills as needed. The last SGL was KC1VQ, whom passed away April 2018. This appointment has been vacant since. Requires full ARRL membership.

Public Information Coordinator

The Public Information Coordinator is the section’s expert on public information and relations matters, responsible for building and maintaining a positive public image for amateur radio within the section’s area. Requires full ARRL membership. A professional public relations, journalism experience, or background in dealing with the public media is preferred but not required.