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FARA Field Day 2016 Dedicated to Ernie, W1DO

posted Jun 24, 2016, 3:50 PM by L Gray   [ updated Jun 24, 2016, 3:51 PM ]
We will be dedicating Field Day this year to Ernie Bosselman, W1DO, who became a SK on September 16, 2015.  Born in Dedham, MA, Ernie was a graduate of Dedham High School and earned a degree in electrical engineering from Northeastern University. He served in the Army Signal Corp during World War II and was a registered professional Engineer in the state of Connecticut. Ernie retired from Gibson Engineering Company in Norwood, MA and Plainville Electrical Products Company in Bristol, CT where he was manager of the Engineering Department. Ernie and his wife lived in Farmington, CT where they raised their four children. They moved to North Falmouth in 1992.

Ernie was an Amateur Radio Operator (W1DO) and received many awards throughout his radio career. He was a member of the ARRL, DX Century Club, Greater Hartford Amateur Radio Association, Falmouth Amateur Radio Association, and was a past president of the Quarter Century Wireless Association (Yankee Chapter).