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Hello to all my constituents in the Orange Section

After serving 17 years (since 2003), I have decided to retire my position as section manager of the ARRL Orange Section. My term ends on March 31, 2021. Elections (please see your October 2020 QST magazine or go online and search section manager term dates or click on link for application, You can also request information for ARRL HQ. If you are interested in my position, you can visit this link: for further information and I will also be available for questions.

It has been a great run and have made lots of new friends, visited many clubs, increased our ARES program, OO program in the Orange Section and we have also been through many changes to the ARRL regarding the OO program, ARES program and getting a ticket as an Amateur Radio operator.

I want to first thank all my staff who have worked closely with me and appreciated all the inputs and discussions on how to run our section.

very 73
Carl Gardenias WU6D

Orange Section Manager