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West Virginia Section ARRL Roanoke Division

Section Manager, Dan Ringer, K8WV

Director, George “Bud” Hippisley, W2RU   Vice Director, Bill Morine, N2COP

Welcome to the ARRL West Virginia Section web page. The page will keep you informed of upcoming events, training and test sessions, ARES/RACES news, announcements and other ARRL business of interest to the amateur community. Please join us and let us know what you would like to see on the page by completing the form at the bottom of the page.
Check back often for updates.

WV Section Cabinet

The WV Section Cabinet stands ready to assist when possible.  If you would like to contact one of the cabinet members, please send an email to the appropriate member at their callsign, at

Thank you for being a part of the West Virginia Amateur Radio Community

Section Manager – Dan Ringer, K8WV
Assistant Section Manager – Karl Thompson, K8KT
Assistant Section Manager – Jane Hardy, WV8JH
Assistant Section Manager – Louise Ann. Rinehart, KA8ZGY
Affiliated Club Coordinator – Spence Graham, WT8WV
Official Observer Coordinator – Keith Richmond, W8KER
Public Information Coordinator – Vacant
​Section Emergency Coordinator – Mike Maxson, W8SI
Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator – Kenneth Harris, WA8LLM
Section Traffic Manager – Kenneth Caplinger, WV8KDC
Section Youth Coordinator – Vacant
State Government Liaison – Matt Ahearn, KB2PNN
Technical Coordinator – Karl Thompson, K8KT
Volunteer Council – Attorney Dan Ringer, K8WV