ARRL has named John Gendron, NJ4Z, as the South Carolina Section Manager.
He will complete the term of Marc Tarplee, N4UFP, who passed away after a brief illness.
John Gendron, NJ4Z, Section Manager of the ARRL South Carolina Section.
Gendron, an Amateur Extra-class operator, is President of the York County Amateur Radio Society (YCARS) and a member of the Swamp Fox Contest Group. In addition to being an avid contester and DX chaser, Gendron enjoys participating in Parks on the Air. He has earned numerous ARRL awards, including the Worked All States and Triple Play Worked All States awards, and is closing in on 5-Band DXCC.
Gendron also hosts a YouTube channel, called From the Hamshack. In 2022, he became the 55th recipient of the Vic Clark Roanoke Division ARRL Service Award, the Division’s highest honor.
Gendron is the CEO and an owner of a regional systems integration company based in South Carolina, and he earned a degree in electrical engineering from Youngstown State University in Ohio. He and his family reside in Rock Hill, South Carolina.
Gendron’s appointed term as Section Manager will continue through December 31, 2024.