The fund was started in March of '89 via donations from Chuck Miller, WAØKUH (on behalf of the entire club) and Delia Miller for her OM, Charles U. Miller, WØLQM. It reached the 10K level in December 92, and was voted an "active scholarship" in January 1993. Ms. Skolaut ('93) was the first year awardee.73, Mary E. Lau, N1VH
Secretary, The ARRL Foundation, Inc.
PHD Certificates were sold during the 1990 ARRL National Convention and raised about $10,000 to add to the fund.
PHD donated $25.00 for each member that became a Silent Key.
|Number of Awards||One per year|
|Minimum License Required||Any Class * See Other|
|Regional Preference||Resident of ARRL Midwest Division (IA,KS,MO,NE)|
|Curricular Preference||Course of study journalism, computer science or electronic engineering|
|Other||Student may also be the child of deceased radio amateur|
|1993||KAØYSP||Elizabeth Skolaut||Great Bend||KS|
|1996||KBØETT - expired||Brian Kuehn||Emporia||KS|
|1999||KBØJSN - expired||Christopher Gray||Donnellson||IA|
|2002||KCØEGZ - expired||Ethan Gartrell||Stockton||KS|
|2003||KCØIVQ||Olaf C. Anderson IV||Great Bend||KS|
|2006||KCØVNH||Kerry Manderbach||St. Louis||MO|
|2007||KCØVAA||Zakir Durumeric||Iowa City||IA|
|2011||KDØBFH||Stephanie Klimczak||Creve Coeur||MO|
PHD ARA Was founded by five Hams in 1969. PHD held 30 consecutive Hamfests at a variety of locations in Kansas City. Chuck Miller, WAØKUH (SK) was the primary force behind PHD and responsible for starting the monthly Newsletter, The PHD ARA VEC, and numerous Amateur Classes.|
We received this Certificate for our $2,500 to The Spectrum Defence Fund of the ARRL. PHD ARA and The Clay County ARC merged in January 2002.
|73 de op Bob|
|President||1992, 1996 and 2001|
|Hamfest Chariman||1997, 1998 and 1999|
|Board of Directors||1992 - 2001|
|Web Master||1996 - Present|
|1997 - 2005|
call xfered to CCARC