Great Lakes Division

Our Mission


The ARRL Great Lakes Division Leadership provides the interface between League Members and the National Organization.   


The key to our existence is Membership involvement in the growth of Amateur Radio in all walks of life.   


The Great Lakes Division Leadership shall keep the Division Membership informed and provide the Membership with leadership training and opportunity along with the promotion of League programs within the Division that are vital to our overall success.  


Membership training in radio techniques for Public Service communications is at the top of our priority list.   


We will continue to be strengthened through Membership involvement at the grass roots level.


Other Items


  Great Lakes HamCon 2017 Pictures


  News from Dale & Tom


  Upcoming Hamfests


  Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2017


  The Maxim Award Presentation




Great Lakes Division Director


Dale Williams, WA8EFK

291 Outer Dr
Dundee, MI, 48131-1014

wa8efk @


Great Lakes Division Vice Director


Tom Delaney, W8WTD

4632 Glenway Ave
Cincinnati, OH, 45238-4504

w8wtd @




Great Lakes Division Profile:


The Great Lakes Division is represented by the Division Director, who is assisted by the Vice Director. The Division Director is the voting member of the ARRL Board for the Division. The Division Director also appoints various Assistant Directors within the Division who assist in various tasks.


Within the Great Lakes Division, there are 3 Sections. Each Section is managed by a Section Manager. The Sections are: Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky.


The Great Lakes Division currently represents 11,993 ARRL members, and is comprised of 232 Affiliated Clubs, with 92 of those clubs having the distinction of Special Service Club designation








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