[CQ-Contest] KR1R Loses Home in Fire

Ward Silver hwardsil at WOLFENET.com
Sat Oct 30 15:50:32 EDT 1999

This from the 30 October ARRL Letter:

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* Former HQ staffer loses home to fire: Former ARRL Contest Branch Manager
Billy Lunt, KR1R, lost his home in Tyringham, Massachusetts, in a fire
September 8. No one was injured, and damage was estimated at $100,000,
according to the Tyringham Fire Department. It's believed the structure was
uninsured. A fund has been established to assist Billy Lunt and his family.
Donations made payable to "Tyringham Fire Department" may be mailed to The
Willard Lunt Fund, PO Box 319, Tyringham, MA 01264. For more information,
contact Molly Curtin-Schaefer at the town office, 413-243-1749.

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Billy did a lot of hard, not-highly-paid work on behalf of the contest
community.  It would be a good idea for contesters to put a portrait of
Presidents Hamilton or Jackson in an envelope for this good cause on his

73, Ward N0AX

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