ARRL Past Pacific Division Director Brad Wyatt, K6WR, of Los Gatos, California, died on November 10 after an illness. He was 86. An ARRL Life Member, Wyatt served as the Pacific Division Director from 1994 until 2000, when he decided not to run for another term. He previously served as Vice Director of the Pacific Division from 1992 until 1994.
Wyatt retired from IBM in 1984. He received bachelor’s and master’s (MBA) degrees from Stanford University. Wyatt was a past president of the Los Gatos Kiwanis Club.
In November 2001, Wyatt’s article, “Remote Controlled HF Operation over the Internet,” appeared in QST. A year later, Wyatt and co-authors Stan Schretter, W4MQ, and Keith Lamonica, W7DXX, won the QST Cover Plaque Award for their collaboration on the article,”A Ham Radio Public Utility HF Station.”
Wyatt held DXCC from four different countries.