Larry E. Price, W4RA, SK

| September 13, 2019

It with great sadness that IARU reports that ARRL and IARU President Emeritus Larry E. Price, W4RA, died on the 10 September 2019.

He was 85.

The IARU owes a debt of gratitude to Larry for his tireless work over the decades to represent the interests of amateur radio in regulatory forums.

Larry was first licensed as WN5TIA at age 16.

He served four two-year terms as ARRL President, serving simultaneously as Secretary of the International Amateur Radio Union in 1989-1992 and continuing as IARU Secretary and ARRL International Affairs Vice President until his election as IARU President in 1999.

He served as IARU president for two five-year terms, retiring and being named IARU President Emeritus by the IARU Administrative Council in 2009.

The ARRL Board named him ARRL President Emeritus in 2011.

The amateur radio community expresses its deep-felt sympathy to Larry’s family at this sad time.

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