N4OKL, Charile – sk 2017. Huntsville Hamfest Association President

Posted: May 5, 2017 by nz1q in SK

“Charlie had come to be the face and voice of Huntsville Hamfest,” said a statement issued by the Huntsville Hamfest Board of Directors. “Huntsville Hamfest was Charlie’s pride and joy, and he never missed an opportunity to promote the show or ham radio as a hobby.  Charlie was known to many on the FL AM Group net as “The Mayor of Huntsville,” checking in from “Rocket City.”

Charlie%20Emerson%20N4OKL.jpg Under Charlie’s leadership, Huntsville Hamfest maintained its growth and position in the Amateur Radio industry as one of the top hamfest organizations in the nation. Charlie had come to be the face and voice of Huntsville Hamfest among amateur radio equipment manufacturers, dealers, and attending ham operators. Known by his amateur radio callsign N4OKL, Charlie will be remembered as always laughing and telling jokes.

Charlie, N4OKL was last heard on November 6, 2016 checking into the FLAM Group Sunday morning net.

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