The Dayton Amateur Radio Board of Directors has appointed Jack Gerbs, WB8SCT, of Springboro, Ohio, as the General Chairman for Hamvention® 2019. Gerbs, who served as Assistant General Chairman for the 2017 and 2018 Hamventions, succeeds Ron Cramer, KD8ENJ, who served in the post for the 2017 and 2018 shows.
“Jack worked very closely with me the last 2 years and is very familiar with all aspects of Hamvention,” Cramer said. “He was a big help during the move and is well prepared to continue making Hamvention better each year.”
Gerbs thanked Cramer for helping him prepare for the position. “Ron kept me well informed and included in all the major decisions while adapting to Hamvention’s new home. I look forward to building on the solid foundation he set,” he said.