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vk3pa
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Posted - 04 Feb 2012 :  05:45:46 AM  Show Profile  Visit vk3pa's Homepage  Reply with Quote
From the CQ Newsroom

Armond Noble, N6WR, founder and publisher of WorldRadio magazine for 37
years, died February 1 in Sacramento, California after a short illness.

Noble, publisher of Sacramento-based International Travel News magazine,
was hospitalized about two months ago, according to Editor David Tykol,
<http://www.intltravelnews.com/>.

WorldRadio was published monthly from July 1971 until the end of 2008,
when Noble sold the magazine to Hicksville, New York-based CQ
Communications, Inc. With its February 2009 edition, it was renamed
WorldRadio Online and became the first online-only major Amateur Radio
publication.

Noble had a long and distinguished career in communications. From 1953
to 1955 he served in the U.S. Army with a VHF radio relay unit. He went
on to positions at commercial radio and TV stations around the United
States, including: KTWO-TV and KATI in Casper, Wyoming; KOOK-TV,
Billings, Montana; KTVB, Boise, Idaho; KERO-TV, Bakersfield, California,
WOOD-TV, Grand Rapids, Michigan, and KCRA Radio in Sacramento.

During the Vietnam War, Noble was a reporter-photographer for TIME
magazine and the Milwaukee Journal. He also served in the TIME-LIFE
bureau in Sacramento.

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