The Radio Club of America will hold its annual banquet in Dallas on Nov. 19. Deputy Chief Charles Dowd — commanding officer of the NYPD Communications Section of the Office of Technology and Systems Development — is scheduled to be the keynote speaker.

Ted Rappaport, an RCA fellow, chaired professor at the University of Texas in Austin, and beneficiary of an RCA scholarship award as a student in 1982, also will speak at the banquet on his recent wireless communication education initiatives.

Registration for the banquet is $150 per person. The host hotel is offering room rates of $105 for a single and $115 double,. More information can be found at