The Radio Club of America announced it would hold its first annual Spring Gathering on the west coast, at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif., on May 12. Marty Cooper, who served Motorola in a variety of senior leadership positions—including director of research and development—from 1954-1983 and who led the team that developed the first portable cellular telephone, is scheduled to be the featured speaker. More information on the event can be obtained by visiting