Category: Award

ARRL Foundation Announces 2018 Scholarship Recipients

The ARRL Foundation has announced the 2018 recipients of the scholarships it administers.The Androscoggin Amateur Radio Club Scholarship  Theodore Parker, N1HW, of Ripley, ME  The ARRL Foundation General Fund Scholarship  Owen R. Cruise, N0WEN, of San Diego, CA Angela S. Felver, W3STR, of Fairless Hills, PA Skyler T. Fennell, KD0WHB, of Denver, CO Anna J. Veal, W0ANT,…

Details of FIFA World Cup stations

The Russian National Society, RRC, has organised an amateur radio marathon to commemorate the FIFA World Cup finals. It runs from 1 June to 15 July 2018. Five awards are available, some of which are achievable at several different levels. Most bands from Top Band to 70cm can be used, on all modes. A full […]

CQ Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees

CQ Magazine has announced the 2018 inductees to its Amateur Radio, DX, and Contest halls of fame. The CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame added 11 new members for 2018, bringing to 321 the total number of inductees since its establishment in 2001. The CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame honors individuals who have made significant…

Collegiate Radio Amateur Wins Radio Club of America’s “Young Achiever Award”

Ruth Willet, KM4LAO, a 19-year-old student at Michigan’s Kettering University, has received the Radio Club of America’s “Young Achiever Award.” The RCA Young Achiever Award is presented to students of high school age or younger who have demonstrated excellence and creativity in wireless communications, and who have delivered a presentation at the annual RCA Technical…

New York Club Receives Maxim Society Plaque

The Orange County (New York) Amateur Radio Club (OCARC) has been presented with a Hiram Percy Maxim Society plaque, in recognition of its donations to the Legislative Issues Advocacy and Spectrum Defense funds, ARRL Development Manager Lauren Clarke, KB1YDD, has announced. ARRL Hudson Division Director Mike Lisenco, N2YBB, presented the Maxim Society plaque to OCARC…

Deadline Approaching to Submit Philip J. McGan Memorial Silver Antenna Award Nominations

Friday, May 18, is the deadline to submit nominations for ARRL’s annual Philip J. McGan Memorial Silver Antenna Award. The award celebrates efforts on the part of an individual ARRL member to boost awareness and understanding of Amateur Radio’s services and benefits to the public. The ARRL Public Relations Committee will recommend a winner, if any,…

G3PSM receives the G2BVN Memorial Trophy

The 2017 Region 1 Conference agreed the award of the Roy Stevens, G2BVN, memorial trophy to Colin Thomas, G3PSM. The Trophy was formally presented to Colin by Region 1 President Don Beattie, G3BJ, at the RSGB 2018 AGM held in Birmingham on 21st April. In making the presentation, Don outlined…

Foundation to Honor Former ARRL Connecticut Section Manager Betsey Doane, K1EIC

Former Connecticut Section Manager and retired professor Betsey Doane, K1EIC, will receive the Housatonic Community College Foundation (HCCF) Lifetime Achievement Award on April 19, during the college’s 50th anniversary community celebration. Doane has been on the cutting edge of major industry advancements in teaching techniques for the visually impaired. She has worked toward developing comput……

Denmark’s EDR Offers Award for World Amateur Radio Day Contacts with 5P0WARD

World Amateur Radio Day is Wednesday, April 18, and EDR, Denmark’s International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Member-Society, is sponsoring the 5P0WARD Award for working 5P0WARD/xx stations between 0000 and 2400 UTC. Stations in Europe qualify for a gold award by contacting 12 different 5P0WARD/xx stations on at least four different bands. For silver, work 10…

ARRL Announces Mobile DXCC Operating Award

ARRL this week announced a Mobile DXCC Operating Award, available to radio amateurs who have contacted at least 100 DXCC entities from a working vehicle, with antennas and power source capable of operating while in motion. ARRL Radiosport Manager Norm Fusaro, W3IZ, advised those pursuing the award to put safety first. “Distracted driving is a…

ARRL Foundation Announces Joel R. Miller (W7PDX) and Martha C. Miller STEM Scholarship

The ARRL Foundation has announced a new scholarship, the Joel R. Miller (W7PDX) and Martha C. Miller STEM Scholarship. Endowed through the generosity of Joel R. Miller, W7PDX, and Martha C. Miller, this scholarship is intended to supplement the educational expenses of an Amateur Radio operator pursuing higher education. The ARRL Foundation will administer the…

Simon G4TJC – SOTA Mountain Goat

Simon Melhuish G4TJC has achieved SOTA Mountain Goat status for achieving 1000 points in the activator section of the global amateur radio awards programme [su_button url=”http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2018/february/simon-g4tjc-sota-mountain-goat.htm”]Full Original Article[/su_button]

Puerto Rico, US Virgin Island Amateurs are International Humanitarian Award Winners

The ARRL Board of Directors has conferred the 2018 International Humanitarian Award jointly on the Amateur Radio population of Puerto Rico — served by ARRL Section Manager Oscar Resto, KP4RF — and the radio amateurs of the US Virgin Islands, served by ARRL Section Manager Fred Kleber, K9VV. Radio amateurs in Puerto Rico and in the US…

Tom and Jimmy ‘complete’ GI SOTA

Jimmy Read M0HGY and his dad Tom Read M1EYP became only the 4th and 5th SOTA participants to activate every summit in the GI – Northern Ireland association [su_button url=”http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2018/january/tom-and-jimmy-complete-gi.htm”]Original Article[/su_button]

SOTA Sherpa Award for 2017 – Guru EA2IF

Each year, the SOTA Sherpa Award is made to a person who in the opinion of the SOTA Management Team, has made a particularly substantial effort and contribution in the growth and development of the programme that year [su_button url=”http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2018/january/sota-sherpa-award.htm”]Original Article[/su_button]

Jeff Smith, MI0AEX awarded MBE

Congratulations to RSGB Past-President Jeff Smith, MI0AEX, who was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List for services to health, for founding Ards Peninsula First Responders. The Ards Peninsula First Responders is a volunteer group who responds to life-threatening emergency calls, in partnership with the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service, serving the BT22 area.…

Intrepid Spirit Award

The Intrepid-DX Group is seeking nominations for the individual or group that most displayed their ‘Intrepid Spirit’ this past year [su_button url=”http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2018/january/intrepid-spirit-award.htm”]Original Article[/su_button]