Tag: Awards

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…

WIA Merit Awards

The WIA Merit Award program identifies and recognises outstanding achievement in the field of Amateur Radio that furthers the science of radio, and/or service to the WIA

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]