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IARU Presents Attila Matas, HB9IAJ, with its Diamond Award

Attila Matas, HB9IAJ, received the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Diamond Award on November 9 in Geneva, Switzerland. The award was given “in grateful appreciation for many years of outstanding support for the Amateur and Amateur-Satellite services.”

IARU Vice President Ole Garpestad, LA2RR, presentedthe award to Matas, who served for many years as the president of the International Am…

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Roy Stevens G2BVN Memorial Trophy awarded to Wolf Harranth

Wolf Harranth

At the Region 1 Conference in Landshut in September, the panel convened to consider proposals to award the G2BVN trophy considered two cases. One has already been announced (Colin Thomas, G3PSM) but the second was not announced at Landshut as the recipient was not present.

IARU Region 1 is now pleased to announce that the Roy Stevens, G2BVN, Memorial Tropy has been awarded to Professor Wolf Harranth, the CEO of DokuFunk Vienna.

Many know Wolf Harranth from the work he does managing the “DokuFunk” archive. DokuFunk collects and archives historic pieces, among them QSL cards. Wolf and his team do this with immense attention to detail and commitment. Numerous academic papers about radio, and amateur radio in particular, are based to a large extent on the invaluable information available only in the archive.

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Yasme Foundation Announces Excellence Awards and Supporting Grant

The Yasme Foundation Board of Directors has announced five Excellence Awards and one supporting grant for 2017. The Yasme Excellence Award is presented to individuals and groups who, through their own service, creativity, effort, and dedication, have made a significant contribution to Amateur Radio. Their contribution may recognize technical, operating, or organizational achievement. The Yasme …

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CWops Announces Awards for Advancing the Art of CW

CWops has announced the recipients of its 2017 awards for advancing the art of CW.

The Boy Scouts of America was recognized for its programs over the years that have advanced the art of communicating with Morse code. “Many radio amateurs can trace their interest in CW to have begun with achievement programs and activities in the Boy Scouts,” the CWops announcement said.

Roger Cooke, G3LDI, was …

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K1JT, K9AN, and G4WJS Win the October QST Cover Plaque Award

The winning article for the October 2017 QST Cover Plaque award is “Work the World with WSJT-X, Part 1” by Joe Taylor, K1JT; Steve Franke, K9AN, and Bill Somerville, G4WJS. The QST Cover Plaque Award — given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue — is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page. Cast a ballot for your favorite article…

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W5PFG receives Grid Master Award #5

The Grid Master Award is sponsored by WA4HFN and WA4NVM to encourage amateur radio operators to get on the air and make contacts. To qualify for the Grid Master Award you must make confirmed satellite contact with all 488 grids in the U.S.

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IARU R1 honours Colin Thomas, G3PSM

We’re delighted to announce that Colin Thomas, G3PSM has been given the Roy Stevens G2BVN Memorial Award by the IARU Region 1. It is appropriate that Roy was Colin’s mentor in his international work. Colin retires as Chairman of the External Relations Committee this year after a period of exemplary service to the amateur radio […] Original Article


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