Tag: Awards

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

 

QCWA Honors William Orr, W8NPU, with its 80th Anniversary Award

The Quarter Century Wireless Association (QCWA) has honored centenarian and ARRL member William (Bill) Orr, W8NPU, of Columbus, Ohio, with its 80th Anniversary Award. QCWA member Don Fuhr, K8KSM, presented Orr with the framed award certificate. Orr has been licensed for 82 years. While he is no relation to the Bill Orr, W6SAI, his story nonetheless is an interesting one.

According to the QCWA, …

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WX2S Wins the September QST Cover Plaque Award

The winning article for the September 2017 QST Cover Plaque award is “An Improved 160/80-Meter Matching Network for your 43-Foot Vertical” by Steve Masticola, WX2S. 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 in the …

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BMA Contest

This Sunday the 17th of September, the annual Belgian Mill Award contest takes place from 8 o’clock in the morning till 12 o’clock local time at noon on 80m SSB and on 2m

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QST Announces 2017 Antenna Design Competition Winners

QST has announced the winners of its 2017 Antenna Design Competition. Following a solicitation for entries earlier this year. members submitted nearly 100 antenna designs in three categories: 160 Meters and Lower Frequencies, 80 Through 10 Meters, and 6 Meters and Higher Frequencies.

Winners will receive certificates and cash prizes. The winning designs are also eligible for publication in QST a…

For the full article, http://www.arrl.org/news/view/qst-announces-2017-antenna-design-competition-winners

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ARRL Radiosport Department Debuts New Honor Roll, Top of Honor Roll Plaques

The ARRL Radiosport department has unveiled two newly designed plaques for the coveted DXCC Honor Roll and Top of Honor Roll awards.

 

“These plaques feature a stunning graphic of the Earth transitioning toward sunset as viewed from space. After explaining grayline propagation to our graphic artist, Sue Fagan, KB1OKW, we think she really captured the concept with her design,” said ARRL Radiosport …

For the full article, http://www.arrl.org/news/view/arrl-radiosport-department-debuts-new-honor-roll-top-of-honor-roll-plaques

KM4LAO Wins the August QST Cover Plaque Award

The winning article for the August 2017 QST Cover Plaque award is “Youth DX Adventure on the Caribbean Island of Saba” by Ruth Willet, KM4LAO.

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 in the September issue today.

 

For the full article, http://www.arrl.org/news/view/km4lao-wins-the-august-qst-cover-plaque-award

YOTA Award – final log uploaded

The final log has been uploaded to the award database—it contains 10,387 QSOs—and so any one who has been waiting to download their award can now go to the YOTA 2017 Award page to obtain their certificate. Our thanks and congratulations to every one who took part.

For the full article, http://rsgb.org/main/blog/front-page-news/2017/08/14/yota-award-final-log-uploaded/

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