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Results for the 2014 Alabama QSO Party

-------------------------FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--------------- The Alabama Contest Group announces the Results for the 2014 Alabama QSO Party. Thanks for everyone's [more]

Outstanding Youth Ham Award presented at the Huntsville Hamfest

Outstanding Youth Ham Award presented at the Huntsville HamfestDaniel P. Smith, KV4LQ, of Alabaster, AL has been selected as the 2014 receptant of the "Outstanding Youth Ham" award.  Daniel was presented this award at the Huntsville [more]

Hartford, CT - ARRL Centennial

Hartford, CT - ARRL Centennial   Section Managers who attended the ARRL Centennial held July 17-19 in Harford.  There were 28 and is the first time that this many SMs have been [more]

W1AW/4 Special Event in Alabama 15-21 October, 2014

W1AW/4 Special Event in Alabama 15-21 October, 201426 June, 2014 From: Alabama Contest Group To: All Amateur Radio Operators in the State of Alabama Subject: W1AW/4 Special Event in Alabama 15-21 October, 2014 Now that [more]

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Results for the 2014 Alabama QSO Party

————————-FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—————

The Alabama Contest Group announces the Results for the 2014 Alabama QSO Party.

Thanks for everyone’s participation.

Congratulations to the following plaque winners:

Winner: K5YAA Gerry Chouinard              

Plaque: Top Alabama Mobile Single Op (No Driver) Score

Sponsor: James M Nelson KE4GWW, Dothan, AL

Winner: W4AN South East Contest Club (Op: K4BAI John Laney)

Plaque: Top Alabama Mobile Single Op (with Driver) Score

Sponsor: Montgomery ARC W4AP, Montgomery, AL Continue reading

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Outstanding Youth Ham Award presented at the Huntsville Hamfest

Daniel P. Smith, KV4LQ, of Alabaster, AL has been selected as the 2014 receptant of the “Outstanding Youth Ham” award.  Daniel was presented this award at the Huntsville Hamfest on August 16th by Section Youth Coordinator Kaitlyn Cole, KS3P.   Sponsors of this award are the Alabama ARRL Section along with co-sponsors North Alabama DX Club, Icom, and GigaParts.

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kv4lqDaniel is a 15 year old 9th grader with GPA of 3.9.  He holds an Amateur Extra Class, a CW operator, active in weekly nets, an NCS, helps with an annual Hamfest, and is active in Field Day and public service events.  Daniel is the Secretary of the Shelby County ARC and during the past year started the Young Hams of Central Alabama Radio Club.  He also operated W1AW/4 on 20 meter phone and CW during its time in Alabama.

Congratulations to Daniel for his accomplishments.

David – W4MD AL SM

 

 

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Hartford, CT – ARRL Centennial

SMs Hartford

Ed, N4EDT Section PIO at the Hartford Convention

Ed, N4EDT Section PIO at the Hartford Convention

David and Kay at the Hartford Convention

David and Kay at the Hartford Convention

David operating W100AW Special event for the Convention.

David operating W100AW Special event for the Convention.

David, W4MD, at W1AW in Hartford.

David, W4MD, at W1AW in Newington, CT.

Section Managers who attended the ARRL Centennial held July 17-19 in Harford.  There were 28 and is the first time that this many SMs have been together

Ed, Doug, and Dan at the Hartford Convention

Ed, Doug, and Dan at the Hartford Convention

John, Section Club Coordinator, Jim, and Dave

John – Section Club Coordinator, Jim, and Dave Cisco

 

 

 

 

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W1AW/4 Special Event in Alabama 15-21 October, 2014

26 June, 2014

From: Alabama Contest Group

To: All Amateur Radio Operators in the State of Alabama

Subject: W1AW/4 Special Event in Alabama 15-21 October, 2014

VGzjyFhh[1]Now that the dust has settled from our first week of W1AW/4 in Alabama, it’s time to start preparing for the October operation. The process for requesting op time has been completely revamped. This new procedure provides the ability to reserve operating time/band/mode slots on the fly. Just click on an empty slot and it’s reserved! If your plans change and you can’t operate a particular slot, you can release previously reserved times as well. Continue reading

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