Alabama Section News

Outstanding Youth Ham Award for 2014

Outstanding Youth Ham Award for 2014Daniel P. Smith, KV4LQ, of Alabaster, AL has been selected as the 2014 receptant of the "Outstanding Youth Ham" award.  Daniel will be presented his award at the [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]

New Ham Radio License Plate - Issue Date July, 2014

New Ham Radio License Plate - Issue Date July, 2014Thanks to Chris Hall, K4LIA and James Sanders, KV4OJ, for their help in the design this tag. [more]

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Outstanding Youth Ham Award for 2014

Daniel P. Smith, KV4LQ, of Alabaster, AL has been selected as the 2014 receptant of the “Outstanding Youth Ham” award.  Daniel will be presented his 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.

Outstanding Youth Ham of 2014 - Daniel P. Smith, KV4LQ

Outstanding Youth Ham of 2014 – Daniel P. Smith, KV4LQ

Daniel 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.

Join us at the Huntsville Hamfest and help congratulate Daniel in his accomplishments.

 

 

 

David – W4MD AL SM

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Cullman Hamfest

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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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New Ham Radio License Plate – Issue Date July, 2014

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David – W4MD  Chris – K4LIA      in Montgomery 6-18-2014

http://revenue.alabama.gov/motorvehicle/amradio.cfm

Thanks to Chris Hall – K4LIA and to James Sanders – KV4OJ for their work in the final design of this tag.  The design went through many changes on short notice and they stepped up to the challenge.

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