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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
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.
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.
Congratulations to Daniel for his accomplishments.
David – W4MD AL SM
Ed, N4EDT Section PIO at the Hartford Convention
David and Kay at the Hartford Convention
David operating W100AW Special event for the Convention.
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
John – Section Club Coordinator, Jim, and Dave Cisco
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
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