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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Charleston Hamfest Award



My sincere thanks to the Chalreston Hamfest Committee for the "Kanawha Valley Amateur Radio Operator of the Year 2015 Award"  

This award caught me totally by surprise. The last two years I 've done a "power point presentation" about QRP and CW at this hamfest. Last year at this hamfest, I set up and made QRP contacts using a simple wire antenna (dipole) to Denmark, Germany, and Spain. My presentation is always focused on the NAQCC Club.

It's been a good two years for the West Virginia Chapter of the NAQCC Club. We plan to be around for many more years!


4 comments:

VE3WDM said...

Good morning John, very nice away and well deserved for sure!
Mike

Phil S said...

Congratulations, John! Well deserved and it's always great to see good people recognized for their hard work and efforts, such as you. 72!

Bert, PA1B said...

Hello John, Congrats on the beautiful Award.
You are also a great ambassador for the small indoor antenna, with your excellent Isotron. 73, Bert

Jspiker said...

Hello Folks,

Thank you for your kind words. I'll continue to always do my very best to promote QRP CW. Isn't it amazing how well a few watts and a simple wire antenna can accomplish? I know you all know what is possible, but just think of all those who think the opposite? We've got to get the word out!