Thats great news, Great tributes to Gene. Thanks to all involved in
making this happen.
Bill P. / WA6ITF
At 07:42 PM 6/8/2012, Kutzko, Sean, KX9X wrote:
>To honor long-time VHF contester Gene Zimmerman, W3ZZ, who became a Silent Key
>on June 3, two new awards have been introduced for the ARRL June VHF Contest
>in Gene's memory.
>The ARRL Contest Branch has renamed the plaque for the Overall Winner for the
>Limited Multioperator the Gene Zimmerman, W3ZZ Memorial Plaque. Gene was very
>active as part of the K8GP team in this category. A special thanks to Jeff
>Klein, K1TEO who graciously relinquished his long-time sponsorship of this
>plaque to allow this to happen.
>In addition, a new award has been created, thanks to Tim Duffy K3LR and Dave
>Zeph, W9ZRX. The W3ZZ Rookie Award will be awarded to the top Single-Op, Low
>Power score on a minimum of two bands by a "rookie" submitting a log in the
>contest for the first time. This award is open to any operator that has never
>submitted a log to the June VHF Contest.
>Both of these awards are available beginning with this weekend's ARRL June VHF
>Sean Kutzko KX9X
>Contest Branch Manager
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