[VHFcontesting] [VHF] Remembering W3ZZ: Two New Awards for ARRL June VHF Contest
K7XC at charter.net
Fri Jun 8 20:49:57 PDT 2012
Great Idea to remember Gene this way!!!
73s de Tim - K7XC - DM09nm.... sk
PS: More than half way finished with the reconfiguring the 6M KW Rover
for its 3rd Voyage 1to begin Monday June 11th 2012.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kutzko, Sean, KX9X" <kx9x at arrl.org>
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Sent: Saturday, June 09, 2012 02:42
Subject: [VHF] Remembering W3ZZ: Two New Awards for ARRL June VHF Contest
> To honor long-time VHF contester Gene Zimmerman, W3ZZ, who became a Silent
> on June 3, two new awards have been introduced for the ARRL June VHF
> in Gene's memory.
> The ARRL Contest Branch has renamed the plaque for the Overall Winner for
> Limited Multioperator the Gene Zimmerman, W3ZZ Memorial Plaque. Gene was
> 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
> Zeph, W9ZRX. The W3ZZ Rookie Award will be awarded to the top Single-Op,
> Power score on a minimum of two bands by a "rookie" submitting a log in
> contest for the first time. This award is open to any operator that has
> submitted a log to the June VHF Contest.
> Both of these awards are available beginning with this weekend's ARRL June
> Sean Kutzko KX9X
> Contest Branch Manager
> ARRL - The national association for Amateur Radio
> 225 Main Street
> Newington, CT 06111 USA
> (860) 594-0232
> email: kx9x at arrl.org
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