Nomination Deadline for Dayton Hamvention Awards Approaching
It’s not too late to nominate individuals and clubs for the 2012 Dayton Hamvention® awards. The deadline to make your nominations for the Amateur of the Year Award, Special Achievement Award, Technical Excellence Award, and the Amateur Radio Club of the Year Award is Sunday, January 15. The winners will be recognized at the 2012 Dayton Hamvention, May 18-20.
The Amateur of the Year Award goes to an individual who has made a long term, outstanding commitment to the advancement of Amateur Radio. The Technical Excellence Award is for the person who has made an outstanding technical advancement in the field of Amateur Radio. The Special Achievement Award honors someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of Amateur Radio, usually someone who has spearheaded a significant project. The Club of the Year award goes to a club which has made a significant contribution to the advancement of Amateur Radio.
The Hamvention Awards Committee makes the decision on all awards, based in part upon the information it receives. Documentation that informs the Awards Committee of a nominee’s accomplishments may include magazine articles, newsletters, newspaper clippings and videos (these materials become the property of Hamvention and will not be returned).
Information on how to nominate a person or club for these awards is available on the Dayton Hamvention website. Take this opportunity to recognize a special individual or club for their efforts on behalf of Amateur Radio.