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Nominations Sought for 2015 Amateur Radio Newsline Young Ham of the Year Award


Amateur Radio Newsline is seeking nominations for its 2015 Young Ham of the Year (YOTY) Award. To be considered, a nominee must have used Amateur Radio in some way that has benefited his or her community or encouraged technological development directly or indirectly related to communications.

Nominees must be no older than 19 and reside in the United States, Canada, or Puerto Rico. The individual must also hold a currently valid US or Canadian Amateur Radio license.

Candidates considered for the Young Ham of the Year Award will be judged on their overall accomplishments and contributions — especially in terms of public service activities or experimentation in the areas of science, technology, or electronic communication — that may be of an outstanding nature. The decision of the judging committee is final.

The deadline to submit an application is May 30, 2015. An application form also is available by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to 2015 Young Ham of the Year Award, c/o Amateur Radio Newsline, 28197 Robin Ave, Santa Clarita, CA 91350. Basic information on required documentation and how to file are included on the nominating form.

Presentation of the 2015 Amateur Radio Newsline Young Ham of the Year Award will take place at the Huntsville Hamfest, August 15-16, in Huntsville Alabama. — Thanks to Bill Pasternak, WA6ITF/Amateur Radio Newsline





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