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ARRL General Bulletin ARLB040 (1997)

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ARLB040 Board announces award winners

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ARRL Bulletin 40  ARLB040
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  July 21, 1997
To all radio amateurs

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ARLB040 Board announces award winner

Zachary Manganello, KB1BMG, of Cumberland, Maine, is the winner of
the 1996 Hiram Percy Maxim Award. The ARRL Board of Directors
approved the award at its recent meeting July 18 and 19 in Rocky
Hill, Connecticut. The Maxim award is given annually to the licensed
radio amateur under age 21 whose accomplishments and contributions
are of the most exemplary nature within the framework of Amateur
Radio activities. The winner receives a 1000 dollar(s) award and an engraved
plaque.

In other action, the Board chose L. James Biddle, WB3DCL, of Newtown
Square, Pennsylvania, and Beverly Priest, N8VZV, of Dayton, Ohio, as
joint recipients of the Philip J. McGan Silver Antenna Award. The
award recognizes public service contributions, and the Board took the
occasion to thank all amateurs engaged in public relations efforts on
behalf of Amateur Radio.

The Board also selected Bill Carver, K6OLG, of Twin Falls, Idaho, as
the recipient of the ARRL Technical Excellence Award for his article,
''A High Performance AGC/IF Subsystem,'' which appeared in May 1996
QST.

The Board also named Eric J. Lagerstrom, KN6FR, of Seaside,
California, as the recipient of the Herb S. Brier Instructor of the
Year Award for 1996, and Bruce D. Weaver, K3LTM, of Knoxville,
Pennsylvania, as the recipient of the Professional Educator of the
Year Award for 1996.

And, Sam Brown, WA4IUM, of Knoxville, Tennessee, was tapped by the
Board to receive the first ARRL Media Excellence Award. In making the
award, the Board cited Brown's distinguished career as a professional
television news anchor and his ''outstanding success'' and long-term
commitment to promoting Amateur Radio on television.
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