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DX Bulletin No. 959.1
May 17, 2010
Editor Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW
Provided by BARF80.ORG (Cleveland, Ohio)
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NEWS RELEASE: By Rich Moseson, W2VU, Editor of CQ Amateur Radio, reports (Friday, MayY 14, 2010 - 0400UTC):
CQ ANNOUNCES 2010 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES(Dayton, OH - May 14, 2010)
CQ magazine today announced its 2010 Hall of Fame inductees, welcoming 15 new members into the CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame, and two new members each into the CQ DX Hall of Fame and the CQ Contest Hall of Fame.
The CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame honors those individuals, whether licensed hams or not, who have made significant contributions to amateur radio; and those amateurs who have made significant contributions either to amateur radio, to their professional careers or to some other aspect of life on our planet. The 2010 inductees (listed alphabetically) are:
Buchanan, Chester W3DZZ (SK) - Developer of the W3DZZ triband trap beam, very popular with hams in the 1950s and '60s.The CQ Contest and DX Halls of Fame honor those amateurs who not only excel in personal performance in these major areas of amateur radio but who also "give back" to the hobby in outstanding ways.
Cotner, Calvin K4JSI Retired Director of Operations for Comsat World Systems, awarded the 2009 Aerospace Communications Award from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics for "technical and strategic leadership" in international cooperation in satellite communications from the earliest days to the present.
Dana, Forrest, 4AGR - Early Army Amateur Radio System member who (with Ralph Hollis, 4AFC) provided critical communica- tions after the Caribbean hurricane of 1928, main- taining a link with the War Dept. and providing information that brought help from the Army and the Red Cross (2010 is the 85th anniversary of AARS, the predecessor of MARS).
Harlan, Gene WB9MMM (SK) - Amateur radio magazine publisher. Editor/ Publisher, ATV Quarterly; founder, Cyberham magazine.
Hart, George W1NJM - Former ARRL Communications Manager; chief developer of the National Traffic System.
Hollis, Ralph 4AFC - See entry above for Forrest Dana, 4AGR.
Ingram, Dave K4TWJ (SK) Prolific ham radio author; Contributing Editor, CQ magazine, 1982-2010, covering a wide variety of topics and transmitting through the printed word his unquenchable enthusiasm for ham radio.
Kangas, Paul W4LAA - Business news anchor on PBS for 30 years; known as the "Walter Cronkite of business news."
Patz, Dr. Arnall ex-WA3EVC - Ophthalmologist who discovered and eliminat- ed a major cause of blindness in premature babies.
Schmidt, Howard W7HAS - White House Cyber-security Coordinator. Schneider, Bill K2TT - Chairman, Defense Science Board, an independent federal committee advising the Secretary of Defense.
Smith Jim, VK9NS (SK) Noted DXer and DXpeditioner, author; longtime member of the CQ DX Hall of Fame.
Smith, George AA2EJ - Inventor of the CCD (charge-coupled device) sensor, which revolutionized digital imaging; co-recipient of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Stenning, Mark AA1AC CEO, International Tennis Hall of Fame, Newport, Rhode Island.
Wilson, George W4OYI (SK) - ARRL President Emeritus; ARRL President 1992-95; led ARRL portion of effort to create vanity callsign program.
The 2010 inductees to the CQ Contest Hall of Fame are:
Don Hill, AA5AU - A major promoter of RTTY (radioteletype) contesting, known among contesters as "the RTTY Elmer." Also is a regular contributor on RTTY contesting to the "National Contest Journal."The 2010 inductees to the CQ DX Hall of Fame are:
Larry Weaver, N6TW - Longtime member of the CQ World Wide Contest Committee who developed some of the log-checking software used today in scoring the CQWW and other contests. Larry is also a past president of the Southern California DX Club and a past Chairman of the International DX Convention held each year in Visalia, California.
Robert Locher, W9KNI - An accomplished DXer, best known as an author and mentor on effective DXing. His book, "The Complete DXer," is the best-selling DX book ever published; and his newest book, "A Year of DX," chronicles his effort to win the 2008 CQ DX Marathon.Formal inductions to the CQ Contest and DX Halls of Fame were scheduled for the contest and DX dinners, respectively, at the Dayton Hamvention.®
Lynn Lamb, W4NL - A co-founder of SEDCO, the Southeastern DX and Contesting Organization, which sponsors an annual convention featuring well-known speakers on DXing and contesting. Lynn also writes regularly for "DX" magazine and is a leading proponent of improved DXing etiquette.
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