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19th Annual
2013 Pacific Northwest Society Conference

October 12 - 13, 2013
Moses Lake, Washington

PNWVHFS group photo Best Western Lake Front Hotel

Best Western Lake Front Hotel, 3000 Marina Drive, Moses Lake, Washington, 98837

See also the 2013 Conference Photos and the 2013 Schedule.

Presentations

Awards

Jim K7ND — KB6KQ Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime Achievement: Jim K7ND

For taking the initiative to call the special meeting in Nov 2012 to revive the PNWVHFS. He was instrumental in all aspects of organizing and promoting the 2013 conference. Since being a Founder of the Society, he’s always willing to help others tune up their microwave rigs with his noise figure equipment and to help build antennas.

Darryl WW7D — 2013 VHFer of the Year

2013 VHFer of the Year: Darryl WW7D

For advancing the art of VHF contest roving in the Pacific Northwest. He has continually refined everything about his equipment and strategies for our region, built rover antennas and mounting systems, often winning his category, been published in QST for flying his airplane in VHF contests, and best of all for publishing his detailed travelogues, photo essays and strategy guides on his blog.

Barry K7BWH — 2013 VHFer of the Year

2013 VHFer of the Year: Barry K7BWH

For his work in resurrecting and modernizing the PNWVHFS website, managing the email reflector, supporting the conference planning and announcements, roving to all the grid squares in Washington state, and for publishing a highly functional rover location database on the world wide web.

Dale KD7UO — Special Recognition

We wish to give honorable mention to Dale KD7UO for his continuous support of the 2m weak signal net, encouraging everyone to get on the air on VHF.

Grand Prize Winners

With great thanks to our sponsors, Icom and Yaesu, the grand prize winners were:

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Icom IC-7100:
Barry K7BWH

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Yaesu FT-857:
Dale KD7UO