2013 Pacific Northwest Society Conference
October 12 - 13, 2013
Moses Lake, Washington
Best Western Lake Front Hotel, 3000 Marina Drive, Moses Lake, Washington, 98837
- Clipperton Island EME Expedition —
- Noise Figure for Dummies —
- Solid State Power Amplifiers —
- E6M Nuie Expedition —
- EL84 Grid Expedition K4N —
Jim K7ND — KB6KQ Lifetime Achievement Award
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
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
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: