The Ohio/Penn DX PacketCluster
DX Special Bulletin No. 1364.4
May 19, 2018
Editor Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW
Provided by BARF80.ORG (Cleveland, Ohio)
Written/Sent From Strongsville, OH
Thanks to the Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society, Northern Ohio DX
Association, Ohio/Penn PacketCluster Network, AB5K & the AR TelNet
Clusters Network and W2VU for the following DX information.
CQ NEWS RELEASE (Announcing: 2018 Inductees, CQ Contest Hall of Fame).
[edited] Rich Moseson, W2VU, Editor or CQ Amateur Radio, sent out the
following on May 19th: Andy Blank, N2NT, and Tom Wagner, N1MM, Inducted
into CQ Contest Hall of Fame -- CQ magazine today announced the induction
of two new members to the CQ Contest Hall of Fame, which honors those
contesters who not only excel in personal performance but who also
"give back" to the hobby in outstanding ways. CQ Contesting Editor
David Siddall, K3ZJ, presented Hall of Fame plaques at an induction
ceremony held at the annual Dayton contest dinner on May 19th.
The 2018 inductees to the CQ Contest Hall of Fame are:
Andy Blank, N2NT - Nominated by the Frankford Radio Club, Andy has
been the director of the CQ World Wide 160-Meter DX Contest
for the past decade. A world-class contester with wins
stretching back to 1979, Andy has also competed in five
Word Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC) competitions and
was Director of Competition for WRTC-2014, held in Massa-
chusetts. He is also a member of the advisory board of the
World Wide Radio Operators' Foundation (WWROF).
Tom Wagner, N1MM - Nominated by both the Yankee Clipper Contest Club and
the Northern California Contest Club, Tom is best known for
his development of and ongoing upgrades to the N1MM Logger,
which has become the world's most popular contest logging
software. The program supports more than 240 different con-
tests, multiple operating modes and integration with any
number of transceivers and station accessories. Tom now
leads a team of developers who are developing further en-
hancements and were recognized with the YASME Excellence
Award in 2015.
The CQ Contest Hall of Fame was established in 1986 to recognize those
amateurs who have made major contributions to the art of radio contesting.
This year's inductions bring the total number of members of the CQ Contest
Hall of Fame to 71.
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