HPM Memorial Award Nominations Open

ARRL flagDo you know of an exceptional young Amateur Radio operator in your club or community? Please consider nominating him or her for the prestigious ARRL Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Award! Nominations of Eastern Massachusetts candidates are due to Phil Temples, K9HI by March 31, 2004.

According to the ARRL web site, “The HPM Award goes each year to an enthusiastic and active amateur licensee aged 21 or younger whose contributions to Amateur Radio and to the community are of the most exemplary nature.”

ARRL Eastern Massachusetts Section Manager Phil Temples, K9HI spoke of the qualities in a nominee. “Specific accomplishments may include involvement in public relations or public service, or exhibiting leadership to peers.” Temples added, “By honoring a young ham with this award, we are helping to promote the message that ham radio is a microcosm of the general public. Our hobby-service includes many fine young men and women.”

The winner of the Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Award will receive an engraved plaque and a check for $1500. Complete information is available on the ARRL HPM Award Web page, which includes a link to the nomination form.

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