Hiram Percy Maxim /150 Event

The Hiram Percy Maxim 150th Birthday Celebration Operating Event September 2, 2019 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of the League’s first president and cofounder, Hiram Percy Maxim, W1AW. As with earlier birthday milestones, ARRL is holding an operating event to celebrate Maxim’s legacy. Duration: The 9-day event begins 0000 UTC August 31 and runs until 2359 UTC September 8. Objective: To participate, simply find stations operating in the event (many of which will add /150 to their call signs) and contact as many as possible. Eligibility: All amateur…

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Advancing the Art of CW

  2019 CWops Award for Advancing the Art of CW   The purpose of this yearly award is to recognize individuals, groups or organizations that have made the greatest contribution(s) toward advancing the art or practice of radio communication by Morse Code. This is the fourth year CWops has made this Award. There are two recipients for 2019. FISTS CW Club In recognition of its promotion of CW  over the years, and especially for advancing the skills of newcomers, CWops is pleased to award FISTS the CWops Award for Advancing…

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