Banquet

Conversation, Fun, Food, Awards, Speaker, and Prizes

States Above 50MHz Awards

Plaques were awarded to KMT, K8TQK, and KE8FD for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place respectively.  Complete write-up and results on CSVHFS web-page and in E-Newsletter.  KMT pictured to left.

2003 Chambers Award

Central States VHF Society presents the 2003 Chambers Award to David Robinson, WW2R, for hundreds of articles published about VHF/UHF/SHF technology and active operation on the bands. Dave holds one end of the US continental 24 GHz distance record.  To right:  Kent Britain, presents  Chambers Award to David Robinson, WW2R.

2002 Wilson Award:  Central States VHF Society presents the 2003 Wilson Award to Sam Whitley, K5SW, for his many years of service to the society.  Sam has held all office positions at various times.  The society would not be where it is today if not for his widespread efforts in the society's early years.

Main Speaker:  Rod Blocksome, KDAS,
The Modern Search for Amelia Earhart

Rod gave a fascinating talk about his role in a recent expedition searching for the final resting spot of Amelia Earhart and her airplane.  Rod helped model radio propagation from known transmitters at the time to yield another indicator of final location.

Don and Mary Galloway K5DYY

Steve Kostro N2CEI
and Sandra Estevez

Marshall and Jimmie Lou Williams K5QE

Tom Haddon, K5VH

Don Smith, WA9KRT

The Marosko's, Ron Jr NN5DX, Kittie, and Ron Sr. K5LLL

Brian and Pat Derx, N5BA

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Paul Goble, ND2X/5

Jim Roseman, W9UD

Bill Tynan, W3XO

Gene Zimmerman, W3ZZ

Terry VanBenschoten, WVB
and Susan Powers

Bob Morton, VE3BFM, Heather Shilton, VE3EMS, and Peter Shilton, VE3AX invite you to Toronto in 2004. 
CSVHFS Toronto 2004

CSVHFS 2003 CONFERENCE: TULSA! | FAMILY PROGRAM | PARTY SUITE | TECHNICAL PROGRAM | BANQUET | ANTENNA RANGE / NOISE FIGURE TABLE

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