News 2011-01-10

(VIA the IARU Bulletin)

The YASME Foundation supports the development and promotion of Amateur Radio

around the world.

The YASME Excellence Awardsare given to individuals who through their own service, creativity, effort and dedication have made a significant contribution to the cause of Amateur Radio. The contribution may be in recognition of technical, operating, or organizational achievement as all three are necessary for amateur radio to grow and prosper. With the 2010 Excellence Awards, YASME recognizes the following individuals in order to recognize them and inspire others on behalf of Amateur Radio now and in the future.

Canadian Amateur wins YASME award

Alex Shovkoplyas, VE3NEA for developing DX Atlas, Morse Runner, HAM-CAP, CW Skimmer, Rocky and other innovative software. Alex’s products are making a remarkable impact on the competitive HF operating environment. Making this software available to the amateur community at little or no cost demonstrates excellent ham spirit.


(VIA the IARU Bulletin)

Noel Donawa, 9Y4NED, Area E Director of IARU Region 2, has reported; that Caribbean Emergency & Weather Net (CEWN), has built their new Web

This CEWN’S Web page has been built by the Webmaster, Waine J73WA.

The purpose of the CEWN is to handle all forms of Amateur Radio traffic, pass weather information, and emergency traffic.

The CEWN is doing meetings twice daily at 10:30 and 22:30 UTC on frequency 3.815 MHz. During emergencies, extended their sessions, and will be conducted on 7.162 as conditions dictate.

Please follow the link for more information:

(English only)


Cesar Pío Santos A. HR2P
Emergency Coordinator of
IARU Region 2

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