Nine hams who, "through their own service, creativity,
effort and dedication, have made a significant contribution to amateur
radio," have been awarded the Yasme Excellence Award for 2013, according
to the Yasme Foundation.
The new honorees are: Tom Roscoe, K8CX, for his
"Hamgallery" history website; Lee Sawkins, VE7CC, for writing
filtering software for the DX Cluster spotting network; low-band authority John
Devoldere, ON4UN; a group of four hams who have helped make FCC database
information readily available - Michael Carroll, N4MC; Eldon Lewis, K7LS; Dean
Gibson, AE7Q, and Joe Speroni, AH0A; ham video producer Ken Claerbout, K4ZW and
Ashraf Chaabani, 3V/KF5EYY, who is leading an effort to bring individual
amateur licensing to Tunisia, and serving as a representative for amateur radio
throughout northen Africa.
Each awardee receives a cash grant and an engraved
crystal globe.For details, visit <www.yasme.org