Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Intrepid DX Group “Dream Rig” Essay Contest Under Way – 11/30 Deadline

The Intrepid DX Group has launched its third annual “Dream Rig” essay contest, with prizes offered to young hams from the U.S. and Canada, aged 19 or younger, who submit a two-page essay answering the question, “How does amateur radio factor in your career plans?”

First prize is an Icom IC-7300 transceiver; the second and third place winners will each receive a Yaesu FT-65R handheld transceiver. Additional prizes may be awarded as well.

Applicants must promise to keep the radio (if won) for at least one year, and to use it on the air. Submission deadline is November 30. Essays should be e-mailed as plain text, PDF or Word® attachments to <intrepiddxgroup@gmail.com>, or mailed to The Intrepid-DX Group, 3052 Wetmore Dr, San Jose, CA 95148, USA. Must be postmarked by November 30, 2022. Questions may also be directed to the above e-mail address.

Winners will be announced on December 15. Essays become the property of Intrepid DX Group and may be published.