The First Annual West Gulf Division Awards were present at HamCom in June. The Division received multiple nominations for each category and the distinguished panel of judges had quite a job on their hands selecting the winners.
We extend our congratulations to the following category winners:
2013 WGD Ham of the Year – William Sepulveda, K5LN
2013 WGD Young Ham of the Year – Luke Leel, KC5LSL
2013 Excellence Award (EmComm) – Stuart M. Rohre, II, K5KVH
2013 LIfetime Achievement Award - ARRL President Emeritus, Jim Haynie, W5JBP
We would also like to thank the Judges who represented the Division and their respective Sections:
Coy Day, N5OK, for the West Gulf Division
Philip Robinson, KB5ASY, for the North Texas Section
Eddie Manley, K5EMS, for the Oklahoma Section
Lee Cooper, W5LHC, for the South Texas Section
Bill Roberts, N5NPR, for the West Texas Section
Nominations for the 2014 WGD Awards are now being accepted by Director Woolweaver, and must be submitted by April 15, 2014.