From the Dayton Hamvention Website... Do you know an outstanding amateur in your club, community, or from on-the-air contacts? Does this person excel in some phase of amateur radio? Do you feel this person deserves world-wide recognition? All amateurs are eligible - Novice through Extra. Awards are decided by the Awards Committee, based partially upon the information received, not the number of nominations submitted. We are accepting nominations for our Amateur of the Year, Special Achievement, and Technical Excellence Awards until January 31, 2001. Documentation is beneficial. Magazine articles, newsletters, newspaper clippings, videos, etc. will better inform the Awards Committee of your candidate's accomplishments. These materials become the property of Hamvention® and cannot be returned. <H4>Amateur of the Year</h4> This is for the special person who has made a long term commitment to the advancement of amateur radio. We are looking for a well-rounded individual who has contributed to our hobby in some outstanding way. <H4>Special Achievement</H4> This is for the special person who has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of amateur radio. This award is usually given to a respected amateur who spearheaded a single significant project. <h4>Technical Excellence</h4> This is for the person who has made an outstanding technical advancement in the field of amateur radio. <h4>Nominations</h4> Send Nominations to: Hamvention Awards P.O. Box 964 Dayton, OH 45401-0964 Nominations submission deadline is January 31, 2001.