Lobster dinner

For the top USA (non-New England) single operator winner:

The Framingham Amateur Radio Association will award a Lobster dinner for two to the USA single op (non-New England) winner. We’ll send the winner a gift certificate from Legal Seafood of Boston. You can chose live Legal® lobsters, pints of award-winning, New England clam chowder with oyster crackers, bibs, claw-crackers, wetnaps and cooking instructions.

Adobe PDF certificates will be awarded to the top scorers in each New England county, U.S. state, Canadian province, and DXCC country. Paper certificates available upon request.

A number of special plaques will also be awarded to top scorers:
(Note – Plaques may be awarded to the 2nd place station if the 1st place station wins a higher category)

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USA – Single OperatorYankee Clipper Contest Club
USA – Single Operator Low PowerDave Sumner, K1ZZ, in memory of Laci Radnay, W1PL
USA – Single Operator QRPRudy Bakalov, N2WQ
USA – Single Operator (W5-W6-W7-W0)Huckleberry Mountain Contest Club
USA – Single Operator (W2-W3-W8-W9)Steve Moynihan, W3SM
USA – Single Operator Low Power (W2-W3-W8-W9)Whit Carter, K1EO
USA – Single Operator Low Power (W5-W6-W7-W0)Steve Moynihan, W3SM
USA – Single Operator – OhioTom Miller, W1PD, in memory of Jack Miller, W1PDI
USA – Single Operator Low Power – W7Bob Garceau, W1EQ
USA – Any category – North Dakota (50 QSO min)Steve Kercel, AA4AK
USA – Multi Operator – Single TransmitterWill and Pam Angenent, K6ND/K6NDV
USA – Single Operator – CW onlyHamcrafters
USA – Single Operator – SSB onlyHuckleberry Mountain Contest Club
USA – Single Operator – QRP (Delta Division: AR-LA-MS-TN)Steve Kercel, AA4AK
Canada – Single Operator – High PowerHuckleberry Mountain Contest Club
Canada – Single Operator – Low Power – CW onlyGerry Hull, W1VE/VE1RM
Canada – Single Operator VE4-VE5-VE6 – Low PowerGerry Hull, W1VE/VE1RM
DX – Single OperatorYankee Clipper Contest Club
DX – Single Operator – Low Power Pete Chamalian, W1RM, in memory of John Thompson, W1BIH/PJ9JT
DX – Single Operator – QRPGreater Bridgeport Amateur Radio Club
DX – Southern Hemisphere (min 25 QSOs)Steve Kercel, AA4AK
Clean Sweep – Not First, but Farthest
(non-New England, single op only, farthest from Boston MA)
Dennis Egan, W1UE
Golden Log (non-W1 top score with no errors)Jim Spears, N1NK
Top Club (outside New England)Florida Contest Group
New England – Single OperatorYankee Clipper Contest Club
New England – Single Operator – Low PowerDave Hoaglin, K1HT
New England – Single Operator – QRPBlackstone Valley Amateur Radio Club
New England – MobileBoston Amateur Radio Club
New England – Mobile – Single Operator Rookie (min of 100 QSO/3 counties)Bob Raymond, WA1Z
New England – County Expedition AwardTom Homewood, W1TO
New England – Multi Operator – MobileBrian Szewczyk, NJ1F, in memory of James Szewczyk, WB1EYM
New England – Multi Operator – Single TransmitterCheshire County DX ARC
New England – School ClubJoe Harris, N1QD
New England – Youth Operator (under 21)Geoff Way, KA1IOR, in memory of Geoff Allsup, W1OH
New England – Single Operator – CW onlyAndy Bodony, K2LE
New England – Single Operator – SSB onlyFred Reed, KK1KW and Woody Beckford, WW1WW
Connecticut – Single OperatorCandlewood ARA
Connecticut – Single Operator – Low Power Dick Pechie, KB1H, memorial sponsored by the Barnstormers (NZ1U)
Connecticut – Single Operator QRPStratford Amateur Radio Club, W1ORS, in memory of Al Thorpe, K1TMW
Maine – Single OperatorLarry Banks, W1DYJ
Maine – Single Operator Low PowerSue, K1RQ, and Brian Szewczyk, NJ1F, in memory of Dana Cobb, K1RQ
Massachusetts – Single OperatorFramingham Amateur Radio Association
Massachusetts – Single Operator – Low PowerChuck Counselman, W1HIS
Massachusetts – Single Operator – HMD-HMP-FRA-BERPOTA*413 Western MA Chapter Portable On The Air
Massachusetts – Single Operator – Low Power – Hampden CountyHampden County Radio Association
New Hampshire – Single OperatorMark Wilson, K1RO   
New Hampshire – Single Operator – Low PowerWQ2H  Repeater Group
New Hampshire – Multi OperatorNat Lee, N1BNC and Dan Norman, N0HF   
Rhode Island – Single OperatorCTRI Contest Group
Vermont – Single OperatorBob Raymond, WA1Z
Vermont – Single Operator – Low PowerWest River Radio Club
New England ClubYankee Clipper Contest Club