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We are now accepting nominations for the
2024 KY Amateur of the Year
Submission deadline:
Thursday, August 15, 2024


Refer to the amateur operators code when considering someone for nomination. Specific examples of each point will help your candidate rise to the top. Email your nominations to to or snail mail to KYHOTY, c/o KY4KY, 1229 Zoneton Rd, Shepherdsville, KY 40165.

A Radio Amateur is

CONSIDERATE... Never knowingly operates in such a way as to lessen the pleasure of others.

LOYAL... Offering loyalty, encouragement and support to other amateurs, local clubs, the IARU Radio Society in their country, through which Amateur Radio in their country is represented nationally and internationally.

PROGRESSIVE...Keeps the station up to date. It is well-built and efficient. Their operating practice is above reproach.

FRIENDLY... Operates slowly and patiently when requested; offers friendly advice and counsel to beginners; kind assistance, cooperation and consideration for the interests of others. These are the marks of the amateur spirit.

BALANCED...Radio is a hobby, never interfering with duties owed to family, job, school or community.

PATRIOTIC...The station and skills are always ready for service to country and community.

The 2024 Kentucky Amateur of the Year will be awarded at Greater Louisville Hamfest 2024 on September 7th.


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