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Ham of the Month

The Austin Amateur Radio Club (AARC) recognizes the individuals below for their contributions to the amateur radio community. Do you know someone you feel exemplifies what Ham Radio is all about or has performed an outstanding service to the club and community? Nominate them here for the AARC Ham of the Month Award. Please provide a description of why you feel they should be nominated in message. Send your nomination to: president [[at]] (remove the spaces and brackets)

Ham of the Year

YearNameCall Sign
2023Mark JenkinsW5MPJ
2022Joe FisherK5EJL
2021Roy WalkerWA5YZD
2020Michael MarksKG5RXG
2019Lori SchmidtKM5MQ
2014Joe FisherK5EJL
2012Dallas MellichampKD4HNX
2011Roy WalkerWA5YZD
2010John StratonN5AUS
2009Jay HoffmanKA5OST (SK)
2008Joe CanfieldN5HPC
2007Lewis ThompsonW5IFQ
2006Jeff SchmidtN5MNW

Ham of the Month - 2023

Month HamCall SignService to Club/Community
OctoberColin WrightK5KEXCritical Infrastructure Drill Organization
SeptemberMark JenkinsW5MPJScholarship Awards Work
AugustJeff SchmidtN5MNW
JulyPaul KinneyKD5VRUBroadband HamNet at Field Day
JuneGlenn MeterW5MTRMS 150 Ride Coordinator
MayPaul FenrichKA5FZUFox Hunting Specialist
AprilErnesto RaicesKI5PZNElected New President
MarchKerby SpruiellKG5DLDGood service as Past President
FebruaryJon PennerN5MHIFixing antennae after ice storm
JanuaryDanielle Locke & Tim LambNo callsign yet & N5TMLOrganizing AARC's first Christmas party in three years

Ham of the Month - 2022

Month HamCall Sign
MarchJeff & Lori SchmidtN5MNW & KM5MQ
FebruaryJoe Fisher IIIK5EJL
JanuaryEd CoxKE3D

Ham of the Month - 2021

Month HamCall Sign
DecemberGlen JenkinsWB4KTF
NovemberPatrick RogersW5DVG
OctoberMark JenkinsW5MPJ
SeptemberMatt DomschN5MLD
AugustMac (Mark Allen) Cannary (SK)KB5VY
JulyPhil BautistaAA5EX
JuneMickey McInnisWX5U
MayJoe RamacciottiKC5DFP
AprilLew ThompsonW5IFQ
MarchRon BrownK6EER
FebruaryJoe CanfieldN5HPC
JanuaryRaymond MackW5IFS

Ham of the Month 2020

See the latest AARCOVER Newsletter for the list of HOTM for 2020.

Ham of the Month 2018

January – KG5RHR, Shawn
February – KG5DLD, Kerby
March – WA5YZD, Roy
April – WB5AOH, Bob
May – (to be announced at June meeting)
(Does anyone have missing info?)
Ham of the Month – 2015
January – Rick Chapman, Don Dudley and Bob Morgan
February – Paul Fenrich
March – Roger Wines
April – Mark Esslinger
May – Marie Vander Weele
June – Rodney Warner
July – Dave Rivenberg – Paul Kinney
August – Mary Steelman
September – Mitch London
October – Scott Steelman – Jeff Schmidt
November –

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