NCC President K3LR Recognized
Tim Duffy, K3LR, president of NCC, has been honored as the 2015 Dayton Hamvention Amateur of the Year. The award was presented at the Dayton Hamvention in May. This award has been given to individuals that have made great contributions to our hobby and Tim joins a list of award winners that goes back over half a century. Here is what the Hamvention press release said about Tim:
Tim Duffy, K3LR, of West Middlesex, PA, has a long history of giving back to Amateur Radio. He is founder, promoter and chairman of the successful Contest University (CTU) which has helped to teach radio sport contest operating with excellent volunteer professors. The first CTU was held in Dayton in 2007. Since then more 3,700 radio radio sport enthusiasts have attended 25 CTU’s held in eight different countries under his watchful guidance.
Since 1984 K3LR has moderated the Dayton Hamvention antenna forum, coordinating the presentation of more than 100 papers about antennas. He is also involved in scheduling many contesting activities during Hamvention including the Contest Super Suite, the Contest Dinner and recently the annual Top Band Dinner.
Duffy serves as an officer of several radio clubs and was recently elected to the position of ARRL Section Manager for Western Pennsylvania. He became a ham at age 12 in 1972 and lives in Pennsylvania on 11 acres with over 50 antennas.
Congratulations, Tim! We’re very proud of you!