Sterling Park Amateur Radio Club (SPARC)
2010 Virginia QSO Party
Awards Ceremony

The 201009 Virginia QSO Party Awards Ceremony was held on 13 June 2010 at the Manassas Hamfest.
Pictures were taken by Ray Mullins, KD4RSL; Kevin Stuart, W4KLS; and Gordon Miller, NQ4K. High resolution images may be obtained from Gordon, NQ4K, at [email protected]


High DX Station
Sponsored by: North Shenandoah DX Association and presented by John, N4MM.
Awarded to: Jonas Paskauskas, LY5A (Lithuania) (not present)
Score:              2222    
No. C&IC:           21     
Overall Rank:  196

Single Operator VHF Only
Sponsored by: Richmond Amateur Telecommunications Society
Awarded to: Ray Mullins, KD4RSL (Sterling, VA) (holding plaque)
Score:     6,904
No. C&IC:     21    
Overall Rank:     114

Outside Virginia  Phone/Mixed QRP
Sponsored by: Dave Williams, K7HMP (not present)
Awarded to: Michael Snook, KA3UOL  (McClure, PA) (not present.
Score:    8,000
No. C&IC:     60
Overall Rank:     108
Plaque displayed by Jim, AF4MO (SPARC Representative.

Outside Virginia Single Operator CW QRP
Sponsored by: Henry Weidman, K2BFY (shown with plaque)
Awarded to: Paul Kirley, W8TM  (Cincinnati, OH) (not present)
Score:    9,275    
No. C&IC:    45
Overall Rank:     103   

Single Operator Digital Mode
Sponsored by: Chris Walter, KI4CBF (not present)
Awarded to: Karen Russo, W4KRN (Nokesville, VA) (holding plaque)
Score:     11,172    
No. C&IC:     7
Overall Rank:     96

Virginia  Single Operator Phone/Mixed QRP
Sponsored by: Alexandria Radio Club (not present) Presented by Jim, AF4MO, SPARC Representative.
Awarded to: Ross Primrose, N4RP  (Catlett, VA) Accepted by John, KX4O.
Score:     12,988
No. C&IC:     33
Overall Rank:     85

Single Operator Novice/Tech/Rookie
Sponsored by: Kyle Chavis, WA4PGM (not present) Presented by Jim, AF4MO, SPARC representative.
Awarded to: Ross Primrose, N4RP  (Catlett, VA) Accepted by John, KX4O.
Score:     12,988
No. C&IC:     33
Overall Rank:     85

Virginia Mobile Multiple Operator
Sponsored by: Kevin Stuart, W4KLS, in memory of Howard Stuart, W2VWK (SK) (on left)
Awarded to: K4G/M (Operators: Henry Moyers KI4ZKI and Greg Moyers KI4ZKJ) Accepted by John, KX4O (on right)
Score:     14,492
No. C&IC:     34
Overall Rank:     82

Virginia Single Operator CW QRP
Sponsored by: Henry Weidman, K2BFY (holding plaque)
Awarded to: Riley Dudley, K4ORD (Union Hall, VA) (not present)
Score:     32,246
No. C&IC:     43
Overall Rank:     48

Outside Virginia Single Operator
Sponsored by: Alexandria Radio Club (not present)
Awarded to: Jeff Miller , WB8WKQ (Dryden, MI) (not present)
Score:    46,682    
No. C&IC:    86    
Overall Rank:     36
Plaque displayed by Gary, K4SRX, SPARC representative.
Single Operator CW Low Power
Sponsored by: FISTS QSL Bureau
Awarded to: Stan Reas, K4UK/M (Moneta, VA) (Not Present)
Score:  51,304
No. C&IC:  31
Overall Rank:   32
Plaque displayed by Jim, AF4MO, SPARC representative.

Virginia Mobile Single Operator
Sponsored by: Joseph J. Imburgia, Jr., KI4LXT (not present)
Awarded to: Wanda Z. Dunnigan, W4SED/M (Lexington, VA) (accepting plaque)
Score:     52,857
No. C&IC:     64
Overall Rank:     31

Virginia Single-Operator Phone Low-Power
Sponsored by: Central Virginia Contest Club (not present)
Awarded to: Raymond E Haring, W4IOW  (Windsor, VA)
Score:     59,147
No. C&IC:     86
Overall Rank:     30

Single Operator Virginia Counties/ Independent Cities Contacted
Sponsored by: Franklin County ARC (Not present)
Awarded to:
Chris Hanslits, W4VX (Zuni, VA)
Score:     82,588
No. C&IC:     93
Overall Rank:     22
Plaque displayed by Gary, K4SRX, SPARC representative.

Single Operator CW High Power
Sponsored by: Don Sambol, K7CS (holding plaque in middle)
Awarded to: Puck Motley, W4PM (Mechanicsville, VA) (not present)
Score:     117,358
No. C&IC:     53
Overall Rank:     16

Virginia Expedition
Sponsored by: Alamance Amateur Radio Club
Awarded to: Alamance Amateur Radio Club, K4EG/P (Elon, NC) (Operators: George D Fleming KF4VTT, Dwayne C Ayers N4MIO, Stephen E Wedge W1ES) (Not present)
Score:     120,040
No. C&IC:     76
Overall Rank:     15
Plaque displayed by Jim, AF4MO, SPARC representative)   

Single Band
Sponsored by: Vienna Wireless Society
Awarded to: Garry M. Barnette, KC4VT (Wise, VA)
Score:     127,116
No. C&IC:     87
Overall Rank:     14   
Plaque displayed by Gary, K4SRX, SPARC representative.


Virginia Single Operator Phone High Power
Sponsored by:  Shenandoah Valley ARC and presented by John, N4MM.
Awarded to: Dave Buckwalter, W4VA (K3SK)  (Remington VA)
Score:     151,079
No. C&IC:     73
Overall Rank:     12

Virginia Single-Operator Low Power
Sponsored by: Jerry Williams, KJ4IT (on right))
Awarded to: Andy Zwirko, KW4VA (K1RA)  (Warrenton, VA) (on left holding plaque)
Score:     310,460
No. C&IC:     85
Overall Rank:     6

Virginia Single Operator High Power
Sponsored by: North Shenandoah DX Association and presented by John, N4MM (on left)
Awarded to: Norm Styer, AI2C  (Leesburg, VA) (on right, holding plaque)
Score:     344,444
No. C&IC:     84
Overall Rank:     5

Multiple Operator Single Transmitter
Sponsored by: Mark Travis, KI4OBT (shown holding plaque)
Awarded to station W1ZA (Operators: Edward C Moore, NW4V; Julian Brown, Jr, W1ZA; John R Eshleman, W4DR; and Roy D Davis, Jr, WK4Y) (not present)
Score:    347,990   
No. C&IC:    89    
Overall Rank:     4 

Virginia Club – VA QSOs Only
Sponsored by: John Huggins, KX4O (holding plaque)
Awarded to: Fauquier ARA
Score:    737712
No. C&IC:    109   

Multiple Operator Multiple Transmitter
Sponsored by: Central Virginia Contest Club
Awarded to station: W4MYA (Operators: Walter Kornienko, K2WK; Barry D Twigg, KF4QQY; Bradley D Twigg, KI4TOQ; George B Walkey, IV, KJ4IPF; Archibald C Frame, Jr, W4HJ; and Robert S Morris, W4MYA) Plaque accepted by Jerry, KJ4IT and Joe, K3WRY)
Score:    1,178,532    
No. C&IC:    94    
Overall Rank:    3

Virginia Club – Combined Score
Sponsored by: Vienna Wireless Society
Awarded to: Central Virginia Contest Club (Plaque accepted by Jerry, KJ4IT and Joe, K3WRY)
Score:    2,041,744
No. C&IC:   
Overall Rank:
The hams who made the 2010 Virginia QSO Party Possible.

Dick, W2YE, manning the incoming 2-letter prefix QSL Buro table.

Mark, KI4OBT

Kevin, W4KLS

Gary, K4SRX

Ray, KD4RSL

Bruce, KJ4MFF

Henry, K2BFY

Jim, AF4MO

Eric, AJ4LN

Bill, KC4ATU

Bud, W4KSN

Don, K7CS


Gordon, NQ4K
Thank you for participating in the 2010 Virginia QSO Party.
See you on the air in 2011!





Made on 5 July 2010