delara newsDelaware Amateur Radio Association, Delaware OH VOL 37 NUMBER 5
Joe’s Place ..er.. Palace
Joe Papworth, K8MPANNOUNCING…The Second Ever EMPY awards!!!!!Note: No Barbie Dolls were harmed in the making of this lamp. Winners do not receive the actual lamp but you do receive the photo and a certificate!This Fragilé, Major Award might be yours. Read on!The entertainment award season is over. (I hope)I get them all confused, probably because I rarely watch them. There are Grammy awards, Emmy awards, Oscar awards, Indie awards, and a bunch more. As with any award system, worthy people will be left out.Too bad…There are awards in twelve categories. Let’s get started.The “Pomp and Circumstance Award” goes to:Joe, AA8TA, for being The Best President ever.The “Pomp and Circumstance Nomination Award” goes to:Joe, K8MP, for being the best presidential nominator ever.The “Hold My Beer Award” goes to:Bob, W8ERD, for somehow emptying his old QTH.The dubious “I Moved And Now I Can’t Find Anything Award” also goes to:Bob, W8ERD, nearly causing forfeiture of his Hold My Beer Award.The “You Shoulda Been There Award” goes to:Will, N8HDM, for keeping us informed of all the historical events we missed out on. The “It’s Race Time Fashion Award” goes to:Stan “Standex”, N8BHL, for introducing his new line of Spandex ARES-Wear. The “All-time Greatest Field Day Support Award” goes to:Tim, NS8B, for this:Admit it. You thought it was gonna be grub related.The “Let’s Kill Ourselves While We’re Having Fun Award” goes to:Ed, K8MEJ, Dale, W8KTQ, and Joe, K8MP, for hauling a camper, three stations, several antennas, food, and everything else needed, down to Lake Hope State Park for a 12-hour contest.The “You Can’t Do That On TV Award” goes to:Bob, W8ERD, for “Wowing” all of us.The “I Make People Never Want To Step In An Airplane Again Award” goes to:Wally, W8WLK. This award is self-explanatory.The “Carry Me Back Award” goes to:Craig, W8CR, and Will, N8HDM, for giving Father Time a last hurrah at the Plain City steam engine show.The “My Family No Longer Knows Me Award” goes to:Scott, N8SY, for spending more time with the troops than is humanly possible.Decisions of The Judge are probably final.Any appeals will be handled on a cash-only basis.