archive-org.com » ORG » V » VWOA.ORG

Total: 53

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • Awards 1980 - 1989
    Office SS Poet Marconi Memorial Scroll of Honor David Staier posthumously Radio Officer SS Mezada 1982 Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Achievement Dr Keats A Pullen Jr Author of technical reports and papers Professional Engineer Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Achievement Professor Robert E Stuhler Professional Engineer Educator at Columbia University School of Mines Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Service Capt Gordon F Hempton USCG Ret Chief of Communications USCG DeForest Audion Gold Medal Award Lt Col Harry Blatt USAFR Ret Manager Telecommunications TWA New York Marconi Memorial Scroll of Honor Paul Conarty posthumously Radio Officer SS Elma Tres 1983 Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Honor John B McKinney Chairman of the Board ITT World Communications Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Service Harvey R Butt Sr Radio Corporation of America Radiomarine Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Achievement Edmund A Gruenewald Manager Marine Service RCA Service Company DeForest Audion Gold Medal Award Rev William M Haynsworth Seaman s Church Institute Marconi Memorial Scroll of Honor Albion F Lane posthumously Radio Officer SS Marine Electric 1984 Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Service Norman B Mills Radio Corporation of America Frequency Bureau 1985 Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Service Irv Hurwitz Federal Communications Commission Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Service Harry R Smith ITT Mackay Marine Radio Chief Engineer Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Service John C Anderson Sr Manager WMH Marine Radio Baltimore 1986 Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Service William C Taylor ITT World Communications Vice President Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Service Alfred L Ritter Federal Communication Commission Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Service Thomas J Finneran ITT Vice President of Marine Operations 1987 Marconi Memorial Scroll of Honor Danilo S Pajaragan posthumously Radio Officer M V VALSA 24 DUTY 1988 Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Service Charles R Shanholtzer

    Original URL path: http://www.vwoa.org/Awd1980_1989.htm (2016-05-01)
    Open archived version from archive


  • Awards 1970 - 1979
    ITT Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Service Reginald J Iversen Radio Engineer New York Times Marconi Memorial Service Award Plaque Bell Laboratories 25th Anniversary of Invention of the Transistor 1974 DeForest Audion Gold Medal Award Peter C Goldmark President CBS Laboratories Marconi Memorial Medal of Honor Harold H Beverage Research Engineer RCA Laboratories Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Achievement Ed G Raser Supervising Engineer NJ State Police Radio Communications Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Achievement G W Tunnell Division Vice President RCA 1975 DeForest Audion Gold Medal Award Eugene D Becken President RCA Global Communications Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Service Frank Dvorsky U S Air Force Electronics Engineer Ret Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Achievement Captain Huron C Moore Naval Radio Communications Ret Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Achievement Benjamin Wolfe Vice President Engineering Post Newsweek Stations Inc Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Service Col W J Baird USA Ret Armed Forces Communications Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Service Paul Ives Jr Chairman Am Pilots Association Electronics Committee Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Achievement Robert E Lee FCC Commissioner 1976 DeForest Audion Gold Medal Award Francis Thomas Cassidy President USTS Director ITT World Communications Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Service John McKenna Vice President RCA Global Communications Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Service Lt Russell A Langdon USN Ret Radio Photo Communications Naval Communications Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Honor Arthur Clarence Goodnow Radio Engineer Westinghouse Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Achievement William A Leonard II Senior Vice President CBS News 1977 DeForest Audion Gold Medal Award Eugene H Rietzke Founder of Capitol Radio Engineering Institute Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Achievement Frank O Braynard Marine Writer Historian Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Achievement Julius Barnathan President Broadcast Operations and Engineering ABC Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Service Patrick

    Original URL path: http://www.vwoa.org/Awd1970_1979.htm (2016-05-01)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Awards 1960-1969
    President Miessner Inventions Inc Marconi memorial Medal of Valor Amory H Waite Jr Coordinator Army Signal Corps Marconi Memorial Scroll of Honor Charles John Taylor S S Blairgowrie Marconi Memorial Scroll of Honor Martin W Fisher S S Captain George 1964 DeForest Audion Gold Medal Award J McWilliams Stone Chairman DuKane Corp Marconi Memorial Explorer Medal William Willis Solo Ocean Raftsman Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Achievement William D Terrell Former Field Operations Chief FCC 1965 DeForest Audion Gold Medal Award Dr Allen B Du Mont Allen B Du Mont Laboratories Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Achievement Robert T Bartley FCC Commissioner Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Service Leslie H Strong General Manager Coast Ship Station Operations RCA Marconi Memorial Scroll of Honor John Bryan Hilliar S S Ambassador Posthumous 1966 DeForest Audion Gold Medal Award Dr Vladimir K Zworykin Hon Vice President RCA Research Laboratories Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Achievement General James R McNitt President ITT World Communications Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Service Captain David S Little Aeronautical Electronics Consultant Marconi Memorial Scroll of Honor Carl Johan Nielsen Dejligbjerg S S Hans Hedtoft Posthumous Marconi Memorial Scroll of Honor Roy Lee Perkins S S Smith Voyager Marconi Memorial Scroll of Honor Marlin L Rittman S S Globe Explorer 1967 DeForest Audion Gold Medal Award Paul Forman Godley Retired Consulting Radio Engineer Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Achievement Wayne Mason Manager RCA Frequency Bureau Marconi Memorial Gold Medal of Service John Keers Designer American Electric Power Company Marconi Memorial Scroll of Honor Lambert F Champion S S Japan Bear Marconi Memorial Scroll of Honor Private Stephen Laier U S Army Posthumous Marconi Memorial Scroll of Honor Wilhelm Siemers Training ship Pamir Posthumous Marconi Memorial Scroll of Honor Joachim Geissler M V Munchen Posthumous 1968 DeForest Audion Gold Medal

    Original URL path: http://www.vwoa.org/Awd1960-1969.htm (2016-05-01)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Past Presidents
    Margolis SK 1988 1992 J Michael Shaw 1986 1987 Paul Anselmo SK 1984 1985 James C Hepburn 1982 1983 George B Riley SK 1979 1981 Benjamin H Wolfe SK 1978 Jack R Popple SK 1969 1977 Hatton C Wilks 1967 1968 Lawrence D Jameson 1965 1966 Harvey R Butt Sr SK 1963 1964 William C Simon 1962 Elmo N Pickerill SK 1961 William J McGonigle 1937 1960 G H Clark

    Original URL path: http://www.vwoa.org/Pastprez.htm (2016-05-01)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Honorary Presidents
    President Trained as an engineer he was a life long supporter of technology and innovation Despite his name being connected with the Great Depression his dedication and tremendous organizational skills were instrumental in the rebuilding of Europe following World War II Guglielmo Marconi Guglielmo Marconi the Father of Radio He transformed radio from a laboratory curiosity into a practical communications medium His unique combination of hands on technical skills combined with a visionary business sense which allowed him to not only make technological progress but to sell the value of radio to commercial and government entities necessary to turn the laboratory curiosity into the the maritime lifesaver it was eventually to become Lee DeForest Dr Lee DeForest inventor of the Audion vacuum tube The Audion by its ability to amplify signals and to oscillate generate signals provided the crucial enabling technology for the rapid development of radio General David Sarnoff David Sarnoff radio operator turned entrepreneur headed the Radio Corporation of America No man contributed as much to the development of commercial broadcasting He was an ardent supporter of invention and research and development both in peacetime and during World War II He was an especially loyal and committed officer of the VWOA The radio equipment operated by the VWOA aboard the lightship AMBROSE was donated by General Sarnoff Senator Barry M Goldwater K7UGA Barry Goldwater held the office of Honorary President of the VWOA for nearly 27 years longer than anybody else He led a distinguished career as a statesman In the turbulent world of politics he earned the distinction of being called The most congenial man in the Senate An editorial in the May 30 1998 issue of The New York Times entitled The Honorable Senator From Arizona included the following comment Part of the reason for such

    Original URL path: http://www.vwoa.org/honprez.htm (2016-05-01)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Scrapbook People
    Willets first President of the VWOA The late Dick Nebel W2DBQ in his home laboratory Dick crippled by polio since childhood was awarded a VWOA scholarship in 1942 to learn electronics by correspondence course As a result Dick started a cottage industry grinding radio crystals which he ran successfully for nearly fifty years Dick was also a perfect gentleman on the air setting an example to hundreds of young hams

    Original URL path: http://www.vwoa.org/SBpeople.htm (2016-05-01)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Scrapbook Stamps
    world s first communication satellite Part of the series of stamps highlighting events and trends of the 1920 s The VWOA of course was founded in the 1920 s very much a part of the radio boom 1983 US Stamp honoring American inventors including Charles Steinmetz Edwin Armstrong Philo T Farnsworth and Nikola Tesla America has never honored Marconi on a postage stamp but it has showcased his actual invention

    Original URL path: http://www.vwoa.org/SBStamps.htm (2016-05-01)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Scrapbook Gatherings
    next to the VWOA maintained Wireless Monument in Battery Park Marconi s yacht was also named Elettra and can be seen here Steve Mendelsohn W2ML receiving DeForest Audion Gold Medal from Dr Miles MacMahon left and then addressing the VWOA awards banquet in 2004 Click here for the full story VWOA Vice President Douglas S Stivison left receives DeForest Audion Gold Medal from VWOA President Alan M Ehrlich right at 1998 Awards Dinner Both men received the medal at the same meeting Click here for the full story Astonishing group photo from the 1965 Awards Dinner Left to right seated L D James President VWOA Robert T Bartley FCC Commisioner Marconi Gold Medal Awardee W C Simon past president VWOA Dr Allen B DuMont DeForest Audion Awardee Patric O Keeffe Secretary VWOA Standing R C Griffiths Treasurer VWOA Capt Paul Miles Honorary Membership Awardee R L Janaway British Vice Consul E H Rietzke R H Knell Honorary membership Awardee Thompson E Mitchell President RCA Communications Rev Dr J Vincent Nordgren Chaplain Harvey R Butt past president VWOA A very special meeting at the 1995 VWOA Awards Dinner On the left is Mrs Warshaw former secretary to Lee DeForest On the

    Original URL path: http://www.vwoa.org/SBGather.htm (2016-05-01)
    Open archived version from archive



  •