The G4HUP Trophy

The G4HUP Trophy – significant contribution to Amateur Radio – Click here for the judging Criteria & Nomination Form

The G4HUP memorial trophy has been introduced as a means to encourage and show appreciation to individuals who have made a significant contribution to Amateur Radio.

Dave Powis, G4HUP (SK) was a pioneer in the world of Amateur Radio. He always looked for more ways to improve club meetings, he created new and innovative projects, and was passionate about teaching and learning. He was a true inspiration to those who were lucky enough to have met him.

To reflect Dave’s unique qualities and the positive impact he made on radio engineering, the criteria for this trophy competition are centered around his attributes: enthusiasm, innovation and teaching.

The competition is open to those from East Anglia who attend Suffolk RED.

The nominator will need to fill in the appropriate category (or categories) as concisely as possible, while clearly outlining the reasons why they feel the candidate has met the criteria.

The award covers the period from September 2017 to September 2018.

An individual can be nominated for one or more of the following categories:

Spearheading the nominee raised enthusiasm for change within their local club.

For example, a new event on the club calendar such as a field day, special event or contest, or the procurement of equipment to enhance shack-related activities or outreach activities.

Innovation the nominee created something.

For example, a new program for SDR, Raspberry Pi or similar educational microprocessors, data-mode or Morse, or they made an improvement to an existing radio-related device, or they created a brand new piece of radio-related electronics equipment.

Advancement of Teachingthe nominee used their skills and expertise to enhance the learning experience for others.

For example, they introduced an innovative way of teaching, or held an event such as a build or skills workshop.

The friend of man, the friend of truth;

The friend of age and guide of youth:

Few hearts like his with virtue warm’d.

Few heads with knowledge so inform’d:

If there’s another word, he lives in bliss;

If there is none, he made the best of this. – Robert Burns