11 Mar

Technical Excellence Award: VE7LTD

2007-03-11The Dayton Hamvention’s Technical Excellence Award goes each year to a person who has made an outstanding technical advancement in the field of Amateur Radio.  This year, David Cameron, VE7LTD was named the recipient of the Technical Excellence Award for his work developing the Internet Radio Linking Project (IRLP).

The award announcement said Cameron “was instrumental in development of the software, hardware, and technology” to permit worldwide radio and repeaters linking via the Internet Radio Linking Project.  “His work literally transformed FM repeater communication from a local entity into a worldwide communication network that has been of immense value in emergencies and has helped unite the world’s radio amateurs over the Internet and radio,” the award nomination said.