Achievers,Latest | March 12, 2018 The Hamvention® Awards Committee announced Valerie Hotzfeld, NV9L, Crescent City, Illinois, is “Amateur of the Year” for 2018. First licensed in 2006, Valerie Hotzfeld is very active in local Amateur Radio clubs & ARES. When she “discovered” HF, she became obsessed with DXing and contesting. She invites new hams to her station to DX or contests. Related posts: What is Amateur Radio Amateur Radio QSL cards Amateur Radio Logging Software Antennas for Amateur Radio Communications IMAGE : Lost NASA satellite found by an Amateur Amateur Radio Logging Software What is toughest contact to make for Hams ?