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The latest issue of HVRA’s quarterly newsletter Grid Leak is now available to download for your computer, portable device, or for printing. The files can be read using the free Adobe PDF Reader software. From the President
- Club events/ announcements
- Mini Maker Fair
- Convention Info
- 2015 Convention Information/Registration
- USS Texas Report
and more… Click here for the latest issue GL Jan-Mar 15 .pdf
The 2015 HVRA Old Equipment Contest Was A Great Success!
By Lance Borden, WB5REX
The featured manufacturer for this year’s Old Equipment Contest was Watterson. Watterson has been in the radio business since 1933. The Watterson Company is still alive today as the J. W. Davis & Company. Located in Dallas, Texas; they are manufacturers and distributors of commercial audio, security, and other products. They are located at 3030 Canton Street, Dallas, Texas 75226. Their website is: http://www.jwd.com
In this year’s contest there were 47 entries in 22 categories by a total of 21 contestants. This is an increase over last year’s contest which had 29 entries in 21 categories by a total of 16 contestants.
The winners of the Best of Show Award were Art and June Clark with their World War II Display. The winners of the Best Restoration were The Lynn Palmer Family with their Watterson Display. The Peoples Choice award went to Art and June Clark their World War II Display.
There were several outstanding displays and the judges commented that it was very difficult to select the winners of the various awards.
The Contest Judges were: Randy James, Dave Moore, Jim Sargent, John Schmidt, and Pat Zapalac.
The Contest Helpers were: Gilbert Hedge, Michael Monsour, Dave Moore, Elaine Moore, and Judy Potter.
Click on 2015 Convention Photos No. 1 and NEW! Catalin Photos with Auction Prices at the top of the page.